Benidorm is one of the best places to visit in Costa Blanca. It’s a huge and lively city with an array of restaurants, hotels, shops, and beaches. It might be known for being a ‘party city’, but it’s so much more than that. Visitors looking for something more relaxing can take a boat trip to La Isla de Benidorm, a small uninhabited island perfect for snorkeling, or watch a show at the Benidorm Palace. You can enjoy a more peaceful stay in the old town, where the charming streets are lined with shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Dénia is located on the east coast of Spain, backed by the impressive mountains of the the Montgo Natural Park. It’s a combination of a traditional fishing town and a cosmopolitan beach resort, offering visitors the best of both worlds. Take walks along the prestigious marina, relax on the sandy beaches, buy some fresh fish at the fish market, or enjoy a feast at one of the restaurants along the promenade facing the marina.
Alicante is a beautiful and dynamic city, offering blue-flag beaches, monuments, fine restaurants, and interesting museums. The mild climate makes it possible to visit the beaches all year round, and there’s a great selection to choose from – whether its rocky beaches with crystal clear waters or soft, white sandy beaches. Alicante offers an excellent selection of sports and leisure, an exciting culinary scene, and a range of fascinating things to see and do.
Castle of Santa Barbara, Alicante
Perched on top of Mount Benacantil, at a height of 166 m, stands the Castle of Santa Barbara: one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses. Visitors can marvel at the gorgeous panoramic views of the city and sea from the top of the castle, which can be reached by road or by using the lift from the Postiguet beach. The castle is free to visit and also has two cafes with shady pine trees.
A mere 15 km from Benidorm lies a tropical paradise with roaring waterfalls, cascading down the rocks into natural pools. Bring a swimsuit and a towel and take a dip in the refreshing natural pools. The entire area is a protected nature reserve that also showcases lush Mediterranean flora. The Algar waterfalls should be on the top of your list for places to visit in Costa Blanca.
The Guadalest Valley, also known as the “Eagle's Nest”, is situated about 25 km from Benidorm.
It’s set high up on a pinnacle and carved out of a mountain top. The views are spectacular from the top of the hill, overlooking the azure lake and stunning surrounding mountains. It’s natural beauty makes it one of the most popular tourist attractions in Spain.
Playa de Levante
Levante Beach is one of those beaches that you’ll never want to leave. With over 5000 sun beds, a promenade with bars and cafes, soft golden sands, clear water, and an exciting range of watersports – you can spend hours on this beach without getting bored.
La Granadella is a perfectly horseshoe-shaped cove with pebbles rather than sand. But don’t let that put you off, it’s one of the most pleasant beaches in the Costa Blanca. The beach has calm, sapphire water that is perfect for both snorkelling and swimming. It’s backed by a forest of Aleppo Pine trees, which means you’ll be welcomed with the scents of salted sea air and fresh pine.
San Juan de Alicante
San Juan beach is easily accessible by tram, making it a popular beach for residents and tourists alike. You’ll forget all your worries when you’re relaxing on the 8 kms of soft, golden sand. it also boasts an 18-hole golf course, which is perfect for those looking to get their toes wet and practice their golf swing.
If this list of places to visit in Costa Blanca tickles your fancy, then choose Marjal Costa Blanca Camping & Resort as a base to explore. It has everything you need for the perfect holiday – year-round sunshine, swimming pools, entertainment, comfortable bungalows, and comfortable facilities for an RV or caravan. Contact us to make a booking today.