Costa Blanca

The White Gem of South East Spain

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Costa Blanca, also known as “The White Coast” is the 200 km long Mediterranean coastline in the south-east of Spain. Stretching from Denia to Pilar de la Horadada, the beaches and coves combined with the mountains, green pines, and palm tree forests are contrasting with the white sand. With more than 300 days of sun and 18ºC average a year the climate has been declared as one of the healthiest by the World Health Organisation. Due to this reason and its proximity to other European cities, it has become a very popular getaway to spend warm summers and sunny winters. This beautiful coastline with a character of its own, rich in history and culture, can be described as one of the most versatile seaside areas in Europe. Its three well served international Airports in Valencia, Alicante and Murcia caters visitors form all over Europe and the rest of the world.

Exploring the Coast

Along this white coastline, you have over 170 sandy or pebbled beaches and coves to choose from. In Denia, Javea and Benissa the cliffs and coves mingle with the unspoiled beaches like: Playa Les Bovetes, Playa del Arenal and Playa de la Fustera. Benidorm offers popular Blue Flag beaches such as Levante and Poniente whilst Alicante combines the bustling city with its chic urban beaches La Albufereta, Postiguet and Saladar. Towards Pilar de la Horadada, the landscape transforms, from coves to dunes of fine white sand, as in Guardamar del Segura. And the Island of Tabarca, just a short ferry trip from mainland, makes for an ideal daytrip discovering the Mediterranean beautiful flora and fauna.

Enchanting Surroundings

Costa Blanca is simply diversity! Here you will find rich history, a versatile culture, bustling cities combined with beaches, natural parks and extraordinary friendly people. Denia, Javea, Calpe and Altea in the north of the province of Alicante, embrace with their seafaring atmosphere. In Benidorm the golden lively beaches lie before the skyscrapers; and to the south, Alicante greets you with its cultural and artistic offer. Whilst historic Elche stimulates your senses with the largest date palm groves in Europe declared World Heritage. The Mediterranean gastronomy leaves no palate indifferent with its versatile rice dishes, seafood, fresh fruit & vegetables and exquisite wines. And the list goes on... There is simply no end to what to explore and do on this 200 km coastline no matter your age or time if year!

A Versatile Coast with a Unique Character if its Own

Place Info

  • 1.900.000
  • 5816.00 km²
  • 200 km
  • 170
  • 30

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