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Information about holidays in Costa Blanca

Places to stay in the Costa Blanca

Choosing where to take a self-catering holiday in the Costa Blanca depends on what type of setting you want your apartment or villa rental to be in as it is easy to travel around the area by car, taxi or bus. Relaxing holidays in the Costa Blanca are best taken in the smaller resorts and villages of the area such as Moraira, Benitachell and Oliva, here you can book luxury villas with pools, rural holiday homes and modern apartment rentals set in attractive landscaped grounds, all in towns that retain their Spanish charm and customs.
For laidback family holidays one of the smaller resorts such as Javea, Moraira, or Oliva all have excellent beaches, shops, bars and restaurants with nothing too far away from your holiday home but all amenities and many activities and entertainment available within the resort.
Denia and Calpe are slightly larger with town centres and markets selling fresh produce. Marina and port areas make the perfect place for tasting the delicious freshly caught seafood available and purpose built modern seafront apartments for rent, above the promenade with great views.
For more energetic holidays in the Costa Blanca, Benidorm has everything you could think of, blue flag beaches, bars, clubs and restaurants that stay open late into the night, plus theme parks and waterparks which are fun for the whole family.
Things to do in the Costa Blanca
Water sports are available in most Costa Blanca resorts, whether snorkelling or boogie boarding in the shallow waters by the beach or hiring a boat or jet-ski to take out into the open water, there is something for everyone. Most beaches hire sun loungers and canopies, pedalos and kayaks and provide beach bars serving drinks, snacks and light meals.
The Costa Blanca is an excellent location for a golf holiday in Spain, benefitting form a wide choice of championship courses throughout the area.
The area is steeped in history and has a wealth of archaeological sites throughout the region, showing its past all the way back to the Neolithic era. The strategic importance of the area is obvious by the evidence of different cultures that have invaded and left their mark on the region, with the Roman and Moorish influences still prevalent in the architecture of the old towns and churches.
Costa Blanca weather
With long hot summers and over 300 days of sunshine a year the area is said to have one of the healthiest climates in the world, proof of which is the thousands of people from all over northern Europe who have moved or own second homes here. During the summer months temperatures can reach over 30°, so whether you rent an apartment or a villa in Spain choosing one with a pool provides the perfect way for the whole family to cool off and relax. Golf holidays in the Costa Blanca are popular during the spring and autumn months, temperatures average a very pleasant 20°c and it is less crowded than during the school holiday period. Winters average between 10-15°c and although some of the small villages and tourist towns can feel almost deserted, larger resorts remain open catering for residents and people escaping the freezing temperatures of northern Europe.
Flights to the Costa Blanca, Spain
With daily flights from all over the UK Alicante Airport is the most popular choice for holiday rentals in the Costa Blanca. Cheap flights to Alicante Airport can be booked through a number of low cost airlines, or if you prefer there are also many scheduled flights provided by major airlines. Valencia Airport in the north and Murcia San Javier to the south provide additional routes into the Costa Blanca, helping you to find a flight that meets your requirements.
Costa Blanca car hire
Although not always necessary car hire provides you with the option to explore the surrounding areas form your holiday rental and if pre-booked for airport collection a quick and easy transfer to and from your rental property. If you like the idea of a holiday transfer taxi waiting for you at the airport, this can be booked before you leave and you can arrange to hire a car locally.