Costa Blanca, stretches for 125 miles along the eastern Mediterranean coastline and includes the lively resorts of Alicante and Benidorm. Translated to ‘White Coast’ the Costa Blanca is one of Europe’s most popular areas.
There are many reasons why Costa Blanca is called the ‘White Coast’ – with miles of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters it is easy to see why families are drawn to this region.
Renowned for one of the best climates in the world the Costa Blanca has long hot summers with mild short winters.
Temperatures on the coast range from an average of 30C in July and August to 16-17C highs from December-February.
Costa Blanca is famous for its lively entertainment and nightlife scene, particularly in Alicante and Benidorm.
Benidorm is the most popular city in the region for nightclubs.
Whilst Alicante also offers a variety of casinos around the entertainment region, located around the historic centre.
The Moors left a legacy of stunning architectural influence after 400 years of occupation from the 8th century.
The pretty coastal town of Moraira still retains much of its Moorish charm in the buildings as well as the place names.
Denia, best known for its ‘running of the bulls’ festival, is a marvellous blend of traditional fishing town with a lovely marina, historic old town, and beach resort.
Inland charming towns dot the region offering a quieter pace of life. In the Jalon Valley, with its stunning landscape of pine and olive trees, is Jalon town – unspoilt by tourism.
For the active visitor there are a number of boat tours and watersport options available in the Costa Blanca.
From diving to kayaking, charter boats to fishing trips, there will be something for everyone.
With three airports servicing the region (Murcia, Alicante and Valencia) there are a number of easy low-cost options for accessing the Costa Blanca from the UK.