Holidays to Altea
Altea is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the Costa Blanca and is well worth a visit if you want to avoid the mass tourism of holidays to the surrounding cities. See here for holidays to Benidorm. A holiday to Altea is perfect if you want to soak up Spanish culture as well as the Spanish sun.
Jump on a plane to Altea and explore this stunning city for yourself. If you’re after a relaxing holiday in the sun then a holiday to Altea is the place for you. Altea’s coastline stretches over 5km and despite the fact that some parts are not sandy you do get fabulous views of the Mediterranean and you avoid the crowded tourist beaches or neighbouring towns, so this is an ideal destination for sun worshipers. The town also has a modern marina with a variety of bars, shops and restaurants.
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If you really want to get a taste of Spanish culture then head to the picturesque old town. You will feel like you are in a postcard as you walk through the old cobbled streets, past white washed houses with wrought iron balconies. If you fancy a bite to eat or a refreshing drink, head to the lively square full of cafes and restaurants serving local specialities and excellent wine. A must see on your holiday to Altea is the famous church Virgin del Consulo which has a distinctive rounded dome roof made from blue and white ceramic tiles.
In the old town you will also find charming shops selling hand-made pottery and other souvenirs. Altea has a real bohemian feel to it and is a haven for artists and musicians. There are many small art galleries dotted around the old town and is well worth exploring.
Altea is surrounded by a mountainous area of Sierra de Bernia. A hike up to the mountains is highly recommended because once you get to the top you are rewarded with the views of Altea and the coastline which are absolutely spectacular. Other areas nearby worth a visit include the beautiful Calpe, see here for holidays to Calpe.
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Discover what Spain is really all about in the beautiful, small coastal resort of Altea. A relax and bohemian vibe wait in the picturesque old town. For amazing deals and incredible value for money go to lastminute.com to book your holiday to Altea.
Altea Holiday Travel Information
Local time GMT/BST +1 hour
Local airport Alicante
Flight time 2 hours 20 minutes
Transfer time 70 minutes