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The Costa Blanca (or “White Coast”) extends along the Mediterranean coastline of the province of Alicante in Spain. If you crave white sandy beaches, breathtaking sea cliffs, orange and lemon groves, delicious Spanish cuisine and endless sunny days, then look no further! Explore these and many other attractions the Costa Blanca has to offer from your own holiday home in any of the bustling coastal and inland towns or picturesque fishing villages that dot the coastline, all well connected by bus or car. The warm Mediterranean climate has many well-documented health benefits too. It’s no wonder the Costa Blanca is such a desirable destination!Find your perfect holiday homes and rentals
Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or travelling with family or friends, there’s a broad range to choose from. Thousands of affordable city-centre apartments and beachfront homes with spectacular sea views, spacious luxury homes in the countryside with private gardens and pool,… Whether you’re looking for a 1 bedroom rental or a villa for a large group, there’s something for everyone! Some of them are pet-friendly too!
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The area and getting around
The Costa Blanca stretches for 170 miles along Spain’s east coast and covers the province of Alicante. Visitors will marvel at the succession of towering sea cliffs, secluded rocky coves and idyllic beaches, gently washed by the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The northernmost part is typically mountainous, with a mixture of pebble and fine sand beaches, and towards the south it is surprisingly green and lush. The Costa Blanca also boasts the best all-year-round temperatures in Spain and its beaches have been awarded the coveted European Blue Flag that guarantees cleanliness and safe bathing. It is also very well connected by rail, air, sea and road! In a hurry to get to your destination? The A7 toll road stretches from north to south along the coast. Want to take it slowly? The toll-free N-332 road runs parallel to the coast, offers scenic views and crosses many picturesque villages. There are also a large number of daily flights into Alicante airport, Valencia airport and Murcia airport further to the south.
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Want to relax soaking up the sun on a sandy beach or take a dip in the vivid blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea? The most popular beaches are Granadella in Jávea, Carabassí in Elche, Caleta in Villajoyosa, El Cura in Torrevieja and Levante in Benidorm. Travelling with family and kids? You’ll love the amusement and theme parks, nature hikes, nautical activities, castles, natural caves and many more options that will make your stay unforgettable. Take a glass-bottomed boat ride to the spectacular marine reserve of Isla de Tabarca, an islet close to the seaside town of Santa Pola, and spend a memorable day there. Shop to your heart’s content. Savour the local delicacies at a beachfront grill. Drink some ice-cold horchata in a sidewalk cafe. Take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful palm-lined promenade in the city of Alicante. Go nightclubbing to chill out after a fun-filled day exploring. Still need more reasons to pack a suitcase?Costa Blanca, a treasure trove of history
But beyond the sun, sea and sand, the region boasts a rich history that you can discover at your leisure. From its perch high above Benidorm, the blue-and-white-tiled Placa del Castell offers breathtaking views of the beaches and bays below. Or climb the 166 metres (544 feet) above sea level to Santa Barbara Castle for a panoramic lookout over Alicante bay. Originally built in the late 9th century, the castle’s fortress walls are still preserved atop Mount Benacantil and houses a historical museum; you can also visit the archaeological remains of the Bronze Age and dungeon or take a guided castle tour. More into botany? El Palmeral is the largest palm grove in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Walk among the cool shade of its more than 11,000 palm trees, some of which are up to 300 years old!
According to the World Health Organisation, the Costa Blanca has one of the healthiest climates in Europe!
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Planning a family holiday? Make time for a visit to one or all of the Costa Blanca’s famous theme parks. Your kids will have the time of their life at Terra Mítica and Terra Natura in Benidorm, and Río Safari in Elche. See everything from prehistoric sea creatures to crocodiles! Older kids will also have great fun on adrenaline rush rides! Or how about a thrilling safari in the midst of lions and tigers?2. Route along charming villages
If you’re spending a few days in the Costa Blanca, the beautiful inland villages are a must-see. Take a trip back in time discovering their history through ancient traditions and colourful customs. Guadalest, Orihuela, Cocentaina, Benimantell, Villena and Monóver, among others, are well worth a visit!3. Eat paella at a beachfront grill
Rice is one of the main ingredients of the traditional cuisine along the Costa Blanca, which includes its famous paella. All the beachfront grills and restaurants include it on their menu and it comes in many varieties. Just to whet your appetite, try the typical Valencian paella, with green vegetables, rabbit, chicken, beans and even snails, or a seafood paella. Or try experimenting with combinations!4. Colourful festivals
If your stay coincides with any of the local festivals, you can discover some of the deeply rooted traditions and customs of the region. Every town and village of the Costa Blanca boasts a wide range of festivals, each with a personality of its own! Famous festivals include Castell de l’Olla in Altea, Nit del Albà in Elche and the Moros y Cristianos (Moors and Christians) festival in Villajoyosa and Alcoy, just to name a few.5. Canelobre Caves
The natural Canelobre Caves are ideal to visit with kids and are located in Busot, just 24 kilometres from Alicante. During the guided tour you will marvel at their impressive dome and well-preserved, curious rock formations, in addition to learning how they were formed and acquired their current aspect.
FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals on the Costa Blanca
How much do the holiday homes in Costa Blanca cost on average?
As indicated by its annual average price of €130.01, Costa Blanca is not a destination that stands out for being the most expensive or the cheapest in Spain.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday home prices in Costa Blanca?
If it is your aim to save as much as possible during your visit to Costa Blanca, you should travel in January (€96.52 per night on average), February (€98.37), or March (€105.69) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Costa Blanca?
Following the data observed in 2020, the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of July (€181.54), August (€179.25), and June (€152.11).
Are there usually many holiday homes available in Costa Blanca?
Here, last-minute travellers are welcome, since the average availability in Costa Blanca is 55%, which is above the average for this country, according to data from 2020.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Costa Blanca are June (the average amount of properties that are free reached 66.25% of the total in 2020), May (62.8%), and September (62%).
During which months are there fewer rentals available in Costa Blanca?
The months with the lowest properties available in Costa Blanca are, in order, August, July and February, with respective average availability figures of 33.4%, 43.75%, and 50.8%, based on data collected in 2020.
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Holidu has around 21000 properties in Costa Blanca, offered by 100 different partners.
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