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Altea Area Holiday Information for Villas

Altea is the ideal location to choose your Costa Blanca holidays villa. First and foremost are the magnificent Blue Flagged sandy beaches fronted by the crystal clear Mediterranean. Also surrounding the area are unforgettable hills and due to their inherent beauty are great for walking or riding. For a more vibrant Altea holiday choose Benidorm for your rental villa destination. The area is so steeped with holiday accommodation in Altea that you will easily find a private villa or apartment with beautiful Mediterranean views at affordable prices for your holiday accommodation.

Destinations to visit during your Altea Holidays

By choosing the Altea area for your self catering rental accommodation you open many different worlds for your holiday in Spain. The Altea area has many small rural villages along the coast as well as inland to spend days out exploring. Alfaz del Pi and La Nuncia are small villages well known to tourist, as being inland just enough, you can enjoy hikes or horseback riding in the foothills. Villajoyosa, a small fishing village, is known by all for its bright coloured houses along the coast which help to bring home the fishermen. Of course all holiday areas have a vibrant town and Benidorm is just that. If your rental villa is in Benidorm you can enjoy the typical resort holiday resort with the hustle and bustle of tourist late into the night.

1. Altea Town and Homes Info:

The holiday town of Altea was once was a small rural fishing village on the Costa Blanca and has now grown over the past years into being a well liked holiday rentals destination. Not like the larger resort towns, Altea has retained its Spanish charm and is not overbuilt with huge apartment complexes or massive hotels. You can still view all of the Altea area and its surroundings from the towns main plaza and in the evenings you can stroll from your choice of Altea holiday rental apartments into town and enjoy the vibrant street markets or have a meal and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Altea although does depend on tourist choosing their Spain holiday rentals accommodation or private villas in the area.

2. Benidorm Area Villa Rentals Info:

Benidorm is definately the holiday area of the Costa Blanca if you are looking for a lively holiday in Spain. Most tourist choose a Benidorm holiday due to its vast amount of entertainment suited for all. It has become a main destination for family holidays due to the theme parks and Blue Flag white sandy beaches reaching some 4 miles! Even if your holiday villa is in one of the quieter villages in the area, Benidorm is still a must visit on one of your days out. Benidorm has many types of holiday accommodation and if choosing a holiday apartment in Benidorm you will most probably have stunning Mediterranean views from your balcony.

3. Finestrat Apartments Info:

By taking a holiday apartment in Finestrat you have the option of staying in the older section in the foothills of Puig Campanaor, the mountain overlooking the village or the beachfront resort section. Staying in a Finestrat accommodation allows you to take a walk in the hills or spend a day on the beach. The beach is ideal for scuba diving as it is not over run by tourist and is also safe and child friendly making it a great place for family holidays. Finestrat is also just a few miles from the holiday town of Benidorm where you can spend a day out for a little retail therapy or touring the town and its highlights.

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Entertainment and fun activities in Altea

Choosing to stay in one of our many Holiday Rentals in Altea for your holiday will keep you busy day after day. The area has much to offer in golf, hiking in the mountains, horseback riding along the beach, water sports untold and history to keep you busy on days out sight seeing.

Altea Beaches and Water Sports:

Apart from the fantastic beaches along the Costa Blanca, there is an immense amount of activities to entertain you during a holiday in Altea. On its beautiful sandy beaches you can swim and sunbath in safety or try a bit of sailing, fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing and on most beaches you will find hire facilities and lessons for any activity you may wish to learn and enjoy while you are staying in holiday accommodation in Altea.

Golf Courses in the Altea Area:

The Costa Blanca is sometimes referred to as "Costa Golf" due to the vast amount of championship golf courses along the coast and the Altea area has it share of them. One of the most prominent courses to play is Club de Golf Don Cayo. Most courses cater for all levels of players to insure you enjoy your day on the links. If it's a family day then try one of the many pitch and putt courses, miniature golf or crazy golf facilities close to many holiday rentals in Altea.

Walking through history around Altea:

As the entire Altea holiday area rest along the foothills on the mountains or along the Mediterranean beaches, you have the options of what style of walking you may wish. Mountain walks are quite popular for the serious rock climbers around La Nuncia villas and the various reserves allow you to take in the beautiful scenery. For the history enthusiast, Alfaz del Pi is the place to visit during your Altea Holidays as it was once a battleground for the Moors and Christians.

Altea Weather

The Altea holiday region has the expected Costa Blanca holiday weather. During the peak season of June to August you can expect sweltering heat into the high 30's making the beach a popular place during the day. If you are choosing to stay in one of our villas for rent in Altea for you holiday make sure and choose a private holiday villa with a pool! The winters are typically mild in the low teen's and is the best time to take a golfing holiday.

Inspiration for thoughts on your Altea Area Holiday

A holiday in Altea offers so much to do you made need a little assistance to make your choice of areas and holiday accommodation. Below are a few ideas and also visit the Altea Holiday Guide Page giving you information about all there is to do in the area while you are staying in holiday accommodation in Altea.

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Travel to and around Altea

The most common airport for Altea holidays is Alicante (ALC) as it is only 60 kms away. To arrive at your choice of Altea holiday rental apartments you can either hire a car at the airport, use public transport or a taxi. If staying in the smaller village areas it is suggested to hire a car to get around and enjoy time away from your rental accommodation. Larger towns such as Benidorm have fantastic public transport systems so hiring a car is unnecessary. By planning your Holiday Rentals in Spain in advance you can make the choice of transport making your holiday that much easier.

Important Message: Advice for first time travelers in Altea:

Most Alicante holiday travelers may be concerned about speaking the lingo when on a holiday to Spain. In Alicante this is not the case as most establishments you will visit will speak your language with this being a tourist hot spot. As with any foreign country though it is always courteous to know a few words, so remember “hello is hola” and “thank you is gracias”. The entire Altea, Costa Blanca area is accustomed to tourist so do not be afraid of the language, just enjoy your holiday in the sun and your Holiday Rental in Spain!


Altea Self catering villas and apartments information:

A holiday in the Altea area offers a varied style of holiday in Spain for families or couples. If choosing your holiday rentals in Spain destination here you can enjoy walking and hiking in the mountains one minute and stretched out on your towel sunbathing the next. A RENTAL VILLA IN ALTEA is a good focal point to visit and take in all the area has to offer. There are many sights to see dating back hundreds of years during the Moors and Christian era. There are many villas for rent in Altea with pools or holiday apartments with a backdrop of the mountains and beautiful Mediterranean views. Entertainment is available for all types of holidays including all water sports, golf, hiking and horseback riding. One of the most popular cities in Altea to visit is Benidorm and choosing a Benidorm apartment will give you to a typical resort style holiday to enjoy all of the entertainment it has to offer. With cheap flights daily from the UK and other European countries landing in Alicante, it is easy to understand why the peoples choice for their Spain Holiday Rentals is the Altea area.(read on)

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