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Terra Natura Park

Terra Natura Park (Partida Foia del Verdader, 1, 03502 Benidorm, Alicante) — Terra Natura is a new-generation wildlife park where you can discover the “Zooimmersion” experience – a new concept in habitat design which will enable you to come into contact with the animals as if there were no barriers between you – at least, […]

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Tabarca Island

Tabarca Island — located 11 miles south of Alicante is a guitar-shaped island with a total area of 30 hectares. The Island of Tabarca has a curious history and has a firm place in ancient Greek history. It was once a refuge for Berber pirates and in 1760, King Carlos III ordered a fortress to […]

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Plaza de Toros

Plaza de Toros (Plaza de España 7-8, Alicante) – first built in 1847, this bullring was renovated in 1888. Ever since, bullfights are regularly held here, as well as other events, such as the “Bonfires of Saint John”. When bullfights are not being held there, concerts are often booked there (attracting local and international artists […]

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Playa de San Juan

Playa de San Juan (Alicante) — this is Alicante’s most famous beach, with sands stretching from the beaches at El Campello right through to the Cabo de las Huertas headland. It is an open beach with very high-quality fine sands and crystal-clear water located in an area with lots of apartments, services and businesses. All […]

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Parque de la Ereta

Parque de la Ereta (Alicante) — this park has excellent views of San Nicolás Cathedral and the Port, thanks to its location on Mount Benacantil. It is also a great starting point for visiting other appealing sights such as the Santa Cruz district. Planted with native plants and shrubs of subdued colours, its terraced slopes […]

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Marina de Alicante

Marina de Alicante — for a touch of luxury during your visit to Alicante, meander down to the marina where you can have a taste of the finer things in life – located just 50 meters from Alicante city center. With its modern El Puerto complex housing stylish bars and refined restaurants, the Marina is […]

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Kayak Alicante

Kayak Alicante (Paraiso 66, Villajoyosa) – for those who want to explore the shores of Alicante, doing so by kayak is a fun experience. HIghly-rated on travel sites like TripAdvisor.com, “Alicante Aventura” also conducts mountainclimbing and other eco-tourist-friendly excursions. See its website for more details: www.alicanteaventura.com

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Estadio José Rico Pérez

Estadio José Rico Pérez (Carrer Foguerer Romeu Zarandieta, Alicante) – this is a multi-purpose 30,000-seat stadium in Alicante, named after a prominent head of the city’s football team, Hércules de Alicante Club de Futbol (or simply “Hércules CF”). Hércules home football games are still held here, along with some international matches. See its website for […]

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El Postiguet

El Postiguet (beach) — Postiguet Beach is located within walking distance of the center of town –which makes it attractive to locals and tourists alike. Behind the beach is a tiled promenade with a couple of restaurants and bars. During the Summer, a special wooden beach bar is erected (known as a “Chiriguito”) perfect for […]

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El Palmeral Park

El Palmeral Park (Elx, Alicante) – covering 72,000 sq. meters, and containing more than 200,000 trees, this is the largest palm grove in Europe. Although when contemplated from a distance it may appear to be a veritable forest, it is actually a plantation with an agriculture purpose, and thus its plots or groupings, are referred […]