Altea Is Less Crowded Than Other Parts Of Spain

Would you like to visit sunny Spain but without all the crowds? Then you want to visit Altea. It has all the charm of the Costa Blanca without all the tourists.

Altea is about 15 kilometers north of Benidorm and is easily reached from the Alicante Airport. When you arrive, you will be charmed by Altea’s ambiance. It has managed to remain a quaint fishing village, protected from harsh weather by the surrounding hills. You will experience mild weather here, no matter when you visit.

Because of the region’s natural beauty, Altea draws many artists. Many of them live in the area surrounding the Mediterranean-style church of Nuestra Senora Del Consuela, with its beautiful blue dome. Wander the streets and enjoy the beautiful work they produce. From Easter through September you can visit the artists’ craft market near the harbor. Prices are very reasonable for the lovely items you will find there.

As you explore, you will see many intriguing shops. Be sure to buy gifts for all your loved ones and take home some of these lovely souvenirs for yourself. You will want them to remember this wonderful area.

Much of Altea’s charm lies in its beach and its harbor. Play or soak up the sun on the white sands or simply watch the boats go by. You will appreciate the tranquility of life on the seashore. The people here radiate a relaxed, friendliness. You will soon forget about the stresses of your day-to-day life back home. Who knows, you may want to retire here, a distinct possibility.

Many people think such an ideal climate is perfect for outdoor activities. You can enjoy a walking or hiking tour of the region and go biking, boating or fishing. There is no shortage of golf opportunities as well, no matter your skill level.

If you are traveling with children, you will appreciate knowing that Altea is near to a theme park, a water park and a nature park in Benidorm.

All this activity is bound to make you hungry, so be sure to visit one of the many restaurants nearby. The food is delicious, especially the fresh seafood.

If you’ve worn yourself out, there are plenty of accommodations to be had. Whether you are traveling by yourself or with a large family, you will find accommodations to meet your needs. If you still have some energy left, you can party till dawn at the many nightclubs in nearby Benidorm, then sleep it off on the beach the next day.

A trip to Javea will be an excursion you and your family will long remember. Why not plan your visit now before the rest of Europe finds out about this quaint fishing town? It’s an ideal spot for your next vacation.