Cities of Spain: Altea
Small resort town Altea is located 10 kilometers north of Benidorm, in a cozy bay. The N332 route, along which Altea spread out, divides the city into two parts. In recent years, Altea has acquired the glory of a luxurious resort: a few kilometers from the city was built by the elite village of Altea Hills.
Beaches in Altea are concentrated along the six-kilometer coastline. A part of the beaches is located in the relative distance from the city center – and you can get to them on buses.
Pebble beach Cap Blanc – The widest beach in Altea is located south of the city center. Since 2006, the beach has been receiving a prestigious Blue Flag reward every year. The beach is equipped with shower and cabins for dressing; Rent of umbrellas and chaise lounges. The length of the beach is 1,300 m; Width – 19 m.
Pebble beach Cap Negret It is considered one of the most popular beaches in Altea; In the midst of the season there is especially crowded. The beach is located north of the city center and ends with a small bay with black pebbles. Possible rental of umbrellas and chairs, however, bars, shower and cabins for dressing on Cap Negret. The overall length of the beach is about one and a half kilometers; Width – 50 m.
Calm waters of pebbled beach La Roda well suited for recreation with children. It must be borne in mind that the beach is almost always crowded. La Roda is equipped with umbrellas, sun loungers, shower and dressing cabins, coastal restaurants and children’s playgrounds. Since 2003, the beach is awarded an international quality mark of the blue flag annually; Exception – 2010. The length of the beach is almost one and a half kilometers, width – 40 m.
Not far from the Luis Campomanes Yacht Club, north of Maskarat Mountain, there is a small pebble beach with a length of about 200 m. The beach is available for renting sun beds and umbrellas. Shower cabins, as well as restaurants on the beach. Beach width – 20 m.
Rocky beach La Solcida Suitable for lovers of underwater hunting and diving. La Solcida is an unequipped beach, stretching at one and a half kilometers; Width – about 8 m.
Narrow sandstone beach La Olla spread over more than a kilometer. Only rental of umbrellas and chairs are available on the beach. Bars, restaurants, as well as any other activity on LA OLLA.
In Altea, a color is preserved Old city with narrow streets and cozy coffee shops. Home urban attraction – Church of Nuestra Senora del Consuelo. Also worthy of attention Museum of Fine Arts Ramona Navarro, Museum of Musical Instruments Villa Gadea, as well as colorful fish market.
Altea is located on the slope of the Sierra de Bernia Mountains – and most hotel rooms offer nice views. However, it is worth considering that the room overlooking the sea traditionally stands just more expensive. There is no hotels in Altea above four floors.
Altea Hills – Located nearby Closed complex, in the territory of which are located apartments, luxury villas and picturesque luxury bungalows. You can rent a villa or bungalow for any time. In addition, in Altea Hills, pools, spa and fitness centers are located, and restaurants, bars, banks and beauty salons. The complex is patrolling around the clock.
Altea – Bohemian Resort, and in the summer season in the city there are concerts of classical music, art exhibitions and art programs dedicated to contemporary art.
The city is located in the city of water sports – Luis Campomanes Yacht Club, where guests can do diving, windsurfing, underwater fishing under the guidance of experienced instructors, and also make a walk on a yacht. Along the coast of Altea, a large number of well-equipped golf courses are concentrated. In the city sports complex there are playgrounds for classes, basketball and volleyball, as well as tennis courts and pool.
How to get
Benidorm, Alicante and Valencia from Altea can be reached by flight buses. The closest to Altea International Airport is located in Alicante.
Reviews and studies of trips
Altea. By the sea
Pedestrian bridge. Clouds over old town. Long distance tram towards Denia. Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Consuelo – to which we rose. Read more →
AVC AVC | Autumn 2016
Altea. Doors and roofs
Gradually go down to the sea. Somewhere there Calpe. Someone is in the sea. Left green lighthouse. On the right red lighthouse. Casa de Anna. Read more →
AVC AVC | Autumn 2016
Altea. Rock up to Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Consuelo
Altea Musical with the coat of arms. Carrer Del Angel – Window, Flowers, Grid and Lantern. Again the feelings that are in Andalusia. At first glance, it seems like Montserrat. Read more →