"This bustling beach region is an absolute must if you and your family or friends are seeking a good old fashioned fun in the sun holiday."
Breathtaking Holidays to Costa BlancaDrenched in sunshine and washed by the blue waters of the Mediterranean, the dazzling sandy sweeps of the Costa Blanca crackle with buzzing bars and old world Spanish charm. Splash out and indulge your inner child on a laid-back holiday in the Costa Blanca.
Nicknamed the White Coast, after its sweeps of virgin beaches, it’s not all abstinence and virtue on Costa Blanca holidays. Famous for its lively resorts and notorious neon nightlife, Costa Blanca is a mix of fun-fuelled family favourites and lazy days of leisure. Take a closer look and you’ll find unrivalled natural beauty in Costa Blanca’s rugged mountains, pine forests and sleepy villages where time stands still.
Things to do in Costa Blanca
With the stunning and historic city of Valencia just a stones throw away, a tour of its winding streets of one of best things to do in Costa Blanca. Gaze up at the sky-skimming cathedral and relax at one of the city’s picturesque waterfront cafes. With a wealth of water parks and theme parks, there are loads of family things to do in Costa Blanca. A Noah’s Ark of tiger, elephant, rhinos, free-wheeling parrots and flacons and almost any animal under the sun, Terra Natura is the place where you can inches away from them with nothing between you but almost invisible glass panels.
With its rainbow coloured chemistry set of tubes and chutes, Aqualandia Water Park is a white-knuckle maze of flumes and pools. But with a lazy river and jungle pool, the fainter of heart can fit right in here too.
Take a BreakWherever you’re soaking up the sunrise on Benidorm’s Levante Beach – after a night on the tiles perhaps – or relaxing on the blissful palm-fringed shores of El Paradis, you’ll never be far from the dazzling beaches on Costa Blanca holidays. But if you can bear to leave your bucket and spade, it is worth exploring the stunning inland region. With spectacular mountain views, scattered ancient villages and plunging waterfalls to be discovered, you’ll feel you’re in an authentic Spanish paradise.
With its Moorish castle on a precarious rocky outcrop, Denia is the perfect place to sit and soak up some local culture. With the stunning yachts of the marina and stylish shops to explore, you’ll be easily distracted from your relaxation. The annual festival where charging bulls are set loose through the town could also prove an impossible interruption to ignore.
Heady Highs and Cosmopolitan CoolFor an authentic Costa Blanca experience, look no further than Benidorm. A big character on Spain’s Mediterranean Coast, Benidorm is a mix of cabaret clubs, casinos, bars and cocktail joints. Boasting a catalogue of luxury hotels, stylish apartments and boutique guesthouses, besides some of the best beaches on the Med, this is perfect place to let off some steam on holidays in Costa Blanca.
For more understated Costa Blanca holidays, check out Benidorm’s demure cultural counterpart, Alicante. With its Renaissance palaces, Baroque churches, stylish cocktail bars and fashionable boutiques, Alicante serves old-world charm with a 21st century makeover.