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This Costa Blanca Map shows the location of popular resorts on the Costa Blanca. Click the name of a resort in the left column below to highlight the location on the map

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Costa Blanca tourist resorts and Costa Blanca Information

View of Calpe, Costa Blanca from half way up the famous Ilfach crag (Penyal d'Ifac)(Peñón de Ifach)

View of Calpe, Costa Blanca, from half way up the famous Ilfach crag (Penyal d'Ifac)(Peñón de Ifach)

Costa Blanca Menu

Costa Blanca

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Inland

Hotels and Apartments

Exploring

Valencia

Resorts, Towns &, Villages

Albir

Altea

Benidorm

Benissa

Cala Finestrat

Calpe

Denia

Gata de Gorgos

Guadalest

Javea

Moraira

Torrevieja

Travel

Getting around Costa Blanca

Coach Tours
Tourists who have arrived on package holidays will find that there holiday rep will usually arrange various half, full day and longer coach tours. These are also available from local travel agents

Buses
Regular bus services run between towns. Bus services

Trains Costa Blanca
A regular narrow cauge train / tram service runs from Alicante to Denia stopping at most towns. FGV train/tram

Trains Spain
The national rail network connects Alicante to the rest of Spain via inland lines to Murcia, Valenciaor Madrid National Trains

Car Hire
See our car hire section

Bikes
Hire a bike for a day or two. Check with your hotel or apartment reception. There are also Downhill bike tours organised. You are taken up into the hills and it's mostly downhill all the way back

FGV Railway

FGV Railway is the Costa Blanca rail line

RENFE National Railways

Spains national rail network, connecting Alicante to the rest of Spain Renfe

Alsa Buses

Alsa is one of the main inter town bus companies on the Costa Blanca.

Costa Blanca Hotels and Apartments

Benidorm hotels
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Alicante hotels
Elche hotels
Gandia hotels
Valencia hotels

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Alicante

Alicante is the main town with millions of tourists going through it's Airport for the Costa Blanca resorts.The Santa Barbara castle is a major attraction

Restaurants & Bars

There are no shortages of bars and restaurants throughout the CostaBlanca. more details are given under the Costa Blanca resort pages

Tourist information offices

Information on local Tourist information offices is available on the individual resort pages.

Buses

Alsa is the main Costa Blanca inter town bus company Alsa buses

The resort pages give information on more local buses

Inland

Away from the coast you will find citrus and olive groves and very scenic hilltop and mountain side villages as you head into the rugged mountainous interior

Algar River on Horseback



Why not try a little trot upstream surrounded by wonderful mountain scenery? Whether you are an expert Amazon or a complete novice, you can now get in the saddle and enjoy a pleasurable jaunt in the company of guides and teachers.

Algar Waterfalls




The El Algar Waterfalls only a couple of kilometres from the village with a car park near the falls.
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Altea



Another small quaint town. Good views are from the top of the steps leading to the old town with it's beautiful church and squareand attractive fishermen’s quarter

More informatin Altea

Benissa



Golf club Ifach
Tel. 96 649 71 14

Cala Finestrat



An expanding resort 2.5 km from Benidorm's Poniente Beach. More peaceful but within reach of Benidorm's Night life.

On the Coast

Calpe

Calpe is a lovely charming fishing port famous for it's rock headland. Penon de Ifach

More Calpe Map & Information
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Denia



Denia now a thriving tourist resort, but much quieter than Benidorm. Denia is also a centre for the raisin producing area around the town.
See the 17th century church

Ferries to:
Ibiza, Formentera, Palma de Mallorca, Tabarca and Oran

More informatin Denia

Desafio Medieval



Desafio Medieval, is located between Benidorm and Alea at Alfa del Pi, within the . Eat your medieval banquet whilst you watch the spectacular fighting and jousting.

Finestrat





Situated just inland from Benidorm. This village has a cove at sea level and the backdrop of the 1410m high mountain Campana.

Guadalest



Guadalest a beautiful fortified village with a Moorish castle visited by around 2 million visitors a year. Famous for The Asuncion's white bell tower perched on the top of a spectacular rock.

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Gata de Gorgos



Located on the River Gorgos, the town is the destination of the Lemon Express train .
Although this famous train no longer runs the same journy can be accomplished using the modern diesel tram that runs between Benidorm & Denia

The old town is well known for its local crafts which include basket & wicker work and the hand making of guitars. Gata de Gorgos has many craft shops and the ideal place to buy some souvenirs

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Torrevieja



Located south of Alicante, .

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Moraira



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Shopping

. Benidorm is the main shopping resort and shopping trips to Valencia are done by many of the tour operators. Elche is a shoe manufacturing area and many trips to Elche include a factory and factory shop visit where shoes are at a very good price

More Information on shopping is given under the resort pages

Costa Blanca

Beautiful beaches, either quieter resorts or legendary vibrant nightlife resorts such as Benidorm, much of which is tailored for the British tourist.

Spanish tapas bars, restaurants offering traditional seaside food - fish and chips are along side continental and oriental restaurants.

Resorts, Towns, Villages

Hire a car, use local transport or book a trip with your holiday tour rep and visit some of the local towns.

Recommended are: Alicante, Guadalest, Calpe, Elche and Valencia.

Benidorm

Benidorm information, photographs

Valencia

Spain's third largest city. Not actually in the Costa Blanca but to the North of Benidorm and within easy reach by tour coach car or bus. See it's cathedral , culture,  charm, football stadium shops, and Lladro's a porcelain manufacturer.

The Fallas festival is a must to see on on the 19th March. (St. Joseph´s day). With the burning of the carton effigies, firework displays,colourful processions, flower and brass bands.

Valencia hotels and apartments

Valencia & the Costa Blanca Lonely Planet Valencia and the Costa Blanca (Lonely Planet Country & Regional Guides)







Tarbena

A mountain village, famous for it's delicious sausages.

Albir

Albir a good selection of restaurants, shops and bars. A more relaxing resort with a shelving pebble beach.. Albir is 6 kilometres north of Benidorm

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La Nucia
Polop

Polop is a village 10 kilometres inland. It's north of Benidorm and east of Altea and Polop has an amazing fountain with 221 jets of water.. Good view from the cemetery on top of the hill.
Alsa buses from Benidorm
Callosa d'En Sarrià.

Beaches

Information on Costa Blanca Beaches is given on the resort pages

Airports

Alicante Airport

The main airport for the Costa Blanca is Alicante Airport

Murcia, Airport

Murcia, San Javier Airport is on the coast 70 kilometres south of Alicante

Murcia, San Javier Airport is ideal for Torrevieja to the north of the airport and suitable for San Pola further North still but Alicante airport is nearer to San Pola.

To the South of the airport is the city of Cartagea

Valencia Airport

Valencia Airport is located North of the Costa Blanca and is an alternative to the Northern resort of Denia

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