The obvious answers are the weather, the sun, the sea, the beach, the food and the special atmosphere of the city.
Now that the heat has arrived at Alicante, people want to spend time near the sea and enjoy our hot summer.
Regarding beaches, Alicante is proud of the numerous Blue Flag quality awards given by the European Union. Small, large, urban, hidden, caves and many more beach types to enjoy, they can be considered among the best of the Mediterranean coast. Whether you are looking for a quiet place to sunbathe and swim or somewhere to play sports with your friends, in Alicante you will find the perfect spot.
It would be impossible to tell you everything about our beaches in a single post, so over time we will present several posts about the best places to sunbathe. In the first edition we´ll talk about the beaches in the north of the city – the Postiguet, San Juan, the Cabo de las Huertas and El Campello!
The Postiguet Beach
The most central city beach, Postiguet is located at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle and at the end of the Esplanade. A 10 minutes walk from the Hotel Alamo,it is the most emblematic beach of the city due its easy access to the historic center.
Next to the beach you have a nice walk, workout machines and volleyball areas.
Playa de San Juan
If you fancy a more remote beach with more space, you can take the tram from Luceros Square will take you to the beach of San Juan in 20 minutes.
This cozy beach is ideal for various sports, it even has space for activities such as windsurfing. Along the beach there is a walk widely used by fans of jogging by the sea.
It also has a lot of options for food so you can stay here all day!
How to get there? Bus 21-22,TRAM Line 3-4
Cabo de las Huertas
Between the beach of San Juan and the Albufereta you can find beautiful beaches with clear water in the Cabo de la Huerta. It is a less touristy experience and a quieter beach, perfect for snorkeling. In addition, the area has become a meeting place for lovers of nudism.
How to get there? Bus 22 ,TRAM Line 4
Playa El Campello
And if you want to enjoy the beach with your pet? You now can in El Campello!
Among its variety of beautiful beaches, this small village has an area reserved for our furry friends: the Cala de Punta del Riu Sec is located between the beaches of Carrerlamar and Muchavista, easily accessible and very central.. It also has a dog park just 500 meters away.
Here your pet can run on the beach, play with other animals and bathe while you relax without worrying about the police, as it happens on other beaches.
How to get there? Bus 21
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About Hotel El Álamo
Hotel situado en el corazón de la ciudad de Alicante. A 200 metros del mar, entre el centro de comercio, la playa del Postiguet y la zona de ocio del Puerto deportivo de Alicante.
Three generations of our family have worked over the years to offer you a charming hotel as your base for exploring the city's urban side and enjoying the benefits of the Mediterranean and its glorious sunshine
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