There are many VILLAS IN ALICANTE to choose from. The area is a province in Spain in the region of the same name. This historic Mediterranean port city is the second largest Valencian city and many Mediterranean luxury cruise ships stop at the main harbour of Alicante. If you are likely to Alicante for your vacation or holiday, you will find a number of things to see and do in this particular Spanish city. To help simplify your choices of what to see though, here are just three of the best choices.

Sitting high above the city, the Castle of Santa Barbara is the most prominent and attraction in Alicante. You are going to get an excellent view of it from the harbour as the cruise ships pull into port. The Castle of Santa Barbara was built in the 9th century by the Moors on top of Mount Benacantil. It was opened to the public in 1963. Do not worry about having to make a long climb up to it: you can hike up to it but elevators are installed inside the mountain that will help you up there with ease.

The promenade Explanada de Espana is an additional wonderful sight to discover in Alicante. Really, it is known as the most beautiful promenade in the country of Spain. As this promenade stretches, it is lined with palm trees and consists of includes 6.5 million marble tiles. You will find that the promenade fills with residents during the night as it is a common central meeting place. You will find also plenty of concerts that are held in the promenade. When you walk along the promenade, you will find a monument from the artist Mark Hersch. Allegedly, he still lives in Alicante to this day.

No trip to stay in VILLAS IN ALICANTE will be complete without a trip to its beaches. Postiguet Beach is regarded as the most popular of all the beaches in Alicante. If you are planning for a visit to the beach each morning, make certain to prepare for your day by bringing some beach snacks or some money for the enjoyable strip of bars and restaurants which line the street over the beach, where people will always be on trips around Postiguet Beach. It is also a great to check out throughout the evening as it is well lit and very busy. Join the locals before dusk to check out an amazing Alicante sunset.

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Porsche is an avid traveller throughout the holiday region of Spain. She loves writing about all of those special hideaways we all would love to find so keep reading about all of her travels and things to do in this lovely country. At present she is travelling and writing for and telling you just why you should book your dream Spain Holiday Rentals home from the Owners Direct.