The provincial capital is the city of Alicante
Alicante is a small settlement within the community of Valencia and the most friendly city in Spain. Recently it has become one of the main resorts on the Costa Blanca. The tourist season lasts from May to October. The hot sun, warm sea, sandy beaches delight tourists most of the year. Advantageous location on the shores of the Mediterranean, makes property in Alicante, extremely attractive for investing money and earning opportunities. Depending on your needs and desires, you can buy a home near the city center, in close proximity to the sea and beaches. And also in the suburbs, where you will enjoy the silence, and walk through the strange streets.
Infrastructure and attractions of Alicante
This city is one of the oldest ports of the Mediterranean. There are old Spanish streets and historic buildings, but there are also modern quarters. Therefore, anyone can find a property in a suitable house and area. Architecture, proximity to the sea and uneven terrain make Alicante very picturesque. Beautiful views from the windows are found everywhere.
There is an opportunity to purchase an apartment or house in close proximity to the beach. In the central area at the foot of the Benacantil Mountain is the well-maintained El Postiguet beach, awarded with the Blue Flag. There is always a lot of rest. A more secluded place can be found in the suburban area of San Juan. This is a wide three-kilometer sandy strip with sun loungers, numerous cafes and restaurants. The beach "San Juan" also has a blue flag.
In addition to a beach holiday, Alicante is interesting sights. Here are just some of them:
- Castle of Santa Barbara on top of Mount Benacantil. This is one of the main symbols of the city.
- Castle of St. Fernando. Built in XVIII for protection against Napoleonic troops. The park around the fortress is a great place for walking.
- Cathedral of St. Nicholas. An architectural monument erected in the XVII century in honor of the patron saint of the city.
- The central market (Mercado Central). It occupies one of the most beautiful buildings with stone bas-reliefs, stucco molding and mosaics.
Real estate in Alicante is cheaper than on the northern coast of Spain. The tourist season here lasts from May to October, and at this time it is easy to find those who want to rent a house for rent.