Alicante Local Guide & Tips
Written by Alicante Local Experts! Read articles about and the best things to do and visit in Alicante during your stay.
With much of Spain, including the Alicante region, enjoying more than 320 days of sunshine every year, it makes sense to harness this power for electricity.
My Destination Alicante caught up with the finalists on judging day in Javea and they all had one piece of advice for anyone thinking of working or setting up a business in Spain – Go For It!
Cyclists taking part in the gruelling Tour of Spain or Vuelta de Espana 2016 will once more be passing through scenic routes between Javea and Calpe, Benidorm and the Alto de Aitana mountains.
It's time to try horchata, a lovely refreshing drink from Valencia which is surprisingly tasty and good for you too.
Liverpool legends Steve McMahon and Roy Evans take a football training session in Alicante
The Motorbike Challenge will see the Bull Boys bike around Spain, avoiding motorways, in their latest challenge to raise money for cancer research.
The EU referendum and the vote for Brexit has raised many questions by UK expats and holiday home-owners in Spain. Alicante legal firm Pellicer & Heredia has answered the main concerns.
Transport along the coast line is excellent with a slow train linking Alicante with Denia in the north, buses to every town, and good roads running alongside the coast.
Easter traditions in Spain
Syd Little talks about his love of Spain but why the northern lights are brighter
9 important things that you should know when buying a property through the Spanish Courts
"If there are a few dolphins, they'll often start playing with the boat. The faster the boat goes, the more they play."
Are you entitled to free health care in Spain? What to do if you're not
Who needs to declare their assets and how to go about it
Centre-half says more British players should look to Spain to improve their game
when you buy a property in Spain
Impress guests with a private chef or by learning new cookery skills
& Choosing an Independent Lawyer in Spain
"Finding a corner of beauty in our lives..."
Banks will be responsible to pay the money back to buyers of off plan, for not issuing the compulsory individual bank guarantees, if the money was paid into the Developers segregated account.
Alicante promotes itself as a top spot for health tourism
Relax, recuperate and rewind the ageing process in style
Good advice for when you are buying a property in Spain
Don't let Spanish bureaucracy tax your brain
Buildings become canvases
Staying in touch by phone and internet - Plus keeping up with the soaps and sports
Benidorm Pride is a great chance to enjoy the last of the summer with music, parties and a parade
Are you up for the Mirador Challenge in Javea?
Award-winning wines for less than a fiver and craft ales made with fruit, honey or sea water
Guide for any parent planning to move their family to Spain
Ex-EastEnders actor Tom Watt stars
Enjoy life in Alicante in your brand-new property by the sea or the golf course
One development has direct access to the sea
Seven teams sail the high seas in the most challenging sporting event in the world
Residents, fishermen and sailing groups unite in protest against fracking off the Alicante coast
Spain's beaches and mountains are a playground for all types of sports
Moor-ish flavour in Spain's best-known dishes
Superb residential care complexes and resorts in one of the healthiest places in the world
Let the experts deal with the bureaucrats so you can spend more time enjoying life in Spain
The Arabs shaped the region's architecture, agriculture, culture and cuisine
Santa's secret links to the city by the sea
Alicante rings out for Christmas and New Year
Football is a great ice-breaker, lovely way to make new friends and pick up some Spanish vocabulary!
Some curious collections & fascinating exhibits
Summertime and the living is easy... Where better to chill to cool music than by the beach?
Torrevieja Sports Complex is one of the finest in Europe, attracting players from far and wide
Traditional crafts including wicker furniture ? and guitar-making thrive in Gata de Gorgos
Train meanders through rugged mountains and along the stunning Costa Blanca coastline
Sea salt spells success
Palm trees take on a religious significance in Spain
Release your inner child with a fun-packed family holiday on the Costa Blanca
Feast your eyes (and stomachs) on a selection of Spanish treats
Soaking up Spain on a shoestring
Mingling with celebrities on the Costa Blanca
Take to two wheels to explore the Spanish countryside
Getting to the heart of a Spanish tradition...
Five days of fun, fiestas and fireworks in Alicante