Alicante Spain




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Alicante is located in the Valencia Community, to the east of this community bordering the Mediterrenean, Catalonia, Castille La Mancha, and Murcia, Spain.

Alicante's location is a culmination of various stretches of nature coming together, in an area in front of the sea. Alicante is protected by many hills which add to its defence value. This is why it was chosen by the first human settlers to the area. Artifacts have been found from the Bronze Age in and around the area of Serra Grossa, and date back to the second millenium B.C. There are also remains of the Iberian Period, especially to note are the ancient cities of Albufereta and the fortress city of Tossal de Manises, which were occupied from the 4th Century B.C. ti the 3rd Century A.D.

In the 16th Century, the city's population grew due to large developments in commerce, exportation, and a prosperous local agriculture business. Construction of the suburban outer walls: the shipping ports of San Francisco, and the Interior of San Anton. The population of the city doubled from 1510 to 1609. In the 17th and 18th Centuries, this city's port invigorated and transformed the entire city with its trade with the Americas, and created a Land and Sea Consulate for help and organization of navigation and agriculture. In 1797 Alicante boasted 20,000 inhabitants.

The 19th Century was known for the demolition of the city's walls, the creation of new neighborhoods, and the arrival of railroads. But in the 20th Century, with the growth of services, and tourist spot development, the town began to develope into the large city that we know today.

Today, Alicante is a young university city, and favorite tourist spot for many due to its nice beaches, bars and restaurants, and youth culture. It is a preferred destination for vacation, as there are many things to do during a holiday in Alicante. In this website, you will find more information about these activities.


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    The Nh Rambla de Alicante is set in the centre of Alicante, 10 minutes’ walk from the beach and marina....

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    The modern Eurostars Lucentum is located in central Alicante, on Alfonso X Avenue. All of the air-conditioned rooms...

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    Estudiotel Alicante's spacious rooms offer free Wi-Fi. It is situated by the Bulevar Plaza Shopping Centre,...

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    Set between Alicante Harbour and Postiguet Beach, Meliá Alicante offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi throughout....

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    Hotel Cervantes offers simple accommodation in the centre of Alicante, a short walk from Postiguet Beach. Each...

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    24-hour reception, air conditioning in rooms and private parking are offered at this budget hotel. Hotel Goya is...

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  • Reference:hotel-rambla

    The Hotel Rambla is centrally located in Alicante, 200 metres from the marina promenade, and a 10-minute walk from...

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    Hotel Almirante is the only hotel with direct access to Alicante's San Juan Beach, and has a large outdoor...

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  • Reference:hotel-alamo

    Located just 200 metres from Alicante Harbour with its many shops and nightclubs, and a 12-minute walk from Postiguet...

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  • Reference:nh-alicante

    This modern design hotel is just a 5-minute drive from Alicante’s beach and marina. There is free access...

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    Minibars in rooms and 24-hour tea, coffee and fruit are all offered free at Gravino Cinco. Rooms come with free...

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    La City is located opposite the train station in the centre of Alicante, 10 minutes’ walk from the marina...

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    Mio Cid is a Medieval-themed hotel in Cabo de Huertas, Alicante. Set around the outdoor pool, rooms offer free...

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  • Reference:best-western-hotel-albahia

    This hotel is located 8 minutes' walk from Alicante's La Albufereta Beach, and within 2 km from the old...

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  • Reference:hotel-rialto

    Located right in Alicante city centre, this modern hotel is within walking distance of sights such as the Teatro...

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  • Reference:hotel-maya-alicante

    Set at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle, Hotel Maya is 5 minutes’ walk from Alicante Beach and 10 minutes’...

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    Eurostars Mediterranea Plaza is 100 metres from Alicante’s Postiguet Beach, and has a roof terrace with city...

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    Tryp Alicante Gran Sol Hotel is just 300 metres from Alicante’s Postiguet Beach, and offers wonderful city...

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    Castilla Alicante is just 50 metres from Alicante’s San Juan Beach, and has an outdoor pool. Its air-conditioned...

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    The Tryp Ciudad de Alicante is located in the cosmopolitan centre of Alicante, by the beach. It offers free Wi-Fi...

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  • Reference:abba-centrum-alicante

    Within 1.5 km of Postiguet Beach and Santa Bárbara Castle, this stylish hotel in central Alicante offers a sauna,...

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    AC Alicante is 500 metres from Alicante Train Station and 1.5 km from Postiguet Beach. It offers a rooftop pool,...

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  • Reference:holiday-inn-express-alicante

    Hotel B&B Alicante offers bright, air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities....

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  • Reference:hotel-leuka

    This hotel is on a quiet street in the centre of Alicante, 200 metres from Luceros Square. It offers air-conditioned...

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