Flights to Alicante

Alicante is situated on the east coast of Spain and is the centre of the popular Costa Blanca holiday region. Alicante's historical central district, though, is filled with Baroque buildings, bearing testimony to the city's rich history and former status as a major seaport. Alicante is a city and main port in Spain situated on the gorgeous Costa Blanca. The main road through the city is the Rambla, which is lined with gorgeous palm trees, outdoor cafés and ice-cream parlours. There are a whole host of shops, parks, gardens, shopping precincts and the yacht harbour to explore.

Alicante Weather & Local Area

August tends to be the hottest month in Alicante with an average temperature of 26°C. Whereas, the coldest month is January at 12°C with the most daily sunshine hours at 5 in December. Travellers come to this wonderful place largely for it's long golden sandy beaches, in particular San Juan, which is surrounded by attractive villas, hotels and restaurants. The beaches are probably the main reason you wish to book flights to Alicante. Postiguet Beach is long and sandy which is often very popular during the day and fairly busy during the evening. With a small amount of travelling, you can reach this gorgeous 7km long beach, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches Spain has to offer. If you are looking to explore the surrounding area then there are several companies near the main port which offer boat excursions, from 45-minute trips on a catamaran to all-day trips.

Alicante Nightlife

With a large variety of nightclubs and cocktail bars spread throughout the resort, visitors will be hard pressed to name their favourite place. The bars and clubs near the marina area seem to be the trendiest and are a hive of activity with tourists and young locals. El Barrio, which is situated in Alicante's old town, features lively bars and party animals looking to dance the night away will be pleased to know that most clubs are open until sunrise. If you thinking about booking flights to Alicante for a party weekend then be sure to check out the region's main festival, called Las Hogueras de San Juan. This celebration usually takes place on the 20th of June. Throughout Alicante, enormous monuments are constructed and burned at the end of the festival during the night of the 24th and 25th. After the festival a week of fireworks at night lights the beach up.

The city has an international airport which makes it the gateway to the nearby package tour resorts such as Benidorm and Torrevieja, and ensures that the city is crowded with tourists during the holiday season. Alicante's energy reaches a peak during the last week of June each year when holiday makers and locals alike throw themselves into celebrating the unrivalled fiesta of Saint Joan.

Whenever you choose to book flights to Alicante rest assured it will be alive and kicking with music, delicious food and fantastic entertainment.