The Costa Blanca, or White Coast, extends over 200 kilometres along the Mediterranean coast in the Alicante province, on the south-eastern coast of Spain, stretching from Gandia to Torrevieja. Each year the region is visited by over 5.5 million tourists, who are spoilt for choice as the destinations along the coast are varied and diverse. Places such as Alicante or Benidorm are the most bustling and cosmopolitan resorts in the area. However, there are also some that managed to maintain their rural air beside the sea, such as Moraira. Holidays is Costa Blanca won’t break the bank. There are plenty of cheap flights and an abundance of cheap hotels ranging from self-catering to all-inclusive.
Costa Blanca is most renowned for its beaches along with its tiny villages. There are plenty of opportunities to have a relaxing afternoon enjoying the sun on the beach or to take a pleasant stroll through small seaside villages with well-kept old quarters. Savouring sumptuous grilled seafood (or traditional paella) on the seafront whilst sipping a glass or two of one of the local wines is the perfect way to enjoy the relaxed Mediterranean vibe of Costa Blanca. It also offers great nightlife, interesting cultural events and traditional celebrations such as Bonfire of San Juan.
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When to go
Costa Blanca is located in southern Spain and is ideal for a holiday in the sun. You can expect long hot and dry summers with constant sunshine throughout the season. In peak summer season (July and August), the average temperatures reach about 29°C. The weather begins to cool down in autumn with a monthly average temperature of about 16°C. Winters are quite mild and slightly damper than the other seasons (November usually being the wettest month). However, if you are after a milder, more comfortable climate, it’s the best time to go to Costa Blanca.
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