Gran Alacant General Information
If you are looking for a family friendly sunny holiday or just somewhere to relax and unwind then there is no better place than Gran Alacant. Located just South of Alicante and only a 10 minute drive from Alicante´s international airport, on the Costa Blanca in Spain, it is the perfect destination.
There are beautiful “blue flag” award winning sandy beaches where the crystal clear and warm waters of the Mediterranean meet the Spanish coastline.
Local residents of Gran Alacant are a multicultural mix mainly from Northern Europe and Spain, all of whom fell in love with Gran Alacant and are proud to call it home. Their influence in the area makes Gran Alacant a great place to visit with a wide variety of food and culture.
Evening entertainment can be found in the numerous bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy food from all corners of the globe at extremely affordable prices and be entertained by some amazing bands and variety acts, as well as the opportunity to give it your all at one of the Karaoke nights. Getting around is simple with the local tourist train or bus service, both operate within Gran Alacant making trips to the beach or other parts of Gran Alacant both fun and easy.
However, if you wish to explore the area, Alicante, with its historic Castle and stunning Marina is only a short bus journey or drive away and the infamous Benidorm is approximately a 45 minute drive to the North whilst the bustling city of Torrevieja is a 45 minute drive to the South. There are numerous beauty spots, for example the Canalobre Caves in Busot and the Algar Waterfalls which are both within an hours´ drive. Looking for family friendly fun then take a coach trip to one of the many waterparks and theme parks located in the area. There is always something to see and do.