To live on the Costa Blanca is good for health! So says the World Health Organization, who recognized the local climate as one of the best in the world.
On the Costa Blanca up to 320 days of sunshine a year;
+8 ... + 15º C - the average temperature in the winter;
+ 28 ... + 31º C - in the summer.
There are no seasonal temperature changes, snow and strong winds (mountain ridges keep cold air masses), the sizzling heat (it’s saved by the sea breeze).
The microclimate of Torrevieja was recognized as one of the most healthiest in the world. Here is located a nature reserve with the largest salt lagoon in Europe, home to pink flamingos and other rare species. Thousands of people from all over the world comehere for health, youth and beauty.
Costa Blanca - a young resort coast of Spain, where you can still buy a home in a new building at a good price. Apartments - from 89 000 €, luxury villa with a plot of land - starting from 250 000 €. All property is sold fully ready for occupancy, often with kitchen furniture, appliances and sanitary equipment.
Modern urbanization offers:
public or private swimming pool;
landscaped protected area with shared garden, children's and sports grounds;
private garden, terrace, balcony or rooftop solarium;
Mediterranean Sea within walking distance or a maximum of 10 minutes driving;
stunning views - to the sea, golf course, green trees or and mountains;
infrastructure - shopping malls, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, etc.
More than half of the world's best beaches are in Spain. This country -is record holder in the number of beaches, marked with the Blue Flag for environmental cleanliness and infrastructure development. On the Costa Blanca, they are in almost every resort town.
In southern cities, several of these beaches have in Pilar de la Horadada, Guardamar del Segura, Torrevieja. In Oriuella Costa - Punta Prima, Playa Flamenca, La Zenii, Cabo Roig, Campoamor.
In the north the blue flag fluttering on the beaches of Altea, Denia, Calpe, Javea. Quality Mark and sea ports are awarded in these cities, where luxurious yachts, regattas are held, open seafaring courses.
220 km - length of the coastline of the Costa Blanca;
170 beaches and bays are located in the region.
To furrow the sea vastness or to explore the sea bottom - all kinds of water sports can be practiced in all the resort towns of the Costa Blanca!
25 yacht clubs and marinas operating on the coast.
Diving is especially beautiful in marine reserves on the island of Tabarka and the Cape of San Antonio, between Denia and Javea.
Sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing and canoeing, kayaking, “banana" skiing and watercraft, sea fishing, water skiing are excellent in any resort province.
Perhaps, on the Costa Blanca there is no city that does not have its own holiday. Every village, even the smallest, will always find a special occasion for festivals. Some festivals are recognized as international tourist heritage:
Procession of Moors and Christians in Villajoyosa and Alcoy;
Bonfires of San Juan in Alicante, Torrevieja;
Habanera and Polyphony Competition in Torrevieja;
Holy Week before Easter all over Spain;
Domingo de Ramos Procession in Elche;
Three Kings, the oldest festival in Spain;
The "soft" version of bullfighting - a holiday, "Bulls in the sea" in Denia;
"Live" Chess in Javea.
The weather allows to play golf on the Costa Blanca 365 days of the year.
more than 500,000 foreigners a year come to Spain to play golf on the Costa Blanca;
All golf clubs of the Costa Blanca have a well-developed infrastructure. In the fields there are areas for beginners and experienced, and even the famous golfers. In Alicante there’re an Association for golf courses of the Costa Blanca and a Friends Club of the Costa Blanca.
The most popular product on the Costa Blanca is rice. Here it is prepared in 300 different ways: with rabbit, snails, chicken, seafood. But of course, not a single paella!
Unique products of the Costa Blanca that you should try:
citrus fruits, pomegranates, cherries, grapes - especially good from Vinalopó, candied almonds Alcoy, finik of Elche, Villajoyosa’s chocolate;
liqueurs, red, pink and white wines of Alicante - legendary Fondilon Alikantino of the Monastrell grape variety is among the five best wines exclusive EU;
seafood - the famous Denia's red shrimp or king prawns of Guardamar del Segura.
In all the cities there are markets where you can buy fresh-caught seafood. Cafes and restaurants are countless. And among them are the noted culinary guide Michelin. For example, in the north of Denia and south of Campoamor.