Find everything you need to plan your perfect holiday on the Spanish Costa Blanca, whether you want to go to Torrevieja or the cosmopolitan beach resort Benidorm.
“The Costa Blanca is guaranteed the most visited holiday region in Spain „ Every year it attracts millions of tourists coming all over Europe. The Costa Blanca offers a mountainous interior with quaint villages, miles of glorious white sandy beaches and lively coastal holiday resorts such as Benidorm, Alicante and Torrevieja.
If you don't want to get lost then this Costa Blanca holiday guide is the perfect reference point.
Benidorm is located about 45 km northeast of Alicante and just south of Altea. Benidorm is known as the most popular Costa Blanca holiday resort for people of all ages.
This skyscraper city, surrounded by up to 1560 m high mountains, is well protected against cold north winds and rain. This makes the weather in Benidorm very mild, even through winter.
Torrevieja is one of the main attractions along the Costa Blanca. Torrevieja is a holiday resort located on the southern Costa Blanca in between Alicante and Murcia.
Torrevieja is 30 km² large, and has approximately 20 km coast and counts over 102.000 inhabitants. In summer the population climbs up to 650.000 inhabitants.
Torrevieja is part of an area which is best to described as a long country region also known as la Vega Baja. The city is famous for its fantastic beaches of both soft golden and white sand. Torrevieja is very popular with the Spanish people in particular from Madrid who spend big parts of their holiday on the Costa Blanca.