Destination guide

The historical area of Alicante awaits your stay

The area's history and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Alicante. This romantic city is known for its beaches, restaurants and shopping. Castle of Santa Barbara and Palmeral of Elche are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Alicante

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Alicante a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skate Park Monte Tossal (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Jose Rico Perez Stadium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Alenda Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Rio Safari Elche (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Manuel Martinez Valero Stadium (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Municipal Aquarium of Santa Pola (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Alicante

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alicante

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alicante is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palmeral of Elche (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Explanada de Espana (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Parque de Canalejas (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Postiguet Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • El Palmeral Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Albufereta Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Alicante

Fly into Alicante (ALC-Alicante Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Alacant Terminal Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Alicante?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,145 holiday rentals around Alicante. From 243 Villas to 380 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Alicante is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alicante?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alicante:

  • Vistahermosa: 294 holiday homes
  • Benalúa: 219 holiday homes
  • Playa de San Juan: 355 holiday homes
  • Ensanche Diputación: 410 holiday homes
  • Cap de l'Horta: 161 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alicante?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Alicante. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • El Pantio Golf Course: 2,450 holiday rentals
  • Plaza Mar 2 Shopping Centre: 2,187 holiday rentals
  • Museo de Belenes: 2,244 holiday rentals
  • Alicante Harbour: 1,404 holiday rentals
  • Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art: 2,240 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alicante listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Alicante?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 243 Villas in Alicante. Our other popular types of Alicante holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 380 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,283 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 127 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alicante?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,158 holiday homes with pool available in Alicante. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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