Tio Ximo beach of Altea – Picturesque, secluded beach to visit, while holidaying in Altea, Spain

Altea, a beautiful city in Alicante of Spain, happens also to be a part of popular Costa Blanca have alluring attractions and you can also find spectacular holiday villas in Altea that will let you enjoy holidaying with family & friends. A most picturesque beach which you must definitely visit to admire the beauty and enjoy a ‘beach day’ while holidaying in Altea is Cala Tio Ximo(Tio Ximo beach) of Spain. From Altea’s main city centre, you shall reach Tio Ximo beach by travelling 12 kilometre over, south-east coastline, following the directions. With turquoise crystalline waters and sandy shoreline, which also possess pebbles, and rock cliffs surrounding, Tio Ximo beach is one of the picturesque beach with peaceful ambience near Altea, Spain. Tio Ximo beach is most loved by people who love snorkelling and diving and also swimming. Due to it’s tranquilness and secluded nature, you’ll find only very less amenities, and it would be wise if you arrive with packed drinks and food, when you visit Tio Ximo beach near Altea. A part of the beach supports naturists and a part is unofficially a ‘clothing optional’ zone in Tio Ximo beach of Spain. If you’re looking for a peaceful ‘beach day’ (or) you’re a adventure/nature lover (or) arrived to Altea as couple (or) with friends, then you shall definitely visit Tio Ximo beach, which’ll be one of the beautiful holidaying experience for you and your people (or) your spouse in Altea.

Our Lady of Consolation-Altea – Beautiful chapel to visit in Altea’s Old Town

Altea, an amazing coastal city of Spain’s Alicante(also a part of Costa Blanca) have amazing attractions and the holiday villas in Altea will let you enjoy great holidaying with family and friends. A beautiful chapel and a historical landmark & architecture of Altea to visit, when you’re holidaying in Altea is Parròquia de Nostra Senyora del Consol(Church of Nuestra Señora del Consuelo) and it’s also called as ‘Our Lady of Consolation-Altea‘ in the region of Altea. From Altea’s main city centre you shall reach this beautiful & colorful church with dome of blue tiles by walking few hundred metres towards the Old Town of Altea. ‘Our Lady of Consolation-Altea’ church is found over hill top surrounded by Altea’s Old Town which possess beautiful bohemian ambience by the musicians playing beautiful melodies in the street. While you walk towards Old Town streets you’ll find wonderful & traditional restaurants, bars, crafts, gift shops related to Altea’s culture & tradition. You’ll be definitely amazed by the exterior & interior architectural works of ‘Our Lady of Consolation-Altea’ and also the panoramic views of Altea from here. ‘Our Lady of Consolation-Altea’ is also called as ‘Iglesia de Arriba’ which means ‘upper church’ and it is the main church of Altea.

Cap Negret Beach in Altea – Tranquil beach with ‘family-friendly’ nature in Altea

Altea, a beautiful city in Alicante of Spain, happens also to be a part of popular Costa Blanca have alluring attractions and you can also find spectacular holiday villas in Altea that will let you enjoy holidaying with family & friends. If you’re looking for a tranquil beach in Altea filled with peace and unspoilt nature then you shall visit Platja del Cap Negret(Cap Negret Beach) which is located just 1 kilometre away and to the east of Altea’s main city centre. Cap Negret Beach is more like a bay (or) cala than beach as it’s beautifully surrounded by Sierra de Bèrnia mountain range in the back, and the beach is filled with white pebbles and also the water is pristine at Cap Negret Beach. Being gravel is the main characteristic of Cap Negret Beach for being both less crowded but beautiful a beach in Altea. Though secluded, you shall find good range of hotels & restaurants near Cap Negret Beach and that’s the main reason it’s applauded as ‘family-friendly’ beach in Altea.

The Virgin of the Consol in Altea – Beautiful hilltop chapel in Altea’s old town

Altea, an amazing coastal city of Spain’s Alicante(also a part of Costa Blanca) have amazing attractions and the holiday villas in Altea will let you enjoy great holidaying with family and friends. A beautiful architecture and a historical landmark to visit in Altea is the popular The Virgin of the Consol, a chapel which is located 1.5 kilometre away from Altea’s main city centre. Being located on hill-top The Virgin of the Consol is a elegant viewpoint of Altea which offers great views of Altea from top, & do walk the path which leads to chapel and at the same time filled with series of small shops, restaurants, bars and cafés. Since, the hill where The Virgin of the Consol is built is in Altea’s old town, you can find the destination beautiful with cobbled streets and a ‘classic touch’ all over. The Virgin of the Consol will amaze you with it’s beautiful architecture and excellent interior and exterior works when you visit it, when you’re holidaying in Altea.

Scuba & Snorkeling in Altea

Altea, Alicante’s beautiful city in Spain, which is also a part of popular Costa Blanca is filled alluring attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas in Altea that will let you enjoy holidaying with family & friends. One of the best holidaying activity you shall definitely indulge when you’re holidaying in Altea is Scuba & Snorkeling in Altea’s waters. Altea city in Spain have a good belt of coastal lines and beaches which possess calm and clear waters in most regions with accessible levels of landscape. There are many touring agencies in Altea which organize Scuba & Snorkeling tours in Altea and you can find them easily in Internet. The other best way than Internet is seeking the help of the holiday villas you’re staying in, as they’re locals of Altea, they’ll readily find you the best touring agency in Altea to enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling. You’ll be trained for about 20-30 minutes before doing Scuba, Snorkeling and only when you’re ready you’ll be allowed. You can enjoy great time in Altea by Scuba & Snorkeling as you’ll de guided with perfect safety measures and that’s why, people who’re tour in Altea & people who loves adventure, nature will enjoy the Scuba & Snorkeling at least once in Altea.

Fort de Bernia in Altea – Go for hiking in Altea

Altea, a beautiful coastal city located in Spain’s Alicante and also a part of popular Costa Blanca have amazing attractions and the holiday villas in Altea will let you enjoy a spectacular holidaying with family and friends. There are few destinations which will turn out to be an exquisite hiking, walking trail expereince in Altea, especially for the people who loves get get along with verdurous ambience & admire nature and also for those who love adventure. Altea’s Fort de Bernia, ancient architecture ruins over a hill top is such a destination for hiking & great walking, which you need to experience when you’re holidaying in Altea. From the main city centre of Altea you can reach foot of hill where Fort de Bernia is located, by travelling nearly 12 kilometres. People of Altea address ‘Fort de Bernia’, also as ‘Castillo de Bernia’, because the castle got the name from ‘Bernia Hills’ of Altea, over the top of which the castle is located. Don’t miss this popular & beautiful 3 & 1/2 hour hiking & great walking after backpacking, to encounter the ancient castle ruins and amazing panoramic views from Fort de Bernia, when you’re holidaying in Altea.

Castell de Polop and Polop town in Altea – Medieval castle and old town to visit in Altea

Altea, a beautiful coastal city of Alicante in Spain and the city also being a part of popular Costa Blanca have alluring attractions and the holiday villas in Altea will let you enjoy a great holidaying with family and friends. One of the beautiful and historical architecture which is a amazing fortress to visit in Altea is the Castell de Polop, a Medieval architecture in Altea. From the main city centre of Altea you shall reach Castell de Polop in Polop town by travelling nearly 10 kilometres in the west. The path you drive to Castle in Barony of Polop(Castell de Polop) will amaze you with beautiful landscape which is verdurous and picturesque ambience and you can find ancient church in Polop near by Castell de Polop. You can also find typical Spanish restaurants, cafés, tapas in Polop of Altea. The Polop town in Altea itself is a classic destination, since, you can find the ‘Old town’ touch spread all over and it enhances your holidaying experience in Altea. With castle, tight cobbled streets, Spanish homes, cafés, traditional shops and restaurants: Polop of Altea is a beautiful Spanish old town to visit and enjoy, when you’re holidaying in Altea.

Cap Blanc in Altea – Perfect semi-urban beach to visit and enjoy in Altea

Altea, a beautiful coastal city located in Spain’s Alicante and also a part of popular Costa Blanca have amazing attractions and the holiday villas Altea will let you enjoy a spectacular holidaying with family and friends. Altea have limited but good beaches to visit and one beautiful beach you shall definitely not miss, when you’re in Altea is the popular Cap Blanc beach which is located just 3 kilometres away in south coastline from Altea’s main city centre. Cap Blanc in Altea is a perfect semi-urban beach with moderate crowd(sometimes high!) and do look picturesque with pebble beach and turquoise crystalline water. The waters of Cap Blanc is calm and thus, it mostly suits people of all ages to swim and enjoy a good ‘beach day’ in Altea. There is a sea promenade available at the back of the Cap Blanc where you can find the tourists’ amenities and also some of the restaurants and cafés here serve both traditional and multi-cuisines. When you’re in Altea, you shall definitely visit Cap Blanc, since, it’s one of the few beaches in Altea to own the prestigious ‘blue flag’ award.

DinoPark in Altea – Unique dinosaur themed amusement park in Altea for kids

Altea, a beautiful coastal city located in northern region of Spain’s Alicante and also a part of popular Costa Blanca(which is a part of Mediterranean coast) have amazing attractions and holiday villas to enjoy a spectacular holidaying with family and friends in Altea. One of the beautiful dinosaurs themed amusement park that suits family and kids who visits Altea is the DinoPark in Algar, which is 16 kilometres towards north of Altea city. Though, DinoPark have only limited rides and games for adults, it is one of the most loved theme park by kids in Spain. DinoPark looks so picturesque and feels so entertaining with a paleontological playground, dozens of sound of robotic models of life-size dinosaurs, 3D Cinema, a paddling pool for children and cactuses. DinoPark in Altea is definitely one of the best place to take your family and especially kids, when you’re holidaying in Altea.

Altea – Playa de La Roda

The most popular beach in Altea is well known as Playa de La Roda. The terrain is mostly made of rocks, so it is not that comfortable to sit on if you don’t have a beach chair. Even the beach is one of the busiest since this is the closest one to the city center. You can easily get there in a car, taxi or public transport. There is a short walk from the nearest bus stop to the main beach resorts.