Marina Baja is a region located in the province of Alicante (Spain) and it offers both its visitors and citizens the posibility to enjoy the mountains and to spend a few hours at one of the best beaches in the country
Its characteristic are very attractive to tourists from all over the world who choose this region to spend their vacations. Some go even further and they move to the region to live all year round. There are a lot of people from Norway and Great Britain, and they form a big community.
The most important city is Benidorm where there is a wide variety of hotels, although visitor could find other nice cities like Villajoyosa or Altea. You have many options and many towns where you could spend your vacations.
If we did a review of places that you could visit, we find many options. Starting with the mountains where there are great places like the waterfall Fonts de l'Algar, and many popular places to hike. It has many protected areas of high ecological value.
We also can't ignore a visit to the Serra Gelada Natural Park which it's located in differents towns in Marina Baja. It is one of the most popular places in the province.
Meanwhile, beach lovers have many options to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea. They could visit tourist beaches or more secluded beaches. Poniente beach in Benidorm is one of the most popular tourist spots in the region.
Finally, you could take a swim at one of the desirable beaches in the province like Roda in Altea, where there are fewer swimmers than at other beaches.
Costa Blanca: 280 kilometers of beautiful beaches
A good climate and almost three hundred miles of beaches make up the letter of the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, in which many of the most tourist cities of Spain such as Benidorm, Denia and the own capital is included.
The arrival of tourists to the area is continuous in the summer and even winter months since it is one of the areas of Europe with more hours of sunshine a year. Therefore also many foreigners decide to stay to live throughout the year.
But not everything is beach in that area. Alicante is the second most mountainous province of Spain by what the landscape of the Costa Blanca is dotted with mountains. In its Valley is home to numerous crops that fill color the area during the spring.
Visitors can also go to the archaeological sites that are spread throughout the area. Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans and Muslims chose during his time dealing with this area so there are numerous remains of these civilizations.
The Costa Blanca is full of contrast. On the one hand you can see cities modern and loaded with options to spend free time together with other urban centres where the tranquility and the good life is its main attraction.
There is a large number of marinas along the coast for water sports lovers to enjoy them. As in other parts of Spain golf courses offer is large and full of options.
From Alicante Airport, there are numerous flights to various parts of Europe such as Germany or the United Kingdom throughout the year.