Altea's beautiful Old Town is home to many artists and writers.
They draw inspiration from the whitewashed houses and cobblestone streets.
From the church square on top of the town there is a beautiful view of the ocean.
Here you will find a large selection of restaurants, bars and cafes.
There are many art exhibitions and shops, and several small boutiques selling handcrafted jewelry and clothing.
Further down the city becomes more busy, with designer boutiques and well known chains.
Along the promenade you can enjoy the view, the fishing port and marina, the sea air and a wide variety of restaurants.
Finestrat is situated at the foot of Puig Campana, the region's highest mountain. It is a wonderful place for hiking and climbing.
The Old Town has beautiful Moorish streets and terrassed houses, and has kept its traditional and authentic feel.
At the very top of the town, there is a small church and park with amazing views of the town, mountains and sea.
The surrounding farmland creates a beautiful mosaic of orange, almond and olive trees.
At La Font del Moli, you can fill jugs with delicious mountain water.
Finestrat has its own small beach, a cozy, relaxed cove located 9 km from the Old Town, between Benidorm and Villajoyosa. The beach has been awarded the Blug Flag for its high standard and accessibility.
Finestrat is also known for its large shopping center, La Marina, right next to the giant food store, Carrefour.
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.