Moved to the Costa Blanca and looking for things to do that don’t break the bank? Here’s a list of free things to keep you occupied…

1.       Playa de Levante

       Recognised as a Blue Flag beach and excellent for jet skiing and sailing, Playa de Levante is a popular choice for visitors and residents in Costa Blanca North. As one of the most popular and attractive beaches in Benidorm, you can’t really go far wrong spending your days relaxing on this beach or in one of its many chiringuitos and local bars.


     2. The Algar waterfall

        Located in the beautiful Les Fonts de l'Algar Nature Reserve, just 25 minutes from the coast and Altea, the Algar waterfall is a natural wonder and a perfect choice for the whole family.

3.       Climb Peñon de Ifach, Calpe

       A huge limestone rock and a famous landmark of the Caple coastline, Peñon de Ifach rises 332 metres high, clearly visible for miles around. Before starting your ascent up the rock, it’s worth stopping off at the museum which tells the history of the nature reserve. With sheer drops and tricky paths, the climb isn’t for the faint-hearted, but those that take the risk are greeted with stunning views of the countryside and on a good day, views out towards the Balearic Islands.  

4.       Climb up to Santa Barbara Castle

This 16th century castle and fortress is located on top of a hill, overlooking Alicante, and offers stunning views of the surrounding area.Great fury castle and fortress is located on top of a hill, overlooking Alicante, and offers stunning views of the surrounding area.Great for the whole family.

5.       Guadalest Valley

       Within an hour of the coast and Altea town, Guadalest Valley offers a stunning reservoir with spectacular scenery, as well          as nature walks and a few craft and tourist shops along the way. 

6.       Browse the Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art 

       For the artistic types, this museum, which exhibits 20th-century and contemporary art, is a fantastic choice, plus it’s free!

7.       Calle Marques del Campo market     

      Located in Denia, this market offers a mixture of fashionable high-street stores and stalls selling souvenirs, clothing and             jewellery during the summer months. 

8.       Montgo natural park   

       Another one for the lovers of the outdoors, Montgo natural park rises 753 metres above sea level and is a fantastic choice        for the whole family. Located conveniently between Javea and Denia, it’s easily accessible and a popular choice. 

Image of a very busy isla tabarca in alicante. There is a beach with a lot of people and children, there are people swimming in the blue sea and more people sunbathing on the beach on towels, under umbrellas and some people are also having a picnic
9.      Isla Tabarca, snorkelling- boats every 45 mins

      An isolated island off the coast of the Alicante region, Tabarca is great for snorkelling and water sports. Boats run regularly       throughout the day, but be sure to catch the last one back to the mainland!

10.       Javea old town 

       With winding streets and authentic tapas bars, Javea old town is the epitome of Spanish culture and gastronomy. Why not        get  away from the hustle and bustle of the ports and take a stroll for yourself?

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