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Alicante Port and marina

Alicante

Breath-taking scenery, the marvellous Mediterranean, imposing mountains, traditional cuisine, charming villages and crystal-clear waterfalls are just some of Alicante's awesome attractions.
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Music Quiz

Music Quiz

29 Jan

Can you name that intro in one? Do you know the difference between the Beatles and Justin Bieber? Come and test your music knowledge at this weekly fun quiz with John Curtis. Music is from the 60s to the present day. Entry is €2 per player and there is the chance to win good prizes. more »

Live Music

Live Music

30 Jan

Live music every Friday evening in the beautiful Hotel Gran Sol. You can enjoy a drink at the bar or dinner in the restaurant with fabulous views over to the sea and the iconic Ifach rock. In December the acts are: 5th: Rob Sweeney 12th: The View 19th: Matt Curtis Please book a table for these nights as they are very busy (965 836 282) more »

Medieval Market

Medieval Market

30 Jan - 1 Feb

Orihuela's historic town centre provides a stunning backdrop for the annual medieval market. The town turns back time to the Middle Ages when jesters, jousters and jolly japes were the order of the day. This is one of the biggest and best medieval markets in Spain and you will need at least three hours to wander around the hundreds of stalls... more »

Sunday Roast Lunch

Sunday Roast Lunch

1 Feb

A variety of tasty starters, main and desserts! Please book a table in advance. Why not stay on for live music with the jam session? more »

Videos

Rste Maserof

Head high into the mountains of the Sierra Bernia, above Xalo, to experience a magical time of dinner by candlelight amid stunning scenery. more »

Virtual Tours

Zenia Boulevard

Zenia Boulevard is the newest and biggest shopping centre in the Alicante region. It boasts 150 shops, several restaurants and bars, plus a casino. more »

Alicante Photos

Santa Faz, Alicante

Santa Faz, Alicante

Calpe's imposing Ifach Rock

Calpe's imposing Ifach Rock

Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante

Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante

Costa Blanca's impressive coastline

Costa Blanca's impressive coastline

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

Moors and Christians fiesta on the Costa Blanca

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Juicy olives in Alicante

Juicy olives in Alicante

Fiery end to the fallas fiesta

Fiery end to the fallas fiesta

Traditional boat at Tabarca Island

Traditional boat at Tabarca Island

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