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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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Bodega, Museum and Restaurant Maserof

Local Tip Maserof is a fantastic place for a party. Carol, who runs Maserof, can organise a great afternoon or evening of food, Maserof wine and music. Make sure you have plenty of time to explore the farmhouse and...

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Melia Villaitana Hotel

Local Tip This is a paradise for golfers with two courses. Autumn and spring are popular times to play as the weather is not too hot. If you have a special celebration, take a look at the Melia ballroom as it is...

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Joyful Gospel

Joyful Gospel

3 Mar

If you enjoy singing, you may enjoy joining the upbeat Joyful Gospel Costa Blanca. They meet every week from 2pm. Fee is €6pp. Join them at the rehearsals or ask for more details. more »

Skittles evening

Skittles evening

4 Mar

Enjoy an evening of skittles in the lovely Hotel Gran Sol. Skittles is a fun and informal way of meeting new people. Meet at 7.30pm in the basement bar to select the teams. The cost is €3.50 per player and there is a prize for the winning team. You can also come along and watch. Why not combine your evening with a meal or snack in the... more »

Music Quiz

Music Quiz

5 Mar

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 »

Inma Serrano in concert

Inma Serrano in concert

5 Mar

Celebrate International Women's Day with a concert by Inma Serrano, who has been entertaining music lovers for more than 20 years. She will be presenting her new record Mi Sueño, a mix of musical styles from Spain and Mexico. Tickets are from €10 to €25. more »

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Melia Villaitana Hotel

The Melia Villaitana Hotel is in a Mediterranean village set between two golf courses, designed by Jack Nicklaus, in a picturesque setting in the Alicante region. more »

Virtual Tours

OP Group Spain

If you are planning your next golf or beach holiday or are looking to buy a property for investment, the experienced staff at OP Group Spain should be your first port of call. more »

Alicante Photos

Taking the helm on the Costa Blanca

Taking the helm on the Costa Blanca

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Fiesta statues going up in smoke

Crazy capers at carnival time

Crazy capers at carnival time

Alicante at Night

Alicante at Night

Alicante Castle

Alicante Castle

Alicante Port

Alicante Port

Santa Faz, Alicante

Santa Faz, Alicante

Exploring Costa Blanca's caves and coves

Exploring Costa Blanca's caves and coves

Javea's beautiful coastline

Javea's beautiful coastline

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