The best natural landscapes in Alicante

The best natural landscapes in Alicante

Places you’ll regret not visiting near Alicante

The province of Alicante on the Costa Blanca of Spain has the potential to be a vacation paradise for just about everyone. There is always a new gem for you to discover scattered throughout the province. Today we help you to discover the best natural landscapes in Alicante, which are the most photographable places for your next road trip.

 Guadalest Castle

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The small medieval town of El Castell de Guadalest – popularly known as just Guadalest – is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Costa Blanca: The Guadalest valley. With its picturesque nature, it is one of the most popular attractions of Alicante with its historical past and cultural interest. Take a walk in the town, visit the beautiful waterfalls or have a nice meal in one of the towns many lovely restaurants. 

Pink lagoon of Torrevieja

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One of the most incredible and, at the same time, unknown places in Spain. This huge pink lagoon of 1,400 hectares is part of the Natural Park of Lagunas de la Mata and Torrevieja. This phenomenon of natural origin, unique in Spain, is produced by a bacterium that releases a pinkish pigment in waters with high concentration of salt. The months in which the pink water is better seen are August and September.

Peñon d’ Ifach Calpe

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The 322-metre-tall symbol of the Calpe area offers a one-kilometre hiking trail through the natural park of Peñon d’Ifach. You can get to the summit either by a guide or by yourself. In the past, Peñon d’Ifach was used as a watchtower to guard against attacks from Berber pirates. Today the Peñon d’Ifach is a peaceful refuge for many plants and bird species along with a cherished destination for people coming from all around the world.

Natural park of the Serra Gelada

If you like hiking trails, you can not miss the excursion between the sea and the mountain of the Serra Gelada. A journey to the edge of impressive cliffs, whose fossil dunes are among the highest in Europe.

It is up to you to decide your travel needs, but Alicante sure does have a lot to offer if you enjoy the flexibility of a vehicle while in the area.

Rent a car in Alicante

If you don’t have access to a vehicle, all Top Gear rental cars in Alicante provide you with a fully insured car and meet and greet upon arrival. Click HERE to browse for available hire cars for your stay. 

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