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Altea Costa Blanca Spain - exclusive holiday guide
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Altea is a beautiful seaside old town and part of the Alicante district, ideal for laid-back travelers. Overlooked by mountains on one side with the sea on the other with plenty of lovely beaches and little coves to explore. Discover our top selection of beach holidays in Altea here.
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With its picture perfect architecture, medieval streets and pretty seafront, Altea is a world away from the modern resorts and skyscraper hotels of other Costa Blanca resorts.
Altea holidays will allow you to stroll through romantic cobbled streets, relax on pebbled beaches or admire local art in one of the town's many galleries. If you want a holiday that combines sun, sea and sand with the relaxed pace of life and unique culture of a famously bohemian town, an Altea holiday is the perfect choice.

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Altea mountains

Things to Do on Altea Holidays.
Whether you want a romantic break for two or a relaxing family holiday, Altea in Costa Blanca combines traditional seaside charms with historic attractions to offer the best of both worlds. Visit the magnificent Virgin del Consuelo church with its beautiful blue dome, take in some local culture at the new Palau de las Artes or just relax in one of Altea's many restaurants and cafes. Shoppers will find themselves in heaven on a holiday to Altea too, with local artisans exhibiting their wares throughout the winding alleys of the old town and countless boutiques lining the main shopping street of Avenida del Rey Jaime I.

At night, the focus is on leisurely dining and relaxing drinks along the seafront promenade, with freshly caught seafood and tapas on offer as well as some of the finest international cuisine. Altea is the sort of timeless, charming resort that has visitors returning again and again and as it's such a popular destination just two and a half hours away, cheap holidays to Altea are widely available, meaning everyone can afford a break in the sun.

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Altea Beach

Altea Beach Holidays.
Altea holidays on the beach are popular with those who want to enjoy the sun away from the busy resort towns, and the coast offers a choice of pebble and shingle beaches. The most popular are Playa la Roda and Playa de Cap Blanch, which are family-friendly sand and pebble beaches close to the town, but there are also many hidden coves and bays that are waiting to be explored. Altea's hot, sunny weather lasts all year round, so if you're looking for a bit of winter sun, Altea might just be the answer!

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