ABOUT GRAN ALACANT, THE SOUTHERN COSTA BLANCA.
Gran Alacant is one of the closest tourist resorts to Alicante Airport (aprox. 8 minutes) and to the center of Alicante (aprox. 10 minutes).
It has a frequent bus service running between the airport, the resort and Santa Pola.
Santa Pola is one of the most important fishing ports on the Mediterraneo Sea, boasting some of the finest fish and seafood restaurants.
Gran Alacant is a popular resort where many people have bought holiday homes and many come to the resort on the weekends to enjoy a break at the sea side, but it is also the perfect residence for people that want to enjoy the best of weather and food all the year round. Also preferred by people working in Alicante that want a better quality of life or people that want to retire.
You will find many interesting natural places here like:
BeachesCarabassi Beach is the main beach servicing tourists and locals in Gran Alacant to the north of the resort. Carabassi Beach is a wide, golden, sandy blue flag beach with walkways and foot showers. It has a long expanse of blue flag beaches and day trips to the Island of Tabarca.
Tabarca IslandIt is a divers paradise and it is the smallest permanently inhabited island in Spain. It is currently known for its marine reserve.
Clot de Galvany:This is a place of great environmental value. It can distinguish different ecosystems , containing flora and protected fauna of great importance to regional scale and even state.
Nearest Golf Courses20 minutes by car to the Alenda Golf course, 10 minutes to the Plantillo and just 20 minutes to Alicante Golf, to the north of the great port and city of Alicante.
To the south of Santa Pola and Torrevieja are numerous golf courses such as the Marquesa and La Finca golf courses.
Shopping CentersFashion shops, Restaurants, Fast Food,Cinemas,Home, Supermarkets, Groceries, Fitness, Beauty, Pubs and Discos, and other services ...
Other servicesSchools (Private, Bilingual and public). Private and Public Health system. Financial services. Different amazing sports like paragliding, skydiving, sailing, kite surf, annual marathon (over 10.000 people), climbing, trekking, karting, paintball...