Alicante is renowned for its
long sandy beaches
, charming historic quarter of El Barrio,
delicious Spanish gastronomy
and vibrant nightlife.
This thoroughly Spanish city has a truly Mediterranean air; its wide esplanades, such as the Rambla de Mendez Nuñez and the Avenida Alfonso el Sabio, and its seafront promenades full of terrace cafés, are perfect for relaxation.The Hospes Amerigo is located in the historic quarter, in an old Dominican convent
where the view is crowned by the Santa Barbara Castle. And just a few steps away, Postiguet beach pushes its way into the city.
Be sure to visit the marine parade
(Explanada de España), Santa Barbara Castle
and the Santa María Church,
as well as the Santa Cruz and San Roque districts,
the old quarter, Panteón de Quijano Gardens, the Bullfight and Fine Arts Museums (Bellas Artes).