Wednesday, 27 October 2010
El Albir - Costa Blanca Travel Guide
Blue flag beach, great snorkelling and diving; close to beautiful Calpe and Altea. Plus action packed Beni.
•El Albir This fabulous resort has all the ingredients for a perfect sunshine holiday. It has a long blue flag beach and has over 320 days of sunshine per year, with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius.
•El Albir is close to the charming towns of Calpe and Altea which offer a rich cultural smorgasbord of traditional architecture, fine Spanish cuisine and picturesque views.
•Plus, it's close enough for Benidomr's beaches and nightlife when you want to step up the tempo; but far enough away for a relaxing break away from the crowds.
•Ideal for families, couples, silver surfers, golden oldies, divers.
•The beaches in El Albir The beach is perfect for snorkelling, swimming, sailing and fishing. There is also a discreet nudist beach here.
•There are also good beaches nearby at Benidorm and Calpe.
•Diving in El Albir? The Costa Blanca is a great place to learn to dive. For experienced divers, it still has many unspoilt underwater treasures. Near the marina at Mascarat there are shallow water grottos, narrow crevices and caves; and octopus.
•When is the best time to visit El Albir? Just about anytime.
•Sightseeing near El Albir The beautiful beaches at the medieval town of Calpe are a must do. And the food is heaven sent. Many people travel from all over the coast to eat here. The old town is fascinating place to visit with narrow streets, lovely old churches, murals and monuments.
•The Peñon de Ifach is a huge rock that looks like Gibraltar is one of Caple's most famous landmarks. It is a nature reserve which is open to the public with a wide range of birds and plants.
•The best restaurants in El Albir? There is a good choice of Spanish food, British pub fayre, and Indian, Chinese and Pizza restaurants. The number one choice for our hungry holidaymakers is the Chinese restaurant. Also check out Altea and Calpe for traditional Spanish cooking.
•Nightlife in El Albir There's pubs, bars and cafes. For livelier nightlife, check out the bars and clubs in Benidorm. Some hotels provide their own entertainment and the Pirates show is one of the area's top attractions.
•Holidays to El Albir: We have an excellent choice of holidays in El Albir.
•Hotels in El Albir: We have excellent hotels in El Albir, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.
•Cheap Flights to El Albir: We have cheap flights to Alicante with all your favourite airlines and operators.
•The flight takes about 2 hours 20 minutes from UK airports.
•Car hire in El Albir: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in El Albir so check us out when completing your holiday booking.
•Transfers to your hotel in El Albir: We can book your transfers to your hotel in El Albir by either shuttle or private taxi. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
•El Albir Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.
Did you know? El Albir is in the town of Alfaz del Pi which was originally a fortified settlement to protect the Spanish coast from pirates.
Posted by john at 09:20