The Costa Blanca has a coastline of over 200 kilometers from the town of Dénia in the north, to Pilar de la Horadada in the south.
In this topic, we discuss the most famous villages in the area.
However, even though the area is not so big, the climate is slightly different.
The best area includes Altea, El Albir, Alfaz del Pí, Benidorm and Finestrat, all of which have a microclimate created by the surrounding mountains.
Altea is listed as one of the 10 most beautiful villages of the whole of Spain.
Benidorm is a vibrant city with a vivid nightlife.
Valencia is a beautiful city with excellent sightseeing opportunities.
The Costa Blanca also has a lot of other beautiful places to visit, not only for the wedding but also for a post-wedding activity or excursion.
The area has 3 international airports, which makes flights widely available and cheap.
Our most chosen venues are located approximately 30 minutes from the airport of Alicante.
There is an excellent and cheap infrastructure for transfers between the airport and accommodations.
All of these advantages make the Spanish Costa Blanca an excellent choice for a wedding abroad.
And the choice of the village depends on the venue and personal preferences of the wedding couple
Related pages on our site or useful links to other sites :Climate and temperatures (page 01-02)
Altea is listed as one of the 10 most beautiful villages of Spain.
The village is centrally located in the Costa Blanca, approximately a 30-minute drive from the main airport of Alicante.
Airport to accommodation transfer is fast and cheap.
Together with El Albir, Alfax del Pí and Benidorm, Altea enjoys a microclimate which makes it perfect for celebrating your dream wedding in the open.
The old town with its cobbled streets, artisan workshops, boutiques and restaurants are a must-see.
Costa blanca Events has its head office in Altea, which is also where we live and work.Flights and airport transfer (page 17-02)
The village of Benissa is small but enchanting, with medieval architecture and charming squares.
The village consists of the old town which is a bit more inland, and 'Benissa costa' which is at the seafront.
Especially Benissa costa is very touristic, with thousands of ( holiday) villa's, mainly for ex-pats, second homes under the sun and tourists lets.
The density of villa's in the urbanizations in Benissa Costa, makes it almost impossible to celebrate an outdoor wedding after 10 PM.
The risk of complaints from neighbours is too high.
Related pages on our site or useful links to other sites :Flights and airport transfer (page 17-02)
Denia is a beautiful cosmopolitan town on the Mediterranean coast where the sun shines all year round. Denia is an ideal location for family beach holidays, thanks to its mild temperature climate and its 20 km of sandy beaches and rocky beaches.
110 kilometers (about 1 hour and 20 minutes) from Alicante airport and 95 km from Valencia city. The city faces northeast, facing the Balearic Islands across the sea.
Denia has extensive facilities, and a marina.
Villajoyosa is the centre of the Marina Baixa district.
It is located on the northern end of the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante.
A beautiful and historic town, it stretches along a stunning, sandy beach.
Villajoyosa is a well-located destination situated about 26 kilometres from the city of Alicante and the Alicante airport, perfect for exploring the rest of Costa Blanca.
Moraira is a little coastal village on the lovely northeast tip of the Costa Blanca, mountainous.
The resort is conveniently located between Alicante and Valencia Airports (approximately 90 km from each airport).
A comfortable and peaceful atmosphere with the beautiful and untouched countryside and several little towns can be explored in the surrounding area.
From a small fishing village, the city itself has become an enticing resort for vacations and relaxation. It retains its exceptional charm, which entices tourists from all over Europe.
Moraira's marina is imposing, its markets, harbour fish restaurants and bars offer a wide choice of local cuisine.
The density of villa's in the urbanizations in Moraira's Coast makes it almost impossible to celebrate an outdoor wedding after 10 PM.
The risk of complaints from neighbours is too high.
Benidorm, a renowned Spain resort on the Costa Blanca, is situated in the heart of the La Marina Baixa zone.
Its excellent beaches, a wide variety of hotels, restaurants and tons of leisure activities make it an exciting experience for visitors from all over Spain and northern Europe.
In Benidorm you can find endless options: from a promenade walk, swimming in crystal clear waters, water sports, boat excursions to the island of Tabarca, or from the historic district of Benidorm.
It's really one of the largest tourist resorts on the Costa Blanca.
Benidorm has all gained its deserved reputation in this city, complete with its fine-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, a privileged atmosphere and excellent infrastructure.
Benidorm is what you want: full of fun and fantastic night-life.
It's not surprising that it's so popular, which makes it impossible to celebrate a seafront wedding there.
The ancient fishing village of Calpe is situated in the heart of the Costa Blanca in the Valencia region.
The city now has transformed into a very busy touristic destination.
It's conveniently located, easily reached from Valencia to Alicante via the A7 and N332, about an hour drive from the Alicante airport.
Calpe has a beautiful mix of an ancient culture of Valencia and a modern tourist town.
This is an excellent base for exploring the area or visiting the many nearby beaches.
Alone in Calpe, there are three of the most beautiful sandy shorelines.
Albir is located on the southeastern Costa Blanca, near Benidorm, Alfàs del Pí, Denia, Villajoyosa, Alcoy, OLIVA, and Guadalest, in the southeastern part of Valencia, Spain.
The new town is spacious and tidy, with lots of beautiful streets lined with trees to spend the night or sit in a café on the pavement and watch the world move by. Albir is a popular, family-friendly holiday resort.
The city can be reached by car or train from the A7.
Alicante airport is about a half-hour drive away.
The province of Alicante is located in eastern Spain in the Autonomous Community of Valencia.
Located on the coast of the Mediterranean, in the Costa Blanca region, the province is bounded by northern Valencia, south-west Murcia and the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
The towns of Alicante, Benidorm, Denia, Elche and Torrevieja, are one of the most popular tourist destinations of the province of Alicante.
Every year, thousands of tourists flock to wondrous blue flag beaches, mild climate all year round, delicious cuisine and a warm and polite welcome from local people.
The village of Finestrat is located in the Marina Baixa zone, on the Costa Blanca and near neighbouring Benidorm, and about 40 km from Alicante and its International Airport.
The village of Finestrat and Cala Finestrat beach resort are both in the district.
The village is situated on the Puig Campana Mountainside with spectacular mountain views and off the Mediterranean coast. The traditional Moorish feeling of the charming town is colourfully decorated with houses and narrow streets. At the other hand, Cala Finestrat is becoming increasingly popular and has almost spread to Benidorm itself.
Finestrat Village Finestrat's old school charm has remained with a Moorish feeling and ancient monuments such as Finstrat's Castle from the 13th century, St. Bartholomew's Church from the 18th century, La Torre and Crist de Remai hermitage.
Bars and restaurants offering traditional Mediterranean cuisine and a variety of shops and services are spread throughout. Nearby, however, are all Cala Finestrat and Benidorm amenities and facilities.
The towns beach resort, Cala Finestrat, is just three kilometres from Benidorm and is very busy.
The resort provides a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops with sufficient amenities and services. In Benidorm is everything else that you need, conveniently accessible by bus and taxi.
For families and couples looking for a relaxing Beach Resort, Cala Finestrat is close to many activities and facilities.
There is an afternoon market for the arts and crafts in the summer months.
El Campello has 23 km of peaceful, pearly white sandy beaches and is a modern coastal resort. 14 km north of Alicante. Located 14 km.
El Campello offers a stunning natural setting with views to the lake, the sea and the mountains and is situated directly on the Lalmadrava beach near the residential Poble Rspañol. You should anticipate on your trip to El Campello a beautiful environment and a promise of a happy and quiet holiday.
It provides decent road and rail links and is a 35-minute drive from Alicante International Airport.
The city of Valencia, also known as Valencia's Autonomous Community on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, overlooks the Gulf of Valencia and is surrounded by rolling mountains and vast plains of orange groves.
The beaches in Valencia are of high quality and offer excellent facilities as well as water sports facilities for rent. Valencia is an attractive destination for families, for this reason.
Paella is Spain's most famous and typical Valencian dish.
The typical paella is made with fresh, local ingredients from rice or rabbit, chicken and vegetables.
Each village in the Community offers a distinctive variation.
Meat paella (with chicken or rabbit), seafood and a combination of paella that combines meat and fish are among the most common varieties. The Arroz banda, made of rice from fish stock served with seafood and aioli is a different dish in the Valencian region.
Murcia is situated in the south-eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula, just 170 km from the coast.
Coves and small beaches contrast with rugged coastline, and pure cliffs offer many natural attractions.
Many of these places have been declared protected areas.
La Manga, a strip of land near the Mediterranean lagoon of Mar Menor, forms a significant section of the sea, is one of the most popular destinations. La Manga's interior is sloping slightly and offers safe swimming in calm waters.
Torrevieja is situated about 40 minutes south of the airport of Alicante on the Costa Blanca.
This is not a holiday resort in the sense of packed holidays, only a few hotels are located in the region and Spaniards love it very much. The city is surrounded by fine sand and crystal clear water with fantastic beaches.
Thousands of people have permanently settled down in the city from north Spain and northern Europe. The locals are both national and international tourism-friendly and welcome. There's a lot of conversation in English.
In the northern part, there are marvellous bays as well as the salt ponds.
The magnificent city of Elche, which is beautifully surrounded by palm trees and covered by a very exotic climate.
Elche is a beautiful small town in the region of Baix Vinalpo.
This small river runs over Spain's Alicante province and divides the city into two parts.
The area is known locally as Elx.
Since Iberian times, Elche has been a vital civilization centre.
It's now the third biggest city in the Valencian Region.
When you get on foot through the Elche area, the massive Palm Grove, which creates a spectacular urban landscape of over 200,000 palm trees, takes you away.
The Elche Palm Grove is, without a doubt Europe's best.
If seen from a distance, they may look like a dense forest, but in reality, it is a part of a well-organized planting for farming purposes only.
La Zenia is a well-known resort on the coast of Orihuela on the Costa Blanca.
Both Alicante and Murcia airports are only a 20 to 30 minutes drive from La Zenia.
La Zenia is home to not one, but two beaches. The central La Zenia beach is large enough that, even in the height of summer there’s plenty of space for everyone.
It’s an excellent choice for a family day out, with warm, safe waters and Blue Flag accreditation certifying the cleanliness and clarity of the beach, and it’s facilities.
During the summer months, the local town hall provides lifeguards and watersports, including jet-ski rental and other water skiing.
Mar Menor is a water lagoon, separated from the Mediterranean by a narrow piece of land called La Manga Strip.
The Strip starts at the south end of the Mar Menor just following Cabo De Palos and continues 21 kilometres in the north direction of San Pedro del Pinatar.
The waters are consistently calm, usually about 18 degrees Celsius and contain a lot of salts and iodine.
Around the shores of the Menor Sea, there are several small villages and towns.
Los Alcazares is a charming beach town with a long walk.
Punta Brava is a small town that has a fantastic view of the Mar Menor, the Strip and the Sierra Minera.
Cabo de Palos offers a picturesque marina, a rugged coastline and a stunning lighthouse.