VILLAS IN ALICANTE, a city in Spain, are found on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
It is a major port of the Valencia Community of Spain. Situated between mountain tops and ocean, it a famous tourist place and with plenty of holiday properties you will be spoiled for choice for your vacation. Alicante will offer you much while you look around the city that provides an incredible juxtaposition of culture, background and modernity.
In the middle of the city there is Postiguet Beach.
The sandy beach is popular throughout your day and fairly busy throughout the night when it is illuminated by street lights. These provide the beach and breaking waves with a surreal lighting effect. The white sand and clear blue waters with palm tree plant life causes it to be a popular place for the vacationers and locals alike.
Visit this beach and relish the amazing aquatic sports in the Postiguet Beach.
If you are looking at background and monuments, you need to go to the Castle of Santa Barbara situated on Mount Benacantil. It was built in the tenth century by the Moors.
It has everything from moats and canons to a tattered chapel and also the perfect view over the whole of Alicante. You will find two coffee shops for when you want to take a rest in the end of your sightseeing. Throughout the summer season special castle evenings are organized where lots of concerts occur there.
If you do not desire to go there by walking along the winding pathways with the mountain, either use the lift from the seafront or take a rental car or regalos personalizados taxi to ride up to the castle. There is another castle: St Ferdinand Castle situated on Tossal Hill. It was built in the 1800s to avoid Napoleon's advances.
If you are an art lover, go to the Paseo de Gadea where local artists display their works.
The Museum of Modern Art is known for its shows of new and old works of art by artists like Miro and regalos originales Picasso. Another interesting museum is the Bonfire Festivities Museum which displays the best sculptures from the festival of San Juan. Go to the museum to discover how these beautiful artistic representations are created.
If you are a fan of bullfighting, explore the Bullfighting Museum which has all of the artefacts from swords and capes to stuffed bulls.
Nearby to VILLAS IN ALICANTE is the favourite promenade of Alicante is La Explanada de Espana. Probably the most distinguishing feature of the strip is the six million tiles in red, black and cream colour reflecting the waves of the Mediterranean Sea.
It provides an ideal getaway with palms, coffee shops, stalls with local crafts and also the cooling ocean breeze.