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ALTEA

ALTEA

The idyllic coastal town of altea in the province of Alicante on the Costa Blanca, which has about 25,000 inhabitants, extends along the Mediterranean Sea and is located at the foot of the mountain massif of the Sierra Bernia. In Altea city can be enjoyed throughout the year a uniquely mild climate, many recreational activities such as swimming, diving, climbing, surfing, kayaking, waterskiing,sailing, mountain biking, tennis, golf, horseback riding, hiking etc can be practiced all year round,the active vacationers have not limits.

As one of the most exclusive places on the northern Costa Blanca, Altea is characterized by a year-round cultural life. Thus Altea is not only a tourist spot but ideal for international residents and sun-seeking “overwintering”.

Altea has several beaches with sand and natural beach along the 7.5km bay, some beach bars, so-called “Xiringuitos”, serve refreshments, tapas and other small dishes.

Altea city offers all the benefits of a city – beautiful boutique shopping, a wide range of restaurant scene, food, art and antique fairs, cultural events in the Palace of Culture “Palau” bars with jazz music and other attractions. At the same time, however, the serenity of a charming fishing village can enjoyed. Over a glass of wine the goings in the marina track or stay in one of the cozy beach cafes on the promenade and enjoy the sunshine.

The nature lovers will enjoy the excursions into the inland. One can buy at a drive through in the Callosa Valley, fresh honey directly from the beekeeper and take in the lined valleys of avocado trees, orange and lemon groves. The interplay between mountainsand the sea is particularly attractive.

The village with its picturesque alleys and whitewashed houses is dominated by the blue-white domes of the parish church Virgen de Consuelo. The market place around the church is beautifully decorated with small cafes and restaurants. Here there is a variety of fish and seafood, fresh vegetables, the typical Spanish rice dishes(Arroces), and international cuisine. A true gem for the interested Spanish lovers.

A unique feature compared to other coastal cities is the year-round availability of food outlets and shopping scene in Altea. Thus excursions in the surrounding cities of Alicante (approx ¾ hour distance) or Valencia(1.5 hours distance) an additional experience, but not absolutely necessary. Benidorm and Calpe are medium-sized cities next to Altea and can be easily reached within 15minutes via the National road N-332. Altea is so far in terms of the transport-geographical integration, optimally situated/located.

With all the different facets Altea offers, either as a tourist or resident will be able to testify that Altea is rightly called the”Pearl of the CostaBlanca”!

Streets with enchanting charm, restaurants serving national and international cuisine, bars and night clubs, aswell as art exhibitions. An environment which, enchanted with its magical charm, has attracted people from all over the world for decades.

To the old town is very cultural and offers residents a very special feeling. Here you are not in a typical resident location, special integrated into the Spanish life and living experience, but with strong international flavor. There are certain locations with a high proportion of foreign residents, who have settled here with primary or secondary residence.

The beauty of the old town of Altea with the white houses of the surrounding area is crowned by the church with the typical  blue and white domes stand out compared to other places on the Costa Blanca. No place on the northern Costa Blanca has so much beautiful Mediterranean character as the historic Grade II listed  Casco Antiguo of Altea. The narrow streets, the picturesque church square with its vantage point over the port of Altea, to the Sierra Gelada brings visitors from all over the world and holds them in awe.

Many bars and restaurants invite you to linger, nightlife and variety of culinary delights. The gastronomic offer ranges from Spanish to international cuisine. The price/performance ratio is one of the best in Europe.

Many small boutiques, galleries and shops are also open in the evening and at night invite you to take a leisurely stroll.

In spring and summer there is an art and artisan market in the church square.

The oldest part of the old town of Altea is Bella Guarda, here the first houses were built a long time ago.

Within the old town there are very different locations; peace or bustle, both can be found here. In this area are properties with garages or parking spaces. Many stressed central Europeans are looking for just that as parking is at a premium during the high season. In certain areas of the old town no vehicular access is possible.

Altea Hills Spain is an exclusive residential area in the north eastern part of the Sierra Bernia in Altea.

Due to its geographic location, properties provide a unique Panorama view to the southwest of Altea and the bay.

There are within the urbanization luxury villas, as well as areas with bungalows and apartments.

Altea Hills is marked by the international diversity of residents - not only Europeans but also Americans, Russians, Canadians, etc. have here a second or third residence.

In Altea Hills there is an excusive Wellness clinic under development, several bars, restaurants and various service providers.

The urbanization has a own security service and visitors and residents must pass through a security gate. There is round-the-clock permanent security.

The orthodox church of San Miguel can be viewed at the foot of the Urbanisation.

Altea la Vieja (“Old Altea”, also ”Altea La Vella” mentioned in the Valenciano dialect) is a picturesque borough of Altea, about 3.5KM from Altea city center with its own small village center, shops and even a small old town church. Approximately 600 inhabitants and a total of 2,400 residents from all over the world, if you count the surrounding housing developments (Alhama and Sierra de Altea). In the urbanization Sierra de Altea is the golf course Don Cayo. With its white houses and located between the sea and mountains. Its fabulous gastronomy and friendly residents along with the excellent climate all year are more than enough reasons to appreciate this place.

In addition to housing developments Sierra de Altea, Alhama Springs there are the urbanizations El Paradiso, Urb.Monte Rico and the Urb. SantaClara. Beautiful villas and estates are located in these housing developments, all of which are protected by the striking Sierra Bernia from the northern weather. Residents from all over Europe and the world ensure an international, cosmopolitan ambience.

Altea la Vieja with two supermarkets, bakery, gas station, post office, international press,hairdresser, hardware store, doctors and its tapas bars and restaurants is the closest supply center for surrounding housing developments. On weekends there is life music in some bars.The transport links of Altea la Vieja for national road and the highway is excellent.

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