Destination guide

Sun, sand and sea in Alicante Province

With its vast beaches, clear turquoise waters and craggy mountains, Alicante Province is an outdoor playground for adventure seekers, nature lovers and history buffs alike. Like to see the sights? Explore the magical Old Town by Segway, or explore ancient fortresses and beautiful castles, before sampling the region's finest foods on a gourmet walking tour. In the heart of it all, your Alicante Province vacation rental will be the perfect place to relax after a long day enjoying the sun, sand and sea.


Find attractions for all in Alicante Province

From amazing festivals celebrating regional music and traditional foods to tours by kayak or bicycle, Alicante Province offers countless ways to experience the delights that the region has to offer. With attractions on the doorstep, your Alicante Province vacation rental will be within easy reach of museums to educate and inspire and spectacular beaches, ideal for swimming during the day and stargazing at night. Like to learn more about the castles, churches and fortresses here? Local tour guides are on hand to bring the history of the region to life.


Year-round vacations in sun-soaked Alicante Province

Located on the shores of the Alboran Sea, Alicante basks in temperate weather through much of the year, making it a beautiful destination in all seasons. Summers in Alicante are hot and sunny, with temperatures running into the high 80s during the day. Most of the rain comes during fall, with October the wettest month. Winters can be cool, with temperatures ranging from the mid-40s to the low 60s, while spring is a popular time to visit, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s and the sun getting set for summer.

Natural features

Natural wonders in Alicante Province

Alicante is a province in south-east Spain, with a stunning coastline on the Balearic Sea to the east and the Alboran Sea to the south. It sits north of Algiers, north-east of Gibraltar and south-west of Barcelona, with Ibiza a 4-hour ferry ride away. The southern part of Alicante is flat, with the terrain getting gradually hillier as it rises to majestic mountains in the north and west. Visitors head here to discover beautiful beaches and buzzing marinas, while nature lovers can spot lynx, wolves, eagles and brown bears in the region's wilder corners. Birdwatchers are drawn to Alicante to spot red-knobbed coots, black winged stilts and whiskered terns.

Where to stay around Province of Alicante?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17,891 vacation rentals near Province of Alicante. From 6,313 Villas to 2,983 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Province of Alicante for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Province of Alicante?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Province of Alicante. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Alicante: 2,060 vacation rentals
  • Moraira: 2,315 vacation rentals
  • Benidorm: 3,230 vacation rentals
  • Jávea: 10,119 vacation rentals
  • Costa Blanca: 19,071 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Province of Alicante! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Province of Alicante?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Province of Alicante:

  • Alicante: 2,060 rentals
  • Benidorm: 3,230 rentals
  • Jávea: 10,119 rentals
  • Calpe: 8,816 rentals
  • Dénia: 10,825 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Province of Alicante?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Province of Alicante. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Javea Port: 11,165 rentals
  • Denia Beach: 10,947 rentals
  • La Zenia Beach: 4,563 rentals
  • Cabo Roig Beach: 4,685 rentals
  • Punta Prima Beach: 4,621 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Province of Alicante listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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