The city: Alicante

A top flight holiday destination, lapped by Mediterranean waters, Alicante offers splendid beaches, with a wonderful, unbeatable climate, with an annual average temperature of 18ºC and more than 2,900 hours of sunshine every year.The city is a mixture of traditionalism and modernity, leisure and business, fun and studying, combining beaches and mountains within the same urban landscape, not to mention its nearby island, Tabarca, the only inhabited island in the Comunidad Valenciana and home to an exquisite sealife centre.