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Alicante is a Spanish resort town that offers sun-drenched beaches and pleasant, palm tree-lined streets along with monuments to its rich historical heritage. You can use ebookers to get the best prices for rooms in beachside resorts or city hotels in Alicante.
You can use ebookers to find hotels that offer great deals for luxury accommodation near the historical attractions of Alicante. Some of the more popular historical monuments in the city include the Basilica of Santa Maria and the Co-Cathedral of St. Nicholas of Bari, both of which were first erected in the 15th century and later improved in grand style during the 18th century. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Alicante is housed in a Baroque building that dates back to 1685, when it was used as a civil defense building and called the Casa de la Asegurada. Another historical building that has been converted to a museum is the Gravina Palace. Built to house the royal family in 1848, it is now home to the Gravina Museum of Fine Arts.
Use ebookers to find hotels even during the peak summer period, and enjoy the Bonfires of St. John (Hogueras de San Juan). This giant annual street festival takes place throughout the entire city, and it combines fireworks with unique parades and other celebrations that begin during the summer solstice in the third week of June. It is followed by another week of fireworks that light up the night-time sky just as the summer sun illuminates and warms the beautiful beaches of the city during the long summer daylight hours.
The fun in Alicante does not end when the sun sets on the beach, and you'll be able to enjoy all the money you saved by booking your hotel with ebookers when you visit a couple of the city's clubs and dance halls each night you are in Alicante. You'll find venues where you can enjoy everything from dancing to techno or house music to enjoying cocktails and conversation with natives and fellow tourists as you listen to a live performance of jazz or cabaret music.
If you are going to Alicante to enjoy the sun, you'll want to use ebookers to book one of the many hotels that have direct access to the famed beaches of this Mediterranean coastal city. You can even take a train ride to other resorts in the area, especially if you've extended your holiday budget by booking your accommodation choice in Alicante with ebookers.
Try the famous rice dishes of Alicante and the surrounding region in street cafes and elegant restaurants throughout the city. Check the information listed on ebookers when you book your hotel to find a particularly outstanding restaurant, or ask fellow guests for dining recommendations when you arrive.
The best options for shopping are to be found along the bustling Rambla de Mendez Nunez, which features traditional local crafts and original designs. A modern and unique shopping centre called the Plaza Mar 2 centre is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it is located right on the marina near some of the beach resorts that are available through ebookers.
When you use ebookers to find great deals on your choice of hotels in Alicante, you'll save time and money making your holiday in the sun much more enjoyable.