Guide to Altea

Altea is a charming town in Alicante, Spain, offering a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty that sets it apart as a unique destination. 

Known for its whitewashed streets, picturesque old quarter, and rich heritage, Altea encapsulates traditional Spanish charm with a touch of modernity. The town's name, derived from its Moorish roots, reflects its historical significance and cultural diversity.

One striking example of Altea's cultural allure is the iconic Church of Nuestra Señora del Consuelo, with its distinctive blue and white tiled domes that stand as a symbol of the town's architectural heritage. Altea´s appeal is further enhanced by its proximity to the Sierra de Bernia and Algar Waterfalls, which provide a stunning backdrop of natural landscapes.


Altea's Geography and Climate

Altea enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate characterised by warm summers and mild winters, with an average temperature of 18-20°C. Altea's coastal location further enhances its appeal, with sea breezes and scenic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Beaches in Altea

Altea's coastline is dotted with an array of captivating beaches, from lively stretches to secluded coves that offer tranquillity and privacy, including Playa de l’Espigo and Cala de la Barra Grande.

There are more secluded beaches such as Cala del Metge and Playa de L’Ollat, these hidden gems provide a sense of exclusivity and intimacy,

Dining and Cuisine

Altea's gastronomic scene is a culinary delight for food enthusiasts, with a rich variety of authentic Mediterranean dishes that showcase the region's bountiful produce and culinary traditions. 

Restaurants like Barra Grande and Racó del Corb offer a sensory journey through Altea's traditional flavours, serving up fresh seafood, aromatic spices, and local ingredients that tantalise the taste buds. From hearty paellas to succulent grilled meats, Altea's dining establishments provide a feast for the senses that celebrates the town's culinary heritage in every bite.

Whether craving a taste of Spanish tapas, Italian pasta, or Asian stir-fries, visitors to Altea can embark on a global culinary adventure without leaving the town's charming streets.

Altea´s town's dining establishments also play a vital role in preserving Altea's cultural heritage, with many chefs and restaurateurs drawing inspiration from traditional recipes and cooking methods that have been passed down through generations. 

Golf Courses near Altea

Altea's proximity to prestigious golf courses makes it a sought-after destination for golf enthusiasts looking to enjoy challenging rounds in scenic surroundings. Clubs such as Club de Golf Don Cayo and Club de Golf Altea offer players of all skill levels the opportunity to test their abilities against the backdrop of the town's natural beauty, creating a golfing experience that is both rewarding and visually stunning.

Shopping in Altea

Altea's shopping scene is a delightful mix of old-world charm and modern convenience, offering visitors a diverse range of retail options to explore and enjoy. From artisanal crafts in the historic old town to stylish boutiques in the city centre, Altea provides a unique shopping experience that caters to different tastes and preferences, making it a paradise for shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind treasures and local souvenirs.

One of the town's standout shopping destinations is the Altea Tuesday Market, a bustling marketplace that showcases a variety of local products, handicrafts, and gifts for visitors to peruse and purchase. 

Education and Medical Facilities

Altea's commitment to quality education is evident in its array of reputable educational institutions that cater to the diverse needs of residents and expatriates seeking academic excellence. The Altea International School, is renowned for its multicultural environment and holistic approach to learning, offering a wide range of academic programmes and extracurricular activities that nurture students' academic and personal growth. 

In terms of healthcare, Altea boasts modern medical facilities that deliver comprehensive services to residents, ensuring their well-being and safety. The Altea Medical Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and experienced healthcare professionals who provide a wide range of medical services, from routine check-ups to specialised treatments in various medical fields. Similarly, the Altea Hospital is a leading healthcare provider in the region, known for its commitment to patient care and innovation in medical treatments, making it a trusted destination for those seeking quality healthcare services in Altea.

Property Market in Altea

Exploring Altea's property market reveals a wealth of options for prospective buyers, from modern apartments to luxury villas that cater to diverse preferences and lifestyles. New Life Property Spain, with its expertise in the Altea property market, offers personalised and professional assistance to individuals seeking their dream homes in this picturesque town.

Whether you're in the market for a contemporary apartment overlooking the sea, a luxurious villa with panoramic views, or a charming holiday home steeped in history, Altea's property market has something for everyone.

With New Life Property Spain as your trusted partner, navigating the property market in Altea becomes a seamless and rewarding experience, guiding you towards finding the property of your dreams in this enchanting coastal town.

Public Transport and Accessibility

Altea's strategic location near Benidorm provides residents and visitors with convenient access to major roads such as the N-332 and AP-7, whether you're travelling by car or using public transport, Altea's well-connected road network ensures smooth and efficient commutes within the region, making it a desirable destination for those seeking accessibility and convenience. 

Conclusion - Why Altea is the perfect location to buy a property in Spain

Discovering your ideal home in Altea means immersing yourself in a vibrant community that celebrates diversity, creativity, and connection, offering a lifestyle that is both enriching and fulfilling. Whether you're drawn to the town's cultural events, recreational activities, or natural beauty, Altea's lifestyle and community provide a welcoming environment where residents can thrive and create lasting memories. With New Life Property Spain as your trusted partner, navigating the journey towards owning your dream home in Altea becomes a seamless and rewarding experience, guiding you towards a new chapter of life in this enchanting town on the Costa Blanca

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