ALTEA – Welcome home
Located in the province of Alicante, in the region of the Marina Baja. It is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of Alfaz del Pi and south of Calpe.
Only 10 minutes from Benidorm, is what is possibly one of the most beautiful towns of the Costa Blanca: Altea. Nestled on a hill, it is characterized by its coastline full of small white houses, narrow cobblestone streets that end up in the sea, and by the blue domes of its main church, visible from many points of the surroundings.
Its foreign population is very high, according to data from the INE of 2008, almost 34% of them come from the European Union. It is also a town whose standard of living is somewhat higher than the neighboring towns, even Benidorm.
The Dome of his Church, blue with white geometric decoration, is one of the symbols of the Costa Blanca.
Small and beautiful coves and beaches follow one another along a coast full of the same white charm that its urban center keeps.
Altea has a special atmosphere. Approaching to walk through its streets, enjoy its crafts, the beautiful corners … A walk through Altea, is a great plan, which every year thousands of visitors enjoy.
When you know the wealth of Altea and you start to enjoy it, something very special happens. You feel how the Mediterranean envelops you with its light and joy, how its white streets transport you to another era, or how the richness of its gastronomy, envelops your senses, leads you to want to transform yourself, into an authentic alteano.
If you come by Altea, it is very possible that you feel that sensation … trap it and keep it, because it will not be easy, that you can forget your desire, to live like an alteano.
Its steep white streets overlooking the sea, the history of fishermen, the ancestral agriculture … take a nap, enjoy the details, a good conversation with the neighbors … let time pamper you while observing a thousand details, while the sea breeze welcomes your spirit … A quiet lifestyle, where there is no stress, healthy, and rich in human relationships. Who would not want to live like an Alteano in these modern times?
For more information: www.visitaltea.es