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Nestled in the famous Costa Blanca of Spain, the beautiful coastal town of Alicante is considered to be the country's top coastal resort. Alicante attracts visitors from all over the world to its beautiful beaches. The region around Alicante is famous for its produce and visitors can enjoy oranges, almonds, olives and wine here. The best way to enjoy this region is with car hire in Alicante.
The main attraction, of course, are the numerous beaches the most popular being Playa del Postiguet. Car rental in Alicante is the best way to visit the different resorts and beaches dotted along the coast. For a day away from the beach, head to the Casa de la Asegurada Museum to enjoy artworks by contemporary Spanish artists or simply stroll along the seafront esplanade.
Use car hire in Alicante to head inland to the area's famous farms and vineyards. There are about 50 vineyards in the region, with plenty to see and sample. A fun family day out is to explore the uninhabited Tabarca Island, which can be reached by boat from the marina. It is surrounded by a marine reserve and is a great place to snorkel.
Best time to visit
Summer is the peak time to visit Alicante, with Europeans, particularly Germans, flocking south to enjoy the sun and surf. Although warm throughout the year, Alicante sees temperatures of around 27°C to 31°C in the summer months, making it hot and dry. Alicante receives little rainfall, with September to October considered the wettest time of year.
Car rental in Alicante
Driving is easy and straightforward in Alicante, with many visitors opting to self-drive. However, both demand and prices can skyrocket during the summer months so not only is it important to book ahead, but to compare car hire options. Driving in the city can be chaotic, so it is good idea to take it slow, but outside the cities the scenery is breathtaking.