The Costa Blanca or White Coast extends along the eastern coast of Spain (approximately in the middle) and covers the province of Alicante.
The Costa Blanca has the best all year round temperatures. The climate is recognised as one of the best in the world by the World Health Organisation. Many people with arthritis, skin conditions, respiratory conditions come to the Costa Blanca and within days feel much better. In the winter months the Costa Blanca is lucky enough to have nearly as many sunny days as in the summertime.
The Costa Blanca is a beautiful region with mountains stretching along most of the coast. The A7 motorway (with some toll sections) stretches from north to south along the coast. The N-332 also runs parallel yet is free from charges although much slower as it passes through the middle of many towns.
There are huge amounts of flights into Alicante airport, especially from Northern Europe. Further to the south of the Costa Blanca is Murcia airport.
The Costa Blanca is famous for its tourism with over 100 kms of sandy beaches and rocky coves. The northern Costa Blanca is typically mountainous with cliffs and coves, a mixture of pebble beaches and fine sandy beaches. The southern Costa Blanca is mostly flat with fine sandy beaches, palm trees and salt lakes. The south is much drier and more typical of what a person who had never visited Spain would expect to see.
The Costa Blanca is an area where there is plenty to do for both golfers and non golfers alike, with excellent safe beaches, many of the beaches have the European Blue Flag signifying cleanliness and safe bathing. There are water sports, Aqua parks, Safari Park, horse riding, shopping, many restaurants and general sightseeing all close by. There are four main cities within an hour's drive. Alicante to the north, Elche to the north west, Murcia to the west and Cartagena to the south.
There are 5 Golf Courses south of Alicante town. Renowned local courses include La Marquesa in Ciudad Quesada, La Finca in Algorfa, Golf Course Villamartin, Las Ramblas and Campoamor in Dehesa de Campoamor.