Alicante’s ideal location on the Mediterranean coast makes it a highly attractive destination for beach lovers and golfers alike. Situated on the East coast of Spain, this region boasts some of the most impressive golf courses in Spain. Blessed with very short, mild winters, you can still enjoy the glorious blue flag beaches after your golf round in the Spanish sunshine, even in January.
The El Altet Beach located in Elche, is made up of a dune complex with natural vegetation. Being 1000m in length and 100m wide, this blue flag beach is popular with wind surfers. There are several nearby Golf courses. The Font Del Llop Golf Resort, which has a playing area of international size that has five exit tees for each hole. The Alenda Golf Course, completed in October 1999. It covers 49 hectares of land, 18 holes, par 72 and 6,257 metres in length, as well as an excellent practice area and Elche Golf School, the first to open in the Community of Valencia, offers spectactular facilities.
The San Juan Beach, Alicante, is just 25kms from Alicante airport. It stretches 2900m from the El Campello fishing village to Cabo de las Huertas. Best known for its crystal clear waters and golden sands, this coastal strip is also popular with water sports enthusiasts. What finer place to relax after a round at the Alicante golf course, described as “A challenge for the game and a feast for the eyes”. Going a little further afield you can play a round at the beautiful Bonalba Golf course with its 5 lakes or El Planito with its two golf courses, 18 holes Par 72 championship, and the other a 9 hole par 27.
La Caleta Beach, Orihuela, in the Southern province of Alicante, provides great facilities. The beach received 11 blue flags in 2017. The 387m coastal strip has natural protection from the cape itself and a sea wall, resulting in a calm sea. There is an old Watchtower at La Caleta, which was once used to monitor pirate attacks during the 16th Century. There are numerous quality golf courses nearby the award winning beach, including: Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, La Finca, Vistabella, La Marquesa and Lo Romero Golf.