The tourist campaigns carried out by the Altea City Council at fairs “and through the dissemination of advertising spots on social networks and in almost all Post Offices, in addition to journalistic reports and that in the 2019-2020 biennium it was the cultural capital of the Valencian Community, have influenced so that the hotel occupancy reserves for this Holy Week touch one hundred percent “
Las Fallas and Saint Patrick high occupancy on the weekend in Benidorm
Color and good weather will be the stars this weekend in Benidorm. The celebration of Las Fallas and the festival of Saint Patrick will make the tourist capital raise its occupancy to a minimum of 85% on these days. Thus, the city will live a festive weekend in which the green and the shades of the Josephine monuments will be a claim for tourists and visitors who will sign another weekend of almost full tourist.
Spring March 2023, good weather next week in Alicante (Costa Blanca)
For the next week, the weather conditions are expected to change drastically again, as temperatures are expected to rise significantly. In fact, temperatures are expected to reach 28 degrees in some parts of the province, which would be a notable change compared to the low temperatures recorded in previous days, closer to the values typical of spring.
Airport clear plastic bags on the way out
Spanish airports will stop asking airline passengers to take liquids and electronic devices out of their luggage.
State airport operator Aena announced that it will gradually bring in new 3D scanners, which they say will allow airport staff to ‘inspect luggage with these items inside’.
Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat will be the first airports to use the new technology as they account for 40% of the country’s air traffic.
Alicante-Elche airport opens the Costa Blanca to ten new air routes thanks to low cost airlines
The companies anticipate that the new flights for this season could move close to a million new passengers this year – Ryanair incorporates routes to Fez, Turin and Warsaw
Two towns in Alicante: Altea and Guadalest, on the list of the most beautiful in Spain by National Geographic
National Geographic magazine has published a list of the most beautiful towns in Spain that “deserve a trip in 2023” and two of them are in the province of Alicante, specifically in Marina Baixa. These are two common towns in this type of listing: Guadalest and Altea.
Alicante-Elche airport among the 100 best in the world and the 5th in Spain
The Alicante airport has been the 66th best valued aerodrome in the world in 2022 but has lost 5 places since 2019 due to the stoppage it suffered due to the covid. Alicante-Elche appears in 66th place among the best airports in the world in the 2022 Airhelp ranking.
Tapas on the Costa Blanca: Benidorm
If you want to try tapas on the Costa Blanca, you should go to Benidorm. Away from the skyscrapers, the old town surprises with its pretty corners – and everyone gets their fill here.
Benidorm – Tapas and pintxos belong to Spain like beer and schnitzel to Germany. This gastronomic heritage can be experienced in particular in the historic center of Benidorm.
Best weather october on record
Last month was the hottest October in Spain since records began in 1961, with an average temperature of 18ºC.
It beat the previous record, from October 2017, by 0.8ºC, according to state weather agency Aemet.
The figure was 3.6ºC higher than the average for the period of reference (1981-2010).
Fancy Dress Party Benidorm 2022
The Fancy Dress parade is celebrated as the main day of the week of the local Benidorm Fiestas Patronales .This event is held being on the second or third Thursday of the month of November depending on the calendar.
The history of the Benidorm Fancy Dress Party began around the 1990s. This was due the Benidorm Half Marathon held on November 21 or 22 of each year, participants from Great Britain began to congregate for this sports event, most of them from the same Runners club.
The now Traditional End of Season Benidorm Fancy Dress Party has grow over the past 20 years from it’s start as a Promotional gimmick by Manolo from Sinatras Bar. He offered anyone who turned up on the day a Free Drink. This offer is now not in place as the attendance is now at 40,000 plus people attending the one day street party, although 2021 was less due to the Covid Pandemic.