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).
Climatology confirms that the hottest season of the year already invades part of spring and autumn on the Costa Blanca. Five months of summer in Alicante and Benidorm, and stretches the tourist season. The Mediterranean Sea continues with unusually high temperatures, with values ranging between 22-24 ºC.
Foreign tourists (six million) who have visited the Costa Blanca this summer have been satisfied or very satisfied, 55% say they intend to return in the next 12 months, according to the 2022 Visitor Satisfaction Survey
SOME Covid-19 paperwork checks at Spain’s borders were eliminated this week.
The ministry for health noted that with effect from Tuesday it was no longer necessary for travellers from non-EU countries to fill in the form at the Spain Travel Health (SpTH) website when they enter the country by air or sea.
The decision has been taken due to the ‘evolution of the pandemic around the world’ and to ‘facilitate international travel’.
The Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airport will close August with 1,800 flights that strengthen the recovery of international tourism after the pandemic, since the terminal already reaches 90% of the operations it had before the outbreak of the health crisis despite the fact that this summer there are no flights with Russia (they moved 200,000 passengers a year) or with Ukraine due to the war in Eastern Europe.
Next Saturday, August 13, enjoy one of the most special nights of the summer with a light and gunpowder show in Altea, one of the most charming towns in Alicante.
A18th, 19th and 20th of August 2022. It’s not just a festival, it’s an experience! Although music is at the heart of Boombastic, the festival was designed as an experience rather than a music event. The experience of living Boombastic: getting married in the Wedding Chapel, seeing a concert from a hot air balloon or a Ferris wheel, competing in the Sports Zone, eating at their Food Trucks and, of course, enjoying the concerts.
The Entrepreneurial Ideas Contest returns after the parenthesis forced by the pandemic and of the 14 projects presented, ten have been selected for the final phase that has been developed today.
The Employment and Local Development initiative has the support of the Rotary Club, Invat.tur, CEEI-Elche, Memba and Jovempa
Prize for the Greatest tourist promotion, ‘Taxi to Airport‘,
A study positions Alicante as the fourth best destination in the world for a getaway. Alicante is the fourth best coastal and urban destination in the world. This has been revealed by a study carried out by Compare the Market, an Australian website specialized in travel, which has classified the 35 main coastal cities in the world based on factors such as the number of available leisure activities, restaurants, beaches, Instagram posts, safety and average annual temperatures.
Nowhere else in Spain do so many Blue Flags fly on the beaches as in the Valencian Community. Alicante is the Spanish province with the most awards. Four Valencian beaches obtain the quality flag for the first time, two of them on the Costa Blanca. List of some towns with beaches on the Costa Blanca with Blue Flag: Alicante, Alfas del Pi, Altea, Benidorm, Benissa, Benitachell, Calpe, Denia, El Campello, Elche, Guardarmar del Segura, Javea, Torrevieja, Teulada, Moraira, Villajoyosa