The Costa Blanca or “White Coast" is the 200km stretch of coastline in the Alicante province of South East Spain that reaches from Denia in the North to Pilar De Horadada in the South. It has a well-developed and diverse tourism industry and has been a popular destination from UK and Northern European visitors since the late 1950´s when the first commercial air service was launched between London and Valencia.
Whilst it is not officially a specific region in its own right, we define The Northern Costa Blanca as the area North of Alicante City and its surrounding beach resorts up to the border with the Costa De Valencia around the beach resort of Gandia. Main resorts and cities in the Costa Blanca North include Benidorm, Altea, Calpe, Moraira, Javea and Denia. The area is defined by its dramatic mountainous landscape, diverse coastal resorts, traditional, picturesque mountain villages and lively tourist destinations such as Calpe and Benidorm.
Serviced by 2 International airports at Alicante in the South and Valencia in the North with most of the main resorts located within an hours drive of either one or both.