Family friendly, uncrowded beaches
Albir holidays are becoming more popular with holidaymakers wanting to visit the Costa Blanca and enjoy the benefits of a quiet and sophisticated resort. When people think of holidays to Costa Blanca the first resort that usually springs to mind is Benidorm.
However just a 20 minute bus journey will take you away from the hustle and bustle of this resort and bring you to the refined, tranquil resort of Albir. Only 25miles from Alicante Airport this splendid resort is a perfect retreat for relaxation and a popular place for families wanting a quiet beach based holiday but to still be within reach of a larger more vibrant resort.
Holidays to Albir often centre around the long stretch of superb un-crowded beach which is made up of fine golden sand and small pebbles. This clean beach has been awarded the European Blue Flag which just adds to the appeal of a holiday here. Families with young children are well catered for along these sands with 2 well built playgrounds to keep them occupied and a couple of excellent ice cream parlours. The astonishing backdrop of lush green hillsides are a perfect contrast against the azure calm seas and make the beach ideal for total beach relaxation and soaking up the dazzling Spanish sunshine. Albir beach has an array of different water sports available to exhilarate you during your days of lazing under the sun.
Quick Albir Tips
Currency is the Euro
Albir is a 10-15minute bus or taxi ride away from Benidorm
The beach is pebbled and does not get too over crowded
The promenade is called "Paseo de las Estrellas" or Stars Promenade which imitates Hollywood by dedicating "stars" on the promenade to its national film stars
Visit authentic villages and traditional tapas bars
If you are looking for a little bit more excitement on your holidays in Albir why not take the local bus into Benidorm for a day of entertainment in this cosmopolitan resort. If you enjoy walking then a trip to the top of Sierra Helada is a complete must to soak up the astounding views out over the coastline, or stroll through the traditional hillside villages and pass through vibrant orange groves and lush emerald countryside. Sports enthusiasts are well catered for in this region as it is host to several world class golf courses along with excellent squash and tennis facilities. Albir holidays provide a fine abundance of eateries ranging from small traditional tapas bars to large restaurants with varied menus offering food to satisfy every appetite. Evenings here are generally low key and centre around a leisurely meal followed by drinks in one of the bars. Holidaymakers looking for a more vibrant evening generally head to the bright lights of Benidorm as reasonably priced taxis are available all evening to ferry you back after an evening of fun and dancing.
The charismatic resort of Albir has a great selection of accommodation to suit all budgets, ranging from bargain self catering apartments to fully equipped luxury hotels providing all inclusive and half board meal options, so book your holidays to Albir at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places To Visit
Sierra Helada Lighthouse
The lighthouse is located on the old Benidorm road which is now closed to traffic, offers amazing views of the surrounding area
Just down the road from Albir is the famous resort of Benidorm.This resort offers a lively alternative with its renowned nightlife of Karaoke bars, clubbing and disco's plus two of the best beaches in Spain