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Peaceful Altea

Altea is a nice day trip option from Alicante. Very easy to reach by tram. You must change the tram... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helsinki, Finland
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I have been thinking a lot how to title my review, and happiness is the word to describe what I... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Zimnicea, Romania
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Calle mayor y Calle San Miguel, 03590 Altea, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Altea is a nice day trip option from Alicante. Very easy to reach by tram. You must change the tram line in Benidorm. Altea is full of white small houses, narrow streets, excellent views and a special village feeling. Small artesan boutiques and local restaurants.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I have been thinking a lot how to title my review, and happiness is the word to describe what I felt while there. It was a genuine pleasure to climb the hill wandering the steep, narrow streets with white houses and lovely flowers. We got...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a wander. Some charming views and streets. All the restaurants seemed pricier than cheap and cheerful Calpe. Interestingly, many street map signage has the 'You are here' rubbed out. So, don't rely on them. Bring a map. Bwalk the tourist route it recommends....More

Thank Sue2013333
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The old part of Altea is very nice to have a walk and between the Octopussy and D'Els Artistes you have the most amazing view over the harbour and the coastline. You can find a lot of restaurants and small, cosy shops in the Calle...More

1  Thank Krien_D
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This traditional little Spanish town is a real gem and a refreshing change from Barcelona (which we also loved!). It is utterly charming as are the local people of the area. As others have said, parking is not necessarily easy and walking on the uneven...More

1  Thank Levannah
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is a very pretty a d well preserved “village” within the town of Altea. Parking is not that easy and the stepped streets are a challenge for people woth poor mobility but it is worth it.

Thank babyboomer1066
Reviewed 23 May 2018

It’s quite a climb from the beachfront, but worth the effort to explore the narrow streets of Altea Old Town, with beautiful views out to sea from the top. Lots of small quirky shops and restaurants, and the picturesque church and church square make the...More

2  Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Loved this area. It is a traditional Spainish village. There is a small unspoilt beach area which is great for sitting reading and listening to the waves. The people are very friendly. Well worth a walk up to the church where you'll find a plaza...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Casco Antiguo de Altea – A really classically Spanish place to visit …. And it’s all for free. Narrow streets in all areas and whilst there is little traffic this doesn’t mean that there isn’t any so do make sure you keep your eyes pealed....More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We have to walk a lot over stone paths to enjoy the views of this beautiful old Altea. The views from all the sides are amazing. From the right of the chruch you see Benidorm, on the other side Calp. Just down the harbour and...More

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Response from lace2110 | Reviewed this property |
I've only walked up. There is car access but streets are very narrow stepped and some are cobbled. Car access might be for residents only. Tourists walk up. Best to contact tourist info. They are very helpful. Try the one... More