The old town of Altea is one of the most beautiful of the Costa Blanca, white houses aimed at the typical Mediterranean style, its magnificent church with blue and white Dome, small and beautiful coves and protected by mountainous enclaves has been refuge of painters, sculptors and musicians was a fishing village and now dedicated to services among which we can find a varied cuisine and a range of cultural leisure and sports among others.
Along the 8 Km of coastline, Altea offers a wonderful diversification of beaches, coves and cliffs.
From this link online is accessible to the promenade of Altea:
-Playa Cap Blanch. After the port, the beach of Cap Blanch, the largest of Altea, increases in width until joining the Albir beach. It is open, semi-urban and gravel.
-Playa La Roda. After the mouth of the river Algar and walk the street Sant Pere, we will find this beach: with blue flag, urban, open, gravel and boulders and with games for children.
-Barreta-Mascarat. Playa de la Barreta is next to the Luis Campomanes Marina on the outskirts of Altea, open, rustic, and gravel beach.
-Playa Cap Negret. La Playa de Cap Negret is located from the mouth of the Algar River up to the Cove of the only, open and Pebble Beach.
-Playa L’Olla. La Playa de La Olla, located between el Portet of L´Olla and Villa Gadea. In front of it emerge small islands: “L´Illeta” and “L´Illot”. This beach is open, rustic, alternating fine gravel and boulders
-Playa Galera-Solsida. The beach of Solsida is a nudist beach, located after the port sea and mountain in the galley of the sea, with access by foot, unspoiled beach of pebbles and rocks.
-Playa Barra Grande. La Cala de la Barra, the limit between Calpe and Altea, is of difficult access, cala of gravel.
Altea is a continuous party. Throughout the year, each area pays homage to its Patron and the participation of ´alteanos´ and visitors is massive.
In February, are the Festivals of the “Mig Any Moros y Cristianos” and the Cristo de la Salud in Altea la Vella.
In June become the Holy Trinity, Sant Antoni and Sant Joan.
In July the festivals seaworthy in honor of the Virgin of Carmen that Sant Jaume in the starting Cap Blanch and Santa Ana in Altea follow la Vella and Sant Pere.
The Sant Roc begin August that follow Sant Llorenç, with the spectacular fireworks of Castell de Sant Isidre, LOlla and Sant Lluís.
In September are those of Sant Tomàs and culmination of the summer, the fourth weekend of September, the festivities in honor to the Christ of the Tabernacle, Sant Blai Moors and Christians.
To end the year, in December held Santa Barbara in Sogay and la Purísima in Altea La Vella.