Arriving at Alicante Airport your Gateway to the Costa Blanca

by Jerry Blackburn

Alicante, Torrevieja and Costa Blanca are very popular destinations and people come to these areas from all over the world. You will find that there are a lot of people from the British territory as well as Ireland. Those from Northern Europe would say that they consider these areas to be their second home and may even own holiday propertieis. You will find that the areas are great for those who would like to explore.

Torrevieja happens to be about 50 kilometers southwest of Alicante and you will arrive in the Alicante airport. This is where you will be able to rent a car and get around the area for touring. You will find that the name of the city, Torrevieja, happens to mean “Old Tower”. This is just a reference to the old salt towers that were located throughout the area in the seventeenth century. History is present through out this area.

For those who have never experienced Costa Blanca, you will find that they have some of the best temperatures all year long. You will find that this part of Spain is not too cold and it’s not too hot (except in August and the summer months). It’s also not as cold or wet in the wintertime. The humidity is decent and the summer months can get as high as 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Costa Blanca translates to “the white coast”. It is apart of the Mediterranean sea and is a wonderful spot for beach vacationers.

Torrevieja and the Costa Blanca have hot and long summers and mild and warm winters. You will find that autumn and spring tend to be comfortable in temperatures. If you go to southern Costa Blanca, you will find that it is limited in mountainous regions, and you will find sandy, white beaches. There are also salt lakes in this region that are major tourist attractions.

Around Torrevieja, you will find that most famous salt productions and the salt lakes can be seen your entire way from Alicante to Torrevieja. You will find that the silk mountains produce almost a half a million tons of salt from this area. It happens to be a major industry for the area and for the country. You will find that tourism of the salt lakes is very popular.

The major reason why people will visit the lakes is because of all the benefits of salt. The spas that are located in this area use the salt lakes as a natural way to help others with arthritis, and skin disorders. You will find that there are opportunities in this area that will make anyone feel relaxed.

There are so many things that you can do and see in the areas of Torrevieja and Costa Blanca.

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