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Year-round sunshine, seafood delicacies, and a vibrant nightlife on the doorsteps of Spain's Costa Blanca.

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From Alicante: Roundtrip to Tabarca Island

1. From Alicante: Roundtrip to Tabarca Island

Enjoy a trip to Tabarca Island onboard a boat departing from Alicante port. At the arrival of your journey enjoy the beautiful underwater world with colorful fish through the glass bottom, from the comfort of the boat. Take some free time on Tabarca Island, one of the most famous islands of Costa Blanca. During your free time, you can discover the streets of the village, see the famous Tabarca lighthouse, or just relax on the beach. With a flexible return day, you can decide whether to use the round-trip ticket on the same day or come back on another day.

Alicante: 2-Hour Late Afternoon Catamaran Cruise

2. Alicante: 2-Hour Late Afternoon Catamaran Cruise

Treat yourself to a special late-afternoon on board a comfortable catamaran. Perfect for couples, friends, or families, this experience is one you are not likely to forget. Meet on the dock for check-in and boarding.  Leave the port for 30 minutes of sailing along Alicante's Bay, marveling at spectacular views along the way. Anchor for 45 minutes to take in the view or dive in for a swim; this is also the perfect moment to sample homemade cocktails or tapas onboard (not included in the ticket but available on board). Raise anchor and sail back toward the port of Alicante, arriving after around 30 minutes of relaxed sailing. In April and September, witness the impending sunset over the bright-blue waters along the way. Disembark at the port to conclude the magical experience.

Alicante: 3-Hour Coastal Catamaran Cruise

3. Alicante: 3-Hour Coastal Catamaran Cruise

Hop onboard a stunning catamaran and head on a cruise along Costa Blanca. Depart from the port of Alicante and sail for around 45-minute, admiring breathtaking views of the coastline. Arrive near the Cabo de Huertas and anchor for around for some time. Cool off from the heat with a dip in the water as you swim and snorkel in the high seas. Enjoy a refreshing drink and some fresh fruit if you want to stay onboard. As the anchor is raised, set sail for the return journey to the port of Alicante, admiring the last of the coastal views and cherishing the special holiday memories you’ve made.

Alicante: Secret Flavors Food Tour

4. Alicante: Secret Flavors Food Tour

Join this secret flavors food and tapas tour to taste the best cuisine in Alicante. Sample many products typical of the region, including fruits and vegetables directly from the orchard, meat from local farms, Mediterranean fish, as well as local cheese, and handmade sweets. Pair all these tasty treats with traditional Spanish drinks, both with and without alcohol. Meet at the Central Market and visit 10 different food locations, some of which have been around for more than 100 years. Discover all the town's most delicious aromas and flavors.  Get to know the most experienced sellers and chat about the history of each product and the traditions behind them. Along the way, discover the Central Market and why the Mediterranean diet is the best in the world and how it can help you improve your nutrition. This tour aims to support small businesses, local producers, and artisans who are still practicing their craft as they always have.

Alicante: 6-Hour Catamaran Cruise to Tabarca Island

5. Alicante: 6-Hour Catamaran Cruise to Tabarca Island

Let the wind carry you from the Port of Alicante along Costa Blanca or the "White Coast" towards Tabarca Island. Sail, relax, and sunbathe as you admire panoramic sea views from aboard your catamaran. Sip on a refreshing drink and enjoy a stop for snorkeling. Discover the first marine reserve in Spain with this catamaran experience. Visit the village, Snorkel and swim in the crystal clear waters and enjoy a homemade lunch menu on board when you arrive on Tabarca Island. Set sail back to Alicante and discover the beautiful landscapes of the Costa Blanca along the way. See Carabassi Beach with its white sand or also the Cape of Santa Pola with its lighthouse from the boat.

Alicante: Seven Secrets of Alicante Discovery Tour

6. Alicante: Seven Secrets of Alicante Discovery Tour

Are you ready for an adventure? Starting at Central Market, sample various snacks typical of the area. Conquer more than 1,000 years of history as you tour one of the most beautiful castles in Spain, which looks out onto the sea. Descend to the center to discover the most important monuments and Alicante's seven secrets. Prepare to be surprised by the beauty of Alicante and the countless anecdotes, history, legends, and intrigue responsible for the town's current character. Finally, visit a tapas bar, run by your guide's childhood friend and known to serve the best tapas in Alicante. Taste one of the award-winning tapas paired with a typical, alcoholic or non-alcoholic Spanish drink.

Alicante: Boat Trip and Parasailing Experience with Drink

7. Alicante: Boat Trip and Parasailing Experience with Drink

Enjoy unparalleled views of Alicante and its mountains, beaches, and the sea on this parasailing tour. Cruise along the water with music and drinks and bring companions on the boat. Then, soar in the sky as a group of up to 5 people per parasail. To begin your parasailing experience, embark on the boat that will take you along the coast of Alicante. Enjoy the balmy sea air and the beautiful coastline as you travel to the location designated for parasailing. Sip on a drink and listen to music while speeding along the waves. Once you arrive at the parasailing location, the instructor will help you prepare for a timely takeoff. The parasail accommodates up to 5 people at the same time. Then, take to the skies for 15 minutes of unique sightseeing along the Alicante coastline at 150 meters in the air.

Jávea: Cala Tango and San Antonio Nature Reserve Kayak Tour

8. Jávea: Cala Tango and San Antonio Nature Reserve Kayak Tour

Experience a captivating journey with Siesta Advisor's Cala Tango Kayak Tour, where the serene beauty of Javea's coastline is harmoniously blended with thrilling adventures. This unique excursion offers an immersive exploration of the Mediterranean's hidden treasures, catering to both adrenaline seekers and those who cherish nature's tranquility. Cala del Pope: A Scenic Marvel: As you begin your journey, glide through the picturesque bay of Cala del Pope. The bay's scenic beauty offers a tranquil start to our adventure, setting the stage for the excitement ahead. Cala Tango: Cliff Jumping Excitement: At Cala Tango, prepare for an adrenaline-pumping experience with cliff jumping. The area's distinctive slanted rock formations create the perfect backdrop for this thrilling activity, suitable for all levels of adventurers. If high-energy adventures like cliff jumping aren't quite your style, you're warmly invited to immerse yourself in a serene snorkeling experience whilst the others jump. As a gem already nestled within the Marine Reserve, Cala Tango offers some of the most spectacular underwater life. Here, you can gently explore the vibrant marine life at your own pace, all while enjoying the exhilarating atmosphere as others take their daring leaps. Cabo de San Antonio Marine Reserve: Underwater Exploration: The highlight of our tour is the Cabo de San Antonio Marine Reserve. Here, we'll explore a magnificent cave and indulge in snorkeling. Immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world, a sanctuary teeming with marine life, offering a snorkeling experience like no other. Cape of San Antonio: Majestic Views: Finish the tour at the Cape of San Antonio, where an awe-inspiring rock structure stretches over 100 meters vertically. The grandeur of this natural wonder provides a majestic view and a moment of awe amidst our kayaking journey. A Journey Through Javea’s Natural Wonders Cave Exploration and Snorkeling: Discover the hidden depths of the Mediterranean as you explore the intriguing cave within the marine reserve. Snorkel in its clear waters and witness the rich biodiversity that thrives in this protected area. Unforgettable Natural Landscapes: The tour is a blend of breathtaking natural landscapes, from the serene bays to the towering cliffs and the hidden underwater realms. Each location offers its own unique charm, making this tour a mosaic of Javea's best-kept secrets. Join us on Siesta Advisor’s Cala Tango Kayak Tour, where each moment is an adventure into the extraordinary. Our expert guides ensure a safe and memorable experience, combining the thrill of exploration with the serene beauty of the sea. This isn't just a kayak tour; it's an invitation to experience the best of Javea's natural wonders in a journey that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Alicante: City and Beach Bike Tour

9. Alicante: City and Beach Bike Tour

Explore the historic city of Alicante in a tour that passes through the colorful neighbourhood "Santa Cruz", city center, Postiguet beach and the port of Alicante. Join us while we pedal by stunning Mercado Central, Basilica of Saint Mary, Luceros square, seafront promenade and Explanada. Enjoy impressive sights of Santa Barbara castle and the shadow of hundred years old trees. Our local tour guide will make sure you fall in love with the city, showing hidden spots and explaining Alicante's rich history.

Vineyards of Alicante: Wine Tasting Tour

10. Vineyards of Alicante: Wine Tasting Tour

Spend an afternoon at a local winery and vineyard just 45 minutes from the heart of Alicante, and taste the wines produced on site. Depart Alicante and journey to a village in the Vinalopó region. Upon arrival, explore the beautiful surroundings of the vineyard with your guide. If you are visiting in harvest season, you might even get to try some grapes! Learn about the wine making process and explore the bodega (wine cellar and holding tanks). Then, taste some of the region's most representative wines. Take a walk around the vineyard to take some souvenir pictures before returning to Alicante for the end of the tour services.

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We had the most fantastic tour with Louis and Alex. Two guides that explained about the history of Alicante and room us to the nicest places along the Coast. We saw places we would never have found by ourselves. We can highly recommend this tour.

Absolutely lovely!! Ferdinand was an excellent guide and explains all history Nd culture of area very well. My husband loves history and really enjoyed the tour, a really lovely morning! Well worth it!!

Very windy and cold in April, it also started raining. Bring several layers. The staff was super friendly and fun and we enjoyed ourselves!

A great tour with Isaac, who was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We sampled some very tasty food and wine. Excellent value.

It was a fantastic experience, well worththe money. We loved every minute of it.