Things to do in
Altea

Our most recommended things to do in Altea

Altea: Sunset Cruise with Sparkling Wine

1. Altea: Sunset Cruise with Sparkling Wine

Set sail from Altea Port across the Mediterranean Sea on this cruise. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and get unbeatable views of the sun setting over the horizon from the water. Meet the crew, then hop on board a boat. Find your perfect spot and get comfy as you take off from the port out to the glistening sea. Listen to calming music with a glass of cava (sparkling wine) in your hand as you watch the sun go down against the skyline. Enjoy the perfect end to the day with your friends and loved ones.

Altea: Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Swimming Stop

2. Altea: Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Swimming Stop

Escape the crowded beaches of Altea and embark on this scenic catamaran cruise. Cruise along the stunning coastline and work on your tan as you sunbathe on the boat's suspended net. Along the way, marvel at the panoramic views around you and admire Altea from a different perspective. You will be able to enjoy the wonderful scenery along the coastline, with some time for a refreshing swim near a tranquil cove. After the adventure, the catamaran returns to Altea's port.

Altea: Beaches and Coves Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

3. Altea: Beaches and Coves Sailing Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

Experience the beauty of the shores of Altea on this this catamaran tour. Go for a swim at a breathtaking cove. Kick back with your choice of a beer, sangria, soft drink, or water. Be greeted by the crew and sail in the morning from the port in Altea. Snap pictures of the city from the water as you depart from the port. Travel to curved turquoise coves and admire tall cliffs that decorate the water's edge. Drop anchor in a remote, idyllic cove with a picturesque beach. Immerse yourself in the cool, refreshing water. Dive through schools of silver fish and hunt for facinating marine life. Catch some sun on deck while you wait for lunch to be served. Indulge in a hearty lunch with a vegetable salad, barbecued chicken breast, pork fillet, bread, and sweet fruit. Have some more time after lunch to play in the water before heading back to port in Altea in the afternoon.

From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Valencia City Excursion

4. From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Valencia City Excursion

Valencia is Spain´s 3rd largest city and capital to the Costa Blanca. Situated, some two hours by coach from Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe, the beautiful city of Valencia is definitely worth a visit for those looking to immerse themselves in the culture and tradition that this city has to offer. The city has roots dating back to the Romans, who founded a colony on the shores of the Turia river in 138 a.c. and today is the perfect mix of contemporary versus tradition, with stunning architecture through the ages that proudly stand, helping to tell the story and history of Valencia. Your journey will start with a pickup by air-conditioned coach from one of the points in Albir, Altea Benidorm or Calpe*. Once everyone is on board, the travelling time to Valencia is around 2 hours. On arrival, you will be given 5-hours of free time to explore the city and all it has to offer. The drop off point in Valencia is at the Torres de Serranos, gateway to the historic part of the city and just a short walk from the cathedral and main center. One of the best ways to see the city is with an official guide and you will have the option to purchase a guided walking tour of the old part of the city, taking in some of the most emblematic buildings that will last around 75 to 80 minutes at a cost of just 8€ per person. This is to be paid on the day to the representative on the coach. Those wishing to visit the Oceanografic (sea world) centre or the Mestalla football ground, can do so as "optional extras" which the representative on the day will explain to you. Prices can vary depending on the seasons but full details and correct prices will be given to you on the day of your trip. Valencia is a very large city and can get very busy at certain times of the year. The excursion will be accompanied by an English speaking representative who will confirm timings and meeting points on the day. The return journey will be made with drop offs at the original meeting points being made in reverse order, starting at the last pickup point made and always finishing in Albir. Services from Calpe and Altea are only availble from June to November. Please be aware that Valencia is some distance away from Albir, Altea, Benidorm and Calpe and travelling time plus time making pickups and drop offs should be taken into account prior to booking. Activity duration times are only a guideline and can vary.

Altea: Catamaran Tour to Serra Gelada

5. Altea: Catamaran Tour to Serra Gelada

Let views of the city of Altea take your breath away on this catamaran tour. Admire the city's white-washed houses and terracotta roofs from the perspective of the water. Take in the picturesque blue and white domes of the "Our Lady of Solace" church. Meet up at the pier in Altea to start your sailing adventure. Feel the wind in your hair as you depart the shore. Enhance your trip by purchasing some beverages from the bar service. Relax and soak up some sun as you sail on comfortable and spacious ship that is regularly maintained to high-quality safety standards. Enjoy a flexible route that is unique and special to each day.  Marvel at the city and sweeping beaches broken up by verdant trees. Finsih your tour at the pier where it began.

Altea: Morro de Toix Guided Kayak Excursion

6. Altea: Morro de Toix Guided Kayak Excursion

In Altea, we find an unbeatable environment to practice sea kayaking . The kayak route in Altea offers crystal clear waters and an unbeatable environment for sea kayaking . During the journey we will discover many magical corners such as caves, cliffs, fishing grounds and beaches with little influx of people that complete the wonderful Sierra del Morro de Toix . Navigating the cliffs of Morro de Toix during the Kayak route in Altea , our guide will show us a series of stairs and shelters that are embedded in the rock and are abandoned. During the Kayak route in Altea , we will be able to see them along the entire route, in the Morro de Toix there were the so-called " canyis " fisheries (currently disappeared) in which they fished from a reed hanging over the water and those of " penya " which are the ones that currently still exist their remains and some of them are accessible by boat being used sporadically today.During the journey we will enter the Cueva dels Coloms. Cave only accessible from the sea and to which we will approach you from our kayak route in Morro de Toix.On the return from the kayak route in Altea touring the Morro de Toix, we will rest in a cove with crystalline waters. We will reach the shore with the kayaks enjoying the turquoise waters where we will disembark and take advantage of it to get energy.

From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Coast & Caves Excursion

7. From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Coast & Caves Excursion

This bus tour takes in some of the most beautiful parts of the Costa Blanca coastline, have a stop and free time in the typical Mediterranean village of Benissa which has a church so big the locals call it a cathedral, a drive through the award winning wine making valley of Jalón and a stop at the caves of skulls. Finishing off with a short stop in the cosmopolitan coastal town of Moraira, this trip has something for everyone. Your journey will start with a pickup by air-conditioned coach from one of the points in Albir, Benidorm, Altea and Calpe. Once everyone is on board, the travelling time to our first stop of the day, Benissa, is around 40 minutes. Upon arrival, you will be given approximately an hour of free time to explore and enjoy the village at your own pace. Benissa is a traditional Mediterranean town, steeped in history with beautiful whitewashed houses and cobbled streets and is home to a church so large that the locals call it a cathedral. After Benissa, you will take a drive through the award winning wine making valley of Jalón en route to the caves of Benidoleig, also know as the caves of skulls, that have their own story to tell. Travelling time from Benissa to Benidoleig is around 40-45 minutes. Entrance to the caves is not included and is to be paid on the day by those wishing to enter. Back on the coach again, you will head to the cosmopolitan coastal town of Moraira which is around 40 minutes drive from the caves, through orange and olive groves and other small villages en-route. Once in Moraira you will be given approximately 45-50 minutes of free time to enjoy at your leisure before starting the return journey along the coastal road to Calpe. The excursion will be accompanied by an English speaking representative who will confirm timings and meeting points on the day. The return journey will be made with drop offs at the original meeting points being made in reverse order starting in Calpe then Altea, Benidorm and finishing in Albir. Activity duration times are only a guideline and can vary.

Altea: Guided Kayak Tour

8. Altea: Guided Kayak Tour

Our excursion is the perfect combination of nature, sport and fun. With our expert guides you will enjoy a unique location on the coast of Altea, always in complete safety and never forgetting to discover a place with no land access. You will learn, in addition to sport, history about the "pesqueras" with a touch of geology of the area. The excursion consists of several activities in one; kayaking, snorkeling and caving ... and above all, a fun and unforgettable experience! Without forgetting the beauty of the area: Altea is a picturesque fishing village full of magic, with its white houses and full of music and art. And crystal clear waters that we invite you to discover together all its wonders! It is necessary to know how to swim and bring sneakers to be able to visit the cave in complete safety.

Alicante Charming Villages Tour: Villajoyosa and Altea

9. Alicante Charming Villages Tour: Villajoyosa and Altea

Escape the hustle and bustle of Alicante to experience the more laid-back charms of 2 of Alicante province’s most enchanting villages. Following a pick-up from your hotel in the city center, transfer to the coastal town of Villajoyosa, known to locals as simply “La Villa,” and explore its historic heart to see golden sand beaches and brightly colored houses. Famed for its chocolate industry, you will also visit a family run artisan chocolate factory to learn more about the chocolate industry. Walk along the seafront promenade to feel the ocean breeze. Continue to Altea to discover a labyrinth of streets of whitewashed homes. Walk down cobblestone streets full of character. Marvel at the blue and white tiled church, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains of the Serra de Bèrnia and Mediterranean Sea. Relax in one of Altea's cafés or restaurants, and experience the town’s pleasant micro-climate and palm tree-lined promenade.

From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Jalón Valley Excursion

10. From Albir, Altea, Benidorm & Calpe: Jalón Valley Excursion

Discover the award–winning wine making region of Jalon, set in a picturesque valley surrounded by mountains. Visit a valley lined with almond trees and beautiful landscapes. Your journey will start with a pickup by air-conditioned coach from one of the points in Albir, Benidorm, Altea and Calpe. Once everyone is on board, the travelling time to Jalón is around 45-50 minutes. Upon arrival, you will be given 3-hours of free time to explore and enjoy the village at your own pace. The excursion will be accompanied by an English speaking representative who will confirm timings and meeting points on the day. The return journey will be made with drop offs at the original meeting points being made in reverse order starting in Calpe then Altea, Benidorm and finishing in Albir. On a Saturday, Jalón hosts one of the oldest and largest rastros (car boot sales) of the Costas, drawing people from afar to rummage through the goods and antiques on sale. Activity duration times are only a guideline and can vary.

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We loved visiting these charming towns. The vehicle was very comfortable and our guide Alberto was very friendly, knowledgeable and accomodating. We also visited a small old chocolate factory. We toured the small factory and tasted all flavors of chocolate and even bought some to take home. Nice outing for the family. We recommend this tour if you're visiting Alicante.

Fantastic bike tour highly recommended. Visited some lovely places and learnt some interesting facts about Benidorm and surrounding area. Altea especially is a beautiful place to visit. Guide was great and knowledgeable

We had such a great morning on Jeep safari. Our driver was amazing, he took lots of group photos for us and was very knowledgable. He was so much fun and had good tunes on.

It was an amazing day trip. Charlotte was an amazing guide and definitely want to go with the round town tours again.

Beautiful city, lovely weather, memorable day out. And I saw the Holy Grail!