With so much to offer throughout the year including the wonderful Spanish sunshine, fantastic white sandy beaches, restaurants of all nationalities, cheap apartments and hotels, Alicante is a very popular tourist destination. The popularity of this place never seems to wane. Visiting Alicante Espana will not be a bore to you as you can enjoy all sorts of entertainment whether you like to party or just hit the beach. Whether your idea of fun is a stroll along the Esplanade or a night out in one of the many bars and nightclubs, Alicante has something to offer everyone who visits.
Alicante has the liveliest and coolest area if you are looking for the highest level of partying. You can go to El Barrio which is a popular nighttime destination with plenty of bars and cafes. You can grab a few drinks while you listen to different music genres such as jazz, rock and salsa.
If you want to go to a more sophisticated place, you can also visit the area between Explanada and Alfonso el Sabio. Most crowds that can be seen in this area are yuppies. There are lots of trendy clubs within the area which offer never ending entertainment and fun. They also serve juicy and sumptuous tapas while you drink your favorite beer or wine.
Beachcomber and Hippodrome are two of the most famous nightclubs, both of which have very relaxed atmospheres. If singing is your thing, you can also go to Cosmopolitan which has karaoke every night and a bar for a few rounds of beer.
You can also visit some of the many restaurants within the area if you want to fill your stomach with all the good food that you can find in Alicante.
Theatre and music
You can also enjoy stage plays and concerts in Alicante. You can go to the Principal Theatre near Plaze de Ruperto Chapi. This is the most famous theatre in this area. For complete schedules of performances to look forward to, you can also check the booklets with detailed schedules of the shows which are available from all news-stands.
For movie goers, you can go to the Minicines Astoria. This is quite an old cinema yet very popular among movie goers.
There are also a great number of concerts for people who would like to enjoy Alicante’s music scene. There are a wide range of concerts from classical to modern which will be enjoyed by adults and children alike.
For dance and techno music lovers, you can go to the Metro Dance Club. Rave parties are held every Saturday. They also have local and international DJ’s especially on weekends and during summer.
Alicante is also filled with numerous festivals in honor of many saints. The most significant events celebrated by Alicante locals and tourists every year are Hoguera de San Juan, Marionette Festival and Alicante Amateur Festival. These festivals involve colourful processions, parades and fireworks display.