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$459.30 Shore Excursions

Benidorm to Guadalest Lost Valley and Altea Private Tour

Start your half-day trip discovering the incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea on your way to Guadalest, traveling by private vehicle from Benidorm. On arrival, admire the historical town's Arabic architectural origins with a visit to San José Castle, an 11th-century Moorish settlement that is accessed through a natural rock tunnel. Situated above the town atop a 1,640-foot-high (500-meter) cliff, it eventually became part of the Aragon crown. Its fortress surrounds the entire town, backed by namesake mountains and overlooking a reservoir that supplies water to the region of Marina Baixa. Once outside the castle, your guide take you to visit the old prison located within the Town Hall. From here, continue on to the main square where you will find typical souvenir and handicraft shops. Take your time to wander around and try some local snacks (own expense). On your way back to your Benidorm hotel, you'll make a stop in the fishing village of Altea, located at a hilltop location along the Costa Blanca. The town's highest altitude is dominated by the church bell tower, and from the  square you will have an excellent panoramic view of the region.

$179.01 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

A Day at Sea with BBQ on board and Dinner in Altea

Altea is without doubt one of the most charming towns to be found on Spain's White Coast and you will enjoy its beauty from the sea. The cruise departs from the port of Altea. An expert crew sets sail for a comfortable and enjoyable journey. The spacious catamaran has a capacity for 120 people, bar and catering service, solarium, bathing ladder, WC, tarpaulins for the central cover. It's special design makes it very stable and safe. You could travel seated or lying on the mesh net as you admire the beautiful coastline with its coves, crystalline waters and steep cliffs. During the trip, there will be a stop in one of the breathtaking coves of the Mediterranean to enjoy a tranquil swim or to snorkel away from the crowded beaches. After some fantastic time in the idyllic cove you will savor a barbecue lunch on board. Then, you will head back to the port and have enough free time to explore the city or to take a break before dinner. That night, you will savor the typical dishes of the Mediterranean gastronomy in a beautiful restaurant located in the picturesque old neighbourhood of Altea that is perched on top of a hill. From there you will find really spectacular views of the city with its palm-fringed seafront promenade as you discover the medieval cobbled streets of the picture book old quarter. You will be welcome with a Cocktail and after that you will indulge your palate with delicious starters, pork meat or fish as main course, dessert, beverages and coffee.A perfect day to feel the sea as you never done and to savor a great Spanish dinner at the wonderful old town of Altea.

$17.67 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to the Jalon Valley from Benidorm or Albir

You’ll be collected by coach at your chosen start point. Once everyone is onboard, accompanied by our representative, we'll follow the coast road bypassing the villages of Altea, Mascarat and Calpe, then head inland through some of the region's most breathtaking scenery and we aim to arrive in Jalon around 11am.Once there, you'll have around three hours of free time which you can use as you choose. Perhaps you'd like to sit and watch the world go by whilst taking in the lovely countryside views and fresh air, or maybe you'd prefer a bit of bargain hunting in the craft & antique market, or why not spend the morning sampling locally produced wines and other products such as chocolates, honey etc. There's even a British Fish & Chip shop serving up some fabulous food in a beautiful setting. Our representative will confirm the meeting point and time for returning back to Benidorm and Albir. We arrive back at the hotels around 15:30.