Welcome to Guadalest


There are half a dozen or so novelty museums, including the completely bonkers Museo de Saleros y Pimenteros, which is a museum of salt and pepper pots – more than 20,000 of them.


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$17.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Guadalest from Benidorm or Albir

You’ll be collected by coach at your chosen start point. Once everyone is onboard, you´ll head inland and begin our ride up the mountains, during which you'll be able to enjoy a breathtaking scenery.Aim to arrive in the village of Guadalest around 11am. You'll have plenty of free time to enjoy the village's famous museums, gift shops and stalls selling locally produced goods such as honey, sweets, cured meats, olive oils etc. People with walking difficulties should be aware that parts of the village are uphill and may be difficult to access, though there is still plenty to see and do on the lower, flatter areas of Guadalest. The coach representative will be able to offer you a discount museum entrance pack on the day if required.On the way back down the mountain, make a final stop at the Motor Museum where you can spend some time enjoying the private collection of over 100 motorbikes and small cars dating from the 1920s to 1970s. Museum entrance is not included in the price, you can visit at your own expense. Arrive back at the hotels around 4pm.This shared guided tour has a duration of 5 hours. 

$451.19 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.

$526.39 Shore Excursions

Guadalest Valley and Benidorm Private Tour from Alicante

Start this trip discovering the incredible views of the Mediterranean sea on your way to Benidorm. Once you get to Guadalest, admire its Arab origin architecture declared a Historic-Artistic Site. You will go up to the castle of San José, the 11th Century Muslim fortress that can be accessed through a natural tunnel on the rock.The castle is situated in the high part of the town and it was first a Muslim settlement that over the years became part of the Aragon Crown. Its fortress surrounds the whole town backed by the mountains of the same name on top of a 500-metre-high rock that overlooks the reservoir that supplies water to the region of Marina Baixa. Once outside of the Castle you will visit the old prison located inside the Town Hall. From here, you will go to the main square of this town where you will find the typical souvenir and handicraft stores. Take your time to wonder around and try some local snacks. Once the 5 hours have gone by, you will head back to Alicante where this experience finishes.

$526.39 Shore Excursions

Guadalest Private Shore Excursion from Alicante

Start this trip discovering the incredible views of the Mediterranean sea on your way to Benidorm. Once you get to Guadalest, admire its Arab origin architecture declared a Historic-Artistic Site. You will go up to the castle of San José, the 11th Century Muslim fortress that can be accessed through a natural tunnel on the rock.The castle is situated in the high part of the town and it was first a Muslim settlement that over the years became part of the Aragon Crown. Its fortress surrounds the whole town backed by the mountains of the same name on top of a 500-metre-high rock that overlooks the reservoir that supplies water to the region of Marina Baixa. Once outside of the Castle you will visit the old prison located inside the Town Hall. From here, you will go to the main square of this town where you will find the typical souvenir and handicraft stores. Take your time to wonder around and try some local snacks. Once the 5 hours have gone by, you will head back to Alicante where this experience finishes.

$22.56 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Algar Waterfalls and Guadalest from Benidorm

You will be collected by coach at your chosen start point. Once everyone is onboard, accompanied by the tour escort, the coach will head inland and begin the ride up the mountains, during which you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.This tour aims to arrive in the village of Guadalest around 11am. You will have plenty of free time to enjoy the village's famous museums, gift shops and stalls selling locally produced goods such as honey, sweets, cured meats, olive oils etc. The village dates back over a 1000 years and is steeped in history, from the prison and dungeon built in the 12th century to the old washing house used by the local woman and has just over 200 inhabitants.The coach representative will be able to offer you a discount museum entrance pack on the day, if required.On leaving Guadalest you will then start the descent down to the village of Callosa before reaching the village of Algar. There is no shortage of restaurants here, all selling excellent typical Spanish meals and snacks, and each has its own swimming pool which you can use free of charge. Although the Algar Waterfalls have been very popular with the Spaniards and local residents for many years, it was the inclusion in one of the episodes of ITVs hit series “Benidorm” that made it famous with the British and those coming on holiday to Benidorm wanting to visit this little village.There is something for everyone at this beautiful paradise, the Waterfalls are such a peaceful place, where you can just sit and relax and enjoy a picnic while dipping your toes in the icy cold water in one of the many pools. For the more adventurous there are areas designated for diving into the icy cold waters if you dare!So if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Benidorm for the day and relax in this secluded paradise or you just want to see where Madge fell into the icy waters from her scooter, join this memorable day out.The representative will confirm the meeting point and time for returning to Benidorm and Albir. The arrival at the hotels should be around 4:30pm.