In Altea there are two distinct areas: one on the shores of the Mediterranean and, on the other hand, the old town. If we go into its narrow cobbled streets, we will be leaving aside the white houses full of colorful flowers and making way for hidden corners and viewpoints, until we reach the church of Nuestra Señora del Consuelo. An iconic old town that breathes history marked by the Muslims.
If you are one of those who like adventure, do not miss the opportunity to take a kayak and paddle to one of the great treasures of Altea: the island of Olleta. It is an island located within the Natural Park of Serra Gelada and where archaeological remains from Roman times have been found. This island is not far from the coast, so you can get there without any problem. And if you are more into diving or snorkeling, its crystal clear waters are ideal for contemplating its wonderful seabed.
The beautiful old town of Altea has been able to preserve its traditional physiognomy. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the old town of Altea, a white labyrinth of cobbled streets and winding staircases, unfolds organically on the side of a hill. Inside, small details abound, making this corner of authentic Mediterranean essence great: unexpected mosaics, ornate doors, and colorful flowers everywhere.
Much of the seafront of Altea is flanked by the promenade, a pleasant boulevard that starts from the port and runs parallel to its beaches for about 1 kilometer. Here we will find not only a huge number of restaurants and bars, specializing mainly in rice and seafood, but also numerous volleyball courts and children's swings located on the sand.
A restaurant full of contrasts that will not leave you indifferent. This family home in the heart of Altea’s old quarter is over three centuries old. It boasts an attractive terrace and two rustic - style dining rooms. Traditional Mediterranean cuisine and rice dishes.
San Pablo 1, Altea, 03590, Spain
telf +34 966 88 04 84
If you love meat, visit Ca Joan. This brasserie, located in Altea, Alicante, will delight you with its tasty grilled beef. This cosy restaurant in Altea also offers fish and seafood from the Bay, straight from the fishermen's market. Ca Joan and its traditional recipes will leave you with a good taste in your mouth.
Partida la Olla, 146, 03590 Altea, Alicante
telf +34 966 88 32 34
In one of its most beautiful spots in L'Olla, L'Olleta Chiringuito is located on its waters, among pine trees, and with bell towers for neighbours.
These are the views to contemplate, savouring its tapas, its fish and the essential rice dishes, washed down with its famous wines, which from the terrace of l'Olleta Chiringuito you will enjoy its unforgettable pleasures.
Urbanización Villa Gadea - Partida L'Olla - 03590 ALTEA - Alicante
telf +34 96 688 05 44