Gran Alacant is one of the closest tourist resorts to Alicante Airport and is located on the Southern Costa Blanca. Car hire is unnecessary with a frequent bus service running between the airport, the resort and Santa Pola.
Gran Alacant is a popular expat resort owing to its superb location and beaches. It is also a popular resort where many Spanish people have bought second homes, and many come to the resort on the weekends to enjoy a break at the sea side.
Carabassi Beach is the main beach servicing tourists and locals in Gran Alacant while to the north of the resort. Carabassi Beach is a wide, golden, sandy blue flag beach with walkways and foot showers.
The nearest golf courses are approximately twenty minutes away by car at Club de Golf Alenda to the north west of the resort and Alicante Golf to the north of the great port and city of Alicante. To the south of Santa Pola and Torrevieja are numerous golf courses such as the Marquesa and La Finca golf courses.
The area has plenty of excellent bars and Restaurants to choose from, including everything from English, Dutch, German and Spanish, you will be able to find something for absolutely everybody.