Taking a yacht charter in Alicante and visiting the Costa Blanca is a great idea for a holiday, with its marvelous beaches and calm waters, it is the perfect place for a yachting holiday and a dream-like charter experience. Charter one of our yachts in Alicante and visit on the perfect starting point for a sailing holiday, owing to the city’s proximity to Mallorca, Ibiza and the other Balearic Islands, fantastic cities such as Dénia and all of the famous Alicante attractions. Alicante boat trips are ideal for sailing year round, thanks to its pleasant climate, warm temperatures, regular winds and little precipitation and is a favourable location to charter in Spain. Set sail on your yachting adventure with friends and family, and enjoy all the sailing in Alicante has to offer.
A yacht charter in Alicante offers you the chance to go sailing and be surrounded by extraordinary and picturesque landscapes that you could put on a postcard. With its pretty landscape and lively nightlife, which has a mix of tourists, locals and students, seeing is believing on your yacht charter in Alicante!
If you are a keen fisherman, our yachts are perfect for you! Boat rental in Alicante is an idyllic location for fishing, as well as the rest of the eastern coast of Spain. Alicante has a number of important fishing ports where the catch is fresh and delicious. The Mediterranean Sea is cool but much warmer than the Atlantic, making it the ideal for snorkeling, diving and other water sports while sailing in Alicante.
Alicante is also famed for both its marine and migratory birds. If you’re a keen birdwatcher, you can enjoy the wide variety of bird species whilst on your yacht charter in Alicante.
Since the Middle Ages, the Port of Alicante has been one of Spain’s most important cities, and an important commercial port in the Mediterranean. Nowadays the city is host to a wide variety of nautical events, including the famous Volvo Ocean Race and many smaller yacht regattas. If you charter a yacht in Alicante on one of our motor yachts, you could watch the race during one of our sailing holidays. In spring, the port fills with a multitude of yachts, catamarans and boats, with many people using Alicante as a stop off point to relax on its beaches, before continuing their voyage along the Spanish coast.
Alicante is also a city with a rich cultural heritage that should be explored when you charter a yacht in Alicante. Therefore, whilst you are sailing in Alicante you can visit numerous historic monuments that the city has to offer. The Santa Bárbara Castle is a medieval fortification which is still mostly intact, and provides spectacular views over the city. Why not also visit other local cultural staples, such as the 14th century Basilica of Santa Maria, or the city’s Central Market, built in the 20th century?
If you want to take a sailing trip from Alicante, don’t miss out on the island of Tabarca, located closely to Alicante's coast, and with spectacular natural landscapes. Here you can watch sea turtles and crabs, look at coral and sea urchins, showing another bonus of taking a yacht charter in Alicante. Other islands you could try and visit are the Balearic Islands or other sailing destinations in Spain and along the Mediterranean and the Costa Blanca. Why not Ibiza, Mallorca or the nearby city of Dénia?
Take advantage of Alicante’s boat hire and explore its marvelous beaches, rich culture and pleasant microclimate. You can even choose where you want to sail to on one of our bareboat or skippered charters! This makes the vibrant coastal city ideal for sailing and makes the region one of the most popular Mediterranean yacht charter destinations. The eastern coast’s shores are typically long, with fine golden sand which contrasts beautifully with the blue ocean.
This is a 3km long beach which is often filled with windsurfers, people playing sports or simply sunbathing and ideal for visiting on your sailing charter. It is one of Alicante’s most popular tourist places in Alicante and also features a long promenade, with many shops, restaurants and bars. To avoid the crowds, and to get a good spot on the beach, we recommend going early in the morning, at around 8-9am.
This is a quiet beach, ideal for relaxing and avoiding the tourist crowds of Alicante. Despite being only 750 metres long, there is plenty of space to unwind and there is plenty of room to moor our boats wherever you like. You can see some of Alicante’s most beautiful sunsets here, the perfect combination of the ocean and the Mediterranean sun.
This idyllic piece of Spanish ocean is gorgeous and is surrounded by breath-taking rocky cliffs.
Alicante is very lively, and is a typical Spanish city with many squares, narrow streets and quaint restaurants and bars. You’ll have the chance to try the region’s typical cuisine, including dishes such as paella, rice and freshly caught seafood. Some of the typical dishes that you can try in Alicante are the Tona, a brioche that has unique flavourings including cinnamon, a splash of liquor and sliced lemon. The Tonina is another typical local dish which is essentially a tuna pie; this one is very popular to eat on the streets during one of the public holidays (fiestas).
Alicante has everything you need for a pleasant holiday on the famous Costa Blanca of Spain, and what better way to travel than by boat? Book your skippered or bareboat yacht charter in Alicante now and sail to the city and discover its beauty and feel at home on your own chartered yacht.
Found to the north of the Costa Blanca, Alicante's temperatures vary between 6ºC and 30ºC throughout the year, with the most popular months between May and August, and the heat having been known to hit the high 30s at times. A good supply of breeze throughout the year means that the heat in the high season is far more bearable as well as providing great conditions for the sailing side of your yacht charter in Alicante.
A variety of travel options help you start your yacht charter holiday in Alicante in the most relaxing way possible.
The airport of Altet in Alicante is connected to the city by bus line C-6. This bus route is fairly inexpensive at about €3 per person each way and runs approximately every 20 minutes.
The main bus companies that travel to Alicante are Alsa and Eurolines Riviera, making it possible to get to Alicante from most Spanish and European cities.
The train station of Alicante, located on Salamanca Avenue, is connected with the provincial capitals using services operated by the Renfe company.
From the port of Alicante, ferry lines run to Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca and Oran (Morocco), allowing you to combine a trip to one of these cities with your yacht charter in Alicante.
Alicante is connected to Madrid by a 4 hour journey along highway A-31. Alicante can be reached from Valencia in 2 hours by following toll road AP-7.
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