Alicante: Self Catering Accommodation
Capital of the Costa Blanca
Self Catering accommodation/apartments in Alicante
Holiday apartments for rental in Alicante are in abundance, and offer a great way to enjoy an area with the independence that visitors enjoy when back home, and can sometimes be more cost effective if staying as part of a large group or for a long period of time. For a luxury 2 bedroom apartment on a golf course, count on spending around €560 per week. Many private individuals also advertise their own villas to rent for the holiday and a typical cost for a 2 bedroom (sleeping up to 4 people), 2 bathroom property close to the beach is around €450 per week during the peak season. Since there is so much on offer, it is worth shopping around before making a reservation, and the best way to do this is to use the Internet. It is important to take into consideration when making a booking, the maximum amount of people which can be accommodated in the property, and also the distance to the beach or city centre as a car might be necessary to reach them.
Camping in Alicante
With the mild Mediterranean climate all year round, sleeping under canvas is one of the cheapest forms of accommodation for visitors, and Alicante has a selection of campsites for visitors to choose from, although limited. Facilities vary according to the campsite, but can include a bar or restaurant, children’s playground and tennis courts. Some hold special events during the summer and activities for all the family such as karaoke, and five-a-side football. Expect to budget from around €6 per person per night in addition to the cost of a pitch for a tent at €9 per night during peak season. For a motorhome, it is more expensive, starting from around €13 per night. Electricity is extra and for a 6 Amp supply, count on paying €4.71 per day.
Most campsites in Alicante are only open during the summer season, and therefore it is advisable to book well in advance. When booking either by phone or online, it is important that you check the location of the campsite in Alicante, as some are located away from the beaches and hustle and bustle of the city centre.