Leisure time to shop & sightsee in Costa Blanca’s capital
International brand-name shops along the Maisonnave
Rows of boutiques along quaint & shady side streets
History & charm of the old quarter & world-class museums
Chance to discover the city’s highlights at your own pace
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Self-guided tour of Alicante
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Benidorm hotel
Food and beverages
Know Before You Book
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
Roundtrip transportation is available from most hotels in west and central Benidorm. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
What you can expect
A lively atmosphere and historic sights await you in vibrant Alicante as you some enjoy free time to explore at your leisure. You can choose to shop 'til you drop, hang out in the charming old quarter, take a stroll along the waterfront, or soak up the history of the capital of Costa Blanca.
The ride from your hotel brings you along the coast to Alicante, where you're dropped off at a convenient central location in the city. From there, you're free to put together your own sightseeing itinerary, so pick a destination and start exploring.
Shopaholics are fantastically well-catered to here, and you can browse to your heart's content on the Maisonnave—a famous boulevard lined with international brand-name shops, including a branch of Spain's famous El Corte Ingles department store. With winding alleys sheltering independent boutiques, the options are seemingly endless.
If you've had your fill of retail therapy, you might visit the waterfront and people-watch as the bustling town goes about its day. Make your way to the old quarter for some respite from the sun and beach-going crowds on the Playa de San Juan, and admire the shady, narrow streets are flanked by tall, balconied houses In the shadow of the ancient fortress of Santa Barbara. History buffs and art lovers will find plenty to admire in the city's centuries-old cathedrals and fascinating museums before you return in the evening for the ride back to your hotel.