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Things to do in Puerto de Alicante

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Department Store
“You can buy some souvenirs as well, books, newspaper, clothes, jewellery, etc..”
  • 52 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“On Levante Dock there are bars and restaurants, highly recommended to have a good rice, the Casino and the Volvo Ocean Race Museum, with beautiful views over the sea. // Sobre el Muelle de Levante hay bares, restaurantes muy recomendables para tomar un buen arroz, el Casino y el Museo Volvo Ocean Race, con preciosas vistas sobre el mar.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Another incredible restaurant, again at a relatively high price. great wine list and stunning plates of food.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Route
“Esplanada Alicante. A must when visiting Alicante. Have a nice walk in the evening and look at local merchandises, sit down and enjoy a drink. I don´t recommend any of the restaurants here. Have a look at "Sale & Pepe " which guides you to the restaurant area - 5 min walk from the esplanada. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Traditional authentic Spanish food (surf and turf) assortment of tapas and dishes. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
History Museum
“Both Rik and Ainhoa work at The Ocean Race and it has a museum telling you all about the history and having fun activities for the kids. It is great for when the days in Alicante get really hot or when it is raining. Let us know if you are going and we'll take you into race control for an exclusive look at how our race operates!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Department Store
“The avenue where there are all the big franchises are and El Corte Inglés (2 buildings) with anything you might need in the air conditioning :)”
  • 62 locals recommend
Night Club
“Club close to the harbour, with a nice view. The main part of the club is outside.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Casino
“El Casino of Alicante offers entertainment for all tastes, surrounded by restaurants, shopping, bars, night clubs in the port of Alicante vicinity. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“A great restaurant with a slightly higher price tag than most restaurants in Alicante, this restaurant has a fantastic a la carte menu and some great tapas choices. They also have an excellent wine list for those who love it.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Try one of the typical rice dishes of Alicante! Something expensive but good quality.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
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“Upscale mouth-watering traditional Spanish food, paella, arroz a Banda, and so much more. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bus Station
“la gare routière, pour découvrir et parcourir la région et toute l'Espagne en bus”
  • 15 locals recommend
Plaza
“La Explanada de España es un paseo marítimo se extiende en paralelo al puerto, desde la Puerta del Mar hasta el Parque de Canalejas. Se trata de una de las vías más populares de la ciudad de Alicante y fue construida sobre el antiguo dique la ciudad durante la primera mitad del siglo XX. Este emblemático paseo está compuesto por seis millones y medio de teselas de mármol que dibujan un mosaico ondulado de colores rojo, negro y blanco. Además, cuenta con cuatro filas de palmeras que recorren sus más de 500 metros de longitud y es una seña de identidad para los alicantinos. Todo un símbolo representativo del turismo de la ciudad. En la Explanada se sitúan edificios emblemáticos de la ciudad.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“By far the best vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Alicante and one we frequent quite a lot (Rik is vegetarian). It is well worth a visit if you eat vegetarian or vegan but also highly recommended to omnivors!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Theatre
“Diferentes funciones. Jueves películas actuales en VSO. Buenos precios. Different shows. Thursdays, original modern movies with spanish subtitles. Good prices.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Another incredible restaurant, again at a relatively high price. great wine list and stunning plates of food.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional authentic Spanish food (surf and turf) assortment of tapas and dishes. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“A great restaurant with a slightly higher price tag than most restaurants in Alicante, this restaurant has a fantastic a la carte menu and some great tapas choices. They also have an excellent wine list for those who love it.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Try one of the typical rice dishes of Alicante! Something expensive but good quality.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
“Upscale mouth-watering traditional Spanish food, paella, arroz a Banda, and so much more. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“By far the best vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Alicante and one we frequent quite a lot (Rik is vegetarian). It is well worth a visit if you eat vegetarian or vegan but also highly recommended to omnivors!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Restaurante con muy buena carta (ni muy caro ni muy barato) Nice restaurant with a nice menu (not cheap, not expensive)”
  • 14 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“A great way to start on your "Tapas Journey", with a super selection which defines all that tapas is. It is a better option than some of the larger "franchise type" tapas chains.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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