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Sport and Leisure activities in the Altea region

Altea is situated on the Mediterranean Costa Blanca and is protected by the Bernia mountain range. Apart from creating the warm micro-climate which is so beneficial to Altea and the surrounding area, the combination of sea and mountains provides a wide range of possibilities for resident and visitor alike.

Sub aqua There are good beaches nearby which offer either a relaxed day in the sun or the ability to pursue activities, such as sub-aqua, canoeing, windsurfing and kiteboarding. Windsurfing
Altea´s harbour plays host to a wide range of water-based activities such as sailing, yachting, water-skiing and jet-skiing , as well as offering boat trips up and down the coastline. Sailing and sub-aqua schools offer the opportunity to learn a new sport safely and successfully..
Altea has a fine 9 hole golf course, which is open to visitors, enjoying superb views of the sea and mountains. In addition there are a number of good 18-hole courses within easy distance.
The mountains are not only noted for their beautiful scenery, but also for the possibility of walking or climbing in peace and tranquillity.
Moutains There are stables for those who enjoy horse-riding in spectacular surroundings, and beginner classes are also available. Bicycles can be rented to encourage exploration of the many attractive villages which are tucked away throughout the mountain range.

One of the most popular activities for residents and visitors alike is to take the car and explore the Costa Blanca area , whether inland or along the coastline. This is often accompanied by a visit to a favourite restaurant, where you can enjoy excellent cuisine in wonderful surroundings. Although the Costa Blanca is rightly renowned for its seafood and rice dishes, these days it also offers a huge range of different styles of cuisine from around the world to satisfy the most demanding of palates.

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