Altea is a picturesque seaside town, which provides many services, leisure activities and an open viewpoint of nature and the intense blue of the Mediterranean sea. Altea is an amazing city which provides peace and quietness even during the peak of summer season. It is due to the unusual city layout, which includes two city centres. The first city centre is located directly by the sea, includes a nice boulevard splashed with palm trees, a historic church on a small hill, a fishing port and a large marina. The second and newer city centre is Altea la Vieja, located about a kilometre inland.
It is known for a very good tourist base, both – hotel and gastronomic, the lighthouse L'Alfas del Pi, as well as beaches in Altea, in its vicinity, in bays and on the peninsulas: La Olla, Cap Negret, El Mascarst, La Roda, Cap Blanch. However, if you enjoy an active lifestyle, you may benefit from the equipment of the local Palace of Sport, a sailing club – Club Nautico in the marina, or from a 9-hole golf course.