Your Guide to Altea

19th February 2024
Altea is a scenic town on the Costa Blanca Coast with an authentic, Spanish feel. Situated between the bustling resort of Benidorm and the fishing village of Calpe, Altea is a favourite with residents looking to relocate for a relaxed lifestyle in a traditional and picturesque area, still with easy access to the faster paced towns. 

Altea Property Market 

The property market across Spain is very strong with property prices rising. The demand for properties is also high, in 2018 Spain saw the highest number of property transactions in over a decade. 

Things to Do in Altea

Church Square 

Altea Church square is a must visit. The whitewashed buildings, cobbled streets and pretty flowers leading to the central square give off a true charming feel. The square is dominated by the scenery of the Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo, the beautiful church with two blue domed roofs. Many visitors like to enjoy a meal at the restaurants of the square whilst taking in the culture. Discover the Churches inner beauty by taking a look inside, where you will find high ceilings and a beautifully detailed interior.


Altea’s Market

The Altea market is held every Tuesday, it is a well known huge market and often receives flocks of visitors from the neighbouring areas. The market has a variety of stalls selling all kinds of products such as clothing, bags and food at great prices.



Altea has a wide selection of beaches, coves and cliffs. Beaches here are much quieter than the crowded nearby areas, offering a more relaxed atmosphere. The long blue flag beach of La Roda has calm clean waters, the sand is golden and pebbled, to the edge of the beach you will find the Marina. For thrill seekers, there is a range of watersports available on Altea beaches including Jet Skiing and paragliding.


Russian Orthodox Church

In the hills of Altea, just off the N-332 road, you will find the Russian Orthodox Church, the first Russian Orthodox Church built in Spain. The wooden church is very well maintained and leaves passers by eager to take a look. It is free to visit, just remember to check the times so that you can get the full experience and also see the inside.


Weather in Altea

The climate in Altea is very pleasant with warm summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperature in winter is 16°C and the average summer temperature is 29°C. Sunny days with 22 degrees in the afternoon are certainly not uncommon in October and November. December and January are the coldest months with maximum temperatures around 16°C and also have the most rainfall, on average 13 days per month. From February on, the weather will quickly warm up. The average measured temperature in February is 16°C but also in this month, there are almost every year several warm days with a lovely 20°C in the afternoon.

Getting Around 

Altea is in a great position and very easily accessible. The closest Airport to Altea is Alicante, which is just over 70 km away, with hundreds of flights leaving each day. You could also use Valencia Airport which is just under 150 km away. Getting around Altea and the surrounding areas couldn’t be easier, with regular tram services running along the coast, bus routes with plenty of stops and taxis available daily. 

Property for Sale in Altea

In the luxury resort with 24/7 security Altea Hills our office has various beautiful villas with amazing sea views, large apartments with private gardens and penthouses with private pool for sale. 

Altea Hills is one of the most luxurious and sought after urbanisations of the Costa Blanca. 

There are plenty of properties to choose from in Altea. View all Altea properties for sale >
So, If you are looking for your dream property across the Costa Blanca, Altea is certainly an area not to overlook. With its relaxed atmosphere, idyllic location and a wide selection of properties available, nardia real estate agency can provide you with the best Spanish real estate services available. Contact us today for more information:
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