Tourism in the Costa Blanca
As with the majority of regions in Spain, tourism of course is the main industry in the Costa Blanca although it takes many different forms which attracts a wide variety of people.
From the modern architecture of the skyscrapers in Benidorm to the ancient remains in Calpe. The landscape is equally diverse with vast desert areas, lush vineyards and national parks, mountains and cliff faces to long soft sandy beaches.
For the food lovers there is every type of restaurant imaginable but of course the local specialities tend to be based around seafood and fresh produce.
The Costa Blanca caters for nearly every type of sport and activity imaginable. Obviously there is a huge range of water sports from fishing to the more energetic kite surfing there is something to suit everyone. For land lovers there is activity parks, nature parks, hiking and cycling trails, horse-riding and an abundance of superb golf courses to name but a few. For those that a retail specialists there are also several vast shopping centres throughout the area as well as the small specialised boutiques and the market stalls that are in most towns and villages on a weekly basis.
Whatever takes your fancy there will be something in the Costa Blanca to suit you. It almost seems that it was specifically designed for the pleasure of others and this is what the region's tourist trade is built on.