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The Essential Guide to Altea

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Discover the charm of Altea with our guide to the city's top attractions, culinary hotspots, and vibrant nightlife. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, we'll also help you find the best recreational activities to enjoy, and offer advice on making lasting connections with the friendly locals.

Welcome to Altea! If you're planning to move to Altea, congratulations on taking the first step towards a new adventure. While there are many things to think about before you leave, such as visas, housing, and transportation, it's important to remember that once you arrive, the fun really begins. In this article, we'll introduce you to some of the best sites, restaurants, and nightlife that Altea has to offer, as well as provide tips on recreational activities and making friends in Altea.

Altea is a beautiful coastal town located in the province of Alicante. It is known for its stunning beaches, picturesque old town, and vibrant culture. Tourists and locals alike can enjoy a variety of activities and attractions in Altea.

One of the most popular attractions in Altea is the Church of Our Lady of Consolation. This stunning church is located in the old town and is a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. The church is known for its beautiful architecture and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The old town of Altea is also a popular spot for tourists and locals. The old town is filled with cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, and quaint shops. Visitors can explore the old town and enjoy the unique atmosphere.

The beaches of Altea are also a popular destination for tourists and locals. The beaches are known for their crystal clear waters and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and other beach activities.

The restaurant and nightlife scene in Altea is vibrant and diverse. Some of the most popular restaurants in Altea include La Bodega, a traditional Spanish restaurant, and La Cava, a seafood restaurant. For nightlife, visitors can enjoy the lively bars and clubs in the old town. Some of the most popular bars and clubs include La Bodega, La Cava, and La Terraza.

Recreational activities in Altea are plentiful. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, biking, and kayaking. Hiking trails can be found in the nearby Sierra de Altea mountains. Biking trails can be found throughout the town and along the coast. Kayaking is also popular in Altea and can be done in the nearby coves and bays.

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Insider Tips from Expats in Altea: Making the Most of Life and Connections

"Expats in Altea often join local clubs and activities such as golf, tennis, sailing, and hiking. Expats can also join local language classes, book clubs, and art classes. Additionally, expats can meet people by attending local festivals, visiting local markets, and exploring the local restaurants and bars. Expats can also join online forums and social media groups to connect with other expats living in Altea," said one expat living in Altea.

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"Life for expats and digital nomads in Altea is generally quite pleasant. The town is small and picturesque, with a Mediterranean climate and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. The locals are friendly and welcoming, and the cost of living is relatively low. There is a good selection of restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as plenty of shops and markets. The town is well-connected to the rest of Spain, with easy access to the nearby cities of Valencia and Alicante. For those looking for a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of sunshine, Altea is an ideal destination," commented an expat living in Altea.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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