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How to get from the train Station to Be Alicante

Alicante is a comfortable city with good public transport communications. So, if you arrive by train, you will find it very easy to get to your accommodations in Be Alicante. Renfe station is in the city center, very accessible and with means of transport to other points of the town. It is located on the avenue of Salamanca, very close to the famous Plaza de Luceros, where you can take the Tram. In addition, you have several bus lines that will take you to Rambla Méndez Núñez, very close to Be Alicante. You can also take a taxi in the same station, if you prefer a more comfortable journey. These are all the options you have to get from the Renfe Station to Villavieja Street, where our main headquarters are. Walking: If you want to go walking to Be Alicante, it will not take more than 20 minutes. Head south on Avenida Salamanca to Calle Bono Guarner. Turn left onto Calle Cat Senante Llaudes and continue onto Calle Serrano. Turn left onto Maisonnave Avenue and continue on Plaça de la Porta de Sant Francesc. In the square, turn right to Plaça de la Porta de Sant Francesc, then left towards Carrer […]

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Discover Alicante with the Free Walking Tours

One of the best ways to get to know the city of Alicante and its historical center is to a walking tour. Strolling through its streets, its dreamy corners, and visiting the main monuments is an unforgettable experience. Now you can discover Alicante on foot with the Free Walking Tours. They are guided tours across the historic center and old town, and also the Castle of Santa Barbara. The guides will explain you the history, the legends and the most interesting anecdotes of each part. For Alicante has many stories to tell its visitors. An Iberian, Roman and Muslim past among many other civilizations. The capital remains today a melting pot of cultures. Walking through its centric streets, you will discover why the city has been from ancient times one of the cultural and economic centers of the Mediterranean area. You can book your Free Walking Tours online, directly from the Internet. There are programmed visits every day that last about two and a half hours. And you can also prepare your guided visit to the Castle, of two hours, every Monda, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, at 3:00 pm. You can book your visit very easily and in english at […]

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Hogueras de San Juan: what to see, where and when

Alicante is already preparing to live its biggest festivity: the Hogueras de San Juan (Bonfires of Saint John). The celebrations take place from the 20th to the 24th of June. But, altough these are the central days of the festivity, since June 2, the city is already full of acts and activities. If you have never seen this celebration, you can not miss the opportunity to visit this year the capital of the Costa Blanca and become enfolded by the atmosphere in the city. The stone carton monuments, called ‘fogueres’ or ‘hogueras’, fill every corner of the city, from the center to the neighborhoods. You will also see the popular ‘racós and barracas’, public spaces in the streets where people gather to eat, dance and enjoy the whole day. Every day, at 14 hours, from the mythical Plaza de los Luceros, you can enjoy the ‘mascletà’, a unique pyrotechnic show. And on the 24th, at midnight, all the bonfires, those satirical monuments full of color, will burn in the ‘Nit de la Cremà’ (the night of fire). Here you can check the main events not to be missed, where to see them and when. Monuments close to Be Alicante Hoguera […]

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7 tips to protect the skin in summer

The summers in Costa Blanca are a real paradise. We all like to sunbathe on the beach! But sun exposure can create problems, so we need to take care and protect the skin in a special way at this time of the year. Skin care is very important throughout the year. But much more in the summer months. If we follow practical hygiene and hydration tips, and we protect ourselves correctly from the sun, we can have a great summer. Tan, but with perfect skin. Deep cleansing: this is especially important for the face. The sun rays directly affect this area of our body, so it is necessary to clean it every day. Cleaning at night with the most natural products possible will make our skin resist sun exposure. We need to apply an exfoliant once a week too, both on the face and the rest of the body. This will remove all dead cells and give you a more lively skin. Hydration: Drinking at least two liters of water per day is essential. If our skin is not hydrated, it will lose quality and the sun will affect us much more. If you are on the beach, drink regularly […]

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How to get to Alicante from the airport

The airport of Alicante-Elche, known as “El Altet”, is located 9 kilometers from the capital, in the municipality of Elche. A total of 51 airlines operate at Alicante airport. Among them, they have more than 200 routes for the summer season, both national and international. If Alicante is your holiday destination and you come to stay with us you have several options to get there. Public transport: the traveler must adapt to the schedules and routes offered by operators. In Alicante, this means of shared transport includes different vehicles that, combining routes, can take us to any place of the province. Bus: The access by bus to the aiport, both to arrive and to depart, is made by means of diverse lines that have stop in the passenger terminal. It is on the P2 floor of the airport, called the Vidas de Salidas. From there you can take the C6 Alicante-Airport Line, also called Aerobús. The nearest stop to our accommodations is ‘Alfonso el Sabio 12′, which is baout 15 minutes’ away by walk. If our idea is to visit another point of the province, there are other bus lines that can take you directly to the towns of Torrellano, […]

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History of the Easter Eggs and ‘Mona’

Easter is a celebration full of tradition all over the world. Above all, with regard to gastronomy. In Spain we spend the year waiting to eat the ‘Mona de Pascua’ and in the UK the protagonists are the Eggs. They are two typical sweets of this time of the year that have a spectacular flavor and an amazing history. The ‘Mona de Pascua’ is a kind of sweet bun made with flour, yeast, oil, sugar and orange and lemon zest. A boiled egg is placed right in the center and is eaten mainly at the snack. The egg is not just to eat, but you must do something very important with it. Exploit it on the forehead of a family member or friend! This will give good luck to both the owner and the receiver. This dish comes from the Muslim era and is a sweet that the Moors gave to their masters. According to historians, the word ‘mona’ comes from the Arabic ‘munna’, which means ‘provision of the mouth’. It is a confiture typical of all the towns of the Mediterranean, although it is also shared in the rest of Spain. The tradition says that the godparents must give […]

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