With it’s beautiful location on the southeastern coast of Spain, The Province of Alicante offers a variety of attractions and sights to explore. Since our luxury apartment with a corner view is located in Rojales, a district of ciudad Quesada, you can unwind in ultimate comfort. Alicante is known for an unique blend of history, golf courses, culture, expatriate community, natural beauty, amenities, gastronomy and proximity to beaches make it a captivating holiday destination. The area is also known for its vibrant social scene, with many restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues to enjoy. Whether you’re visiting for the first time or the fifth, these recommendations ensure that you’ll have a great trip.


Alicante is renowned for its stunning beaches of the Costa Blanca. The pleasant climate and clear waters make Alicante a popular destination for beach lovers and sunseekers. Nearby beaches are Playa La Roqueta (10min), Playa Centre (11min), Playa El Rebollo (15min), and Playa Los Viveros (16min). Alcante offers other popular and well visited beaches in the city such as Playa del Postiguet (42min), Albufereta Beach (47min), and San Juan Beach (58min). With its golden sand, the beaches of Alicante are ideal locations to relax, sunbathe, and take a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean. Read more about the variety beaches in our blog...

Aqua Park

If there’s one place in Alicante offering a range of water slides, pools, and water-based activities for all ages, it’s Aqua Park Ciudad Quesada (8min). It's a great place for families and visitors of all ages to have fun and cool off during the summer months. The fantastic water park is a popular attraction in the area to have fun with family and friends, while cooling off and enjoying a day of aquatic adventures during the hot summer months.

Nature Reserves

Near the La Mata and Torrevieja Natural Park there are multiple opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and birdwatching. Parque El Recorral (9min) is an example of a nature preserve where you can unwind, go for a walk, and enjoy nature. The park features lush greenery, walking paths, picnic areas, and a small lake. It's an ideal spot to soak up the peaceful atmosphere. rumored to be haunted by the ghost of an opium junkie still looking to score. At Tin How Temple, climb the narrow stairway to this space with hundreds of red lanterns, then step onto the tiny balcony and take in the alley scene below. And, of course, don’t skip a chance to have dim sum at Yank Sing.


The area is renowned for its golf courses and home to the La Marquesa Golf Club (8min). A popular destination for golf enthusiasts which offers an 18-hole golf course while appreciating the Mediterranean. Its set against a backdrop of rolling hills and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes, providing an enjoyable and challenging experience for players of all skill levels. Read more about outdoor activities in our blog...

Weekly Markets

Rojales hosts a vibrant weekly market every Thursday, known as the Mercadillo de Rojales (12min). This bustling market attracts locals and visitors alike, offering a wide variety of products such as fresh produce, clothing, accessories, household items, and more. But there’s much more to see and to do such as a visit to Central Market (48min) for a taste of local flavors and a vibrant atmosphere. This bustling market offers an array of fresh produce, meats, seafood, and regional specialties. It's a great place to immerse yourself in the local gastronomy and culture. Read more about shopping in our blog...

Natural Beauty

It may be world-famous, but first and foremost this area in Alicante is nestled in the scenic countryside of the Vega Baja del Segura region, surrounded by natural beauty. It features rolling hills, picturesque landscapes, and views of the nearby salt lakes and Mediterranean Sea.

Amenities and Services

With its extensive range of amenities and services catering to residents and visitors, Alicante boasts a variety of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, medical facilities, and other essential services, providing convenience and comfort for residents and visitors alike. The nearby Town Center and Plaza (6min) is a must-do. From taking in the bustling center, to taking a leisurely stroll through the streets, visiting local boutiques, and soaking up the vibrant atmosphere. The main plaza is often the heart of the town, where you can sit down, relax, and people-watch. Read more about bars and clubs our blog...


Foodies rejoice! Enter a haven for food enthusiasts in Alicante, known for its delicious Mediterranean cuisine, featuring fresh seafood, rice dishes (such as paella), tapas, and local specialties like the "turrón" (nougat) and "horchata" (a refreshing drink). Alicante's restaurants and tapas bars offer a wide range of culinary delights to satisfy every palate. Personal favorite restaurants are SoleLuna (10min), Bambouzza (10min), El Resspiro (11min), Giovanni (16min), and Habitus (17min). Read more about the variety restaurants in our blog...

Expatriate Community

Feel free to feel at home! There is a significant expatriate community, particularly from the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. Many foreigners have chosen Ciudad Quesada as their second home or retirement destination, creating a diverse and multicultural community.

Festivals and Sights

Be sure to check the vibrant festivals and celebrations in the Province of Alicante. The most famous festival is the Hogueras de San Juan, held in June, where enormous sculptures are displayed throughout the city and burned in spectacular bonfires. The Bonfires of San Juan Festival attracts visitors from near and far, offering a unique cultural experience. Don’t pass up a visit to nearby Segura River and Bridge (12min), Cuevas del Rodeo (13min), Rojales Caves and Archaeological Museum (13min), and Torre Guardamar (15min). If you have time to venture farther, you’ll discover gems like the Explanada de España (43min), Old Town (Barrio de la Santa Cruz) (43min), Castle of Santa Barbara (47min), and the Contemporary Art Museum (MACA) (47min). Read more about attractions and sights in our blog...

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