Car Hire in Alicante Airport, Spain
If you’re heading to sunny Spain and plan on exploring the historic sights and countryside with day trips, get a low rate on car rental in Alicante Airport ahead of time for big discounts.
By booking online you can start your trip with savings from big brand auto hire companies such as Avis, Budget, Hertz and Europcar.
Compare deals on reliable rental vehicles such as Kia, VW, Ford, Hyundai, Toyota and more and have it waiting for you at the airport when you land.
Alicante is a historic Mediterranean port in Spain, an area inhabited for 7,000 years.
Exploring Alicante city and surrounds
Guadalest Valley is often lauded as the Eighth Wonder of the World.
The town is filled with monuments, cathedrals and museums.
Plan to visit the unusual Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum, the Historical Motorcycle Museum, the Micro-Gigantic Museum or the Torture Instruments Museum; for something a little more conventional, visit the Castle of the King and the Tower Crag of Alcala.
Stroll the mountain village streets and see such sights as houses set into rock walls.
If strolling along scenic trails is your thing, why not try it on horseback! Rancho La Ofra offers trail riding through the Costa Blanca mountains.
For an unusual lunch, visit Carmen del Campillo Tea House, near to Creviente town, to enjoy the charming gardens and tea with a distinct Arabic feel.
Swap your car seat for a go-kart seat at Karting Alicante.
Day trips from Alicante
Explore the largest cave system in Spain at the Canelobre (Candelabra) Caves and stop by the charming town and Moorish Castle at Busot nearby.
Altea is an example of a quintessential old Spanish town, set on the Costa Blanca and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Climb the hill to the top of the town for the view and old buildings. Stroll the promenade down to neighbouring town Albir.
Check out the hidden museum in the town library and the collection of costumes worn by the townsfolk during the Festival of Moros y Critianos (Moors and the Christians).
Benidorm is a charming seaside resort town not far from Alicante.
Explore the streets, the coast, stroll the magnificent promenades and try your hand at bargain hunting and end the day watching the world go by at a street-side café.
Catch the local markets on a Wednesday or Sunday too.
After spending time soaking up these quieter, traditional and more scenic areas, you may decide to take a couple of nights in the vibrant capital city of Spain, Madrid.
Catch a flamenco show Casa Patas or Corral de la Pacheca and fall in love with montecado cookies.
The author Ernest Hemmingway often downed cocktails with his famous friends, including Ava Gardner and a collection of the best Spanish writers and actors at Museu Chicote.
If you wish to go further afield, to cities such as Barcelona and Valencia, or scenic routes such as Andorra and Santiago, most car rental agents will allow you to drop your car in a different major city location (known as a ‘one way rental’)
There really is no end to the flavour and passion of Spain; all you need to do is let it wash over you.