Why choose Alicante Port

Overlooking the shimmering Mediterranean, Alicante Port basks in the legacy of its seafaring past. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Santa Barbara Castle, this port city has been a maritime hub since ancient times, with tales of Phoenician and Roman traders echoing through its sun-kissed streets. The region's Mediterranean climate offers balmy weather year-round, inviting cruisegoers to explore its bustling markets and charming alleys. Alicante's authentic charm lies in its unassuming authenticity, where visitors can savor traditional Spanish tapas in quaint tavernas and witness fishermen hauling in their catch along the waterfront. Fun fact: Alicante boasts one of the longest continuous seafront promenades in Spain, perfect for leisurely strolls with panoramic sea views.

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Nestled along the sun-drenched Costa Blanca, Alicante's strategic location on the Spanish coast has made it a magnet for travelers worldwide. Despite its popularity, Alicante harbors secrets beyond the Instagram spotlight. Beneath its bustling surface lies a tapestry of hidden gems waiting to be discovered, from tranquil coves framed by rugged cliffs to ancient Moorish ruins tucked away in the hills. Alicante's allure extends beyond its beaches, with a history steeped in maritime trade and conquest, captivating admirers seeking to unravel its storied past. Its enduring appeal lies in its ability to surprise and delight, offering travelers a glimpse into Spain's authentic soul.

Sink your teeth into Alicante's tantalizing Arroz a Banda, a rice dish infused with the flavors of the Mediterranean Sea. Bursting with fresh seafood, including succulent prawns and tender calamari, this hearty dish is a feast for the senses. But Alicante's culinary delights extend far beyond its shores. Delve into the city's bustling markets to discover treasures like the sweet Moscatel grapes and fiery Pimiento de Padrón peppers, adding a unique twist to traditional Spanish fare. With each bite, you'll savor the essence of Alicante's vibrant culinary scene, where bold flavors and exotic ingredients create a symphony of taste like no other.

Renowned cruise lines, such as Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, navigate the azure waters to Alicante, offering travelers a gateway to its storied past and vibrant present. Shore excursions unveil the city's illustrious history, from exploring the imposing Santa Bárbara Castle, a testament to centuries of Moorish and Christian rule, to wandering the picturesque Old Town, where the echoes of past civilizations linger in its narrow streets. Delve into Alicante's culinary scene with a gastronomic tour, sampling local delicacies like creamy horchata and savory tapas. With each excursion, travelers embark on a journey through Alicante's captivating past and thriving present.