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Sun, sand and vitamin sea on the Costa Blanca! A blog powered by Gran Alacant Properties

A Place in the Sun in Gran Alacant

A Place in the Sun Gran Alacant March 2019

We had a pretty exciting week here in the best little beach community on the Costa Blanca: the crew from “A Place in the Sun” were in town filming an episode with a couple looking for a property to buy…

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Welcome to the Hotel Gran Alacant!

AJ Hotel Gran Alacant

ICYMI, Gran Alacant will soon be home to a 4 star hotel. The AJ Hotel recently broke ground on an 11,000+ square meter site next to the Foster’s Hollywood in Lower Gran Alacant. The 6000+ m2 hotel will feature 108…

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no winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn

March 2019 Gran Alacant Advertiser

Gran Alacant Properties’ ad in the March 2019 issue of the Gran Alacant Advertiser. One of the ways we know spring has arrived on the Costa Blanca is the appearance of the blossoms on the many almond and cherry trees…

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blue skies smilin at me

blue skies smilin at me

Gran Alacant Properties’ ad in the November 2018 issue of the Gran Alacant Advertiser. We love to highlight all the beautiful places that surround us in Gran Alacant. Here we feature the nearby city of  Elche and the lovely palms…

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Gran Alacant airport bus

Alicante airport terminal

One of the most attractive features of Gran Alacant is the proximity to the international airport ALC. While you can drive to the airport in 15 minutes or less from Gran Alacant, you can also get to the airport by…

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What is an NIE number? Why do I need an NIE?

El Altet beach lifeguard stand with Alicante castle behind

What is an NIE? The NIE is the numero de identificicion de extranjero or foreigner’s identification number issued by the Policia Nacional or national police.  Any non-Spanish citizen who will be in Spain for an extended period of time or…

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