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

Why choose Gran Alacant?

We might be biased but we happen to think Gran Alacant is the best beach community on the Costa Blanca!!! Here are just a few reasons why… Looking for a property in Gran Alacant, Santa Pola or Arenales del Sol…

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ADVICE FROM A LOCAL: Elche bus

Elche city of palms

Gran Alacant offers excellent public transportation links to Santa Pola, Alicante, and the international airport. However, did you know that in the summer season there is bus service that runs between Elche and Los Arenales del Sol and Carabassi Beaches? This service…

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ADVICE FROM A LOCAL: supermarket delivery

If you are coming to Gran Alacant for a brief holiday, you can save yourself the hassle of going to the supermarket by ordering your groceries online from one of the local chains. You can order before you travel to Spain and…

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Banks in Gran Alacant

Banks in Gran Alacant

Several major banks have branches in Gran Alacant. No need to open an account in Santa Pola or Alicante. Because of Gran Alacant is an area that is very popular with international visitors, most banks will have English-speaking (and other…

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WHY DO I NEED AN ESTATE AGENT WHEN BUYING A NEW BUILD?

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A common misconception when purchasing a new build property is that you don’t need an estate agent. Here are 9 reasons why you do: This is a big financial transaction. An experienced estate agent can give you objective professional advice…

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NEW NEIGHBOUR Sunset reopens under new management

Croquetas de jamon @Sunset Gran Alacant

We have a new neighbour down the block from our office in Carabassi Center: Sunset! Well, not exactly new because Sunset has been a landmark in Gran Alacant since opening over 10 years ago but new because a new team…

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Alicante airport transportation guide

Alicante airport terminal

One of the big advantages Gran Alacant has over many beach communities on the Costa Blanca is the proximity to the airport. Not so close that you can hear the planes! But in less than 15 minutes you are at…

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Sprucing up for spring

Gran Alacant Properties new sign on Avenida de Polonia

Being a beach community, Gran Alacant is a very seasonal market and Easter marks the beginning of the busy season for cafes, restaurants, shops, even estate agents around here. Our neighbors in the Carabassi Center have all been busy cleaning, patching, painting and…

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