Santa Pola

Santa Pola


Introduction

Located on Spain´s Costa Blanca, the port of Santa Pola is a typical Spanish seaside village with all the beaches, supermarkets, fiestas, banks, shops, bars, cafes, outdoor market, nightlife and more. Everything you could want. Seafood lovers take note: Santa Pola is home to the largest fishing fleet in the Mediterranean. The international airport (ALC) with dozens of daily flights to the rest of Spain, the UK, and northern Europe is just a 15-minute drive away. The provincial capital of Alicante with its high-speed rail connection to Madrid, marina, casino, university, hospitals, many shops and 3 shops of El Corte Ingles is 14 kilometers away. In addition, the historic city of Elche with its fascinating Roman and Moorish heritage is close by and well worth exploring. Just offshore is Tabarca or Isla Plana, a great little excursion by ferry to enjoy the gin clear water of their beach followed by a traditional arroz con caldero for lunch. This area has many high-quality golf courses for the enthusiast and Benidorm is just 40 minutes away. No need to drive. Santa Pola recently opened a 2.5 million euro bus station offers regular bus service to Alicante, Elche, the airport and points all over the Spain. Everything is on your doorstep making Santa Pola a great location to live or to holiday.

Amenities

  • 11 kilometers of coastline
  • Blue Flag beaches
  • the Costa Blanca’s best dog beach, Caleta dels Gossets
  • seaside promenade
  • castle-fortress
  • marina
  • nationally recognized half marathon, triathlon, open water swim and other sporting events
  • cafes and restaurants
  • supermarkets
  • movie theater
  • mercado de abastos
  • outdoor markets on Monday and Saturday
  • health center
  • pharmacies
  • banks
  • shops
  • ferry service to Tabarca Island
  • fishing port
  • schools
  • bus station and links to Alicante, Gran Alacant, rest of Spain