Where Is the Best Place to Live in Alicante?

The Alicante region is full of beautiful places to live and explore but how do you decide where the best place to live in Alicante for you is? We’re specialists in Alicante property so know everything there is to know about the region and all of its unique areas. We’ve put together a guide to the best places to live in the Alicante region, whatever type of home you are looking for.

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What is the Best Area to Live in Alicante for British Expats?

The Alicante area offers something for every type of Spanish property owner. Whether you are looking for a more authentic Spanish experience in a sleepy town away from the tourist hotspots, a dream home on a golf resort or looking for a bustling expat community in which to make your home.


For those looking for a thriving expat community and some home comforts under the Spanish sun, Torrevieja is an incredibly popular choice. It is also home to a number of blue flag beaches making it a great choice for those looking for beach-side living or a holiday home in Alicante.


As the capital of Alicante province, the city of Alicante offers plenty of amenities for those living in the area as well as close proximity to Alicante airport. This makes it one of the best places to live in Alicante province for those who need easy access to transport links or who will be having friends and family visiting regularly from the UK. Wander the palm tree-lined Explanada de España, paved with 6.5 million marble tiles or discover the iconic Santa Barbara Castle, both found in the area.


Popularly known as Orihuela Costa, Orihuela sits at the foot of the Sierra de Orihuela mountains. The area is great for families with a range of educational options including bi-lingual schools and a beautiful old town to explore.

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Where is the Best Place to Live in Alicante for Retirees?

With a fantastic climate and access to everything retirees need, Alicante is a popular choice for those looking for the perfect place to retire in Spain. We’ve put together a complete guide to retiring to the Costa Blanca and the best places to live in Alicante for Retirees in our blog here. Some of the most popular places for retirees to live in the Alicante region include Guardamar del Segura, known for its pine forests and spectacular beaches, Pilar de la Horardada for its international community feel and incredible setting and Torrevieja for its vibrant expat community.

Where Are the Best Places to Live in Alicante for Families?

If you are thinking of moving to the Alicante area as a family or buying a holiday home in Alicante for family holidays, you’ll find plenty of family-friendly areas. One of the most popular area for British expats with children in Alicante is Altea. With a thriving arts scene and cobbled streets living the beautiful old town, Altea provides plenty of family amenities.

Alternatively, Denia offers a bustling restaurant scene and sits close to a port with plenty of things to keep a young family busy. For those wanting to be within easy reach of Alicante city, El Campello offers a relaxed atmosphere and beautiful beaches to enjoy making it one of the best places to live near Alicante.

Finding your Perfect Alicante Property

Once you’ve decided on the best place to live in Alicante province for you, it’s time to look at properties. Welcome Estates are property experts in the area with a wide range of Alicante properties to fit your needs whether you are looking for a holiday home near to Alicante city, a place to retire or would like to move to Alicante as a family.

To find out more about our available properties, contact our team now.


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Our highly skilled team will be able to guide you through the process of buying and selling in Spain, answering any questions that arise along the way. All our staff have an excellent knowledge of the area and the current market. The team is here to help make your life as comfortable and easy as possible.

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