It has been possible to greatly control the growth of the town with tough building regulations which
have prevented the construction of high rise skyscrapers as found in neighboring Benidorm. Residential
developments are limited to just 4 floors and with 50% of developed land reserved as green areas. This
makes the town a very desirable place to settle in Spain.
Alfaz and Albir Playa offers a quiet holiday destination ideal for families and those wanting to explore
the area. Enjoy quality hotels and self catering apartments in this most cosmopolitan of towns which has
great sheltered beaches for all round vacations. Book your Albir hotel at discount rates with our travel
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In the old town there are fewer than 1,000 homes, whilst in the developed areas the number of
properties numbers about 4,000. Of the 17,000 inhabitants, 9,000 are foreigners from more than 60
different countries with those from Norway making up the largest population of Norwegians outside of Norway
and the largest single population in the town. This is the only town in Spain where foreigners outnumber our
Spanish hosts. Albir enjoys an infrastructure designed to offer a great quality of life to residents and visitors
with a multi-sports stadium, municipal arts centre and excellent health centers. The local town hall offers
great opportunities for education and public services are second to none.
With the arrival of so many nationalities over the past 20 years Albir Playa offer great variety with
almost every European cuisine available in top class restaurants and café bars operated by the many local
foreign residents. A summer evening spent dining on the terraces along Albir Playa cannot be bettered
anywhere on the Costa Blanca. With few hotels you will not find mass tourism in Albir - hotels here offer
quality holidays in Spain. For sheer luxury also see this months featured Costa Blanca Luxury Hotels
Playa Del Albir the local beach is situated just a few kilometers from the town centre and is
sheltered by the Sierra Helada. The beach offers a range of services and leisure activities including a nudist
beach which can be found by the lighthouse. The Sea promenade, known as the promenade of stars
contains the names of famous film stars who have visited L´ Alfàs during the annual film Festival which takes
place in July each year.
Alfaz enjoys annual Fiestas such as those to honor the Blessed Christ which is held from the 7th to the
10th of November each year with processions, a parade and fireworks display. In the summer, during the
first weekend of August, there are fiestas on the beach, with street bands and open-air concerts. The
Festival of the Cross is held during the first weekend in May, with an open air mass and celebrations. The
feast of St Joseph is celebrated on the 19th of March.
|Welcome to the Albir Playa Holiday guide.
Here you can check prices and book the most
popular hotels or build a cheap Albir Holiday.
From ancient beginnings this once small fortified
village situated inland to provide shelter from the
Berber pirates now boasts a thriving tourist sector
and resident population of foreigners from all over
Europe. The name Alfaz is from the Moorish
language and means “sown land” and proves the
long history of links to the land from which early
inhabitants made a living. Fruit and almond groves
plus the mining of metals was once the only income
in the town. Today the main industry is that of
tourism with the beach known as Albir Playa
offering a sheltered location for the many
international visitors who enjoy the relaxed holiday
atmosphere and all year mild weather in this well
planned small town. Buses run daily from Benidorm.
|There are some great walks in the area including a
popular one from Albir beach to its lighthouse via
an old path. You can walk or tour with bicycles on
the numerous trails that crisscross the Sierra
Helada which is bordering on the resort of
Benidorm. Booking a hotel here is ideal for touring
the Costa Blanca region.
Sport lovers will be impressed with the world class
sports centre which is regarded as one of the best
in the Alicante province and offers all year facilities
due to the mild climate. Within a short drive the
area also boasts some of the most popular Golf
resorts on the Costa Blanca and 5 star spa and
fitness facilities. Albir does indeed offer one of the
best quality destinations for a Spain holiday away
from the mass tourism resorts on the Costas.
|With good road and coach services to Alicante and
Valencia airports travel to and from Alfaz is easy with
both airports reached in under an hour. With properties
for sale in Albir from small easy to manage studio
apartments, one, two and three bedroom apartments
and large detached villas, Albir Playa is a must visit or
permanent home on the Costa Blanca. Getting to Albir is
easy with Albir airport transfers from 16€/£14 return.
With Albir hotels offering a quieter relaxing break than a
Benidorm holiday and yet only a short hop to enjoy the
benefits of the Levante and Poniente resorts. Albir
Playa is certainly a top end Spanish holiday - Enjoy.
Visit the L´Alfas town hall website for more information.
|In winter months Albir is a popular destination for long stay visitors who own property in the town. Real estate is
the second largest industry in the town as the demand from people wishing to buy homes increases with every
year. Alfaz town and the Albir Playa offer excellent value properties for sale when compared to the more built
up resorts of Benidorm and affluent Altea.
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