Sports in Altea

Altea offers a lot of possibilities for practice sports and most of them in the open air.

Altea also has very extensive sports facilities in the Municipal Sports Pavilion, the Palau d’Esports, where sports activities such as rhythmic gymnastics or synchronized swimming are developed, among others.

The beautiful roads of Altea make it a paradise for cyclists, with breathtaking landscapes. If you come with your family, you can adapt any type of experience by the level of age and difficulty … You can enjoy so much in Altea! Golf, tennis … would be other examples.

If we look towards the sea, we have a very varied and fun offer. Sailing, paddle, surfing, kayaking, scuba diving… These would be some examples. And if we look towards the mountain, excursions are made with trekking routes or climbs in the Sierra de Bernia and the Sierra Gelada.

Altea, new cycling destination

The departments of Tourism and Sports of the City of Altea opt for cycling as a product with greater projection at present, and consequently, the driven no seasonally component and the trend towards specialization of products, also include tourism strategy that is carrying out the department of Tourism. Notably in…

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Mediterranean Coast Challenge 2019

The Mediterranean Coast Challenge is a challenge to swim in open waters to be held in the bay of Altea on May 12, 2019. Every year, it brings together many and many athletes who love this sport and who want to improve: Mediterranean Crossing of 5.5 km., Popular Crossing of…

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Casco Antiguo Altea


A year and given the success of previous editions, the Department of Tourism has prepared a new program of free guided tours Discover Altea! For the months of January, February and March, with some innovations. These will consist of the incorporation of patrimonial, cultural and children’s visits. In January the…

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Altea is a charming town, there is no doubt. Its white houses and cobbled streets with the famous mediterranean domes of the Consuelo´s Church, give it a bohemian and very special air. It is a perfect place to escape your life and have a vacation, which offers a wide…

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Playa Cap Negret Altea


  Enjoy the bay Altea’s sea offers an incomparable setting for the practice of wáter sports, both on its surface and sea beds. Protected by the Serra Gelada Natural Park, it provides various snorkeling and diving routes. Our shallow sea beds are easily discovered, and although they aren’t usually paid…

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