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Hotel Castilla AlicanteRecently refurbished and spacious rooms, all exterior and the majority with sea views. Equipped with all common facilities. Ample bathrooms decorated with marble. 50 metres from San Juan beach, a few minutes from the city centre and 300 metres from Alicante Golf course. The hotel has double and triple rooms, all with a terrace, and single rooms with a balcony. Connecting and family rooms. Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

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Alicante is a city in Spain, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of the Alacantí, in the southern part of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port and is the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.

Amongst the most notable features of the city are the Castle of Santa Bárbara, which sits high above the city, and the port of Alicante, which was the subject of bitter controversy in 2006-2007 as residents battled to keep it from being changed into an industrial estate. The Santa Bárbara castle is situated on Mount Benacantil, overlooking the city. The promenade Explanada de España lined by palm trees consists of 6.5 million marble stones and is one of the most lovely promenades in Spain. For the people of Alicante it is the meeting point in the evenings and a place where many concerts take place. At the end of the promenade there is a Monument of the artist Mark Hersch, who still lives in Alicante. The main church of Alicante and the bishop seat is Concatedral de San Nicolás de Bari, which originates from the XVII century. El Palmeral Park is one of favored parks of Alicante. It includes walking trails, children's playgrounds, lakes and brooks, picnic tables and an auditorium for concerts. El Ereta Park is located on Mount Benacantil. It runs from the Santa Bárbara castle down to the old part of Alicante. Just a few kilometers from Alicante, on the Mediterranean Sea, lays Tabarca island. What was once a slip angle for pirates, is now a beautiful tourist attraction.

The most important festival, the Bonfires of Saint John (Fogueres de Sant Joan), takes place during the summer solstice. This is followed a week later by seven nights of firework and pyrotechnic contests between companies on the urban beach Playa del Postiguet. Another well-known festival is Moros i Cristians in Altozano or San Blas district. Overall, the city boasts a year-round nightlife, helped by tourists, fun-loving residents, and a large student population of the University of Alicante. The nightlife social scene tends to shift to nearby Playa de San Juan (St. John's Beach) during the summer months.

Alicante Airport outranks its Valencian counterpart, being among the busiest airports in Spain after Madrid, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca and Málaga and keeps expanding. It is connected with Madrid and Barcelona by frequent Iberia and Spanair flights, and with many Western European cities through carriers such as Ryanair, Easyjet, Air Berlin, Monarch Airlines, and Jet2.com. From the airport there are also regular flights to Algeria and Russia. Alicante railway station is used by cercanías linking Alicante with suburbs and Murcia. Long-range RENFE trains run frequently to Madrid and Barcelona. Alicante Tram connects the city with outlying settlements along Costa Blanca. As of 2010, electric tram-trains run up to Benidorm, and diesel trains go further to Denia. The city has regular ferry services to the Balearic Islands and Algeria. The city is strongly fortified, with a spacious harbour.

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