Elche is Alicante’s second city and home to Europe’s largest Palm Forest.
The Rio Vinalopo snakes through the charming centre and the city has a wide variety of activities for the family to enjoy, including the new Palm Adverture, Elche Football Club, historic centre with Squares, Castle and Churches.
Aljub is a large shopping mall with free parking and plenty of restaurants and shops.
Elche has some of the best beaches in the Costa Blanca including Arenals del Sol, Santa Pola and Guardamar del Segura.
Elche Airport (El Altet)
Elche shares the airport with Alicante and it is the sixth busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers, and the main airport for the Valencian Community. The airport is situated 10km East of Elche and about 160km south of Valencia on Mediterranean coast.