Gastronomy Alicante

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Enjoy a paella , after resting in Apartmentos Tito and sunbathing on the beach, is one of the best experiences you can have during your stay in Alicante.

The gastronomy of Alicante follows the trend of the Valencian Community. Rice, fish and vegetables are some of its protagonists, although we can not fail to try some of their most genuine dishes.

1. The dishes of Alicante

You can not resist to try  “Arroz abanda “ or  “ Arroz con costra”  when you visit Alicante. The paellas of the orchard of the Marina Alta region are also a temptation difficult to overcome for rice lovers.

Do you like fish? The small fish of the area, like the mullets, are served fried in Alicante, becoming one of the tastiest dishes that we can try in one of the restaurants of the beach.

If you prefer vegetables  you will not be able to resist the green beans and turnips of the Marina Baja, or the typical “Borreta”, a boil of spinach or chard.

Visiting one of the traditional restaurants of Alicante is a unique opportunity to try all these dishes and let us surprise with their flavors and nuances.

2. The salted

Another of the genuine gastronomic proposals of the Alicante lands are the salted products of various marine products, such as tuna, roe or herring .

In addition to having a unique flavor, these salted are the basis of various dishes, such as “Cocas”.

3. Signature cuisine.

Do you like to discover the cuisine of the best chefs? In the province of Alicante you will have the opportunity to discover the cuisine of some of the best chefs in the country, whose work has been recognized with several Michelin stars.

The restaurant of Quique Dacosta in Denia has 3 Michelin stars, while Bon Amb in Jávea and L’escaleta in Cocentaina have seen their work recognized with 2. For its part, La Finca, Casa Pepa in Ondara and El Monastrell have 1…

The best creative cuisine at your fingertips to enjoy your Alicante vacation!

4. Wine tourism in Alicante

If you like wine, you will not be able to resist making wine tourism during your holidays in Alicante.

One of the most important routes in the area is the Vinalopó Medio, from Monóvar to Pinoso. The numerous vineyards of the area will allow us to enjoy spectacular flavors and aromas.

In turn, one of the must-see destinations for wine lovers is Villena, an area full of large wineries and farms, which create mainly red wines.

 

When are you going to start enjoying the gastronomy of Alicante?

World of Golf in Alicante

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What is Golf?

Golf is a sophisticated sport originated in Scotland in the XV century, which was part of the Olympic Games twice more than one hundred years ago and has been re-integrated into the Olympic program this past year at the Rio 2016 Games.

It consists of introducing a ball into the holes scattered throughout the field with as few strokes as possible. Because its practice is done outdoors and although it is possible to practice at any time of the year, it is very important to take into account the place where we are going to unleash the golfer inside.

Golf in Costa Blanca and Tito’s Apartaments

Alicante can be, without a doubt, an excellent choice when it comes to choosing Golf Course. Its enviable climate and numerous facilities have made this area a paradise for lovers of this sport.

Let’s list some of the golf courses available on the Costa Blanca:

1. Alenda Golf

The field of Alenda Golf is located in Monforte del Cid (Alicante), is a field that occupies 49 hectares and practice zone. The fun is assured in the many tournaments held there throughout the year.

Alenda Golf Map

Alenda Golf Map

2. Alicante Golf

This field is located on the beach of San Juan, 15 minutes from the center of Alicante. It is the lung of the residential area and who also care for the environment is totally priority.

3. Bonalba Golf Resort

Wonderful golf course located in Alicantewith views to the beach and the mountain of the Sierra de Bonalba. Its greens are complicated, assuming a challenge for the lovers of this sport. Enjoy the varied events and tournaments that are held there while practicing your favorite sport in an unbeatable environment.

Bonalba golf map

Bonalba golf map

4. La Finca Golf

It is one of the best courses in Spain, endowed with wide streets with exceptional greens. Its extension and its design will make your visit a unique and rewarding experience. As in most fields, tournaments and events are held throughout the year, ensuring fun.

La Finca Golf

La Finca Golf

 5. Vistabella Golf

It is located near Torrevieja, south of Alicante. The integration of nature and its Mediterranean vegetation make this field a dream place, creating a unique and indigenous landscape.

As you have seen, the Costa Blanca is the Eden for those who love golf, you can easily access from the center of Alicante. Get settled in Apartamentos Tito, take advantage of the best prices, the best service, a location right in the center of the city and let us take care of arranging transport to the golf courses.

(Español) Disfruta de Alicante y de su ocio nocturno

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Traveling to Alicante in winter, a pleasure for the senses

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Almost 3,000 years of history treasure the blue waters and white sands of Alicante, the city adhering to the sun, the land of rice masters, the paradise of water sports and a cultural offer that never sleeps. Dreamy corners guarantee fun in any cycle of the year, postulating the winter as an excellent season to soak up the magic of the landscapes and contrasts of the Costa Blanca. Enjoy a holiday in Alicante in the winterperiod is an advantage for the spirit and wallet. Just follow this recommendations guide to squeeze your getaway to the maximum.

1. Climate

The sun shines more than 300 days a year for a microclimate that converts Alicante in the place of residence ideal for athletes in winter, thanks to a temperature that is around 16 degrees and not usually lower than 12. The rain is not lavish, so you will not remove the raincoat from the suitcase; Sometimes it will be enough with a half-time outfit.

2. Emblematic places

The Valleys Moriscos, half an hour from the coast of Alicante, are a treasure , palm trees and orchards that you can combine with another visit to the Caves of Canelobre(Busot), a surprise in the form of stalactites and stalagmites (guided tours, 3.50 and 7 euros). Another sight for the view is the Island of Tabarca, with 60 inhabitants and 22 kilometers from Alicante (it is reached by boat from the Marina, 19 euros free for children).

3. Activities

Walking along the sea heals the soul, so do not forget to watch the waves of Levante (Benidorm) beach, Carrer la Mar (El Campello), La Caleta (Villajoyosa), San Juan (TRAM leaves every half hour ) And Postiguet, with the option of playing volleyball under the eyes of the Castle of Santa Barbara (free admission). If you prefer different emotions to the tranquility that walks along, join the hiking trails or the attractions of Terra Mitica or the Aitana Safari if you are traveling with your family.

4. Gastronomy

Don’t close your stay without booking at Apartamentos Tito and without sampling the mistela, horchata, fresh fish and culinary religion Alicante, rice (in some establishments you can choose between 20 varieties). In one of the “best places to eat in the world”, as Ferrán Adriá declared, the tapas collect applause (especially in the colorful neighborhood of Santa Cruz, the city’s most lauded)

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As well as the artisan ice-cream and the wines of the land (wine tourism wins fans).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beaches, food, museums or mountains are some of the thousand reasons to visit Alicante. Also in winter, where the sun does not hide and participate in fun, as a couple or family, with magnificent plans that make it the best destination on the Costa Blanc

(Español) Rumbo al aeropuerto: nos vamos a España

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(Español) Los 5 mejores lugares de senderismo en Alicante

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The 10 best beaches of Alicante

Taking advantage of the heat and the arrival of the summer, from Apartamentos Tito we want to talk about the ten best beaches of Alicante.

1.Beach of Carabassí.

 

Beach of golden sand, calm waters and blue flag ( is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) ), located in the resort of Gran Alacant, from which we can see the lighthouse of Santa Pola, bordering in the north with the beach of Arenales del Sol, municipality of Elche.

 

Having public bus service from Alicante, Santa Pola and Elche.

 

2. Beach of Granadella.

 

This cove is one of the best for snorkeling and diving. The beauty of its seabed are known and admired by all the fans of this sports and also there are several recommended routes. Other sports that can be practiced are water skiing or hang out with the kayak. Located in the municipality of Jávea.

 

 

Also it is one of the beaches with blue flag of the Province of Alicante.

 

 

3. Beach, El Racó de l’Albir.

 

Pebbles beach belonging to the town of l’Albir in  Alfaz del Pi, clean water with moderate waves and blue flag. Keeping on the seabed a very diverse fauna and flora.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Beach La Caleta

 

Here we have another beach with blue flag, which is located in the town of Villajoyosa, bordering Esparrelló beach in the north and in the south with Charco Creek. Composition of pebbles, free of algae and good place to enjoy the calm.

 

 

 

5. Cala Sardinera

 

Pebble beach with crystal clear waters that allow us to see a variety of fish and shoals of salps. Located in Denia, ideal place for a relaxing bath in a natural setting.

 

 

 

 

 

6. San Juan beach

Sand paradise with clear waters and areas for various sports as  beach volleyball courts, mini soccer goals, and of course, space for water sports like wind surfing.

You can get there taking the tram L4 or 22 bus in Alicante. They let a few meters from the beach.

 

 

 

 

 

8.El Portet Beach

Small jewel of the Costa Blanca, located in Moraira. Rocky cove with blue waters that invites people to swim, dive or surfing.

Ideal scene to enjoy with the Crag of Ifach which get into the sea.

 

 

 

 

9. Guardamar del Segura beach 

Sandy beach  located in Guardamar del Segura. Beach that has a fragrant pine forest, thus providing a natural windbreak protecting the city, besides being a haven for walkers.

It has a children’s play area and is also one of the most popular places for surfers because has good waves.

 

10. Postiguet beach

 

Last but not least we have the main beach in Alicante, located in the old town and just 5 minutes walk from Apartments Tito.

Beach surrounded by a promenade studded with palm trees, which has a wide strip of golden sand and calm waters.

Its location near the city make it a busy area by the locals. During the weekends, Postiguet Beach is well known for its festive local atmosphere

(Español) Apartamentos Tito y los museos que lo rodean

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I Photography contest Apartamentos Tito

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Photography contest

 

Rules of the contest

 

1- Outline:

This photo contest is being held as part of celebration of the anniversary of San Nicolás’s APARTAMENTOS TITO.

Every person willing to enter must: like the contest post on facebook, follow us on our social media, share said post and take a picture uploading it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, tagging it with the #EnjoyTitoAlicante #ApartamentosTito hashtag. By following these steps they will be able to participate on the allocation of one (1) weekend in one of our apartments.

 

2- Term:

This contest will begin 13th May of 2016 at 12:00 (CEST Madrid Time) and will end 31st May of 2016 at 00:00 (CEST Madrid Time).

 

3- Geographical scope:

Entry is open to any natural person, regardless of their location or nationality.

 

4- Character of the contest:

Participating in this contest is free of charge. The sole act of participating implies full acceptance of these rules in its totality. Therefore, any evidence of evading said rules will lead to the exclusion of the entrant, leaving APARTAMENTOS TITO free of its obligations with said entrant.

 

5- Contest dynamics:

Every entrant must do the following:

  • Follow us on the social network they’ll upload the entry photo from (Instagram,Twitter o Facebook).
  • Hit “like” on the corresponding post.
  • Share said post on the social network used to upload the entry photo (Instagram,Twitter o Facebook) (public mode).
  • Upload the entry photo taken in the center of Alicante to the chosen social network (Instagram,Twitter o Facebook).
  • Tag the entry photo post with the hashtag #EnjoyTitoAlicante.

 

*Those entrants willing to participate using Twitter must set their profile to public so the entry can be identified.

 

 

6- Participation and image copyright

 

Entry is open to any natural person over 18 years of age that has a profile or account on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and accepts the requirements set up in these rules.

 

Only one entry by person and profile/account will be allowed.

 

Entrants are in charge of ensuring that the entry photos aren’t transgressing any rights of intellectual property or third-party image, and release APARTAMENTOS TITO from any responsibility of this matter.

 

Every data the entrants provide must be authentic and truthful, otherwise their participation will be dismissed and the entrant out of the contest.

Entrants authorize the publication of their data (Name/User name, post text) and their entry photo on APARTAMENTOS TITO’s social networks.

 

 

7- Prize

 

The prize will consist on a weekend for 2/4 people in one of the apartments property of APARTAMENTOS TITO.

 

In any case this prize will be exchanged for cash or any other means of payment.

 

Commercialization and/or sale of said prize are forbidden.

 

The resignation of the prize won’t give any right to its compensation.

8- Winner’s choice

Once the term of submission is over, and among those entries submitted according to the rules, a jury formed of members of the board of management of APARTAMENTOS TITO will choose the most original, creative photo, the one that conveys better life in Alicante.

 

The fact that the entry collects many “likes” or comments on social media doesn’t imply more possibilities of being selected as a winner.

 

The announcement of the winner will take place June 1st of 2016 by contacting him/her over the social network they used to submit the entry.

(Español) APARTAMENTOS TITO GALARDONADO CON EL CERTIFICADO DE EXCELENCIA DE TRIPADVISOR 2015

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