Gran Alacant is a large residential tourism urbanisation, here you can enjoy the fabulous climate and beautiful beaches and sand dunes that the area affords. It is just 15 kilometres south of Alicante and 6 km from Santa Pola. The international airport at Alicante is approximately 10 minutes drive away. The Costa Blanca enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with cool sea breezes in summer and protection by surrounding mountains against the cold North winds in winter. The area averages nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and the average temperature easily exceeds 18 degrees.
In the area you will find supermarkets, restaurants, chemists in Gran Alacant and the nearby local towns of Santa Pola and Torrevieja have excellent markets.
Gran Alacant there is a range of international restaurants to be found, serving menus influenced by flavours from the four corners of the globe.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter.