The climate of the Costa Blanca and Costa Cálida is one of a kind in Europe. The area enjoys over 3000 hours of sun per year. With the Mediterranean coastline, in a unique environment with peaceful waters, surrounded by beautiful nature and with an average temperature of between 18 and 21°C, this region of Spain is one of the most desirable in the Mediterranean.
Summers are really warm (maximum temperatures can be as high as 40°C) and winters are mild. Annual average rainfall is 300-350mm and usually it rains late fall or in the winter time.
The excellent climate makes the region one of the best places to spend the holidays or even live, all year round!
Golf lovers will find their own little paradise in the Costa Blanca and Costa Cálida. The greens are in use the entire year because of the great climate and excellent maintenance. There are plenty of private and public courses to choose from. Courses are affordable and very desirable. You are sure to find the right golf course in this region, you can count on it.
Here are few golf courses in the region of Alicante: “Las Ramblas”, “Villamartin”, “Campoamor” are near Torrevieja, In Ciudad Quesada “La Marquesa” and in Algorfa “La Finca”. Next to Alicante city, there areA Club de Golf El Plantío, Campo de golf Bonalba and Golf Club Alenda.
One of the best aspects of the Costa Blanca and Costa Cálida is the excellent infrastructure allowing great accessibility. Through the region runs the A-7 highway from Malaga (Andalucía) all the away to the French border. There are also many smaller roads which are built well and are almost as quick as the motorways. The international airport of Alicante has excellent connections to practically anywhere. The San Javier airport (10 min from Murcia) provides a lot of direct cheap flights to almost anywhere in the UK and to the rest of the Europe. The new international airport in Corvera will be ready in a few years.
From Murcia or Alicante it is also easy to take a bus or train to travel within Spain. Nowadays public transportation is quite good: buses are new and non-smoking, and in trains films are shown on long distance trips.