El Campello Alicante

El Campello Alicante, resort information for the Alicante coastal resort of El Campello.

Alicante Resorts - El Campello Costa Blanca

El Campello Alicante Location: The resort lies beside the N332 coast road between Alicante and Villajoyosa it is in the region of 33km from Alicante airport, a drive of about thirty minutes, it is twenty two miles from the huge resort of Benidorm and 13 kilometres from the city of Alicante with its many places to visit and excellent shops.

The Story of El Campello Alicante: The story of El Campello goes back a lot of centuries and goes back to before the Roman invasion of the Iberian Peninsular, and the "La Isleta" archaeological site close to the marina dates back some 5,000 years, there are also some remaining signs of the Roman settlement when they erected fish factories in the harbour. The ancient tower dates from the sixteenth century, and was put in place to warn residents of invasion by Barbary pirates.

A busy time for the area is during October, when its well known Moors and Christians celebration is celebrated, there are mock battles, firework displays, and parades and the town's people dress up in colourful and elaborate costumes.

El Campello Alicante Weather: The town, of course, as a result of its perfect situation, enjoys some outstanding weather conditions with lengthy periods of sunshine and low rainfall. These conditions can be relied on to continue in El Campello throughout year long although the night time can be very cold during the winter months. Over three hundred sunny days are normal for the resort most years, making it a perfect Costa Blanca holiday hotspot.

A town and seaside resort situated to the north of the city of Alicante, El Campello is a bustling place with a busy harbour and fish market. Drawing numerous travellers predominantly during the summer season of July and August, El Campello is a well regarded holiday resort with nice beaches and good access to some interesting attractions.

El Campello has a resident population of about 26,043, it has a district (comarca) area of 55.27 km2, and is at an elevation of 85ft above sea level. The codigo postal (postcode) for El Campello Alicante is 03560.

El Campello Alicante Accommodation: Pick from a large variety of options for your time in the area, you can consider hotels, bed and breakfast and self-catering villas or apartments.

El Campello Alicante Beaches: El Campello Beach is a lovely sand beach with a paseo lining it, it is a big beach with plenty of room for holidaymakers to relax in the sunshine. Aside from the main playa, there are a number of other coves and bays which you can try out and get away from the crowded areas.

Whatever you are looking for in a holiday destination, you should find plenty to tempt you in El Campello Alicante, Spain.

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