Alicante International Airport is located just under 7 miles South of the city centre. You will see clear signs directing you to our desk as you enter the arrivals hall. At Alicante Station simply come out of the main entrance, cross the road and our office will be in front of you. Selecting your rental vehicle from the Alicante Centre Melia Hotel branch is ideal if you are staying in the city centre. It is easily reached by taxi or bus from the station and airport.
Driving in Alicante is straightforward with hotels and tourist attractions clearly signposted. Spain has some driving regulations it is important to be aware of. Children under 12 are not allowed in front seats and drivers with prescription glasses must carry a spare pair with them. High-visibility jackets and warning triangles are compulsory but we will provide these in your rental vehicle.
Metered street parking on Spanish streets is indicated by a blue line while yellow markings show that no parking is allowed. Alicante has over a dozen, clearly marked car parks, several of which are open 24-hours a day.
Alicante is in the Valencia region of Spain and offers its visitors plenty of historical attractions, delicious food and beautiful beaches. Everything you need for the perfect holiday. Get your bearings by driving up to the Castle of Santa Barbara for panoramic views of the city and coastline. This impressive 9th-century castle is one of the largest medieval fortresses in the country. Then discover more of the town's history in the Archaeological Museum. The works of famous Spanish artists such as Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró can be admired in the Asegurada Museum of Modern Art. You do not have to go far to find the beach in Alicante with Postiguet Beach in the heart of the city. Here you can simply relax or take part in family-friendly activities. For a quieter experience take a short drive east of the city to San Juan with its 4 miles of sandy beaches.