Alicante, Spain Luxury Cruises

Situated on Spain’s fantastic Costa Blanca, the historic port of Alicante is one of the Mediterranean’s most popular cruise destinations. The city’s superb coastline, bustling city centre and excellent nightlife attract visitors from across the world. The area is also home to a marvellous range of shops, restaurants and museums as well as a wide range of exciting activities aimed at tourists. Alicante’s rich culture and heritage is also visible throughout the city, with a collection of castles, monasteries and other historic structures open to the public. Known as one of Spain’s premier tourist hotspots, this city has something for everyone.

Sightseeing in Alicante

Alicante is littered with exhilarating activities for visitors to enjoy, from hiking through the Sierra de Aitana Mountains' stunning natural landscape to playing a relaxing game of golf on one of the city’s fabulous courses. Thrill-seekers can also have a go at skydiving or a range of water sports along the city’s coastline including scuba diving, jet skiing, windsurfing and canoeing. Alternatively, visitors may wish to relax on one of Alicante’s pristine beaches, which are recognised as some of the best that Spain has to offer. The city is also home to a range of historic monuments and sight-seeing opportunities:

Castle of Santa Barbara

Standing on the top of Mount Benacantil, Alicante’s Castle of Santa Barbara overlooks the city, offering spectacular views of the surrounding area. The castle was erected in the 9th century and is one of Spain’s most impressive medieval fortresses.

San Nicolas Cathedral

The San Nicolas Cathedral was constructed during the 17th century and has a traditional renaissance and baroque architectural design. The cathedral is located within Alicante’s old town and is well known locally for its gorgeous surrounding gardens and tremendous blue dome.

Island of Tabarca

This beautiful island lies of the coast of Alicante and is accessible by boat from the mainland. Sometimes referred to as the Flat Island, Tabarca has an intriguing history. Once used by pirates as a safe haven from which to attack the mainland, the island has a unique atmosphere as well as a collection of interesting historic monuments.

Shopping in Alicante

Authentic Spanish market stalls can be found along the Explanada d’Espanya selling a variety of clothes and jewellery. The city’s main marketplace, however, is named Mercado Central de Alicante and is located in within a grand building with a wonderful facade in the centre of the city. Mercado Central de Alicante is particularly popular with locals and sells a variety of produce including cheeses, vegetables, fruit and meat as well as flowers and other souvenirs. For a more opulent shopping experience, visitors should head to the Alicante Marina where a range of high-end retailers are located.

Eating out in Alicante

The Alicante Marina is home to a selection of fine-dining and luxurious restaurants serving a variety of tempting cuisine. All over the city, a plethora of authentic Spanish and Mediterranean restaurants serving authentic local dishes can be found, alongside many other reputable eateries with international cuisine from tasty Indian and Mexican food to excellent steakhouses. Popular fast food establishments are also distributed throughout the city for visitors looking for something more familiar.

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1 Western Mediterranean
18 September 2019 - 12 nights

Barcelona | Valencia | Alicante | Gibraltar | Malaga | Marseille (Provence) | Nice | Florence (La Spezia) | Civitavecchia | Naples | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£4959pp
Cruise Only£4699pp
2 Chateaux & Saints
02 October 2019 - 12 nights

Southampton | St. Peter Port (Guernsey) | Brest | La Rochelle | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Lisbon | Lisbon | Seville (Cadiz) | Granada (Malaga) | Alicante | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£2899pp
Cruise Only£2819pp
3 Miami to Miami
06 January 2020 - 131 nights

Miami | Cartagena, Colombia | Colon | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | San Francisco, California, USA | San Francisco, California, USA | Honolulu | Honolulu | Kahului (Maui) | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Moorea | Tahiti (Papeete) | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Apia | Lautoka | Auckland | Auckland | Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Airlie Beach, Australia | Cairns | Cooktown | Darwin | Bali | Bali | Surabaya | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Langkawi (Malaysia) | Phuket | Colombo | Colombo | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat | Fujairah | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Khasab, Oman | Salalah | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Luxor (Safaga) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Athens (Piraeus) | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo | Barcelona | Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Ponta Delgada | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami more

Fly Cruise£55939pp
Cruise Only£55939pp
4 San Francisco To San Francisco
24 January 2020 - 131 nights

San Francisco, California, USA | Honolulu | Honolulu | Kahului (Maui) | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Moorea | Tahiti (Papeete) | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Apia | Lautoka | Auckland | Auckland | Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Airlie Beach, Australia | Cairns | Cooktown | Darwin | Bali | Bali | Surabaya | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Langkawi (Malaysia) | Phuket | Colombo | Colombo | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat | Fujairah | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Khasab, Oman | Salalah | Aqaba | Luxor (Safaga) | Luxor (Safaga) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Athens (Piraeus) | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento/Capri | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo | Barcelona | Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Ponta Delgada | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami | Cartagena, Colombia | Colon | Panama Canal | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Mazatlan | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | San Francisco, California, USA more

Fly Cruise£56189pp
Cruise Only£52799pp
5 Miami To Barcelona
03 April 2020 - 14 nights

Miami | King's Wharf, Bermuda | King's Wharf, Bermuda | Funchal, Madeira | Malaga | Alicante | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£4899pp
Cruise Only£4259pp
6 Rome (Civitavecchia) to San Francisco
29 April 2020 - 36 nights

Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo | Barcelona | Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Ponta Delgada | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami | Cartagena, Colombia | Colon | Panama Canal | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | San Juan Del Sur | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Mazatlan | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | San Francisco, California, USA more

Fly Cruise£15659pp
Cruise Only£14959pp
7 Rome (Civitavecchia) To Miami
29 April 2020 - 18 nights

Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo | Barcelona | Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Ponta Delgada | Hamilton | Hamilton | Miami more

Fly Cruise£7719pp
Cruise Only£7059pp
8 Spain, France, Italy
20 May 2020 - 10 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Cadiz, Spain | Gibraltar | Sete | Toulon | Florence (La Spezia) | Ajaccio | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£5079pp
Cruise Only£4899pp
9 Barcelona to Monte Carlo
16 June 2020 - 10 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Ibiza | Palermo | Civitavecchia | Portofino | Ajaccio | Saint Tropez | Monte Carlo | Monte Carlo more

Fly Cruise£6699pp
Cruise Only£6349pp
10 Iberian Summer
06 July 2020 - 12 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Lisbon | Lisbon | Portimao | Tangier | Cartagena, Spain | Valencia | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£6299pp
Cruise Only£5799pp
11 London (Southampton) to Monte Carlo
30 August 2020 - 15 nights

Southampton | Honfleur | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Biarritz (Saint-Jean-de-Luz) | Ferrol, Spain | Oporto | Lisbon | Alicante | Ibiza | Barcelona | Saint Tropez | Monte Carlo | Monte Carlo more

Fly Cruise£9039pp
Cruise Only£8759pp
12 Isles of the Atlantic - Barcelona to Montreal
11 September 2020 - 15 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Ponta Delgada | St Georges, Bermuda | Quebec City | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£3229pp
Cruise Only£2659pp
13 Spain, Portugal & Azores
22 October 2020 - 14 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Cadiz, Spain | Lisbon | Tenerife | Fort Lauderdale, Florida more

Fly Cruise£5399pp
Cruise Only£4849pp
14 Spain, France & Italy Cruise
08 November 2020 - 12 nights

Barcelona | Valencia | Alicante | Gibraltar | Malaga | Marseille (Provence) | Nice | La Spezia | Civitavecchia | Naples | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£4389pp
Cruise Only£4039pp
15 Barcelona To Miami
13 November 2020 - 15 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Malaga | Cadiz, Spain | Funchal, Madeira | Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda | Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda | Miami more

Fly Cruise£5169pp
Cruise Only£4789pp
16 Around the World in 180 Days
09 January 2021 - 180 nights

Miami | Key West | Cartagena, Colombia | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Cabo San Lucas | Ensenada | Los Angeles, California, USA | Kauai (Nawiliwili) | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday Island | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Keelung | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Phuket | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Mormugao, Goa | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya, Turkey | Rhodes | Santorini | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice | Taormina (Naxos) | Sorrento/Capri | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Saint Tropez | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick | Torshaven | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston, Massachusetts | New York more

Fly Cruise£46729pp
Cruise Only£45059pp
17 Odyssey of the Stars
25 January 2021 - 164 nights

Los Angeles, California, USA | Kauai (Nawiliwili) | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands | Auckland | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Whitsunday Island | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Keelung | Ishigaki (Sakishima Islands) | Okinawa | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Phuket | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Kochi (Cochin) | Mangalore | Mormugao, Goa | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Jerusalem (Haifa) | Alanya, Turkey | Rhodes | Santorini | Kusadasi | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice | Taormina (Naxos) | Sorrento/Capri | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Saint Tropez | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Saint-Malo | Southampton | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick | Torshaven | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Reykjavik | Nuuk | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston, Massachusetts | New York more

Fly Cruise£38199pp
Cruise Only£35649pp
18 Ramblas to Royalty - Barcelona to London
02 June 2021 - 15 nights

Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon | Lisbon | Oporto | La Coruna | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Cruising The Bay Of Biscay & English Channel | Saint-Malo | Dover, England more

Fly Cruise£4189pp
Cruise Only£3999pp
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