Alfás del Pi

The origins of l'Alfás del Pi go hand in hand with agriculture and water. His own name, which comes from Arabic means "fertile land". In its day it was a small town that went, from having 250 neighbours to more than 21,000 inhabitants today.

We speak of a Alicante town on the Costa Blanca famous for the tourism it receives from all over the world. More than 90 nationalities coexist in this place and even so, its urban center preserves the essence of a small Mediterranean town with an economy centered on agriculture.

What to see in Alfas del Pi

A town full of life where you can enjoy visiting places of interest such as:

- The bombed tower

Built by Felipe II with the intention of fortifying the Spanish coast for the defense of pirate and corsair attacks. Located in a strategic place to defend the population, where it watches the bay of Altea and the cliffs of the coastal sierra. Not long ago an archaeological excavation and restoration of the tower was carried out to stop the deterioration and preserve it as a tourist attraction.

- The Aljibe

It is thought that it was built to supply wáter to the soldiers who defended the coast. Thanks to the water, the lighthouse defenders of the XXth century, could plant and also be supplied with food. At the momento the path that used to reach the cistern was rehabilitated, turning it into a walk worth seeing.

- The Ocre mines

Small mining dated from the nineteenth century, where the structure of pillars supported the rails by which the wagons circulated to the shore, where then loaded on the ships of the bay.

- Serra Gelada

Mountain with a natural park that separates Benidorm and Altea. A unique landscape in the Valencian Community where we can find nature and culture in equal parts.

Maritime and land park with 3 routes designed with different degrees of difficulty.

The most visited route is the Faro, which offers unparalleled views of the bay of Altea and the Peñon de Ifach.

What to do in Alfas del Pi

- Gastronomy

As a star dish we must mention rice, a basic product of Mediterranean cuisine. Prepared in many ways with different foods supposes the main food of the people of the field.

- Markets

L'Alfás del Pi every week has two markets with basic products from the area, as well as clothing and accessories.

- Fiestas

During the days of November there are the main fiestas of l'Alfás where a great variety of events take place, with the participation of all the Alfasinians and their visitors.

 The festival of LA CREUETA that takes place on the first weekend of May, where the “Cruz del término” located in its urban area is covered with flowers, and through several celebrations they welcome the spring.

The last weekend of August, the parties of l'Albir are celebrated, to say goodbye to the summer in a fun and popular way. Finally, in December, the Fiestas de la Purísima are celebrated to honor the “Inmaculada Concepcion”.

The beaches in Alfas del Pi

The fantastic beach of Albir, formed by rounded rocks, has a beautiful location. Next to a promenade full of terraces where you can rest and eat something. With two beautiful routes for trekking towards the 2 ends of the beach. We will also find here a library on the beach where we can read the newspapers, a book or magazine, while we protect ourselves from the sun.

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