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Gay Alicante travel guide

Alicante is a Spanish beach city on the Mediterranean sea, with a  small old town in the city centre. The airport is the closest to Benidorm, with is a mass tourist destination.  

There are a few gay places in Alicante, you can find a lot more in Benidorm though.

 

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The coronavirus has a huge impact on nightlife and events worldwide.

Spain is in a full lockdown, everything is closed until at least 12 Apr 2020.

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See our hotel page for maps and suggestions on where to stay in Alicante

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Bars and clubs listing

Check out our list of gay gay bars and saunas in Alicante

Bars and clubs listing

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Why visit Alicante

Why visit Alicante

Alicante has got several things to see and got quite a few museums. It is a popular tourist destination because of the beaches. So there are also many restaurants.

Visit Alicante for a weekend, or rent a car and combine with Valencia (130 km drive from Alicante) and Benidorm (40km)  for the gay scene.

Combine your trip

Benidorm Spain

Benidorm is one of the biggest European beach destinations. It has also an extensive gay scene, with about 30 gay bars all located close to each other in the Old Town. It is is very popular by English tourists.

40 km from Alicante

Benidorm Spain

Valencia Spain

Valencia is the 3rd biggest city of Spain. You can compare it a bit with Barcelona, old buildings combined with modern architecture and a beach next to the city. Valencia is way less touristic, but they are working on that. The gay night life is only happening in the weekend. It is a great city for a weekend city trip.

130 km from Alicante

Valencia Spain

Ibiza Spain

Ibiza is the party island close to Barcelona. You can fly there or travel by boat. The island is famous for it's massive parties. Ibiza town is a very nice old town, with nice restaurants, terraces and small gay bars. The big parties are usually more mixed.

180 km from Alicante

Ibiza Spain

More cities:

link iconGranada, Spain, 300km
link iconPalma de Mallorca, Spain, 300km
link iconMadrid, Spain, 360km
link iconSitges, Spain, 380km
link iconCórdoba, Spain, 380km