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Paseo de la explanada | Puerta del Mar hasta el Parque de Canalejas, Alicante, Spain
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All reviews market stalls palm trees evening stroll watch the world optical illusion beautiful promenade people watching great place to stroll nice walk lots of restaurants de espana lovely atmosphere tapas old town tiles marina pattern
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just take your time, it's lovely and shady with the option to walk back next to the marina or through the town.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The wave forms of the central plaza give way to the op art of the promenade. The tourist, Walker, runner, disabled person have been put front and centre in the construction of Alicante’s main walkways. They are wide and intricately constructed with giant tesserae. They...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Markmark1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is so nice to stroll along the explanada and watch life. Sometimes there is music in the bandstand, sometimes you can browse the shops, watch groups of old friends chatting or just stroll. Dappled shade offered by the trees and watch the harbour activity.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank francesw265
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s imposible to missed as irs just front see and are plenty restos and bars. Very tourist and has some stools with souvenirs and local stuff .you will found locals and tourist enjoying the our door seats

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank infofer04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk is really nice and great to get the sea breeze. However the restaurants there are nothing but mellow which is a shame since the scenery is beautiful. We tried probably 5-6 places before moving over to the old town where the food and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank remosia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a sunny day, this is a really nice walk, the dappal sunshine through the trees is really nice and there are a few local sellers along the way.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JamesW-UK-Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pretty esplanade running alongside the Marina. Plenty of shade from the variety of trees, edged by cafes and ice cream parlours. Look around and you see the locals enjoying there Sunday stroll, the older ones sitting on chairs chatting, look up and appreciate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank C B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to go for a stroll, great sights and sounds. Plenty of vendor options as well as people watching. Absolutely love the wavy patterned walkway. Definitely a must-do if in the area.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ahems
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The esplanade gives the optical illusion of rising and falling furrows, it’s a pleasant walk apart from a few beggars, with restaurants and shops on one side, the marina across the road on the other. Plenty of places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bdenhow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The esplanade is a beautiful are for a stroll. Lined with palm trees and restaurants to dine out al fresco. Across the street from the marina. Very clean, picturesque and plenty of vendors.

Date of experience: April 2019
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May 5, 2019|
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Response from jeffreyroberta | Reviewed this property |
Plays Del postiguet I swim here every year, no drop off and usually warm sea.
March 28, 2019|
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Response from terrymaureen01 | Reviewed this property |
The marina and promenade area are easily accessible for a wheelchair user however the old town and outer areas may well pose a little bit more of a challenge saying that the marina area is lovely and you would have plenty to... More
March 26, 2018|
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Response from AlisonMoody | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely and well worth the visit a 10 minute walk