Urb El Faro – At the top of Gran Alacant near the lighthouse
El Faro is a cozy residential area located near the top of Gran Alacant and built by Skanska in the 1990s. You are overlooking the Bay of Alicante and the lush pine forest in the valley. It is approximately 1 500 meter to the beach below and to Alicante airport its about 10 minutes drive.
The area is completely private with a fence and security. Its 180 townhouses completely finished. In connection with the beautifully designed pool area is a common hall (Social Club), and a couple of tennis courts. In addition, most of the things in Gran Alacant is at walking distance, so it is not far from shops, supermarkets, Pharmacy, medical center, restaurants and bars. There is also an electric train that stops outside the gate and that you can take all year round to shops, beach etc.
The Gran Alacant / El Faro
On site – 2 tennis courts, Children’s play area, beaches, shops, bars, restaurants, banks and a local market
The city of Alicante (20 minutes drive*), The town of Elche (15 minutes drive*)
The town of Santa Pola (5 minutes drive*), The town of El Altet ( 5 minutes drive*)
The island of Tarbarca (short ferry trip from Santa Pola*)
Benidorm (45 minutes drive*)
Alicante Airport ( 10 minutes drive), Murcia Airport ( 1 hours drive)
Scuba diving, para gliding, wind surfing, sailing, kite, SUP, canoeing and more…
Fun parks: Rio Safari (zoo in Santa Pola/Elsche), Pola park (Santa Pola), Aqualandia, Terra Mitica, Mundomar (in Benidorm)
Golf courses: Alicante, El Plantio, Bonalba, Alenda, Las Ramblas, La Finca, and Villamartin
Local bus and local train available.