However, this city is especially popular with tourist as it provides the perfect getaway to the sun. One main reason for this is the combination of both the old town and the new urban environment.
Located beneath the city of Alicante, Elche is located in the southern part of the Costa BlElcheanca allowing for a more calm beach oriented, laid back style of life. Unike the northern part of the Costa Blanca, Elche is much cheaper to buy and live without compromising on the way of life on the beautiful Mediterranean coast.
Historically, this city had been visited used by the Romans, Arabs and played an important role in the Spanish Civil war. This city is also home to some amazing landmarks such as the Basílica de santa María, which dates back to 1789, and the Palmeral of Elche.