Costa Blanca Sailing is based in the marina de Alicante (Puerto Deportivo) For further information see www.marinaalicante.com. It is easily reached by all forms of transport and is adjacent to the vibrant old town of Alicante situated underneath the 9th Century Santa Barbara Castle.
Costa Blanca Sailing is on Berth G43 (see marina plan). The marina is protected by 24 hour security at the entrance, so be prepared to tell the guard which boat you are visiting!
By Air: El Altet International Airport provides connections to all major European destinations and further via Madrid or Barcelona. It is situated 9km south-west of the city, about 15 minutes by taxi in normal traffic conditions. For further information about the airport visit www.aena.es
By taxi: A taxi to or from the airport will cost approximately €25. Taxis can be found outside the arrivals hall of the airport and if you tell the taxi driver we are on berth G43, he will drop you at the boat. On the return, the security guard will call a taxi for you.
By bus: Bus C6 runs to and from the airport and stops just outside the marina entrance. The bus stop at the airport is situated on the 3rd floor departures level. The cost is 4€ and the bus runs half hourly taking about 30 minutes… Buses to other parts of Spain operate from the new Bus Station, which is a 15 minute walk (or 5 minutes by taxi) on the other side of the marina. For further information see www.alsa.es
By train: The Central Train Station (RENFE) is a 10 minute taxi ride away, providing connections to Madrid, Barcelona and beyond. For further information see www.renfe.es
By TRAM: Alicante has a comprehensive tram system connecting the town with Denia, Benidorm and all the coastal towns in between. For further information see www.tramalicante.es
By Car: Alicante is served by the E15/A7 Autovia del Mediterraneo motorway. Follow the signs for the beach (Playa) and you will find the marina at the base of the castle. If you are planning to leave your car in Alicante for the duration of your course we may, by prior arrangement and receipt of your car registation number, be able to arrange a parking space within the marina at a cost of 10 euros per day. Please note, however, that unless we confirm such arrangement with you, the charge in the adjacent public car park is 25 euros per day.