All about Boat Rentals in Alicante
You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Alicante on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats
, motorboats and more in Alicante and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats.
Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean by travelling Costa Blanca with a boat rental in Alicante.
Alicante is a port city and Spanish municipality. It is one of three provincial capitals that make up the Valencian Community (Alicante, Castellón and Valencia).
The best way to discover its many charms, is by renting a boat in Alicante, and to sail the Costa Blanca
with 218 km of beaches and dreamy coves.
Modernity and tradition merge into the countless attractions of the Costa Blanca made up of Alicante, Denia
. Make your boat tour in Alicante as personalised and spontaneous as you want. Discover the sandy beaches and hidden coves through your boat hire in Costa Blanca. Or why not enjoy some water activities in Alicante? The choice is yours!
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Alicante?
You have many options for your boat hire in Alicante for your Costa Blanca sailing holiday that you will surely find one that suits your needs. Choose between yachts, catamarans, motorboats and more. The average price of each boat type is shown below and is subject to change depending on season, boat features and capacity.
Yacht charter Alicante price from:
- Skipper: $379/day
Catamaran charter Alicante price from:
- $1,137/day high season and $4,549/week
- $758/day low season and $2,906/week
Sailing boat charter Alicante price from:
- low season $480/day and $3,109/week
- high season $885/day and $5,623/week
Is it possible to rent a boat in Alicante with or without a skipper?
It is possible to rent a boat in Alicante with or without a skipper. If you want to be fully in charge of your Alicante boat trips then it is a great idea to rent without a skipper. For a bareboat charter in Alicante you will need a valid boating license or alternatively you can rent a license free boat!
Planning a boat party in Alicante? Or just a relaxing boat trip in Alicante and maybe even taking some amateur sailing courses? Rent a boat in Alicante with a skipper! You can put your feet up and relax while someone else takes charge of your Costa Blanca sailing.
What to do in Alicante?
In addition to exploring Alicante by sea, you can also enjoy it on foot.
Strolling through the craft and artisan markets will give you the opportunity to get closer to its culture and absorb the spirit of Alicante. The markets and street markets are an experience that anyone in this area should truly enjoy. For its beauty and antiquity, we recommend you visit the Central Market, in the centre of Alicante. If you like markets, we propose the craft market of Santa Faz located behind Alicante’s city centre or the Crafts Fair of the Esplanade.
An Alicante charter experience is the best to be able to explore the different coves, beaches and surrounding islands. This city gifts visitors with seven breathtaking beaches. Fine, golden sand and transparent waters await you at Sant Juan Beach, Albufereta, Postiguet, Saladares-Urbanova, a calm water area in La Almadraba, and coves and rocks in the Cabo de la Huerta.
Then why not visit Tabarca island? Inhabited with only 59 people and on your way to this beautiful island you will enjoy the views of the Alicante coastline. It is a paradise for diving and snorkeling and was declared a Marine Reserve in 1986. The best place to dive in the area is La Murall where you can see lots of fish such as Barracudas, Breams and more.
On the beach of Postiguet you will find the Castillo de Santa Bárbara located in the centre of the city on Mount Benacantil, a rocky mole of 166 m of altitude bordering the sea that offers a breathtaking view.
Alicante loves parties and music. The Concha de la Explanada is an ideal place to sit in summer and enjoy a concert in the cool weather.
The Mediterranean Sea inspires Alicante’s succulent, varied, impressive cuisine. Typical dishes or tapas, will give your taste buds exquisite sensations. Experience the best fresh seafood and the Alicante garden full of vegetables and fruit. Rice is an essential ingredient for the Valencian community, hence its reputation for good paellas. Wines and desserts like nougat are other star products.
One of Alicante’s top festivities not to be missed is the festival of Moors and Christian in August.
Looking to do many places in one trip? Rent a yacht in Alicante for a week or longer and go island hopping! You can take your boat from Alicante to Ibiza and explore the Balaeric islands. This is just one of the many boat trips from Alicante you can do.
How is the weather and sailing conditions in Alicante?
Costa Blanca has the best climate for enjoying all kinds of aquatic activities such as sailing. A warm climate of mild temperatures throughout the year and low rainfall characterise this spectacular Spanish region. The waters are calm and local winds are pleasant for sailing in the summer. The average annual temperature is slightly above 18°C.
One of the areas we recommend to sailors, if departing from Altea, is to enter between La Nao and San Antonio, where two coves La Granadella and El Portichol stand out, this area is perfect for anchoring. This area is also fantastic for divers, surrounded by pine trees and rocky underwater areas.
The diving tourism in Alicante is an activity in constant growth, this is because the calm waters that bathe the Costa Blanca and its beautiful seabed are an ideal diving environment. In addition, Alicante is one of the most unique diving spots in Spain, the first Marine Reserve in the country, the Isla de Tabarca Marine Reserve,
protected since 1986. The Natural Reserve of San Antonio
, between Denia and Jávea
is another protected area and a treasure for lovers of the sea. The port of Santa Pola
is closest to the marina and one of the best points of immersion on the Costa Blanca.
Calpe, Xàbia or Torrevieja, are other coastal destinations that enjoy an ideal climate for the practice of nautical activities.
Sailing is one of the most popular sports, as this area is blessed with gentle winds and numerous sailing clubs and schools. As well as sailing; windsurfing, kitesurfing, water skiing, jet skiing and canoeing
are all popular water sports in Alicante. Costa Blanca
hosts sailing competitions and sporting events throughout the year, such as the famous Volvo Ocean Race hosted in Alicante every three years.
Which are the most popular ports in Alicante?
Sailboat rentals in Alicante are one of our most popular boat rentals in this particular area and there are many Alicante harbours you can choose from.
Here are some ports and sailing clubs were you can start your boat rental in Alicante:
- Puerto de Denia
- Puerto de Alicante
- Port d’Altea
- Santa Pola
- Calp, El Racó
- Real Club Nautico Torrevieja
- Cabo Roig
Nautical clubs such as Jávea, Altea, the Marina of Dénia or the Dock of Alicante will provide all amenities and facilities needed for your boat charter.
The beaches of Alicante are worthy of admiration for their breadth and shallow waters, here you will see blue flags waving from the sand, symbolising Spanish province.
How to get to Alicante?
Alicante is a city with very good infrastructure and is very accessible either by land, road, rail, sea or by air.
If you prefer to arrive by car, you can drive along the coast, the N340 road or the AP7 are both routes leading to Alicante. If you don't want to take the coastal route then the N330 is more suitable for you.
The bus station is situated in the port, Muelle de Poniente.
By sea, it has a port with direct lines to several destinations.
Alicante has a train station with connections to main Spanish cities and diverse European stations.
Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC) is just 10 kilometres from the town centre.