Talking about La Nucía is talking about Sports. It has been awarded the European Town of Sport 2012 and the Premio Nacional del Deporte 2012. The Ciudad Deportiva Camino Cano is a reference for sport tourism and it receives national and international visitors throughout the year due to the several events organised there. 66 Sport Premises over an area of 120,000m2 make it an attractive destination for sport enthusiasts.
Terra Mítica is a theme park combining adrenaline, fun and history to be enjoyed during summers. This Theme Park is divided into five areas with attractions for everyone, which bring you closer to the civilisations of Rome, Greece and Egypt. There are thrilling rides for the most intrepid visitors and other more family and child-oriented attractions. There are options for all tastes and occasions.
Forestal Park is an Adventure & Zip-Line Theme Park; you will have fun in the woods, among the trees with bridges, nets and zip-lines. It is a family park with activities recommended for age 6+. It is also a place to celebrate company meetings, stag & hen parties and group trips. It is a guaranteed formula to enjoy nature in a fun manner and with all the safety standards.
Terra Natura Terra Natura is an innovative zoo concept where you can find more than 1500 animals from 200 different species. The park is divided into four areas: Pangea, the mysterious world of poisonous creatures, with scorpions, lizards and lethal snakes; in Asia, its landscape and fauna will take you to the other side of the world; in Europe you will find deer and mouflons and many other species; in America, you will discover an aviary with a tropical forest and several mammals such as monkeys, ocelots and jaguars.
Aqualandia un Parque de Atracciones Acuático que ofrece diversión pasada por agua con actividades indicadas para todas las edades, un lugar donde podrán mojarse desde los más pequeños hasta los más grandes.
Toboganes de todas las alturas, áreas infantiles, piscinas y zonas de relax que convierten Aqualandia en un espacio de ocio y diversión de primer nivel, gracias a unas instalaciones únicas en toda Europa. Sus atracciones de vértigo hacen que sea el parque acuático preferido por los más jóvenes, pero también el de los mayores gracias a sus zonas de masaje con hidroterapia.
Unas instalaciones en las que los más pequeños de la casa también disfrutarán al máximo en sus diversas áreas infantiles, especialmente diseñadas para ellos.
In La Nucía you will find a number of Hiking Networks – Red de Senderos – offering 4 possible trails with over 20 km. properly signposted and with many interesting spots. .
All trails are circular and they can take you to the Centro de Educación Medioambiental El Captivador, the Ciudad Deportiva Camilo Cano, the Tossal del Calvari and also downtown. Hiking around this region will allow you to enjoy a protected landscape where the Town Hall has conditioned two million of square meters of pine forests between the Favara, the Ciutat Esportiva and the Captivador.
These hiking trails also have an educational function within the context of the global project of Environmental Awareness and Education of La Nucía: Ecopark + Environmental Education Centre +Green Routes (Concienciación y Educación Medioambiental de La Nucía: Ecoparque + Centro Educación Medioambiental+Rutas Verdes).
“Y después, La Nucía, toda blanca, con sus vides de portal, sus escalones de naranjos y limoneros, sus secanos de tierras pálidas de porcelanas”. Gabriel Miró.
La Nucía has been able to develop a sustainable architectural route that allows us to see how some social spaces, which are essential for citizens, can become an architectural attraction perfectly integrated in the city, with an unconventional and amazing design because of its singularity and usefulness, a combination that is difficult to find.
The Centro de tercera edad La Casilla – a nursing home – the Centro de especialidades – Medical Specialty Centre- and the Centro de día – Day Care Centre-, sheltered housing linked to the day care centre, the University of Alicante, El Tossal Social Centre, the environmental education centre El Captivador, the Extensión administrativa Bello Horizonte – Municipal Extension Office – and the Ludoteca Pública Municipal – Children’s Play Centre –
La Nucía is truly a place between the sea and the mountain. The nearest beaches are found at 6.9km – 8.8 Km2.
Racó de l’Albir: Racó de l’Albir: An urban and popular beach about 500 m. long, with crystal clear waters and blue flag; it offers a number of water sports activities, such as windsurfing; next to it there is a lively promenade.
Playa de Poniente: Fine sand beach about 3,100 long and 100 m. large. A relaxing beach very popular with national tourists. Next to it, there is a promenade recently renovated offering a good walk and many shops and restaurants; it has received the Best New Global Design Award from the Museum of Architecture and Design of Chicago.
Playa de Levante: With its 2,084 m. of coast, this fine sand beach is the most popular beach in Benidorm. Well known for its party atmosphere, as along its promenade we can find lots of bars and discos, as well as restaurants, ice cream parlours and cafeterias, all of them with a sea-view. .