Sports and training in Alicante, there is much on offer. For sure, the climate makes it possible to have a varied all-year around training.
Municipal sport centers
Cities, towns, villages and municipalities in the province of Alicante invest in sports and training. Therefore, there are some first class sport facilities in place, both municipal and private. Close to Villa Balea you have facilities in Benijofar, Rojales and in Ciudad Quesada. Bigger towns Torrevieja and Santa Pola have even more on offer. Many youth athletes or sport teams are coming to the region for training camps.
Cycling is a big sport in Spain and in Alicante. Therefore, you will find well-documented cycle routes and cycle trails, cycling races and competitions attracting participants from all over, cykle guides, cycle rental companies and MTB parks
Hiking and running
Ciudad Quesada is a village town built in a agriculture landscape. The countryside is at the outskirts. For example, You can easily reach the recreation area “el Recorral” with MTB track, hiking and running in the hills leading to Guardamar.
In addition ,the Guardamar beach and the Guardamar Dunes you can also go to on your bike, along the Segura River.
Village competitions and races
A great way to get the locals is to participate in the races and competitions organised by the municipal sport departments. The Spaniards have many years experience in organising village feasts and festivities. Old traditions is combined with newer ones and you can find half-marathons, 10 k-races and cycling events all across the province of Alicante.