Mediterranean Quality of Life
Alicante is an ideal place for combining your medical treatment with a holiday. Spain is 4th most visited international destination in 2012 with 57 million visitors. Alicante has the largest ratio of foreigner population among all Spanish provinces (total of 446,368 foreigners).
In recent years, the Costa Blanca region, and especially Alicante, has become a favorite destination for hundreds of thousands of foreigners. They choose Spain to enjoy holidays or to live most of the year and more and more every year to look for health treatment.
Its climate, with 320 days of sunshine a year, its coast and excellent infrastructure make Alicante an ideal place for combining a medical treatment with a holiday. The coast of Alicante offers a wide quantity and variety of beaches (134 in total of which 27 has access for the disabled). There are 30 quality yacht clubs and 22 Golf Courses most of which are located along the sea.
Its airport – the fifth largest in Spain – is just 9km from the city centre and has daily connections to 12 Spanish and 77 international destinations.
Excellent environment and dietary conditions ensure Spanish are among the world's healthiest people, 6th in life expectancy, 85,4 for women and 79,3 for men.
In addition, Alicante stands out by its health infrastructure. It is ranked 5th in Spain in total number of public and private hospitals and in hospital beds.
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