Handpicked by a Alicante Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Bars in Alicante'.

Located on Spain's stunning Costa Blanca, Alicante is a vibrant city known for its beautiful beaches, historic sites, and lively nightlife. One of the highlights of any trip to Alicante is exploring the city's diverse bar scene. Whether you're looking for a cozy spot to enjoy a glass of local wine or a lively nightclub to dance the night away, Alicante has something for everyone. Here are a few of the best bars in Alicante to check out during your visit. 1. El Portal Taberna & Wines Nestled in the heart of the old town, El Portal Taberna & Wines is a charming bar that offers a wide selection of local wines and delicious tapas. The cozy atmosphere and friendly staff make it the perfect spot for a relaxing evening. 2. Terraza Latina For stunning views of the city and a fun atmosphere, head to Terraza Latina. This rooftop bar is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, offering a wide range of cocktails and live music to enjoy as you take in the sunset. 3. Chapeau 1987 If you're looking for a trendy spot to sip on creative cocktails, look no further than Chapeau 1987. This stylish bar is known for its innovative drinks and chic decor, making it a favorite among Alicante's hip crowd. 4. Marmarela Located on the Postiguet Beach promenade, Marmarela is a beachside bar with a laid-back vibe and refreshing cocktails. Grab a seat on the terrace and watch the waves roll in as you enjoy a drink with friends. 5. The George Lounge Bar For a taste of luxury, head to The George Lounge Bar. This upscale establishment offers a sophisticated atmosphere, premium cocktails, and a selection of fine wines to indulge in while socializing with friends. Whether you're in the mood for a casual drink or a night of dancing, Alicante's bar scene has something for everyone. So make sure to visit a few of these top-rated bars during your stay in this vibrant Spanish city.


Oceana Club

Tropical paradise on the shores of the Mediterranean Oceana Club in Benissa has been creating a stir since opening its doors this Spring. Take the most amazing setting by the sea with far-reaching views over the iconic Peñon de Ifach rock in Calpe, add gourmet food, sparkling drinks, friendly Oceana Club crew, superb music and chill-out terraces to serve a unique cocktail of delights to tickl...


Bar Emilio

Walking into Bar Emilio, you immediately get a sense of the amazing character of this historic building. The friendly bar is like an old curiosity shop with its high walls filled with local paintings, colourful bottles, hats and statues of cheeky chappies Laurel and Hardy smiling down over the clientele. Bar Emilio also has a grand wood-burning stove with charming Valencian tiling to keep th...

La Mision

La Mision is a great venue for a drink in the historic area of Alicante known as El Barrio quarter.This is a popular area for having a drink with friends. La Mision is one of the most popular spots and is perfect for trying a cool cocktail. It's set in an historic three storey house and is definitely worth a visit....

Arena Bar and Bistro

The Arena Bar is a friendly bar with a large terrace overlooking the beach. You can enjoy great food, drinks and company while taking in the breathtaking views. The bar opens at 10am when you can enjoy a drink, snack or breakfast. There is an a la carte menu as well as a set lunch and dinner menu. On Sundays, there is live music plus a buffet in the afternoons from 3.30pm. The food is superb...


Zensa Marina is a lovely rooftop chill-out bar in the beautifully chic setting of Denia marina.It has an elegant but cool ambience where you can enjoy a few snacks, cocktails, drinks or Mediterranean and Spanish dishes while taking in the fantastic views over Denia.Why not grab a drink, head for a sun lounger and just relax before taking a dip in the pool?Zensa is the ultimate in cool chill out, w...

Amigos Bar Bistro

Lovely bar in Benidorm's old town offering a range of international cuisines as well as great British real ales, fine wines and local beers too Amigos stands out from the crowd as it is a very chic, well-designed bar in Benidorm. Go inside and you will see a beautifully-decorated interior with butterflies adorning the walls. The tones are very peaceful and make for a lovely morning coffee, lunc...

Bushwacka Cabo Roig

If you enjoy a pub with a laidback but lively atmosphere, you're going to love the original Australian pub Bushwacka.There are DJs, live music, entertainment by the bucket-load, special deals including €1 a drink nights, plus food so you can stoke up your energy levels to keep on dancing until dawn.This is a very popular venue as it is a lively Australian pub with plenty of action ...

The Beach Lounge

In the little town of Albir, close to the beach, you will find the chill-out beach bar The Beach Lounge.You can enjoy a refreshing drink on the terrace after a day on the beach. It's a lovely place to meet new people or just relax.The bar has a range of cocktails, spirits and Belgian beers accompanied by dance and chill-out music. There is a lively party atmosphere in the summer....

El Cid Bar & Restaurant

El Cid is the perfect spot for a day out with a range of activities to try. At the El Cid restaurant and bar in Benidoleig, you can enjoy a drink on the sunny terrace, a game of bowls, tennis or a dip in the pool. It is also highly recommended to enjoy a meal or snack from the impressive menu. One of the first things you notice on the drive up to El Cid is the amazing view. On one side is amazi...

The Secret Fountain

If you are looking for a great chill-out spot to enjoy a fancy cocktail or cool drink, head to The Secret Fountain roof bar garden in Benidorm.The waiters are happy to serve you as you lounge on your sun bed - how cool is that! Snacks and food are also available.The bar is on top of the Hotel Marina and Lucky Games casino....

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