Top places for remote working in Altea

Picturesque Altea exudes charm and traditional Spanish culture. Combine whitewashed houses, a striking blue-domed church and a long beachfront promenade, and together you have one of the most beautiful spots along the Costa Blanca.

Altea offers a great mix of modern and traditional. Along the seafront you’ll discover a fantastic choice of modern bars and restaurants with beautiful views of Calpe and the Mediterranean Sea. Head towards the bustling old town and you’ll find narrow cobbled streets, independent boutiques and a selection of traditional restaurants offering local cuisine. This is also where you’ll find the town’s thriving art scene.

If you’re driving, Altea is easily accessible from the AP-7 motorway (junction 64) and can also be reached from Benidorm by bus. Altea even has its own tram station within walking distance to the old town and beachfront promenade.

We’ve chosen for you some of the top places for remote working in Altea.

Lab Altea Coworking

Lab Altea is a new co-working space based in Altea.  Conveniently located just of the N332, close to the ayuntamiento and jumping distance to the beach of Altea.  They offer a range of services depending what you are your business needs.  If you’re remote working from the Costa Blanca permanently, you can sign up as a LABER for a private office or fixed desk option.  If you need to hop in and hop out, they offer a flexible desk option and also credit based package. Lab Altea also offer the possibility to come and experience a day co-working before you sign up. If you’re a Digital Nomad in Altea, you can also use the office space by the day.  To complete the offering is the meeting space “LAB Dreams” which can be rented by the day or is included in the price if you’ve signed up as a LABER.

Altea Arte – café

In a little old house in the middle of Altea old town, Altearte is a Mojiteria, art gallery, event space and café which is dedicated to the international community. With an English/Spanish language exchange every Thursday, its own film club, monthly artist expos and other events, it’s a great place to meet people locally and those passing through.  They offer a wifi hotspot service that you can use within 1km of the café, if you’re renting an apartment in Altea without wifi, this could be a good option. It calls itself a Mojteria as during the evolution of the place, their Mojitos started to get a reputation. So why not pop along to one of their events or make a date to try some of their specialities which include their own branded Morajito (blackberry) and Gintojito (with gin and tonic).

While in Altea, you can also:

Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town

With its narrow cobbled streets, whitewashed houses, and traditional blue-domed church, Altea’s Old Town is arguably one of the most picturesque places on the Costa Blanca. The streets are wonderful to explore as you twist and turn uphill, away from the beachfront, towards the blue-domed church. 

The Old Town comes alive in the evening, especially during the summer when you can dine alfresco at many of the high-quality restaurants.

There are lots of small independent boutiques offering local arts, crafts, and other unique finds. Many of the streets are beautifully decorated with artwork, tiles, and plants, which add to Altea’s quaint charm.

Walk along the beachfront until you reach laid-back Albir

Head south along the gorgeous beachfront promenade and you’ll discover the laid-back resort town of Albir. The gentle walk takes you past plenty of bars and cafes you can stop in to rest and refresh. There are also many benches where you can pause, relax, and take in the incredible sea view.

From Playa de la Roda in Altea to Playa del Racó in Albir, it’s around 3km (a 45-minute walk at a moderate pace).

There are plenty of things to do once you get to Albir. The town centre has a relaxed atmosphere, and there are several popular bars and restaurants with outdoor seating.

If you’re looking for something more active, explore the stunning natural scenery of the Serra Gelada Natural Park, where you’ll find a popular walk up to a lighthouse.