Study abroad in Alicante, Spain —you will LOVE it (seriously, you will!). Whether you take your books to the beach or practice your Spanish over tapas, there…
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5 Beaches to See in Alicante, Spain // CEA Study Abroad
Your study abroad experience in sunny Alicante wouldn’t be complete without some serious beach time. Whether you prefer swimming, sunbathing, water sports, or just relaxing and taking a study break, CEA's study abroad program in Alicante has got the perfect beach for you. From rugged and rocky to soft, white, and sandy, these five Alicante beaches are don’t-miss!
Best Places to Eat in Alicante, Spain // CEA Study Abroad
I wanted to list some of my favorite restaurants that I’ve found in Alicante, Spain, during my semester abroad with CEA Study Abroad! Although many days I shopped at the Mercadona or Corte Ingles for my groceries, sometimes I explored what Alicante’s restaurants had to offer. Of course, there are the well-known tapas that Spain is notable for, but I also found other types of cuisine.
My Study Abroad Experience in 2021 / CEA Study Abroad
"If you’re looking forward to studying abroad in the coming months, you have nothing to worry about. With the help of CEA on-site staff and advisors, I’ve been able to have a safe and educational study abroad experience so far!"
What to See in Tabarca, Spain // CEA Study Abroad
For one of our last excursions, CEA took us to the island of Tabarca off of Alicante! With only 30 people inhabiting the island, the island doesn’t take long to walk through. We began our day by meeting at the port where our Kontiki boat picked us up! The boat trip is about 45 minutes long, and we sat on the top of the boat to overlook the Mediterranean sea below us.
Academics Abroad: Studying in Alicante, Spain
The education system in Spain has many differences from the education system in the United States. Before choosing your study abroad program, it is important to know what your program offers and how the host university works with its students.
On the Fence About Studying Abroad? 3 Reasons Why You Should
As a freshman in college, I knew that I wanted to travel and expand my horizons, but I wasn’t sure if that meant an entire semester away from home. I wasn’t too nervous until I found out I was the only student from my school studying abroad in Alicante, Spain -- would I meet any friends? Could I travel across the world by myself? Do I have enough money to support myself? Whatever your concerns may be, if you’re on the fence about studying abroad, here’s why you should.
Studying Abroad as a Latina First-Generation College Student
I am a Latina, born and raised in the Dominican Republic, who moved to the United States in 2010. My heritage means that I am considered a minority within the study abroad community, since only 10.6% of study abroad students identify as Latinos/as. I chose to study abroad in Alicante, Spain, with CEA Study Abroad.
Why Study Abroad in Alicante, Spain?
If Alicante sounds unfamiliar to you, don’t feel ashamed or uncultured. The name did not ring a bell to me initially, and I had never met anyone who had traveled there. Despite this possibility, I invite you to learn about all the beautiful things Alicante has to offer when deciding where to study abroad!