Alicante is a Spanish provincial capital of 322,673 inhabitants as of 2007. It is the capital of Alicante, a province in the southeast of Spain Alicante is a port town and a tourist town, and it's growing fast. Hotels in Alicante are plentiful, as is the city's nightlife. The University of Alicante is located within the city, and the many young, beautiful students out on the prowl every night make the city even more vibrant and attractive to tourists.
Another attraction in the city is the Ciudad de la Luz, which is a big film studio, boasting the production of many of Europe's biggest cinematic hits. Another attraction is the Alicante City Hall, whose stairs are used as a reference point to measure the elevation of every other location in Spain (the sea level is not useful as a reference point, as it is too varied due to the tides). EasyToBook.com and other sites can be used to book and find Alicante hotels, including many of Alicante's cheap hotels. Discount hotels in Alicante are available to those who take a little extra time to look.