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Car Rental Elche Mini Guide

Exploring Elche by Car

Elche, located in the province of Alicante in the Valencian Community of Spain, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Known for its stunning palm groves, historic sites, and vibrant culture, Elche offers a unique travel experience. To maximize your visit to this captivating city and its surroundings, renting a car in Elche is a smart choice. In this guide, we'll provide insights into hiring a car, local customs, popular driving routes, weather considerations, and essential tips for first-time visitors.

Experience the beauty of Spain's Costa Blanca with Rhino Car Hire in Elche. Situated in the heart of this charming city, Rhino Car Hire offers travelers a convenient way to explore Elche and its surrounding areas. From the palm groves of El Palmeral to the historic landmarks of the city center, having your own rental car provides the freedom to immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural beauty of this Mediterranean gem at your own pace.

Hiring a Car in Elche- Renting a car in Elche provides flexibility and convenience for exploring the city and the wider region. 

  • Required Documents: To rent a car in Spain, you typically need a valid driver's license, passport, and a credit card. Ensure your driver's license is recognized in Spain or obtain an international driver's permit (IDP) if necessary.

  • Insurance: Comprehensive insurance coverage is essential, including collision damage waiver (CDW), theft protection, and liability coverage.

  • Weather Considerations and Type of  Rental Car: The choice of car you wish to hire may be influenced by the time of year you visit Elche:
  • Compact Car: For city exploration and short trips within Elche, a compact car is suitable.
    Elche enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. If visiting in summer, opt for a car with air conditioning. For winter, consider a vehicle with good traction on wet roads.

Popular Driving Routes: Elche serves as an excellent starting point for scenic drives:

  1. Santa Pola: Explore the nearby coastal town of Santa Pola, known for its beautiful beaches and historic castle.
    Crevillent: Drive to Crevillent to visit the Sierra de Crevillent Natural Park, offering hiking opportunities and picturesque landscapes.
    Alicante: Take a leisurely drive to Alicante, a vibrant city with a historic old town, a beautiful marina, and excellent dining options.

    For travelers planning a trip to Elche, booking your car hire early with Rhino Car Hire is highly recommended. By reserving your vehicle in advance, you can secure the best rates and availability, ensuring that you have access to the perfect car for your needs upon arrival in Elche. Additionally, booking early provides peace of mind, knowing that your transportation arrangements are taken care of well before your trip. This allows you to focus on planning your itinerary and enjoying the unforgettable experiences that await you in Elche and the Costa Blanca.

Exploring Elche by car offers you the freedom to immerse yourself in its rich culture, history, and natural beauty. Armed with these insights, you're ready for an enriching journey through this charming part of Spain.

Current Rental Rates in Elche

Opel Corsa

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.99 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 342.93 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 208

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.99 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 363.96 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 308

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 58.13 EUR/day
Peugeot 308

7 Days rental at 406.96 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
Renting a car from Elche, a historic city in Spain's Valencian Community known for its vast palm groves and rich cultural heritage, sets the stage for a diverse exploration of the Costa Blanca, its charming villages, beautiful beaches, and fascinating historical sites. Here’s how to make the most of your car hire adventure from Elche:

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Elche: Making the Most of Your Journey.

The city is split in two by a creek called the Vinalopo.
  • Palm Grove of Elche (Palmeral of Elche): Start your exploration in Elche itself by visiting the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palmeral of Elche, one of the largest palm groves in the world. Stroll through the peaceful gardens and explore the Huerto del Cura National Artistic Garden.

  • Elche Historical Center: Dive into Elche's rich history with a visit to the Basilica of Santa Maria, the Altamira Palace, and the MAHE (Museum of the History of Elche), where you can learn about the city's Iberian, Roman, and Islamic past.

  • Alicante: A short drive from Elche, Alicante offers a lively city atmosphere with its bustling promenade, Explanada de España, the medieval Santa Bárbara Castle atop Mount Benacantil, and beautiful urban beaches like Postiguet Beach.

  • Guardamar del Segura: Head to the coast to discover the beautiful beaches of Guardamar del Segura. The town is also known for its dune parks, making it a great spot for a relaxing day by the sea.

  • Tabarca Island: From the port of Santa Pola, just a 20-minute drive from Elche, take a boat trip to the island of Tabarca. The island is a marine reserve known for its clear waters, perfect for snorkeling and exploring the quaint village.


Elche - Popular Destinations

  • Palm Grove of Elche: Located within Elche
  • Alicante: ~25 km (about 20-30 minutes by car)
  • Guardamar del Segura: ~25 km (about 20-30 minutes by car)
  • Santa Pola (for Tabarca Island): ~15 km (about 20 minutes by car)

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Elche

No.1: SIXT,
based on 4885 reviews
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Elche car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Sixt EMEA Corporate
  • € 342.93
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 48.99
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 5
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    BMW 1 Series
  • 13
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Elche

January€ 41
February€ 43
March€ 44
April€ 59
May€ 60
June€ 63
July€ 91
August€ 88
September€ 58
October€ 50
November€ 38
December€ 52
January€ 35
February€ 35
March€ 37
April€ 44
May€ 49
June€ 49
July€ 72
August€ 72
September€ 49
October€ 44
November€ 31
December€ 42
January€ 60
February€ 66
March€ 66
April€ 109
May€ 84
June€ 104
July€ 160
August€ 165
September€ 101
October€ 95
November€ 69
December€ 92
January€ 63
February€ 63
March€ 68
April€ 89
May€ 75
June€ 82
July€ 118
August€ 126
September€ 86
October€ 77
November€ 59
December€ 80
January€ 130
February€ 123
March€ 115
April€ 157
May€ 164
June€ 207
July€ 329
August€ 228
September€ 157
October€ 138
November€ 118
December€ 163
January€ 45
February€ 39
March€ 40
April€ 51
May€ 57
June€ 57
July€ 78
August€ 77
September€ 53
October€ 48
November€ 34
December€ 53
January€ 60
February€ 75
March€ 79
April€ 110
May€ 112
June€ 109
July€ 168
August€ 152
September€ 105
October€ 120
November€ 99
December€ 100
January€ 43
February€ 41
March€ 41
April€ 64
May€ 69
June€ 67
July€ 90
August€ 90
September€ 61
October€ 55
November€ 40
December€ 51

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Exploring from Elche by rental car offers a unique blend of cultural heritage, natural beauty, and Mediterranean charm. Whether you’re wandering through ancient palm groves, exploring castle ruins, or soaking up the sun on beautiful beaches, a hire car provides the freedom to explore this enchanting part of Spain at your own pace.

"From Palm Groves to Pristine Shores — Uncover the Beauty of Elche and Beyond with Car Hire!"

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