Due to its location between the bay and the Bernia mountains and the wealth of Algar River, Marine products and locally grown cuisine are the stars in Altea, with a rich and wide variety of dishes. Among the most typical include snails with onion, “cruet of peix”, hedgehogs and, of course, arroz a banda or “empedrat”. Among the specialties of workshop highlights the “coca a la lluma” and “coca farcida”, traditionally consumed during the Altea traditional party.