Beaches In Costa Blanca

Miles of white sand lapped by clean, clear, turquoise waters make the Costa Blanca a beach lovers dream. More than 100 beaches achieve the high standards required for the Blue flag scheme assuring the standards of cleanliness across the region. Good facilities and water sports are available at most resorts whilst those seeking peace and tranquillity can easily find a secluded cove for a day of rest and relaxation.
Cala Pope Tango Cala Pope Tango is a wonderfully unique smaller cove. It is rustic with sand and small pebbles, great for exploring. You can enjoy a spot of diving and this cove also has safety flags and buoys to advise of swimming conditions. There are ample facilities nearby including restaurants and a bar.
La Grava A pebbly/shingle beach close to the port of Javea, the facilities of the town are within easy reach and limited parking is available along the seafront. Blue Flag approved and lifeguard present 1 June to 30 Sept. Bus and taxi stops are also along the beach, enabling easy access. This beach has scenic walks and you can stop at a restaurant there for a bite to eat.
El Benissero El Benissero extends from the Port breakwater along to the Parador hotel. This is a semi-urban open beach with shingles and rocks, making the water crystal clear. This beach is popular for walking. Here you can hire jet skis or take a perch at one of the chiringuitos. Windsurfing and canoeing are also available here at El Benissero. If you want to hire a jet ski you'll need photo ID. There is a lifeguard facility here with safety flags for swimming conditions. Sunbeds and parasols are available to hire and there are also shower facilities. There is also a car park and bus service nearby. A restaurant and bar are also located here.
Ministre Platgeta de la Reina This is a semi urban beach with rocks and shingle. Ministre is located between El Benissero and Arenal. You can see here where the Toscan stone used to be excavated. For a beach with more facilities, Arenal is a short distance.

The famous horseshoe bay of fine sand in the centre of this popular resort has a gentle slope into the sea and is a good place for introducing children to swimming in the sea. There are public showers and toilet facilities plus parasols and sunbeds available to hire. The bay is surrounded by a wide choice of bars and restaurants along the attractive pedestrianised promenade. In the summer you can stroll along the front and enjoy the stalls selling a variety of handmade crafts. The summer months are busy and Arenal is a favourite meeting place to go out and enjoy the bars. Accompanied jet-ski tours are available as is the hire of motor boats and boats for trips. Parking is available along the length of the beach area and there are also bus and taxi stops. The beach has wheelchair access and is Blue Flag approved with a lifeguard usually present from 1 June to 30 Sept.

Segon Muntanyar Segon Muntanyar is a semi urban, rough and rocky area of beach that is popular for walking. A restaurant serves this beach and and there are also bus services.
Cala Blanca

Cala Blanca Beach has beautiful scenery and an authentic Spanish restaurant. From the distance, you can the boats moored up in the bay by the purple caves. There are a few rock pools to explore and the sea is great for snorkelling.

Primera Caleta Cala Blanca This is a small rustic cove with shingle and rocks. Surrounded by white cliffs and some rock pools, this cove is only accessed by foot. You can enjoy the stunning scenery from the view point on the promenade. Ample parking is nearby.
Segona Caleta Cala Blanca This is a small rustic cove with shingle and rocks. Surrounded by white cliffs and some rock pools, this cove is only accessed by foot. You can enjoy the stunning scenery from the view point on the promenade. Ample parking is nearby.
Cala Sardinera This is a small cove consisting of shingle and pebbles, with view points and accessible only by foot.
Cala la Barraca Portitxol Barraca Portitxol is an exceptional rustic cover consisting of shingle, pebbles and rock. This cove looks out to the beautiful Isle of Portitxol. The beach has the advantage of a shallow bay with the water gradually sloping, making it ideal for paddling or shallow snorkelling. There is a lifeguard present with safety flags indicating swimming conditions. Canoeing is available for the more active, along with view points to enjoy the stunning scenery. Toilet facilities are also available. There are a selection of restaurants behind the beach.
Cala Ambolo This relatively small cove, approximately 300m, consists of shingle and pebbles. This is a quiet and picturesque bay used by naturists.
Cala Granadella Cala Grandella is small but full of character. Measuring at about 160m, this is a cove consisting of shingle, pebbles and rock with clear water. A lifeguard is present with safety flags indicating swimming conditions. Canoeing is available and sunbeds and parasols are available for hire. Diving and snorkelling are also popular here. Shower and toilet facilities are also present. A bar and restaurant overlook the fantastic view from this bay. Ample parking is available nearby with view points overlooking the bay.
Moraira beach Moraira beach has everything you need and you can even choose between fine sand, rocks or pebbles! This beach is not over-populated and has a range of excellent facilities, including beach games, restaurants, washing facilties, a watch tower to admire the amazing view and ample parking.
La Fossa Beach

La Fossa Beach, also called Levante beach, is located between the Punta de Bassetes and the Peñón de Ifach a wide bay is formed where this beach is located, one of the most bustling beaches in Calpe.

With fine golden sand, it has all kind of services and facilities and in summer nights it becomes an improvised cinema. It is delimited by a well cared waterfront where restaurants, ice-cream stalls and all kind of shops follow one another.

The showers are placed in the Promenade Seafrond. La Fossa beach in Calpe has the Blue Flag.

Equipment and services: this beach has special handicapped persons facilities, red cross, playground, sports area, restaurants, camping, lifeguards, beach umbrellas and hammocks, parking, walloways, cleaning service and waste bins.

You can practice here sailing, windsurfing and beach sports.

La Ampolla The gently shelving beach of L'Ampolla lies just a short distance from the resort centre. Fine sand and with good childrens facilities with a playpark showers available. There is also a beach bar and plenty of parking which also serves the resort centre. Blue Flag approved and lifeguard present 1 June to 30 Sept.
El Portet A sandy cove surrounded by high cliffs makes this one of the most picturesque beaches on the coast. The small promenade features a range of shops and some good quality restaurants. The resort centre is walking distance and offers a wide range of facilities and parking. Blue Flag approved and lifeguard present 1 June to 30 Sept.
La Fustera/Baladrar/La Llobera To the north of Calpe on the winding coastal road towards Moraira are a number of coves and marinas proving clean and safe facilities, well maintained and groomed daily. Each of the coves has access to one of the commercial centres along the coast road. There is parking at each of the coves and some have small beach bars providing drinks and snacks throughout the day. The coves provide excellent snorkelling and boats can be chartered for Scuba diving. Lifeguards are available during peak season.
Arenal & Cantal Roig-Calpe Long stretches of fine sand are separated by the Penon De Ifach towering above the port and Marina. The Arenal is lined by a pedestrianised promenade lined with cafes, bars and restaurants with many open late into the evening. The sand is cleaned daily and there are a wide variety of watersports available. Parking is available along the length of both beaches. The beach is Blue Flag approved and lifeguards are present 1 June to 30 Sept.
Puerto Blanco-Calpe A small cove with good facilities including a bar and restaurant and a small port with fishing boats and boat for fishing charters. The beach views across to the Penon De Ifach and some of the modern architecture of the resort of Calpe. Parking available.
La Fustera Urbanization La Fustera is beside Altamira in the Benissa area and joins the sea at the Cala and beach of La Fustera. In the background the first promontary is Cap Blanc of Moraira -Teulada and the second is the Cap d'Or beside El Portet. You can just see the 16th century Cap d'Or watchtower used to warn against Barbary pirates. Benissa's La Fustera beach is a short distance down from the coastal road and is popular with the locals. The La Fustera supermarket open all year is nearby.
Playa De Albir Located close to the pretty town of Altea, Playa de Albir sits at the foot of the Sierra De Helada. The shingle/sand beach has good facilities with beach bar restaurant and many bars and restaurants in the resort of Albir. Plenty of parking nearby although in peak season may be busy with locals. Blue Flag approved with lifeguard present 1June to 30Sept.

Small pebble coves dotted along the coast of Altea, some have been improved with sand recycled onto the beach. Those close to the hotels have the best facilities although these may be limited to residents.

Denia Denia has a long stretch of beach from the resort centre northwards towards Olivo. Fine sand and gently shelving, the beach is rarely crowded throughout the year. Well served by beach bars and shower facilities and parking is available throughout the length of the beach. Denia also has a number of smaller coves and shingle beaches providing a peaceful alternative. Blue Flag approved and lifeguard present 1 June to 30 Sept.
Benidorm The famous Levante (sunrise) and Poniente (Sunset) stretch the length of this resort gently shelving into the warn sea. Fine sand and well served by beach bars with watersports and facilities along the entire length. Pedestrianised promenade along the length of the Levante beach. Can become very busy during peak season and parking can be difficult. Both are Blue Flag approved and lifeguards present year around.
Granadella Beach Granadella Beach is found at the end of a winding lane and has a gravel car park. Lifeguards are on duty during high season. The beach is made up of stones and is popular with the locals, as the water is very clear and  there are lots of rocks eith side, making it a lovely cove. There are 2 beach front restaurants available.
Advocat Cove

Advocat Cove is made up of gravel and fine sand and has a small breakwater at its Southern most point. This area is also perfect for peaceful walks. There is parking available as well as a beach bar and disabled access.

Javea Beach & Promenade The pebbly beach runs from the Parador end of the sandy Arenal beach, all the way to the Port.  During the summer months this pebbly beach has some lovely beach bars dotted along the route, a great place for anything from breakfast to sun downers and on into the night.  Most offer wifi, TV, food and of course drinks.  Take a dip in the sea, watch the world go by and enjoy some of the amazing fireworks set over the sea in July (normally) as part of the Moors and Christians Fiesta.
La Barraca Beach La Barraca Beach is a secluded cove beach that can be found along the coast, south of Javea. It is a stony beach with clear blue water and has a restaurant nearby.
L'Andrago Beach

L'Andrago is a blue flag pebble beach with clear blue water, and is particularly good for water sports. There is car park and on the beach itself is a restaurant that serves tapas and Spanish specialities such as Paella.

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