The Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante has a coastline over 200 km from the city of Dénia in the north to Pilar de la Horadada in the south. With a total of 74 blue flag beaches (a flag identifying the quality of water and services of the beaches) there are more beaches one can possible fully visit and explore in one holiday. In fact the Costa Blanca is worldwide known for featuring the best beaches in the Mediterranean. You will find beaches for children and adults, for people who prefer a quiet and relaxing holiday, and for those who like sports and water activities.
There are many coves on the Costa Blanca with clear waters, ideal for snorkeling and diving. There are also appropriate beaches for surfing, paddle surfing and kitesurfing. There are beaches where you can rent paddle boats, kayaks, jet skis, yachts, etc. There are also nudist beaches on the Costa Blanca, dog-friendly beaches, as well as beaches equipped for people with reduced mobility.
We have prepared you a list of our Top 5 beaches on the Costa Blanca.
El Portet beach, located in Teulada-Moraira , is the only beach with a Blue Flag in the municipality. The beach is about 300 meters long and about 10-15 meters wide . It is protected by the Cap d’Or and is located in a natural environment of great beauty. Located in a picturesque shell-shaped bay offering crystal clear waters. Perfect for a day at the beach with the whole family. Ideal for snorkeling and diving.
The ultimate family beach at the foot of the castle of Moraira. Young. There is a lot on offer at this beach: Red Cross, beach lifeguards, foot showers, toilets, children’s playground, sunbeds and umbrellas, restaurants, water sports and parking lots. Located to the south of the marina, this cove is protected by a dam that makes it a safe bathing cove. A small, urban and very lively cove of fine sand, dominated by the Castell de Moraira.
Granadella beach is a spectacular cove south of Jávea, near the Cape Nao. It has been nominated for several years as the best beach in Spain and has been even in the Hollywood movie “Cold Day of the Light “. You will surprise yourself with its crystalline waters blue turquoise and privileged seabeds, Granadella beach is well known among diving enthusiasts
One of the most popular beaches in Calpe is the Arenal-Bol, with its golden, fine-grained sand and clear waters, lined with small palm trees that give this urban beach its particular charm. Enjoy the lively seafront with a multitude of services, restaurants, cafeterias, ice cream parlors… and shops of all kinds in a very neat and comfortable environment. In the summer period, various services are offered to make bathing easier for people with reduced mobility (at the level of the Irlanda road).
The Moraig cove is a wonder of nature. This impressive cove is located in Poble Nou de Benitaxell, a small municipality that belongs to the province of Alicante, in the well-known region of the Marina Alta.
It is an ideal place for tourists or backpackers looking for something unique. Serenity and close contact with the sea. It has an extension of about 400 meters of purely Mediterranean beach.
It is a photogenic cove like no other in Spain. With a limited capacity for about 400 people, more or less, with good public services and crystal clear water in which you will want to take a good swim. Its history and the characteristics of the place are worth knowing.