The most beautiful beaches on the Costa Blanca

Some enjoy long sandy beaches, others seek solitude in rocky bays. However, every beachcomer on the Costa Blanca will find something for themself. All these places offer a high quality standard, whether in terms of safety and cleanliness, or the possibility of spending free time in the form of water sports. These are the top beaches that will satisfy even the most demanding tourists.

A beautiful beach in Spain
Spending time on the beach is great fun for both, adults and children

Les Marines, Denia

The Les Marines Beach is located to the north of Denia and is a beautiful and vast, sandy beach that has won the European Blue Flag Award. The long golden sandy beaches have made this part of Denia a favourite among families with children. Children have plenty of space to build sand castles, and shallow water provides great conditions for safe swimming and having fun. There are also playgrounds, a gym and bars. In addition, the beach is guarded by lifeguards.


Tío Ximo Bay, Benidorm

This bay is quite small, only about 70 m long. The beach is sandy and rocky, especially recommended for those seeking privacy and escape from lively places such as Levante or Poniente. The bottom is rocky and the water is crystal clear. It is an ideal place for diving. Please note that this is a pristine beach, so there are no restaurants or bars, but you can rent umbrellas or deck chairs. The Tío Ximo Bay can be reached by local bus or car. Additionally, there is a guarded car park near the beach.


Playa Centro, Villajoyosa

A charming wide sandy beach in the centre of Villajoyosa, surrounded by palm trees and a promenade with restaurants. It has been awarded the Blue Flag and is equipped with all the amenities necessary for every beachgoer, regardless of age. There are snack bars and drinks, bicycle and water equipment rentals, children's playgrounds and beach volleyball and football pitches. The place is also adapted for the disabled.


Cala La Granadella, Javea

It is a 160-metre high rocky beach, located in the southeastern part of Javea, isolated from the hustle and bustle of tourists. It has been awarded the Blue Flag status many times. La Granadella is an ideal place for those who dive or do other water sports - you can also rent a kayak here and visit some of the surrounding caves, hiding in the huge rocks that surround the area. If you get tired of lying on the beach, it's worth taking the Castell de la Granadella route, which starts in front of the car parks and leads to a cliff on the right side of the bay. Once there was a fortress, now there are only ruins of a castle left, but the views of the beach and the surrounding area are amazing.


Playa del Portet, Moraira

It is a beautiful bay with fine sand and stones. In addition, there are also restaurants and cafes - idyllic places away from the crowds. The beach is equipped with showers and is accessible for the disabled. Parking spaces are available and parking is also allowed in the surrounding streets. It is a really quiet, picturesque bay with golden sand and beautiful clean water. It is located between the port of Moraira and the Cap d'Or tower on the coast.


La Roda, Altea

La Roda Beach is one of the most visited beaches in Altea. Here you will find many shops, ice cream parlours, cafés and restaurants. There are also two places where you can moor and rent a boat and diving equipment - they are open all year round. This is a rocky beach, with clear, transparent water. It is 700 metres long and 50 metres wide.


La Playa del Albir

The beach in Albir is almost 600 metres long, which means that everyone will find a spot to relax in and enjoy a wonderful day at the beach. La Playa del Albir has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag classification, which means it is perfectly adapted for both children and disabled people and has a high cleanliness index. The beach is rocky and swimmers can enjoy the view of the Sierra Helada nature reserve on one side and the famous Peñon de Ifach in Calpe on the other.


Playa de La Mata, Torrevieja

Playa del La Mata is the longest beach in Torrevieja, measuring about 2.3 km and divided into three zones. The beach is located to the south of Cabo Cervera and to the north by the tower of La Mata, from which the name of the place is derived. The beach has a long promenade along its entire length with many bars and restaurants. Behind it you'll find a large area with dunes that make up "Water Mill Park", which has been awarded numerous prizes: Qualitur, ISO 14000 Environment ISO 9000 Quality and Ecoplayas.


Playa Levante / La Fossa, Calpe

This beach is located in a large bay between Purla de Basseles and El Peñon de Ifach and is one of the most popular places in Calpe. It is a sandy beach with all the services and facilities – a promenade with restaurants, shops, ice cream parlours and water equipment rentals.


Playa Levante in Benidorm

Playa Levante is a beach located in the centre of Benidrom, between Punta Pinet and Punta Canfali. It is a sandy beach over two kilometres long. Thanks to its location, it provides excellent weather conditions all year round, which are favourable for water sports. The beach is surrounded by palm trees, which make it even more charming. In addition, there is also a long promenade with restaurants, pubs and shops. The beach is also suitable for the disabled.



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