Our top 5 best beaches and coves of the Costa Blanca
The Costa Blanca is dotted with beaches and coves, all more beautiful than the others. If you are staying in Calpe, Benissa or Moraira, you will have the embarrassment of choice! Large sandy beaches or more picturesque coves, here are our favorites :
1. Fossa Beach (Playa Levante de Calpe)
Beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters that extends over 950 m, it is ideal for true lovers of beach holidays. The family atmosphere and tranquility, it also offers…
The Valley of Pop (Vall del Pop in Valencian)
The Vall del Pop is a valley of the region of Marina Alta, in the north of the province of Alicante, in the Valencian community. This beautiful valley includes the villages of Alcalali, Benichembla, Benissa, Castell de Castells, Jalón, Lliber, Murla, Parcent and Senija.
In the first place, the Vall del Pop is delimited by mountainous reliefs : Carrascar, Cavall Verd, Coll de Rates, Serra de Bèrnia. Also the Serra del Castell de la Solana, the Serra del Ferrer and the Serra del Penyal…
A walk in the Old Town of Calpe
If you are spending holidays in Calpe, do not miss discovering “el casco antiguo”, the old town of Calpe. The fishing village of Calpe, originally consisted of a walled old town constructed around the church. Pirates from North Africa attacked frequently Calpe, then the residents had built a wall to defend themselves.
You will immediately fall in love walking in its narrow cobbled streets. Its traditional houses decorated with flowers and its painted walls, bring a very special atmosphere
One of the highlights of the Old town of Calpe is the …
COSTA BLANCA : DISCOVER THE FAMOUS MARKET OF JALON
Jalón (Xaló in Valencian language) is a charming village located in the lands about 15 minutes from the village of Benissa , in the north of Costa Blanca. Every Saturday morning from 8 am to 1:30 pm is celebrated a market very touristic located in “el paraje del azud”.
It’s a real pleasure to go there. The village of Jalón is very lively on market days. There are a lot of bars, restaurants, shops of all kinds. Also you will discover cooperatives where to taste and to buy the wines of…
The Natural Park Peñon de Ifach is a huge rock in the sea which divides the bay of Calpe. Rising to 332 metres high, the rock is a striking visual feature of the Mediterranean coastline. It is unique and really beautiful!
The Natural Park Peñon de Ifach
You will discover a small nature reserve, home for a large variety of plants, including endemic ones, and 80 species of birds.
It is really amazing to go there, advisable to go early to avoid high temperature. It is not necessary to be a mountain climber to do it. Just need good shoes and…
Benissa is a quiet delightful small town.
First of all Benissa has a well preserved old quarter and a beautiful Church known as the Cathedral of the Marina Alta. Most days the tourist office organize free guided walking tours. Naturally, it’s a beautiful coastal town too. The beaches and bays with their cristal clear waters are calm, peaceful, for example the sandy beach of La Fustera. As well as savage coves Cala Pinets, Cala La Llobella, Cala Abogat, Cala Baladrar, Cap Blanc.
In the same time, the local area offers a rich variety of sports and leisure activities. There is…
Calpe, a pleasant seaside town
Under the attentive gaze of the highest cliff on the Mediterranean, the Peñón de Ifach. Calpe has grown on both sides of the Great Rock, symbol and image of the Costa Blanca. This is a tourist destination since the 30s due, especially, to the quality of its beaches, their fine sand and the cleanliness of their waters.
As well the municipality preserves vestiges of the past in its old town. And curiosities such as the ruins of the Baños de la Reina, and some abandoned salt mines. Its fishing port is full of vitality, where restaurants…
Teulada-Moraira, tourism centre and lovely beaches
Located in the Marina Alta, its enchantment lies in its spectacular growth, while preserving is privileged environment. Teulada-Moraira is a tourism centre that is well-known for its lovely beaches, its interesting historical centre, the quality of its wines and its fantastic fish auction.
Its coastal orientation and the mountains surrounding it from behind provide a microclimate with an average annual temperature of 18 degrees, guaranteeing that its charm can be enjoyed most of the year.
El Cap d’Or marvellous panoramic views of the bay of the city, el Peñon de Ifach, la sierra Aitana and…
Denia, beaches and wonderful climate.
Solitary beaches and beaches with both sports and playful activities. Denia has a wonderful climate, whilst its landscape, is an added plus to its blue waters. The nature reserve of el Montgó, rising up, as Blasco Ibáñez said, like “a giant hand”, has served as a watchtower for a littoral which has been inhabited for over 4.000 years.
The nature reserve of El Montgó offers an endless number of sites on the way up to its peak 753 meters above sea-level. More than 600 plant species, cultural and archaeological remains have earned it its right…