Top 10 Beaches on the Costa Blanca
Pick Your Favorite Spot To Enjoy Any Time Of Year!
The Costa Blanca in Spain is a 200 kilometer stretch of coastline in the province of Alicante and has become over the last decades one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations. The perfect spot where to spend some well-earned beach vacations… no matter the time of year! As a matter of fact, the perfect climate with over 300 days of sunshine and an average annual temperature of 18 degrees enables you to enjoy this amazing and diverse coastline throughout the whole year, even after summer in the North of Europe is long gone!
And for you to take full advantage of those well earned holidays listening to the rhythm of the waves whilst sipping on a cold beer... Check out our selection of top 10 amazing beaches you definitely should visit! And not necessarily in this particular order!
Playa El Moncayo – Guardamar
Stretching a few kilometers from La Mata to Guardamar, this Blue Flag beach of fine golden sand is backed by an amazing pine forest contrasting with the dunes and the blue Mediterranean. This amazing long sandy beach offers all services, making for a perfect day out with the family.
Playa La Marina
A beautiful beach with fine golden dunes surrounded by an extensive pine forest of ecological interest. Due to this, this quiet natural beach offers only a few places to eat so be sure to bring food and water for your lazy days on one of the most unique places on the Costa Blanca.
Playa Muchavista – Campello
One of the most beautiful and best connected beaches by tram in the province of Alicante. With fine white sand, turquoise tropical waters and palm trees, this Blue Flag awarded beach offers a good gastronomic selection. In addition, during the summer, Muchavista, offers an extensive program of activities such as cinema, sporting events, beach library, hammock rental and much more.
Playa Centro – Villajoyosa
A lovely wide sandy beach with palm trees backed by a promenade with bars. Awarded the Blue Flag and equipped with all the amenities for a first-class beach from, snack bars, water sport rentals, playgrounds, beach volleyball and football facilities. Perfect beach for watersport fanatics!
Playa Poniente – Benidorm
Over three kilometers long with fine sandy beach decorated with tropical and exotic palm trees...Caribbean style! Playa Poniente is one of the most popular and superb beaches in the north of the Costa Blanca, offering all kinds of services where to take a break from a 'tough' day on the beach!
Playa de Albir – Altea
A great option if you want to escape the crowded coasts and seek a quiet and calm corner where to spend a relaxing and chill out day on the beach. The clear blue water here is slightly colder than on other beaches due to its depth. The beach promenade offers several charming and cozy restaurants from where to enjoy the amazing open views.
Playa Levante – Calpe
Located at the foot of the impressive Peñon de Ifach, this long sandy beach offers all kind of facilities, restaurants and lounge bars along its extensive promenade. It provides with easy access for disabled people and lots of fun under the sun for watersport lovers from stand up paddle and kayaking to jetskiing and much more.
Playa Del Portet – Moraira
Idyllic, dreamy beach with a combo of fine sand and pebbles with crystal-clear calm waters. This picturesque gem is only recommended for those who wish a quit place away from the crowds and tourist beaches. It offers small local bars, cafes and restaurants, so grab your book and enjoy an authentic quality day by the Sea.
Playa El Arenal – Jávea
This long stretch of beach offers fine sand and a slight slope into the shallow clear water. Its long beach promenade offers a full range of facilities from services, bars and boutiques to entertainment and sports areas. Great for families where to keep both young and old entertained all day long!
Playa Les Marines – Denia
A long golden sandy beach as far as the eye can see! Unlike many areas alongside this part of the coast, this Blue Flag awarded beach offers soft sand, gently sloping into the clear blue sea. A perfect spot for a day out with the family. In addition, it offers a wide selection of amenities including an adjoining promenade with cafés, bars & restaurants.