Are you planning a well-deserved break? Without a doubt, the beach is a more than perfect option, it is a pleasure that renews body and mind in a surprising way. And if you visit one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca, on the coast of the province of Alicante, we can assure you that you will live a truly invigorating experience.
The best beaches on the Costa Blanca – which one to choose?
The Costa Blanca stretches for more than 200 km. Washed by the Mediterranean Sea, this strip offers a lush oasis, a sunny climate almost all year round, beautiful villages and more than 170 beaches with calm waters and fine white sand.
Which beach to choose? They are all a destination of beautiful contrasts. But we give you our selection of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca for you to decide.
Levante Beach, Benidorm
Levante Beach is one of the classic tourist destinations you must visit in Benidorm. Its calm waters and golden sand occupy more than 2 km of coastline, exactly between Punta Pinet and Punta Canfali.
It is undoubtedly one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca and one of the most famous in Europe. It has held the Blue Flag since 1987, presenting international certification in terms of quality and environmental management.
It has a very busy seafront promenade and offers all the amenities: restaurants, hotels, children’s play area, playgrounds, lifeguards, beach umbrellas for rent, floating platforms and more.
Granadella Cove, in Jávea
The Granadella cove has the most intense blue of the whole coast. It is small (600 m long) but it is one of the best known in Spain. Its location, climate, calm waters and tree-lined surroundings make this cove a paradise on the Mediterranean coast.
It is one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca and possibly the most beautiful. Its sand is mixed with white pebbles and the white fishermen’s houses on its shore look like a postcard from the Greek Islands.
From here you can rent a kayak to visit the nearby islets or caves. You can also dive or snorkel. It has a lifeguard service, toilets, lifeguard, sunshades and sun loungers for rent.
Racó de l’Albir beach, in L’Alfàz del Pi
Racó de l’Albir is also on the list of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca. It is half a kilometre long and is located next to the promenade of fame, which features the actors who parade in the famous L’Alfàz del Pi Film Festival.
It is a beach with a very active environment. Cinematography, arts and crafts and multiple leisure options make this urban beach a colourful and lively place during the summer.
It has crystal clear waters and pebbles, but the cliffs and forests of the bay are the real charm. You can also do water sports or simply enjoy the bars, cafes, restaurants and various shops along the promenade.
Racó del Conill Cove
Racó del Conill has an incredible landscape, one of those that hypnotise. With only 150 m, it is located in Villajoyosa, 4 km from Benidorm. It has a nudist tradition; it is advisable to respect this rule when visiting it, although it is normal to find visitors wearing swimming costumes as well.
Its crystal clear emerald green waters, the stone pebbles and the nearby trees make this corner a place like no other. It is one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca.
This beach has no lifeguard or showers, nor are there any beach bars. But it is a fascinating place for kayaking, snorkelling or paddle surfing.
La Fossa beach, in Calpe
La Fossa Beach offers crystal clear waters and the possibility of enjoying excellent facilities for drinking, eating and spending a good time on the promenade. Not for nothing has it earned the Blue Flag designation.
It is one of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca and one of the liveliest. Its fine, pale sand, together with its pristine waters, stretches for a kilometre between the Peñón de Ifach and Punta de Bassetes.
Here you will find all services and shops, restaurants, hotels, ice-cream parlour, bars, sports games, camping, parking, etc.
Mal Pas Cove, in Benidorm
Another of the best beaches on the Costa Blanca is Cala del Mal Pas. It is a paradise located in the Alicante town of Benidorm. Its fine sand and transparent waters occupy 120 metres of the coast and its seabed shelters a surprising marine ecosystem. It is the ideal place if you love scuba diving.
For the quality of its waters, environmental management and services, it also has the Blue Flag distinction. It has toilets, lifeguard posts, sun loungers and parasols for hire. You can also enjoy a good restaurant, bars and many beach bars.
One of its main attractions is the Mirador del Castillo, known as the Balcony of the Mediterranean, for its incredible views. And best of all, it is easily accessible from the city centre.
Which place do you prefer? Did you choose the balcony views of the Mediterranean or do you prefer the Levante Beach? For your comfort we are waiting for you at Hotel Don Pancho, a real oasis in the centre of Benidorm.