Top 10 Beaches
1. Levante, Benidorm
The fine, golden sandy beach is a firm favourite with families and older holidaymakers who are attracted to Benidorm for its safe, blue flag beaches and microclimate. The bay provides a tranquil setting to watch the world go by. More adventurous tourists can enjoy a variety of water sports. Levante is known as the sunrise beach and is perfect for soaking up the early morning rays.
2. La Granadella, Javea
This stunning setting is a firm favourite with photographers who are keen to record the crystal clear turquoise waters. Sunbathers love the calming scent of the pine forest, which provides a natural windbreak. This is a fantastic place to relax, unwind and enjoy nature at its finest.
3. Campoamor, Orihuela
A fine sandy beach with everything you need for a perfect family holiday. The blue flag beach is safe, pretty and within easy walking distance of many restaurants, hotels and holiday apartments. Windsurfers and sailors are also attracted by its cooling winds and clear blue sea.
4. Poniente, Benidorm
Benidorm's blue flag beaches have been attracting tourists for many years now. The fine sands, clear waters and the promenade provide hours of entertainment throughout the year. Thousands of tourists head for Benidorm's beaches every week.
5. El Cura, Torrevieja
Sandy, city centre beach where you can hire a sunbed and unwind. Workers head here at lunchtime to take their spot amid the sunbeds to unwind. Its a firm favourite with residents and holidaymakers who are attracted by the sandy beaches, water sports and disabled access.
6. Tabarca island
A day trip to Tabarca should be on everyone's 'to do' list. It's just a short boat trip from the mainland but transports you to a different world. Time stands still on Tabarca. It is a firm favourite with divers, swimmers and yachties, who are tempted by the turquoise waters and laidback lifestyle.
7. Les Bovetes, Denia
Denia boasts more than 15 kilometres of beaches with something to suit everyone. In Denia you will find picturesque coves as well as family-friendly beaches. Les Bovetes is a very popular spot with families for its sandy blue flag beach and calm waters.
8. Arenal-Bol, Calpe
This is by far the best beach in Calpe. Not only has it been awarded the coveted blue flag but sunbathers also enjoy fantastic views of the impressive Ifach rock. There are plenty of leisure and sporting activities for the more active tourist as well. In October, the beach sets the scene to reenact the famous Moors and Christians battle of 1744.
9. Playa Flamenca, Orihuela
Undoubtedly one of Orihuela's finest and most popular spots. Strollers like to walk along the promenade while sunbathers love the clear waters and fine sand. It has a vibrant, cosmopolitan feel. It has two main beaches plus a few little coves for holidaymakers searching for a little peace and quiet.
10. Cap Blanc, Altea
Cap Blanc is another beautiful blue flag beach between Altea port and Albir. The views are spectacular and it is a great spot to rent a sunbed and watch the fine yachts heading in and out of the marina. The bay is renowned for its special beauty, which attracts artists and photographers as well as sun worshippers.