The Costa Blanca offers numerous and varied beaches for swimming, snorkeling, swimming and for various water sports activities. Below are listed the most important and famous beaches, sorted in order from north to south. There are also many smaller, more unknown bays, which are especially suitable for snorkeling and fishing.


Playa del Portet:

Narrow little beach with fine sand located on a beautiful bay. It is located north of Moraira and is easily accessible via an access road. Parking is available, but in the high season it is usually full from noon. A charming beach with a promenade with typical Spanish restaurants.

Playa de l ‘ Ampolla:

It is the largest and most visited beach in the municipality. It is located in the centre of Moraira at the fortress of Castillo de Moraira. This beach has a length of 250m and an average width of 30m. It is made of fine sand and has a monitoring and rescue service. It has various water sports facilities and restaurants on site and a large parking lot behind the beach. Playa les Platgetes: This beach joins the beach of Playa de Ampolla. A small beach that combines a rocky part with a sandy part. On the beach there is a pretty beach promenade with garden areas and parking spaces. The beach has a surveillance and rescue service. On the beach there is also a wide range of bars and restaurants to fully round off a day on the beach. Cala L ‘ Andragó: After Les Platgetes the coastal strip of cliffs is determined and below is the Bay of Cala L ‘ Andragó. A bay that is distinguished by its wonderful water quality, the crystal clear and transparent water, and its richness and beauty of the seabed. A unique place for lovers of bays, underwater diving and fishing


Cove Cala Baladrar:

This has a length of 100 meters and a width of 10 meters, which represents the business card of this bay. A natural bay with pebbles and stone cones, which always has clean water of deep turquoise blue colour in an environment where the pines, which reach almost the sea, are particularly eye-catching. An ideal cove for beginners of sailing and to make underwater photographs.

Cala Advocat Bay:

It is a small cove with pebbles and fine sand at the end of which we find a rock ridge, which gives us the opportunity to create and fish with a sailboat. It is also a perfect place to Abdendbrot in the fresh air and the sea in summer. The beach stops at the steep coast of El Cantalar with a height of 47 meters, which passes through the so-called Punta Fosca into the sea. The Bay of Advocat has a restaurant, parking, access for handicapped persons, a foot washbasin and the possibility to practise windsurfing and sailing.

Cala Fustera Bay:

A bay with a length of 110 meters and an average width of 40 meters. Here we get information about the state of the sea, find an access for handicapped persons, here there is a public telephone, catwalks, WC’s, restaurant, parking, the Red Cross, bus stop, water monitoring, Foot sinks, leisure and sports games and of course we find here the Blue flag which flies as proof of the excellent quality of the water and the complete service offered here. It is the most popular and busiest bay with fine sand and clean water. In your vicinity you will find the cave Cueva de la Fustera with a height of more than 10 metres, from which you can experience a wonderful view of the coastal area of Benissa as well as the rock Peñón de Ifach.

Pinets Bay:

The small length of 20 metres makes it a small cove where the pines grow almost to the sea. An ideal place for the youngest to take a bath and to dive underwater. It has a southern orientation. In this bay we find an area that was in the Middle Ages a quarry that served the construction project in the historical center of Benissa.

La Llobella Bay:

One of the most rural and lonely bays of the coastal area of Benissa. You can reach it in the car up to an unpaved parking lot, from there you reach the bay after a few meters. This cove is very appreciated by lovers of underwater diving. Its length is 100 meters and its average width is 25 meters.

Les Basetes Bay:

In this place the coastal area of Benissa borders on the coastal area of Calpe. From this cove les Basetes you have a beautiful view of the Peñón de Ifach. This is a bay with calm water, which was created naturally to the maximum enjoyment of the sea. Here we find the nautical club les Basetes with 80 berths for boats with a length of up to 8 meters, a sailing school, a diving centre and opportunities to practise underwater diving, as well as kayaking, windsurfing or catamaran, VO


Playa de Levante or de la fossa:

This is the most popular beach of Calpe, with a length of 950 meters of fine sand located in the north of the Peñón de Ifach. It is also the most complete beach of Calpe and is equipped with footbridges, paper baskets, children’s playground, parasols and sunbeds, foot showers, ambulances, baths, showers, changing cabins and a sports field. This beach was also awarded with the Blue Flag and the new certification Q for quality of the beaches of the Spanish Institute of Fremdenverkehrqualität (ICTE).

Playa del Arenal-bol:

At the foot of the Peñón de Ifach, within the city of Calpe, we find this fine sandy beach with wonderful water and toilets, which was granted in 2008 the Blue flag. It is about 1400 meters long with an average width of 60 meters and is equipped with the following services: Surveillance and Rescue service, disabled access, signposted entrances, driveways for motor vehicles, city buses, parking, toilets, Showers, water sports, cleaning service, footbridges, rental of parasols and loungers as well as a kiosk. A fully equipped beach so that the family can enjoy the sun and the Mediterranean Sea.   [Column span = “6”] Images [/column]