The best Beaches Coves in Alicante
The climate and the coastline of the province of Alicante make the area one of the best to enjoy the beach and the sun in Spain. Let’s take a tour of 7 coves, which we consider to be the best in Alicante.
There are for all kinds of tastes, some solitary, others busier, some isolated, others with services, many with the ideal characteristics for diving, fishing and more.
7. Cala del Bol Nou (Villajoyosa)
Among the most beautiful beaches in Alicante is the Cala del Bol Nou in the town of Villajoyosa. It is an isolated cove with about 220m width of stone and sand. In the summer time it has a beach bar where you can get something to drink to cool off or even enjoy a delicious Paella.
6. Cala Ambolo (Jávea)
Small pebble beach that is not usually busy. Beautiful thanks to the natural environment where it is located, but dangerous due to the rockfall of the cliff. For this reason , access to it is prohibited. To get to it is difficult, the descent is in poor condition. It does not have services. It is a nudist beach.
From this cove you can reach the Island of the Discoverer, with its steep relief , full of caves, calm and crystalline waters , characteristics that make it ideal for diving. Its turquoise waters are full of life: octopuses, starfish, urchins, a wide variety of fish.
5. Cala Gasparet (Calpe)
A quiet and small cove of pebbles and gravel whose access is by sea. It is an ideal refuge to relax and rest , since its occupancy rate is low. Diving and fishing are perfect here. Located near the tip of the Mascarat , in the middle of Puerto Blanco in Calpe and Puerto Campomanes in Altea.
4. Cala Tio Ximo (Benidorm)
A small cove located in the Rincon de Loix , amid steep cliffs and crystal clear waters that create a beautiful landscape. Its deep seabed makes it suitable for diving . Although it is a stone and rock beach , the bottom of the sea is sandy, so the bath becomes more pleasant.
3. Cala del Penyal (Calpe)
In the shade of the great Peñón de Ifach, is this cove 100 m long. Invites those who want to relax and enjoy the sea and the sun, but away from the tumult and the busiest beaches. Its location and its impressive seabed allows for diving, fishing, sailing excursions and hiking.
2. Cala Moraig ( Benitaxell )
Located in Poble Nou de Benitatxell , at the base of the Puig Llorença massif , amid geological faults and cliffs that exceed 100m in height. It is a pebble beach with sand on the shore and turquoise waters. It is a well- known cove and in season its occupation is high. There is a beach bar where you can drink or eat something. In summer, after 6pm, the shade covers it completely. And during almost all the year the waves are strong.
At the north end of the cove is Cova dels Arcs , natural arches that form the outlet of an underground river, the Riu Blanc, into the sea, and whose cave has communication with other cavities.
1. Cala de la Granadella (Jávea)
Located in Jávea, a town on the north coast of Alicante. Its natural environment, its crystal clear and calm waters make it one of the most beautiful coves in the province and, also, one of the busiest in summer. It is a rocky beach that is closed by a couple of headlands. It has services such as rental of umbrellas and hammocks, bathrooms, footbaths , restaurants, lifeguard, parking, rental of kayaks, among others. In the kayaks you can take a tour to see the cliffs.
The Castell de la Granadella is accessed from the car park and through an ascending stone path . At the north end of this cove there is a viewpoint and at the south end there are caves. The road that leads us to this beautiful cove crosses the Granadella Forest Park , a 700-hectare green lung.