Costa Blanca, has variety of great golden sandy beaches and lovely shores. The excellent extension of its 212 kilometres coast, the golden sandy beaches and its mild climate with an average annual temperature of 17°C make Costa Blanca an ideal summer beach and family holidays in Spain. There are nearly 115 beaches and coves of Costa Blanca and 32 beaches with “Blue Flag” and 55 beaches are accessible for handicapped people along Costa Blanca.
Costa Blanca beaches are very ideal for wind sports such as kite surf and windsurf and the tranquility of the coves makes for an enjoyable kayak ride or paddle surf.
In the Marina Baixa region, there are less steep zones and larger beaches with softer sand mostly. Those beaches include the beaches in Benidorm (Poniente and Levante beaches) or the one in the centre of La Vila Joiosa.
There are also attractive cliffs with small coves in Serra Gelada, Benidorm, mount Mascarat between Altea and Calp.
The northern part of the Costa Blanca, the Marina Alta region is crossed by chains of mountains and cliffs. Denia, Javea, Poble Nou de Benitachell or Benissa have small sheltered coves full of stones and difficult access by land.
The southern part of the Costa Blanca, from Alicante to Pilar de la Horadada is popular for its beaches of soft sand as well as by its damped land and salt marshes near the coast such as the natural parks of the Lagoons of La Mata in Torrevieja and “El Hondo” in Elche.
There are also 25 yacht clubs and marinas with over 10,000 berths in Costa Blanca.