The coves of Costa Blanca of which everyone is talking about

The Valencian Community is full of coves where you can enjoy the water, sun and nature this summer. They are ideal for those who are looking for peace, calm and silence during their holidays. These beaches are also ideal for scuba diving and to enjoy the crystal clear waters, but if there is one thing that is clear is that all of them are beautiful enough to deserve a visit.

Barraca cove, traditional life


Barraca cove. | Shutterstock

Also known as Portitxol beach, it is located in Jávea. It has a length of 900 meters and is formed by gravel, pebbles and rock. One of its peculiarities is that it has old white and blue fishermen’s houses where people still live. As for access, it is easy to reach by car and has a small free parking.

This cove is so named because of its proximity to the Portitxol Island, which is just a few meters away and has an area of about 300 square meters. It has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest since 2008 and is very attractive for lovers of botany and archeology. In addition, it is quite frequented by divers. Speaking of its services, the Barraca cove has surveillance and sea rescue, free bathrooms and rental of sunbeds and umbrellas.

Cala del Tío Ximo, to disconnect and snorkel

Tío Ximo

Tío Ximo cove. | Shutterstock

Located on the outskirts of Benidorm and surrounded by cliffs, the cove of Tio Ximo is a quiet place away from the noise of the city. A combination of fine sand and rock and crystal clear waters are the great protagonists of this paradisiacal beach. It also has lifeguard and lifeguard posts and it should be noted that, although there is no parking, you can drive to the cove itself.

Along its 60 meters you can see the marine life underwater, so it is a favorite place for many people to snorkel. Also, you can take the opportunity to go to the viewpoint of L’Escaleta and the Cueva del Barbero, two must-see spots in Benidorm.

Cala Foradada, of singular views


Foradada cove. | Shutterstock

Cala Foradada is located in Vinaròs, province of Castellón, and is one of the best beaches in the Valencian Community for a relaxing swim. Like many other coves, it is surrounded by cliffs, so it is a good place to snorkel. However, this one stands out for having a kind of cave from which you can enjoy very unique views of the Mediterranean, which makes it a magical place.

Access to this beach is by stairs that go down and you can park without any problem on the street. It is also important to note that it is not formed by sand, but by pebbles, so it is advisable to go with booties or water shoes.

Moraig cove, the essential one


Moraig cove. | Shutterstock

In the province of Alicante, specifically between Moraira and Jávea, is the Moraig cove, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa Blanca. One of its great attractions, in addition to its crystal clear waters, is the Cova dels Arcs, a karst cave that leaves no one indifferent.

Speaking of services, it is a very complete beach, as it has a parking lot with 250 parking spaces for cars and 30 for motorcycles, a shuttle bus that takes people to the cove, rental of umbrellas and hammocks and a beach bar. It should also be noted that part of the beach is a traditional nudist beach. A paradise in Alicante.

L’Andragó Cove, the Caribbean waters


L’Andragó cove. | Shutterstock

L’Andragó cove is located in Moraira, one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Spain, in the province of Alicante. It stands out for its turquoise waters typical of a postcard from the Caribbean. A bathing area has a staircase to get into the sea as if it were a pool and a part of the sand has smooth rocks ideal for sunbathing.

One of its great attractions is its viewpoint, from where you can see the 150 meters long of this cove. As for services, it has several restaurants nearby, so you can eat while watching the crystal clear waters of L’Andragó cove. It also has a parking area where you can park easily.

Cala Mundina, to isolate and relax


Mundina cove. | Shutterstock

It is U-shaped, is composed of small stones and is located in the municipality of Alcalà de Xivert, in Castellón. It has a length of 25 meters and an average width of 15 meters, so it has small dimensions. However, this does not prevent its occupancy rate from being low, since it is sufficiently isolated.

As far as services are concerned, it does not have a lifeguard post or showers. As a peculiarity, a few meters away there is a modern lighthouse that can be reached on foot by a path. In short, it is a cove with a beauty that makes repeat all visitors who discover it. One of the most beautiful coves of Costa Blanca.

Cala de la Granadella, to enjoy it all


Granadella cove. | Shutterstock

Last but not least, the Grandella cove is one of the most impressive coves in the Marina Alta region. Its waters, of emerald tones, are calm and of great transparency. In addition, its location is privileged, as it is located in the middle of the Granadella Forest Park, just 10 kilometers from Jávea.

Of course, despite having a length of 160 meters, its occupancy level is usually high, especially in the summer months, so it is advisable to get up a little early to avoid running out of sspace. Finally, it should be noted that it has a small viewpoint that is an ideal place to take the best pictures of the summer. These are some of the best coves in the Valencian Community to find peace and relax this summer.

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