Adapted beaches for disabled people. A day out on the beach is such a universal pleasure that it is a shame, if not a disgrace, that up until relatively recently it was all but impossible for disabled people to really enjoy the experience. Thankfully, in recent years and decades as city authorities have come under pressure to ensure that beaches are made open to all citizens and tourists it has spurred anexplosion in aquatic and beach-going aids and supports meaning that beaches have become far more inclusive places than they used to be. These facilities are widely available on the more popular beaches around Spain, so this list of the Costa Blanca´s best beaches for the disabled is by no means exhaustive.
Whether if you live in Spain or just come to visit, there are at least 5 traditional festivals you have to know and visit in Costa Blanca. Summer is high-season, so you will be able to find party and celebrations almost in every town of Alicante. As we cannot assist to all of them, here you have our 5 most favorite ones:
Alicante province has 218km of coastline made up of some of the most beautiful beaches and coves you could imagine. The region receives the largest number of Blue Flags each year for the great quality of the water, sand and the wide range of facilities offered. In fact, Costa Blanca is worldwide known for featuring the best beaches in the Mediterranean.
Now that we are immersed in the hot months of summer and a heat wave hits the country with temperatures shooting up to over 40 degrees Celsius, what could be better than having a cooling dip in the wonderful deep-blue waters of the Costa Blanca?
What follows is a selection of the most amazing coves. Seguir leyendo
As every year, Alicante celebrates the coming of the summer with the Bonfires of Saint John, Hogueras de San Juan. This festival lasts for 5 days, from 20th to 24th June. It brings hundreds of people into the street willing to enjoy music, food, firecrackers and the most important thing… fire!
Costa Blanca has turned into one of the favourite destinations for golf enthusiasts. In fact, there are more and more people from all over the world, especially Britons and Germans, who decide to buy a property on one of the many golf resorts to be found on Costa Blanca. Living on a golf resort on Costa Blanca has a great number of advantages.
Here is a list of 5 compelling reasons for living on a Golf Resort: Seguir leyendo
La Zenia is a golden sandy beach located in Orihuela Costa, in the southern area of Costa Blanca, a short drive from Torrevieja. It is situated in a lovely residential area of the same name offering no shortage of amenities and retail complexes including a huge shopping centre called La Zenia Boulevard where retail outlets by the leading fashion and accessory names can be found. It is in fact one of the biggest shopping centres to be found in Alicante province.
El Cabo de las Huertas is a never-ending-summer place located in the North of Costa Blanca, boasting over 300 days of sunlight per year. It is both a cape splitting Alicante’s coastline into two different parts, the sought-after San Juan Beach, and a district part of Alicante. A former grove area, hence its name, which has turned into a well-liked residential area fringed by a stunning stretch of coastline made up of little sandy beaches and unspoilt coves yet to be discovered. Seguir leyendo
It is a natural reserve in its own right since 1987 giving shelter to a great number of rare plants and over 300 species of animals, including some endangered species. It is also a nestling site for many colonies of sea birds. Besides a varied flora and fauna, you will find the remains of an Iberian villagedating back to the 4th century BC and the “Windblown pines”, i.e. trees growing in unusual shapes. This magnificent mountain was a standpoint against pirates’ attacks and Barbary raider. A surveillance point called the Northern Rock by the Phoenicians to distinguish it from Rock of Gibraltar, its southern counterpart. Seguir leyendo