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A beach so big you could run a quarter marathon on it

A beach so big you could run a quarter marathon on it
11 Aug

Did you know that the Costa Blanca boasts one of the most beautiful and interesting beaches in the Mediterranean? Guardamar del Segura offers eleven kilometres of perfectly clean and fine sand that bathes the warmest sea in Spain, whose temperature never drops below 15°C even in winter. In summer, it even rises to 28°C.

All roads lead to the beach

The central beach is so large that the adjacent towns are in danger of being swallowed up by its sand dunes. Today, 800 hectares of unique sand forest, which is 1 400 metres wide and visible from space, protect them from being covered over. Among the vegetation you will find palm trees, cypresses, eucalyptus, but also the unusual sand pines from which the forest gets its name.

The beaches of Guardamar del Segura are named after the fishing village that is part of them. They stretch along the east coast of Spain between the town of Torrevieja in the south and the Segura Delta in the north and partly beyond. It is the Segura that separates the nudist beach of Els Tossals from the other seven beaches, each of which is interesting and unique in its own way.

Montcaio, Roqueta and Centro are urban beaches right in Guardamar del Segura. Therefore, they are the only ones that are not surrounded by a sandy pine forest. On the other hand, there are public sunbeds with umbrellas and plenty of parking spaces in close proximity. These beaches are the closest to the town of Rojales. They can be easily reached by taking the CV-91 road, turning right onto the N-332 and then left at the third roundabout straight into the car park. In general, the parking lots are mainly in the south of town, while the northern part is dominated by the boardwalk with restaurants and bars.

Les Ortigues is the beach closest to the town of Torrevieja. If it is the one you want to visit, then it is easiest to park directly in Torrevieja. You can reach it on foot by a smooth transition from the local beaches. For Ciudad Quesada residents, we recommend Del Camp beach again, with a great and really spacious car park in El Moncayo, where you can find a place to park even if the wheelbarrows fall over.

Blue is good!

You go to the beach and see the Blue Flag. The next day you go somewhere else and you see it again! It doesn't hurt your eyes. The Blue Flag is an internationally recognised award for beach quality and you will see it very often on the local coasts. It's not easy to get one. To avoid a decline in quality, this award is not given out, but only bestowed. In addition to immaculate nature, the beaches that have it boast adequate facilities and accompanying services. This means that they will be equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas, public toilets, access for people with disabilities, as well as restaurants and fast food outlets. There must also be some form of first aid provision. Spain has 579 such beaches, something no other country can offer. In Guardamar del Segura, Montcaio, Roqueta and Centro are just such beaches.

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