Best beaches in Alicante

Paseo de la playa del Postiguet, en Alicante

Thinking about your summer vacation? After the cold winter, we are all looking forward to escape in the sun, stroll along the beach and take a dip in the sea. Well, for you to plan your tourist route along the coast, we show you the best beaches you can find in Alicante and its surroundings. Do not miss any!

playa_del_postiguet_paseo_maritimo_del_postiguet_y_calle_de_jovellanosEl Postiguet Beach

Just a few minutes walk from your accommodation at Alojamiento turístico La Milagrosa, BeAlicante’s headquarters, you can find the most central and famous beach in the capital of the Costa Blanca. Located at the foot of Castillo de Santa Bárbara, the medieval fortress symbol of Alicante, the Postiguet is a cosmopolitan beach, full of life and spectacular views. You will love its seafront promenade where you can stroll at sunset, a meeting point for all people from the city and any tourist who wants to spend a pleasant time at the seashore.

There are 900 meters of fine sand, 50 meters wide, where you can enjoy one of the hammocks and umbrellas that are available in summer, your favorite physical activity in the sports area or take the the children, which also have a play area . It is accessible for physically disable and also has a play area for the mentally handicapped.

In addition, the walk is full of bars and typical chiringuitos where to eat, to take an ice cream and to recover forces. Just next door is the leisure area of the Port of Alicante and the famous Esplanade of Spain, with its bohemian and artistic atmosphere.


Platja de Sant Joan

Transparent waters, fine sand and a unique atmosphere. The beach of San Juan is the other jewel of the crown of the coast of Alicante. It is easily accessible on Tram (Line 3-4) and bus (Lines 21 and 22) from the city center and the journey does not take more than 20 minutes. If you travel by car, you have many parking areas to move around.

playa de san juan en alicante

It is one of the most beloved beaches for the citizens of Alicante, who visit it all year round. It stretches along almost three kilometers and borders the Playa de El Campello, another wonder you can not miss. The Sant Joan Beach offers very complete services throughout the summer. You can practice sports like beach volleyball, soccer, windsurfing and running. There is also a hammock area with umbrellas to protect you from the sun and children can enjoy a large children’s play area with slides, swings and many other fun activities. And, of course, there is an area accessible to disabled people.

Here you will also find a large area of bars, restaurants and all kinds of shops, so your experience is complete. And we recommend, especially, to live the atmosphere of this beach at night. Having a drink in one of its bars, in the middle of the sand listening to the murmur of the waves, is one of those unforgettable moments that you will take home from your holidays in Alicante.


playa-albufereta-alicanteLa Albufereta

Very close to the capital you will discover another of the beaches that you can not miss this summer. La Albufera is a slightly smaller and more familiar area, just over 400 meters of fine sand and open sea. The surroundings are fantastic, as it is right in the middle of an important archaeological area that you can also visit, and that marks nothing less than the origins of the city of Alicante.

It has a service of lava-feet, hammocks, umbrellas, parking, access for disabled people and rescue. A perfect beach if you are looking for a little more peace and quiet. To get around, you must take TRAM lines 1, 3 or 4, bus lines 21, 22, 21n, 22n and 9, or you can reach Condomina by car.


Saladares Urbanova

Just 5 kilometers south from the center of Alicante you can discover another of the wonders of the coastline: Saladares Urbanova beach. Nearly two kilometers of golden sand and much tranquility is what this area offers, with less crowding than the central beaches. If you walk to the north end you will find playa_saladares_alicantean area of natural sand dunes that give it a unique air.

Although the surroundings are semi-urban, you can also enjoy a wide area of shops and restaurants. And right next door you can also visit Agua Amarga beach, specially adapted for dogs. Like all beaches in Alicante, it has a surveillance and rescue service, accessibility for people with reduced mobility and parking. In easily accessible by bus, with the Alicante-Airport line.

Are you going to miss these fantastic beaches so close to your accommodation in La Milagrosa? Do not think about it and come and enjoy your summer vacation to Alicante!





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