View of Peñiscola from the castle of Papa Luna

The best beaches in the Region of Valencia: from Castellón to Alicante


The Region of Valencia, on the Mediterranean coast, enjoys a pleasant microclimate which attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year. The 520-kilometre coastline attracts travellers who want to enjoy its many beaches. Here are some of the beaches you can find in the provinces of Castellón and Alicante.

Do you want to start dreaming?1. Norte de Peñíscola beach, Castellón. The view towards the castle of Papa Luna is the most amazing thing about this beach. It has five kilometres of very well-looked after sand and crystal-clear waters.2. Racó de Mar beach in Canet de Berenguer, Valencia. This coastline is one of the most beautiful in the Region of Valencia, with a kilometre of golden sands and dunes with beautiful plants and wildlife.3. Ahuir beach in Gandía, Valencia. This is one of the best nudist beaches in Spain, where dogs are also welcome. It’s a relaxed spot for spending a pleasant day in a natural setting that hasn’t been overdeveloped. 4. Terranova beach in Oliva, Valencia. The town of Oliva has some of the best beaches in Valencia. Terranova beach is ideal for a family trip, thanks to its tranquillity and golden sands.  

Denia beach, Alicante

5. Tamarit beach in Santa Pola, Alicante. This is the best beach in the area for lovers of kitesurfing.6. Gasparet Cove in Calpe, Alicante. If you want to enjoy a day’s sailing on the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean and have fun diving, Gasparet Cove is a fantastic option.7. Granadella Cove in Jávea, Alicante. This shingle and rock cove is lapped by turquoise waters and has an irresistible beauty. In summer it is very popular with bathers.The Region of Valencia is the Spanish autonomous community with the most blue-flag beaches. This international award rewards high environmental quality in beaches, good services found in the area and the safety of bathers. 

Javea beach
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