Top 9 best beaches in Alicante Spain

Alicante is one of Spain’s most popular destinations located on the Costa Blanca coast. Alicante has an impressive array of beautiful beaches awarded the blue flag recognition by the European Union.

Furthermore, the coast packed with varied bathing spots, golden long sandy beaches, hidden coves, and lonely nudist beaches. It is hard to select the best, but Alicante province is where you can enjoy your summer lazy days in the sand.

 Here is our list of the top 9 best beaches in Alicante province:


1- Postiguet Beach:

Beaches in Alicante: Postiguet Beachvia – barcelo

Postiguet Beach is Alicante’s city main beach. Lies at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle and near to the popular Paseo de la Explanada promenade. 

This magnificent beach has services and facilities with a large variety of bars, cafes and restaurants. As well as rental chairs, umbrellas, lockers, showers, toilets, lifeguard stations, and many possibilities for water sports.

It is famous among both the locals and tourists. Besides,  it is 900 m of wide golden sand bordered by a fantastic full promenade of palms trees, also its water very clean with moderate waves that make it ideal for families and children by offering emergency services and a full lifeguard at summer.


2- Levante Beach:

Beaches in Alicante: Levante Beachvia – purevacations

Levante beach located at the center of Santa Pola in the province of Alicante. Along the palm-lined promenade, there is a good selection of restaurants, shops, and services for children. It has also water sports riding jet skis and parasailing. The beach is easily accessible and has good infrastructure for disabled people.


3- Horta- Muchavista Beach :

Beaches in Alicante: Horta- Muchavista Beachvia – playastop

Muchavista is an urban area at San Juan beach. Known for its 3km long golden sand  and 80 m wide.

Furthermore, it was awarded the Blue Flag by the European Community because its location is ideal for swimming, and practicing water sports like windsurfing.

This beautiful beachit hosts various activities and facilities such as cinema, sports, a mobile beach library, play areas, rental sunbed also it is specially equipped to provide access for people with reduced mobility.


4- Playa San Juan Beach:

Playa San Juan Beachvia – tripkay

San Juan beach is an extensive beach with fine sand stretching from the beaches at El Campello to the Cabo de la Huerta headland. Besides this beach is easily accessible and suitable for disabled people.

This beach offers  many services including restaurants, many public car parking, different sports areas, such as beach volleyball, football, windsurfing. San Jun Beach is simply beautiful and needs a visit to be believed.


5- El Portet Beach:

El Portet beachvia – descubriralicante

El Portet beach is another relaxing beach near Alicante.  known for its golden sands gently slope towards the perfectly warm water and idyllic for a dip in the Costa Blanca Sunshine.

This spectacular beach surrounded by lush green mountains, various restaurants, and bars for some post-beach food and drinks.


6- Saladares-Urbanova Beach:

Saladares-Urbanova beachvia – alicanteout

Saladares-Urbanova beach is located in the south of Alicante city. The beach stretches over a kilometer and a half with a beautiful fine, golden sand and a line of dunes at the southern end provide a picturesque view.

This beach offers to bathers a variety of services such as surveillance, a promenade, shops, and restaurants. As well as facilities, like a pedagogical play area for people with mental disabilities and an access point with a service of accompaniment to the toilet for people with reduced mobility during the summer season. 


7- Granadella Beach :

Granadella Beachvia – sygic

Granadella is undoubtedly one of the top beaches in Alicante and one of the prettiest on the Costa Blanca. Situated in the southeast part of Javea with 160 meters long, and surrounded by the picturesque landscape of high rocks, crystal-clear sea, and a beautiful bright pebble beach.

This beach granted Blue Flag status several times for its unique beauty and quiet, clean blue water. As well as it is an idyllic place for those who love diving, snorkeling, and other aquatic sports; you can also hire a canoe and visit the attractive caves surround the area.


8- El Paraiso Beach: 

El Paraiso Beachvia – playasdealicante

El Paraiso Beach is another fantastic playa in Alicante and located next to the village of Villajoyosa.

The playa sea is purely turquoise clean blue watercolors. Besides, it known for its long pebble beach with the magnificent palm trees provides enough space to swim, also it is an idyllic spot to be in peace and relax during your holiday 


9- Raco del Conill Beach:

Beaches in Alicante: Raco del Conill Beachvia – wikimedia

The Raco del Conill beach is a natural bay near Benidorm. It is considered one of the most fantastic nudist beaches in Alicante. Additionally, it is a quiet beach with impressive seclusion and an extremely relaxed flair.

Furthermore, you can swim in an attractive setting, encompassed by captivating rock formations in the crystal-clear sea, as well as the perfumed pine trees offer cool shade.