Costa Blanca is one of the main tourist attractions for those seeking sun and beach on the Spanish coast. Its coastline runs from the Marina Alta region (North) to Vega Baja or Bajo Segura (South). Marina Baja, L´Alacantí and Baix Vinalopó are interstitial regions.
There are a total 218 kilometers of beaches and cliffs. Its waters are clean, quiet and shallow. Powerful blue is its colour. Sand is golden although there are beaches with loose stone.
Alicante is the Spanish county with the largest number of blue flags. These are awards given annually by European Foundation for Environmental Education at beaches and marinas for their charms and cares.
The concession is made conditional on compliance of a thorough series of environmental conditions and equipment of the services. Specially, regarding water quality, safety, general services as well as environmental management.
On the map we can see the location of the main coastal cities with their beaches. However, in the next post we will emphasize some of the main beaches where you can practice sports like windsurfing, diving, underwater fishing or just enjoy relaxing days of sun and swimming in the sea.