Costa de Valencia
Costa de Valencia, stays on the Mediterranean coast
The Costa de Valencia stretches from Port de Sagunt in the north to Oliva in the south of Valencia.
A Mediterranean shoreline that enjoys ideal conditions since, with 320 days of annual sunshine, the Costa de Valencia not suffering either the winter rains, northern Spain, or the great heat of Andalusia displays a mild temperature and temperate and calm waters.
Half of the 120 km of coastline are equipped with vast quality beaches, many of which benefit from the European Blue Flag.
The Costa de Valencia offers long beaches, including Valencia with the urban beach of La Malvarrosa. Some remained wild as in the surroundings of Cullera or Denia, others are naturists in El Saler or Cullera or otherwise family in Oliva.
Wetlands of marshes, rice or orange crops characterise the landscape in some places, such as the Albufera Nature Park and Oliva.
From the port of Valencia, maritime lines provide connections with the islands of Ibiza and Majorca.
Destinations of the Costa de Valencia
Canet d’en Berenguer and Port of Sagunt
La Playa de Canet is the beach of Canet d’en Berenguer, a small northern town on the Costa de Valencia next to Port de Sagunt.
This very long beach stretches north from the marina of Canet to the Playa de Almardà itself extended by the Playa de Malvarrosa de Corinto, a total of 7 kilometres of sand.
Port of Sagunt
Located at 5 km from the old city of Sagunt classified cultural interest, the littoral of Port of Sagunt, of a length of 13 km, is composed of beaches and dunes.
As for the beach of Port de Sagunt, it extends at the foot of the industrial port of Sagunt over a distance of 2 km. Part of the beach is reserved for naturism. With many services, the beach is accessible to people with reduced mobility.
La Pobla de Farnals
La Pobla de Farnals is a small town in the L’Horta Nord region, about fifteen kilometres north-east of Valencia. It is home to the seaside resort of Puebla de Farnals.
Vast beaches, average summer temperature of 24°, marina, water sports and commercial areas are the major assets of this resort.
Port Sa Platja – Port Saplaya
Residential city installed 10 minutes from Valencia in the 1970s, with its 2 beaches, the small seaside resort stands out with some residential buildings and colorful dwellings.
City of Arts and Sciences with futuristic architecture, Valencia, capital of the Valencian Community and the Costa de Valencia, is a city open to the Mediterranean.
From the Valencia ferry terminal, there are various connections with different ports in the Balearic Islands: Palma de Mallorca, Mahón, Ibiza and San Antonio.
Valencia’s large urban beach, La Malvarrosa, extends almost 2 km north of the port.
A small village located 10 km from Valencia on which it depends, El Saler is separated from its coast by a vast pine forest. El Saler, a former salt harvesting town, is situated on the edge of the Albufera Natural Park and marshy areas.
Albufera Natural Park
The Little Sea, its translation from Arabic, is a lagoon communicating with the Mediterranean. Once a bay that has been filled over the centuries, it is now used for rice farming.
A protected site, the park is home to a wide variety of plant, animal and aquatic species as well as a multitude of birds.
In the direction of Cullera
To the south, up to the Cullera lighthouse, a succession of seaside resorts follow one another: Las Plameres, Mareny de Barraquetes, la Bega de Mar, El Mareny Blau…
Situated between the Muntanya d’Or and the mouth of the Jucar river, Cullera is home to a medieval town dominated by its castle and a coastline with modern tourist buildings.
This 13 km long coastline, made up of beaches and cliffs, is ideal for various activities and water sports, including scuba diving and fishing.
At the foot of Cap de Cullera, two beaches are sheltered at the bottom of small bays. To the south of the river, the beach Mareny de San Llorenç is intended for naturism. Connected to the city centre by a long avenue, the beach in the centre of Cullera faces the Peñeta del Moro rock.
Gandia is an attractive seaside resort both for its coastline and beaches and for its historical past. The port offers a ferry connection with Ibiza and houses a yachting club.
To the north of the port, Gandia beach borders the Grau i Platja district, next to which is an amusement park. Very lively in the evening, the seafront is lined with terraces, hotels, bars, restaurants and discos.
Two kilometres from the town, Miramar beach, with its blue flag, is about 1500 metres long.
Bordered by a seafront filled with shops, cafes and restaurants that serve the local specialty: the bossa de polp, a dish made with octopus stuffed with rice. The beach then runs north for several kilometres to Gandia.
Located in the extreme south of the province of Valencia and the Costa de Valencia bordering the province of Alicante, Oliva benefits from a coastline of 10 km of beaches with shallow waters. Behind the dunes along the coast are vast orchards filled with orange trees.
The beaches are distributed on either side of the marina which offers various activities and water sports. Miramar, Guadamar and Daimus beaches are the most popular.
Oliva also has an 18-hole golf course and campsites and offers activities such as hiking or river fishing…