Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy an unforgettable holiday on the Costa Blanca! If you are planning a family trip to the beautiful Marina Alta, in the region of Alicante, you have chosen the ideal destination. The Marina Alta is known for its stunning scenery, crystal clear waters and a variety of activities for all ages. In this article, we present the best beaches for you to enjoy with your children and live experiences that they will keep in their memories forever.

  1. Arenal Beach, Jávea: Located in the heart of Jávea, Arenal Beach is famous for its soft golden sand and shallow waters, making it a safe and pleasant place for children to play on the shore. It also has a wide variety of services, such as parasol and sun lounger hire, as well as beach bars and restaurants where you can enjoy delicious paellas and local cuisine while the little ones continue to have fun.
  2. Cala Granadella, Jávea: If you are looking for a quieter and more peaceful setting, Cala Granadella is the perfect choice. Surrounded by cliffs and pine trees, this small cove offers crystal clear waters ideal for snorkelling with the family. Children will have fun exploring the rocks and swimming in the clear, shallow waters. It is important to arrive early, as due to its popularity, the spot fills up quickly in high season.
  3. Playa de la Fossa, Calpe: Playa de la Fossa, also known as Playa de Levante, is another great option to go with children. Its wide expanse of fine sand and shallow waters is perfect for the little ones to play and splash around without any worries. You’ll also find a wide range of water activities and sports for the whole family to enjoy. Don’t miss the opportunity to photograph the famous Peñón de Ifach, a Costa Blanca symbol on this beach.
  4. Les Marines Beach, Dénia: Les Marines Beach is a very popular place for local and visitors families. Its fine sandy beach and calm waters, together with a gentle slope, make it a safe and fun option for children. Here you can also find water sports equipment for rent, such as paddle surfing or kayaks, which will add an exciting touch to your day at the beach.
  5. Playa de la Grava, Jávea: This pebble beach is ideal for families with older children who enjoy exploring and discovering the underwater world. Playa de la Grava offers shallow water areas and the opportunity to see a variety of fish and marine life while snorkelling. It is a fantastic place to teach children about the importance of caring for and respecting the environment.

Remember that no matter which beach you choose, it is always essential to keep children properly supervised while they enjoy the sea and the sun. Protect them with sunscreen, hats and appropriate clothing, and keep them hydrated at all times.

La Marina Alta has a lot to offer for an unforgettable family holiday. These beaches are just some of the gems you will find in this beautiful region of the Costa Blanca, we hope you enjoy your stay and create priceless memories with your loved ones! Happy holidays!

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