Summer is right around the corner and many of our residents have already kicked off the beach season. We are sure you are also ready to take advantage of the wonderful weather by the beach, so take note! The complete list of beaches and marinas awarded Blue Flags for 2019 is finally out. For one more year, Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort is surrounded by some of the most picturesque places to live your best life along the Mediterranean! How about a route along the main Blue Flag beaches in the area? Let’s go!
Before we dive in, do you know what it means to have a Blue Flag? This recognition is synonymous with quality, as there are a series of environmental and operational standards needed to receive the award. These standards are divided into 4 groups:
- Environmental Education and Information
- Water Quality
- Environmental Management
- Safety and Services
The Autonomous Community of Valencia leads once again in the Spanish ranking this year with a total of 135 Blue Flag beaches, three more than in 2018. In the Costa Blanca region alone, there are 71 beaches and 13 marinas with Blue Flags!
Cala Moraig, in Poble Nou de Benitatxell, is one of the most well-known beaches close to the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort. This year, it has once again received a Blue Flag award, surpassing the requirements listed above and demonstrating that this area continues to be a little piece of paradise right at our front doorstep!
In Teulada, close to Cumbre del Sol, there are three Blue Flag beaches awaiting you: El Portet, L’Ampolla and Les Platgetes. Half an hour from Cumbre del Sol, you will discover Cala Fustera, in Benissa and if you continue towards Calpe, you will find three other blue flag beaches: La Fossa, Cantal Roig and Arenal Bol. Travelling south, a little over half an hour’s drive from Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, you will find the picturesque town of Altea. Altea was awarded a new blue flag this year, bringing the total to three blue flags: La Roda, Cap Blanc and L’Espigó.
Now that you know all the major Blue Flag beaches in the Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort area, it’s time to go venture out and see them for yourself! Get your towels and beach bag and set out on a new adventure every day. Whether it be relaxing or taking part in one of the many water sports that are offered in the area, such as diving, snorkelling or kayaking; on the Costa Blanca you’ll find a new corner to fall in love with every day.
Remember that the beaches are not only ours to enjoy, but are also home to many different animal and plant species. Please be respectful of these beautiful natural landscapes so that they can continue to be a paradise available to everyone.