Located in the beautiful town of Altea, close to the Mar y Montaña harbour in the Galera del Mar is this incredible and unspoiled clove where you can enjoy splendid isolation and revel in the peace and quiet of the sea.
Cove of Mal Pas
Between Poniente beach and the Old Town of Benidorm is this tiny little cove known as Cove of Mal Pas, a delightful spot protected by the Mediterranean Lookout and watched over by the Church of San Jaime.
It features a small but really charming beach offering excellent views from its position within the delightful town of Benidorm.
It covers a length of 120 metres of fine sand and calm waters as it is sheltered on both sides, making it the perfect place keen divers.
It can be accessed via the port or the steps leading directly to the castle, which have the distinctive feature of being full of padlocks left by lovers visiting the spot.
Facing the beach is Benidorm Island sheltering a submerged platform known as La Llosa, a major Marine Reserve with an outstanding seabed, a real treat for diving lovers.
If you would like to take your plunge into the world of scuba-diving in a relaxed manner, learning the basic safety concepts and beginning to explore the undersea world, you can go for a dive on this beach and discover the life concealed on the seabed courtesy of the diving school located close by the beach.
It should be mentioned that it is not normally a busy beach, making it more laid-back than the other beaches in Benidorm.
|Services||LIFESAVING, SUPERVISION, RED CROSS, CAR PARK, BEACH BARS, TOILETS, FOOT WASH, SHOWERS, SUN LOUNGER RENTAL, DISABLED ACCESS|
|Activities||DIVING, SNORKELLING, FISHING, SAILING|
A beach right by the town, with a stunning promenade running alongside, teeming with fine restaurants and ice cream parlours. La Roda beach has the reputation as one of the liveliest in Altea: find out for yourself.
This delightful beach is the largest in the charming town of Altea, on the Costa Blanca. A real favourite with windsurfers because of the wind conditions, and the perfect beach for expert sailors.