One of the favourite beaches with visitors and locals alike, offering a view of the small island which shares its name with the beach: Isla de Olla with the imposing Peñón de Ifach in Calpe as its backdrop.
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 delightful and peaceful bay of golden sand very close by the marina, home to a fantastic diving centre along with many other amenities. This semi-urban beach allows for a quiet day by the seaside as well as wonderful views of the Peñón de Ifach in Calpe.
Between Bassetes beach and the Peñón de Ifach is the huge bay containing this beach, La Fossa beach, one of the busiest in Calpe, with a whole host of services to offer everyone, along with "Q" tourism quality recognition and a Blue Flag.