Located next to the mouth of the Segura River, on the South Costa Blanca, this quiet Spanish town has an extensive coastline where beautiful and varied golden sand beaches intertwine. Characterized by its temperate waters, the warmest of the Spanish Mediterranean, it is common to find bathers or athletes practicing water activities at any time of year: canoeing, diving, water skiing, windsurfing, ... In its & nbsp; Puerto Deportivo Marina de the Dunes organize popular fishing competitions and entertaining sailing regattas where fun is guaranteed. Among its more than ten kilometers of contiguous beaches, the most popular and touristy are:
- La Roqueta
These beaches are endowed with the & nbsp; Blue Flag & nbsp; both for their excellent services and for their great natural beauty. You will be impressed by observing the intense turquoise blue color of the sea while listening to the soft murmur of the waves. Its most interesting infrastructures include its large parking areas for vehicles, surveillance and rescue posts, umbrellas and hammocks, beach bars, showers and foot washes, & hellip; as well as numerous restaurants, bars and its famous artisan ice cream parlors on the beach. In Guardamar del Segura you also have other & nbsp; quieter beaches, some almost virgin and with native vegetation , such as & nbsp; Vivers, & nbsp; Babilonia, Camp, Les Ortigues, Tossals, & hellip; & nbsp; Imagine yourself sunbathing on the golden sand of an attractive beach with palm trees, Mediterranean pine forests, dunes & hellip;
Along with its traditional & nbsp; fishing port, & nbsp; is located the & nbsp; Lonja Pesquera & nbsp; where & nbsp; you can buy the best quality fish, especially the & nbsp ; prawns and elvers & nbsp; which, in this part of the Mediterranean, have a special flavor. The Segura River waters & nbsp; the extensive orchards in the area, where citrus fruits, melons and their typical ñoras are grown , a type of dried pepper used as a condiment in the exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. Do not forget to visit the & nbsp; traveling market & nbsp; that is installed weekly in the town. You can buy freshly harvested fruits and vegetables from nearby fields, as well as other local products, clothing and footwear, household items, etc. You will love to observe the great variety of aquatic birds that inhabit the mouth of the Segura River: stilts, pile drivers, gray herons, egrets, seagulls, ... Put on comfortable clothes to travel the two kilometers that separates the urban center from the mouth from the river. This beautiful excursion can be done with your family by cycling or hiking along the attractive route that crosses the & nbsp; Alfonso XIII Park. & Nbsp; You will discover a landscaped environment of great ecological value that has & nbsp; with 800 hectares of dunes and 600,000 trees , mostly pines and eucalyptus.