The 8 best coves in Dénia and surroundings

10 2023 April - 09: 00

One of the main attractions of both Dénia and the Marina Alta is his great fan of beaches. Each of them very different from the rest, so there is a corner of the sea for all tastes. Now, what are the most beautiful coves?


in the end of Les Rotes, on the south coast of Dénia, is Les Arenetes beach. In it we can witness one of the most beautiful pictures of the Mediterranean and Cabo de San Antonio from the capital of the Marina Alta.

Its location is unbeatable, between small cliffs but easily accessible. Despite this, it is not one of the most crowded beaches in high season, because tourism usually prefers sandy ones and this one, on the other hand, is one of large rocks and stone sections.

Read more about Les Arenetes beach here.

the Trampolí

One of the best beaches in Dénia to enjoy with the family. In addition, few sections of Les Rotes, where it is located, have as many parking facilities as this one.

It is a large flat extension of work that borders the natural rocks that form the border with the sea. It has an extensive surveillance service and some restaurants on the front line. However, if it stands out for something, it is for the trampoline that gives it its name, an attraction that drives children and adults crazy.

Read more about El Trampolí beach here.

Punta Negra

It is probably the best cove in Dénia and one of the favorite beaches of its neighbors. It is in the middle of the Les Rotes nature reserve, which makes it ideal for those who enjoy snorkeling. The marine fauna and flora is very rich in the cove.

It is one of the most frequented sections of the south coast of Dénia, but its wide extension allows you to place your towel in quiet places to enjoy a day at the beach in privacy. Although it is made of rocks, it has different points from which to access the sea without much problem, it has surveillance in high season and a wide promenade where you can enjoy a tour of the Mediterranean coast.

Read more about Punta Negra beach here.

Marineta Cassiana

The only beach in the south of Dénia that is completely sandy. It is just over a kilometer from Dénia, so you can walk, but it also has a large car park nearby. It is ideal to go with children, the elderly or people with reduced mobility, since there is hardly any depth, being the safest cove in the city.

In addition, it has a large surveillance deployment, with a first-aid post, two proximity chairs and even a boat. It also has an adapted bathroom service to help people with different abilities and make their day at the beach easier.

Read more about Marineta Cassiana beach here.

Cala Moraig

In Benitatxell, about 40 minutes by car from Dénia, we find this beautiful cove next to cliffs. It is hidden behind the Las Cumbres del Sol urbanization, but getting there is worth it.

It is a white stone beach, with one of the most transparent waters in the Marina Alta. Next to it is the Cova dels Arcs, a beautiful formation under a cliff, which can be accessed from the road or from the sea.

Cala Granadella

South of the Montgó, in Xàbia, is one of the most coveted coves of the entire Spanish coast. Cala Granadella has been chosen by various media as the most beautiful beach in Spain, and they are not exaggerating. Its environment, surrounded by nature, is unique.

The beach is pebbled and its crystal clear water emulates Now, if you want to enjoy one of the best coastal corners of the Valencian coast, you should get up early, since there are limited capacity to avoid overcrowding in the place.

Read more about Granadella beach here.

Cala del Portitxol or Barraca

The popularity of Portitxol has skyrocketed in recent years thanks to social networks. The reason? On the beach is one of the most photographed and shared doors. However, it is not its only attraction, as this pebble cove is one of the most beautiful in the Marina Alta.

This is located in Xàbia and, like the Granadella, has a limited capacity. But, if you find a spot, you can spend the whole day there without worrying about a thing, as there are restaurants a few meters away.

Read more about Portitxol beach here.

Baladrar cove

In Benissa, almost hidden among pine trees, is the extensive cove of Baladrar. A gravel beach, turquoise waters and rich marine vegetation that is not usually very crowded during most months of the year.

The water is shallow and does not usually have large waves, making it perfect both for a day of swimming and for practicing water sports. In addition, it has a beach bar during the summer months.

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