Finding the best beaches along the coastline of Murcia and Alicante

If you are still not familiar with the coast of Murcia and Alicante, look no further? We assure you that they are a real wonder. Beaches of great beauty, with tranquil little coves and a whole world of marine wildlife just waiting to be discovered, especially for those who love snorkeling.

The entire coast has shallow beaches with crystal clear, warm waters that invite you to swim as soon as spring arrives.

In addition, if you love the sea you can enjoy various ocean-going activities, such as diving, sailing or even boat trips on the Mediterranean Sea.

At Just Enjoy Holidays we have compiled a whole list of the best beaches in Murcia and Alicante so that you can enjoy your holidays.

Best beaches in Murcia

Calblanque Beach

Calblanque beach is located in a section protected as a natural park, so its landscape of dunes, salt pans, and coves is impressive, in addition to having one of the most important marine ecosystems in the Mediterranean.

It is a perfect beach for those looking for a quiet place, to enjoy nature and a unique landscape.  To ensure its natural beauty is preserved, It does not have many services, so it is important that you bring food and drink if you plan to spend the day at the beach.

This is the ideal location for those who are looking for a remote corner in which to relax. If you want to eat nearby, we recommend Cabo de Palos and its exquisite “Caldero del mar menor”, ​​a fish and rice stew that will surprise and delight you.

Honda Beach

Famous for its shallow seas and warm waters. This is the perfect place to spend the day because it has a wide promenade fully equipped with all the services. Here you can hire a  sunbed for the day or eat in one of the many restaurants to suit every taste

This beach has also been adapted for people with reduced mobility since it has a wooden walkway that runs 6% of its length.

Curtain Cove

With its golden sand, crystal clear waters, and interesting rock formations, Curtain Cove is one of the most beautiful beaches in Murcia.

Access to the beach is very simple, your journey begins in the port of Santa Lucía, going through a tunnel with incredible views of the cliffs and the port.

This beach has all services: toilets, restaurants, a picnic area… Moreover, It is also ideal for diving.

Pine Cove


La Cala del Pino is one of the beaches most frequented by tourists. It looks like a private beach, because in order to access it you have to walk through an apartment complex, but it is a public beach that is definitely worth a visit.

Although the restaurant only opens in the high season, it is perfect to visit in spring when there are fewer people around and you can enjoy all its natural beauty.

Best beaches in Alicante


To the north of Villajoyosa, we can find Racó del Conill, a hidden and little-known beach. It is a small cove surrounded by pine trees and one of the most beautiful beaches in Alicante.

Although you can get there by car, if you want to enjoy a walk and some wonderful views, you can also take a stroll along the coastal path from Torres beach.

This beach has crystal clear waters where you can enjoy diving.

El Campello


In El Campello, we find Cala d’Enmig, a cove of fine sand and crystal clear waters surrounded by cliffs. One of the quietest beaches if you want to enjoy diving in the summer season.

San Juan Beach


This is an urban beach par excellence, so this one is not to be missed. With its fine sand beach which stretches for three kilometers, it is fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy a day out: a multitude of restaurants and beach bars where you eat and drink with friends.

It has areas designated for volleyball, soccer and you can also rent water sports equipment. For those passionate about running, the wide promenade is just perfect although it is best to do this out of high season! 

La Zenia Beach, Orihuela

If you are looking for a beach for everyone, full of activities, this is the perfect choice for you. La Zenia beach is a wide beach, where you can play volleyball, go running, sunbathe in a hammock, do water sports, or enjoy a delicious meal and drink in one of its beach bars.

It is a family beach where everyone will find what they like best. With crystal clear water and white sand, this beach is very popular and can be busy in high season.

Cala Capitan Beach

If you are in Orihuela and want a less crowded beach than La Zenia, this is your best option.  A cozy and quiet beach.

You can get there by car or on foot and it is perfect to spend the afternoon and watch the sun go down.

If you are already thinking about your holidays, the coast of Murcia and Alicante are a winning choice. Whether it is the first time, or if you are a regular visitor, the combination of sun, sand, clear, warm water, and many services make it the perfect holiday destination. If you also want to combine this with all the comforts of home, why not rent an apartment? We have the best offers available now, visit the website or contact us for further information.

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