Blue Flag on the Costa Blanca

The beaches of the Costa Blanca are very proud when they obtains a “Blue Flag.
Every one who come to Spain loves going to the sunny beaches.
If the beach has a Blue Flag it is an international mark for excellent beaches.
The flag is a guarantee to everyone, local or tourist that the beach has the highest quality of water, safety and environment education.

They are only awarded to coastal destinations that boast the highest quality of water. But also the  facilities, safety, environmental education and management.

Blue Flag

Blue Flag

It is a trademark.
Not only for Spain but also for all the other 60 country who are a part of the organisation.

Foundation for Environment Education.

The organisation who give the Blue Flag is the Foundation for Environment Education.
It gives a  certification to the Touristic places with certain standards.
The Foundation for Environment Education is a non-profit en non government organisation.

It operates in several continents:  in Europe but also in Africa. Also in North America and South America . Furthermore in Oceania and Asia.

The most important is that  Foundation for Environment Education put high standards .
To sum up : standards for water quality, the water safety , the environmental information and education . Equally important standards  : the provision of services and environmental management.

In other words, the touristic resort are proud when they receive a Blue Flag from the Foundation for Environment Education.
Because is the the prove of high standard and quality of the beaches.
The organisation gives each year to the beaches of the different countries in the different continents.

Blue Flag

Blue Flag

In the past, the first who started with the creation of the Blue Flag was France.
In fact the coastal villages were awarded with the “Drapeau  Bleu”    as a prove of the bathing water quality.
It is a commitment to the environment and to the public who visit the beach and the marina .

Blue flag at the Costa  Blanca

Every year on the 4 of June the Foundation for Environment Education gives his awards.

Blue Flag

Blue Flag

So for the Councillors of the Costa Blanca town and villages is is a  important day.
So they are very proud to have one .

Because  the Blue Flag  shows that the beaches of the region are  of a good quality, good management and education.



Blue Flag beaches

To sum up we give a list of beaches at the Costa Blanca .
As you can see, there are in great number.

In fact, if you are interested in one of the places. See our page  on this town.


First Alicante = beaches of Sant Juan – Albufereata – Postiguet- Saladar.
More about Alicante ? At our page Alicante .


Then Elche = beaches of El Alte- Arenales del Sol- La Marina- Carabassi- Les Pesqueres – El Rebollo.

Santa Pola

Next, Santa Pola = The beaches of Calas del Este- Varador- LLevant- Tamarit – Calas Santiago Bernabeu.
More about Santa Pola ? Read our page  on Santa Pola .

Guardamar del Segura

Guardamar del Segura = beaches of La Roqueta, Centre , El Moncaio.
Again more about Guardamar del Segura . Check our page Guardamar del Segura.


Torrevieva = La Mata-El Cura , Los Naufragos, Cala Pieras, Los Locos.
Moreover Torrevieja ?  See our page on Torrevieja .


Then Orihuela= Punta Prima – La Zenia- Cabo Roig- Aqua marina- Campoamor- Cala Mosca.

More about Orihuela and his coast ?  Read our page on Orihuela .

Pilar de Horadada

Finally, Pilar de Horadada= Mil Palmeras- Jesuitas- Conde- Higuericas


Mil Palmeras Blue Flag

Mil Palmeras Blue Flag







The beaches of Les Bovetes, les Marines, Molins, Punta Raset.


Xiaba= La Grava, l’arenal, La Granadella


Teulada = El portet, Les Platgetes and L ampolla.


Benissa , the beach of Cala Fustera.


Benitatxell , the Cala Moraig.


Calpe = Cantal Roig, Arenal Bol, La fossa

More about Calpe ? See our page enjoy Calpe.


Altea = Cap Blanc and La roda.

Interested in Altea ? Read more on our page   Altea .




L’altas del Pi

L’altas del Pi , the beach of Raco de l’Albir.



Benidorm= the beaches of Poniente, Levante and  Mal pas.



Do you love Benidorm ?  read more about the most popular town on our page on Benidorm 


Finestrat : the beach of La Cala

La Vila Joiosa

La Vila Joiosa= the beaches of Paradis, Bon nou, Vardarero, Centro, La Caleta

El Campello

El Campello=the beaches of Carrer de lamar and Mutxavista.