The Benissa ecological walk has become one of the most popular and visited routes on the Costa Blanca. From this unique trail located on the coast of Benissa you can discover paradisiacal corners of the Marina Alta coastline that will impress you with their extraordinary beauty. If you want to find spots where the mountains and the sea meet each other and create the perfect postcard, this ecological trail is the perfect place for you.
Benissa’s ecological walk has been specially created for you to enjoy the natural and maritime essence of Benissa’s coastline. You will be able to discover up to 3.5 kilometers of the 4 kilometers of the Benissa coastline, adapted to the cliffs, steep areas and coves that create this coastline. In addition, along the route we will find information panels that will inform us about the fauna, flora and geology found in each area.
There are two different routes to discover this ecological walk, one with 3,5 kilometers and the other one with 2,9 kilometers, both suitable for the whole family and perfect to be visited in all seasons. Along this walk, you will find beautiful beaches and coves:.
- Cala Pinets
Considered a trully jewel for the locals, It is a small sandy cove located on a rocky outcrop. Perfect for disconnecting and relaxing, both on its pebbles and in its crystal clear waters, where snorkeling is a common practice due to the richness of its underwater sea life. Furthermore, this cove in Benissa has a special feature, which is an area known as »Mar Morta», a shallow tongue of sea protected by the waves that becomes a perfect natural swimming pool for children
- Cala Llobella de Benissa
One of the One of the less known points of Benissa’s ecological walk is Benissa’s Llobella cove. That is why we find it wild, natural, little travelled. And that is precisely why it is such a treasure for the Costa Blanca and for all those who want to visit it.
Here we can find ourselves practically alone, so will allow us to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the area as you have never experienced before in any other corner of the Benissa.
Its crystal-clear waters invite you to enjoy swimming and to practice underwater sports such as snorkelling or scuba diving, where you will discover its great beauty.
- Cala Baladrar de Benissa
Sited in an area surrounded by pine trees facing Calpe’s famous Rock, el Peñón de Ifach, is the perfect cove to relax and enjoy a wonderful sunset at any season of the year. Cala Baladrar is a must on this ecological walk. In this cove you will find a perfect water depth to observe the aquatic life of the Marina Alta, the crystal clear waters will do the rest.
The rock formations give shape to small pools where the youngest members of the family can enjoy themselves with their parents and friends.
Benissa Coastal Picnic area: eating in the middle of nature
If you are looking for lunch or dinner while enjoying nature and the sea views, on Benissa’s ecological trail you will find areas for this purpose in the form of picnic areas. In these spots, created with respect for the natural surroundings, you can enjoy tables and benches where you can eat peacefully under the shadow of the pine trees and with a privileged view of the sea. They are ideal to go alone, with friends or with the family. A stop at one of the many picnic areas located along the Benissa coastline is a perfect plan to eat or have a snack in the open air while enjoying the unique local scenery.
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