El Racó is a closed gravel cove at its southern end by the northern breakwater of the port of Calpe and located at the foot of the impressive Peñon de Ifach. It is the starting point of the Princesa de Asturias ecological walk.
This cove is very popular for scuba divers and snorkellers due to the great wealth of marine flora and fauna to be discovered under its waters. Those who dive into its depths will be able to discover the great and wide variety of species and the most significant marine communities that inhabit the Mediterranean, making it the perfect cove to put on your mask, and discover the incredible underwater trail that is in it. This underwater walk is unique in the Valencian Community, in high season, it has 5 buoys joined by a guide line where under each of these buoys, and at a depth of 2 metres, there are panels that illustrate the most representative species and communities. Buoy 1 is information about sands, pebbles and blocks; buoy 2 is about the Posidonia oceanica meadow; buoy 3 is about invertebrates; buoy 4 is about notches and platforms; and buoy 5 is about plankton, pelagic fish and demersal fish.
It is a small beach, about 70 metres long and 15 metres wide. It is a white pebble beach, so the waters have always a beautiful turquoise colour.
It has the services of footwash, WC services, lifeguard. It is a semi-natural bowling beach with beacons.
If you visit this cove, you can take the opportunity to have lunch or dinner in one of the numerous restaurants right next to it in the port, with their typical shop windows at street level where you can see all the different types of freshly caught fish and seafood on offer and choose the one you like best.
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