PLAYA DE CALBLANQUE – CARTAGENA
Playa de Calblanque is a protected natural beach with spectacular scenery. The beach is located within the regional park Parque Regional de Calblanque, one of the best preserved and unspoilt natural landscapes on the Costa Calida. Playa de Calblanque has many highlights such as its arid mountains, fine golden sand, hidden coves, the formation of its fossil dunes and the pure white salt lakes that contrast perfectly with the blue sea.
CALA CORTINA – CARTAGENA
Cala Cortina is a naturally secluded cove and is the nearest beach to the city of Cartagena. Being one of the most popular beaches on the Costa Calida, it has a Blue Flag status in recognition of the quality of its installations, the clarity of the water and the environmental nature of its facilities. Cala Cortina has a unique protective netting, encasing it off from the Mediterranean to create a safe swimming area protected from jellyfish.
CALA DE CALNEGRE – LORCA
Cala de Calnegre is a Blue Flag beach set on the unspoilt Mediterranean coastline of Lorca. It is one of three coves accessible by car via a picturesque mountain track close to the long beach of Puntas de Calnegre, and is one of the most popular among beachgoers. The beach has a range of information panels about the locally protected flora and fauna including loggerhead sea turtles and various plant species. With the golden sands of Cala de Calnegre alongside its impressive rock cliffs and headlines, there’s no wonder why it comes under one of the most popular beaches on the Costa Calida.
PLAYA DE LA LLANA – LAS SALINAS
Playa de la Llana is a protected beach set in a natural area of sand dunes and salt lakes. Located in the regional park Parque Regional de las Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar, it lies between the beaches Playa de Las Salinas and Punta de Algas. Playa de la Llana is one of the most tranquil beaches on the Costa Calida, with plenty of shaded areas thanks to the shelter from various clusters of tropical palm trees.
PLAYA AMARILLA – AGUILAS
Playa Amarilla is considered a wild gem on the Costa Calida coastline, perfect for those who enjoy the quality of unspoilt nature. It is one of the most scenic beaches in Aguilas with wonderful panoramic views of Bahia, and almost joins up with the Isla del Fraile (fifty metres away) where the remains of an old fish salting factory still stands. The extraordinary transparent waters make Playa Amarilla an ideal location for snorkeling, though must be avoided when currents are strong as the waters can be dangerous.
PLAYA DE LOS COCEDORES – AGUILAS
Paya de los Cocedores, also known as Cala Cerrada, is a picturesque beach located in a protected natural environment on the border of Águilas and Andalusia. The beautiful view is surrounded by two reefs, one of them is black due to the presence of volcanic rocks and the other one is yellow and has fossil remains, constituting a unique and fascinating environment for nature lovers. With its fine golden sands and calm crystalline waters, this beach is the perfect relaxing spot for a pleasant day out. There are a couple of beach bars, easy access to the beach, and ample parking close by.