Relax and unwind in Alcoceber
Alcoceber lies on Spain's Costa del Azahar nestled between the Sierra de Irta mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea; it was once a small community of fishermen and farmers. Nowadays its stunning scenery, fantastic Blue Flag beaches and bustling modern marina attracts thousands of holidaymakers each year. Costa del Azahar or the Coast of the Orange blossom is a place of intrinsic natural beauty with the lush green vegetation of the mountain slopes in total harmony with the glistening vivid blue sea. Arbutus, Junipers, and Camomile grow wildly along side Rosemary, Lavender and Thyme giving the air a rich scented aroma.
Alcoceber beach holidays
Alcoceber boasts 10 Km. of gorgeous beach and sand dunes for the visitor to enjoy. Las Fuentes beach is the most visited and aptly named, Las Fuentes, meaning the source, it is where fresh water sources originating in the karstic system of the Sierra de Irta sprout from the sand and joins the sea. At the Carregador and Romana beaches you will find sand dunes spread over a large area. There are several other secluded coves and beaches dotted along the coastline and many rural tracks lead down to the sea with tiny inlets of clear water providing a paradise for diving enthusiasts. Many of the areas beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag an indication of their high environmental and quality standards. During the summer months there are beach sports such as beach football, volleyball, basketball and aerobics available.
The town offers a varied range of activities and places of interest. From the port visitors have the opportunity to go fishing, scuba diving or sailing. Boat trips from the marina will take you to explore the Columbretes, a tiny cluster of islands about 48Km out to sea. The islands of volcanic origin are nature reserves. On land another nature reserve of Sierra de Irta is a haven for ramblers who are rewarded with dramatic views and breathtaking scenery. Visit The Castle of Peñiscola built by the enigmatic Knights Templars to resemble those earlier constructed in the Holy Land. More than 700 years old it opens a door to past history. Peñiscola’s winding streets leading to the 14th century castle is where the film El Cid was made. Check out the Caves of San Jose with the longest underground river in Europe.
For family fun Portaventura theme park is one hour away or Aquarama water park is about 30 minutes away. Alcoceber has a great choice of restaurants, bars, cafes, discos and shops. Eating out is a gastronomic delight with healthy Mediterranean seafood featuring on most menus.
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