Guardamar del Segura, also known simply as Guardamar, is a coastal city in the province of Alicante. Located on the southeast coast of the province, it is part of the Vega Baja del Segura region.
Guardamar del Segura takes its name from the Segura river, that passes through the area; The town is also known for its pinewood, planted in the early twentieth century to stop the advance of the coastal mobile dunes, which until then invaded the surrounding fields. Guardamar has a beautiful historical center with plenty of lively bars, restaurants, dozens of shops where you can shop and a pleasant park with fountains, lakes and lots of trees that receive special evening entertainment.
Guardamar has around 11 km of beaches. Amongst those beaches the best ones are the ones with the Blue Flag certification:
- Playa Centro: length: 2600m: Playa Centro is on the southern edge of the dunes of Guardamar and located in the area closest to the town center.
- Playa de La Roqueta: length 1180m: The quality of water and sand of this beach is excellent. Its fine golden sand and the services it offers make it very attractive, both for swimming and for water sports.
- Playa del Moncayo: length 1460m: The Playa del Moncayo beach has a semi-natural character and its sands and waters are of excellent quality. Open spaces and fine golden sand make up this one-and-a-half kilometer long beach.
With its good connections with main roads (N332 and AP-7), you are only a 20 drive away from the international airport of Alicante. Without a doubt Guardamar del Segura is a true jewel of the Costa Blanca.
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