Most beaches on the Costa Blanca consists of sand dunes. The town beaches always have a good selection of bars to drink beer or to have lunch.
On the beaches outside the village sometimes there is a lack of a beach bar and you have to bring food and drink.In some villages like Altea the beach consist of small stones and you need to get special shoes for swimming.
Sold at all newspaper stands. On the the sand beaches it is needless to wear shoes.The beaches on the Costa Blanca are clean and in summer time there are lifeguards to ensure the safety of all.
Different colors are used to warn if it is dangerous to swim or not. The green color indicates no danger yellow precautions to be taken and red bathing is prohibited.