Benissa town is conveniently located on the N332, and its center is located at Plaza de la Iglesia and Plaza Rey Jaume I. Most of the town is on the other side of the square, where the streets are paved and surrounded by 17th and 18th-century houses. Benissa has access to the Jalon Valley and Alcalali on both the Calpe and Teulada sides of the town.

Benissa - An Old Village on the Costa Blanca

The town is situated 275 meters above sea level and is one of the oldest villages on the Costa Blanca, nestled at the foot of the Bernia.

A few kilometers away from the center are the beaches and coves of Benissa, where crystal-clear water and a natural rocky environment make every traveler daydream. Take a dip in the turquoise water to cool off and explore the rich seabed while snorkeling. Benissa Costa is located between the towns of Calpe and Moraira, with the transition from Benissa coast to Moraira flowing seamlessly into each other.


Beaches and Coves in Benissa

Playa la Fustera

Playa La Fustera is the most famous beach in Benissa, with a length of about 110 meters and a width of about 40 meters. It is easily accessible by car or on foot. There is a relaxed atmosphere that makes La Fustera a pleasant place to spend a day at the beach near your villa in Benissa. In addition, many facilities ensure that you lack nothing during your day at the beach. There is a playground for children, ample parking, and the Mandala Beach restaurant. Here, you can enjoy local specialties such as rice dishes and a wide range of tapas.
La Fustera proudly flies a Blue Flag and is very popular among families. The calm, clear blue water must have something to do with that. Your children can have a great time in the calm water, while you take in the beautiful view from your beach towel. One activity you should definitely try in La Fustera is snorkeling. The underwater landscape is teeming with seagrass and other forms of marine life!

Cala Els Pinets

The paradise-like Cala Els Pinets is a small sandy and rocky bay about 20 meters long. It is a wonderful place to relax with the whole family, especially if large, crowded beaches are not your thing. The rocks and clear water make Cala Els Pinets a real hotspot for snorkeling. If you prefer to keep your head above water, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the famous Peñon de Ifach rock in Calpe. If you're feeling adventurous and can't sit still, you can take the ecological walking path (Paseo Ecológico) from Cala Els Pinets, which covers the 4 km long coastline of Benissa. You can start from Els Pinets and walk to the ''Mar Morta i Roques Negres,'' a natural pool in the rocks of great geological value. You can park near Cala Els Pinets, but you'll have to walk the last part. There's even a bike rack for those who prefer to cycle to the bay.

Cala de la Llobella

Cala de la Llobella consists of pebbles and rocks and is the most natural and unspoiled bay you will find in Benissa. If you're looking for a beautiful, natural place to spend a quiet day by a crystal-clear sea, Cala de la Llobella is the place to be. It's also a favorite bay for snorkelers and divers who explore the underwater world. You can reach the bay by car, and there is ample parking.

Cala Advocat

Cala Advocat is a bay known for the breakwater that ensures the sea is predominantly calm. On the breakwater, you will even find steps for easy access to the sea. Cala Advocat has plenty of amenities, making it a suitable beach for a day with the family. Your children can have fun in the shallow water on a protected sandy beach. In the summer season, you can quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger in the local bar. The menu offers a wide selection of drinks and dishes. Don't forget to enjoy the fantastic view in Cala Advocat, with the emblematic Peñon de Ifach rock in the distance and the 47-meter-high El Cantalar cliff on your right. You can park close to the bay, but we recommend arriving early to find a spot.

Cala Baladrar

To conclude this guide, let's head to Cala Baladrar, a bay consisting of pebbles and rocks. This bay is naturally protected from the wind, making it a pleasant place to relax on the beach or have a drink in the local beach bar. You often get treated to live music here. Visit Benissa and let yourself be surprised by a varied coastline full of beaches and coves. Enjoy the natural surroundings and let the crystal-clear waters seduce you during your Costa Blanca vacation!