Dog friendly beaches in the area

Dog friendly beaches in the area 

Alicante : Agua Amarga

Generally open from 15th June until September 15th. This beach is full of amenities for dogs such as hammocks with umbrellas, so the dogs can escape from the heat of the sun, elevated platforms for when the dogs want to take a break away from the hot sand and on the 250 squares meters of the dog beach there will be an area for the pets to do ” their business” . This place will be cleaned and disinfected daily.  All dogs must have their passport with vaccinations.

Altea, Playa Mar y Montaña 

Located close to the residential complexes of Altea Hills. This is a small and narrow shingle beach, Playa Mar y Montaña has no services, but there is parking nearby.

Altea, Playa de la Olla 

This area is adjacent to the chiringuito Arrecife de la playa de la Olla, located near the urbanization of Villa Gadea.

Denia, Escollera Norte Beach 

Playa Escollera Norte is located in Denia near the port area.  A small beach just 100 meters long, which always tends to have lots of seaweed on it. Dogs are allowed off-leash in the area, as long as they are on voice command. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind.

El Campello, Playa de Punta del Riu

At El Campello the dog friendly beach is located near by the dry river. Therefore the beach is a pebble beach.
At the beach there are natural rock pools, but take care of the currents while your pet is swimming. This is  one of the most popular beaches for dog owners in the area.

El Campello, Barranque Beach/Les Llomes de Reixes Beach 

Barranque beach, located next to the protected nature reserve of Lloma de Reixes.  This is a natural beach of pebbles and gravel and is protected by a small cliff. Dogs are allowed here for free and it is not overcrowded so the ideal place for walking during the summer season.

Elche, Playa El Pinet

This beach in Elche has sandy dunes surrounded by pine trees, muzzles are obligatory for the dogs who can be dangerous and due to the Spanish law, all dogs must have their passport showing up to date vaccinations.

Orihuela, Alicante, Mosca Cove 

The wild and natural cove of Cabo Peñas (known as Cala Mosca II), in Alameda del Mar, this is the only canine beach in the municipality of Orihuela,  there are no time restriction and it is open all year round.


Dog friendly beaches map

Dog friendly beaches in the area 

Santa Pola,  Calas del Cuartel

This doggy beach is located  by the Santa Pola light house.  The dog beach is a small sandy beaches with a little bit of pebbles.
At Santa Pola beach the pet owner is welcome with maximum two dogs.
Dogs who are dangerous must wear a muzzle to avoid problems with other dogs.

Torrevieja, Rocio Cala (Torrevieja, Alicante).

Small cove located between Ferris Cala and Piteras Cala where bathing with pets is possible.

Villajoyosa, Playa El Xarco

The beach of El Xarco at Villajoyosa is a very quit pebble beach but is quite hard to access, located between El Campello and Villajoyosa, access is only possible by car by Venta El Xarco on the main road, go early as there is not a lot of parking as it is near a residential area The beach can also be very windy. 

Checklist before taking your dog to the beach.

European passport filled with completed schedule of vaccination certificate, the vaccination against rabies and possibly the health declaration.  By Spanish law, all dogs must be micro chipped. 

Necklace with tube with vacation information, address and telephone number.

Eating and drink bowls.

Can opener for food.

Dog poop bags.

Photo of your pet if he would run away.

A first aid kit.

Toys for your pet.

Finally at all beaches as a dog owner,  you must clean up after your pets the authorities issue heavy fines.

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