El Postiguet beach

El Postiguet beach is located in the heart of the city at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle, the famous promenade along the Esplanade are one of the most popular beaches of Alicante.

El Postiguet beach in Alicante city

El Postiguet beach is a beautiful beach, awarded the Blue Flag, certifying the quality of the EU, it has a tongue of sand over 900m in length and is noted for its fine white sand bordered by a fantastic full promenade of palms trees . El Postiguet beach is one of the best beaches near  Alicante.


El Postiguet beach aereal photo


The good temperature and the privileged climate of Alicante allow its inhabitants to enjoy this wonderful beach all year.

One of its attractions is that it is very wide, it is always very clean and the water quality is very good, is a perfect oasis in the middle of the city, it also has the emblematic Castillo de Santa Barbara behind, dominating everything on Mt. Belmonte still giving it a special charm.

El Postiguet beach has good services and facilities, as well as rental chairs, umbrellas, lockers, showers, toilets, lifeguard stations and many possibilities for water sports.
Along the beach you will find several bars and restaurants that during the summer are filled with tourists and visitors creating a fabulous atmosphere.


El Postiguet beach just under the lovely Sant Barbara Castle



On Saint John’s Eve, during the most anticipated night for all the residents of Alicante, El Postiguet beach becomes the true protagonist and becomes a witness of the party of thousands of young people that light bonfires and enjoy until late in the morning.
If you go to El Postiguet beach in the high season you’d better arrive early because if you go at noon it will be crowded.

Curiosity: there is a computer application called “iBeach” created by a private company working with the city of Alicante where you can check the status of the beaches of Alicante and the sea, water and air temperature, the presence of jellyfish, as well as information on beach services, lifeguarding, public toilets, how to get to the beach, bus, metro, etc…


Alicante skyline, Paseo de la Explanada and El Postiguet beach



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Information about El Postiguet beach:

Type beach
Lenght: 800m
Width: 40 m
Tipe of sand: fine golden sand
Tipe of beach: family environment
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