Beach Arenal-Bol (Playa Del Arenal-Bol) is one of the beaches of the Spanish city of Calpe. This beach is considered one of the best on the Costa Blanca. It's not a beach really deserves the high ratings. What is good to the Arenal beach in Calpe and why it is so popular among tourists, try to understand in this article.
Playa Del Arenal-Bol is the largest, Central and most visited beach of Calpe. This beach is located in the city center and stretches 1,200 metres from the historic centre of the city to the foot of the rock of Ifach, where the modern Marina and beautiful walking area.
Mountain peñón de Ifach - visit card of the town. It can be clearly seen from all points of the city and beyond. On this mountain you can climb and make it is required, it's worth it. With breathtaking mountains, beautiful views of all of Calpe and its surroundings. About mountain Ifach and climb to the top, if you're interested, you can read here, in this article we are talking about one of the visited beach in Calpe Arenal Bol.
The beach of Arenal-Bol was awarded the "Blue flag". Here the fine sand of light color, sometimes mixed with small pebbles. Every morning the beach cleaned, driven on the beach of traktorom, trimming the coastline.
The beach is at an angle, both sides surrounded by cliffs that acts as natural protection from winds.
On the right (West) and left (East) side if facing the sea, the beach has rocky ridges and is not well suited for a comfortable beach holiday.
A photo of the right side of the beach
The left side of the beach, visually separated from the Central part and looks like a small Bay. Here there are rocky ledges and the entrance to the sea is less convenient.
But in the center of the beach there are all conditions for a perfect beach holiday. Soft sand, a wide coastline and a gentle entry into the sea.
Sea water beach Arenal-Bol is clean and clear. By the beginning of July warms to a comfortable temperature. However, the scorching southern sun, prevailing in a given period, can make the stay less comfortable. The best time for holidays in Calpe are the August - September months.
The entrance to the sea flat, depth does not occur immediately. It is for these reasons the beach is great to relax as a family with young children, and for those who like to swim at depth.
On the beach has all the necessary beach infrastructure. Equipped with wooden floors, facilities for physically challenged, there are showers for feet, rescue towers, changing rooms, several playgrounds, a dedicated area for beach football and volleyball.
Natural shade on the beach is almost none. Few places with shadow can be found near the few trees that serve more decoration for the beach, rather than providing shade and coolness.
In search of shade on the beach you can rent sun loungers and parasols. They are present around the perimeter of the beach. The cost of renting loungers and(or) umbrella 5 Euro per day. Sun lounger + umbrella = € 10. Two sunbeds + umbrella = € 15.
Prices impressive, which is why many vacationers acquire their umbrellas, and are set in their own folding chairs and chairs or beach towels. A good economy option. A sun umbrella can be bought in any shop with beach accessories, such in the town and along the beach a lot.
In case anyone is interested, we have an overview of all the beaches of Calpe, ranging from the small and quiet coves, ending the main sandy beaches.
Above the line of the beach Arenal-Bol is a beautiful wide promenade. A great place for strolling and snacking. On the promenade there are the greens, places to stay, bars, cafes, restaurants, hotels, souvenir shops and small shops.
Near the historic part of Alicante, on the promenade, you can see decorated with a small fountain.
Heading from a given point up to the center of the city (before reaching the bus station) you go to the second most popular and beautiful location in Calpe - the"Old town". In our opinion, this is a unique and interesting place that contribute to the classification of Calpe and one of the best cities of Spain on the Mediterranean coast.
Although the old town itself is small but charming and cozy. Here the narrow colorful streets and small squares, which, as ships in the sea, is located the cafes and restaurants, as well as the old Catholic Church, museums and souvenir shops.
Where to stay near Arenal beach
Along the seafront, first line to the beach located the best hotels and apartments in Calpe.
The 4-star Gran Hotel Sol y Mar - Adults Only. The beach can be reached in just 1 minute. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a free welcome pack in the Minibar. On site design hotel has a private beach club and infinity pool. It offers beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea and the rock peñon de Ifach.
The 4-star Hotel Bahía Calpe by Pierre & Vacances. The beach can be reached in just 1 minute. From the hotel overlooking the Arenal beach, offering magnificent views of the peñón de Ifach. It offers a fitness centre, outdoor pool and rooms with free high-speed Wi-Fi and a private balcony. All rooms in hotel bahía Calpe are fully air conditioned and heated. Facilities in each room, TV, mini-bar, safe and a private bathroom with a Hairdryer.
Apartment Caribe Playa. The beach can be reached in just 1 minute. The kitchen and dining area. The room features a flat - screen TV.
Apartamento Capri. It offers free Wi-Fi and a terrace. Guests can enjoy the sea view.
All accommodation facilities in the city of Calpe, from budget to fashionable, can be view and book here