La fossa beach (Playa De La Fossa) or Levante, is the second most popular sandy beach in Torrevieja, after the beach Arenal-Bol. It is less long and wide than Arenal, its length is 950 meters. However, La fossa beach is less crowded than Arenal, respectively clean and neat.
Is the Playa De La fossa to the East of the Arenal beach, on the left side of the rugged rock of Ifach, near the salt lake Las Salinas.
Photo view to the beach of La fossa, with the Ifach rock
On the right (Western) side of the beach, over the sea surface rises the mountain peñon de Ifach, advocating the hallmark of the city.
On the left (East) side, the beach is framed by rocky ledges
La fossa beach awarded "Blue flag". On the beach soft white sand, sometimes there are small stones, but they did not interfere. The beach is cleaned daily in the morning, the sand leveled.
On the beach there is all necessary infrastructure - rescue towers, cabanas, urn, soul to feet, small children's playgrounds, children's rope lazily, a small Playground, a dedicated area for beach football, with wooden flooring, facilities for those with limited mobility.
Natural shade on the beach there. In search of shadows 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.
In order to save many vacationers acquire their umbrellas, and are set in their own folding chairs and chairs or beach towels.
The sea water is clean and clear. Entrance to the water is quite shallow.
I would like to mention that the beach of La fossa is somewhat distant from the historical centre of Calpe, where the main life, so this beach is good for those who like a more measured and relaxing holiday and also for families with small children. Of course, in the high beach season on the beach plotnicka, however, people still less than in the Arenal beach.
Also, if you compare this beach to Arenal beach, on the areal ' -Bol is mostly sand, but in some places there are rock outcrops, the contact with which can provide some discomfort. And on the beach La fossa rocky ledges we were noticed at the bottom of the sand.
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.
Along La fossa beach promenade, resort promenade, where you can not only walk, but to sit down in one of the cafes. On the waterfront there are herbs and trees, places for recreation, bars, cafes, restaurants, cafe-frozen, small souvenir shops and small shops with beach accessories (umbrellas, towels, sunscreen, rubber rings, pillows, drinking water, etc.).
Where to stay near La fossa beach in Calpe
This part of Calpe is much narrower than that near the Arenal beach. Therefore, all accommodation facilities are located mainly on the first two lines, near the sea.
On the first line are mainly apartment complexes with their own territories and pools.
Apartamentos Unitursa Hipocampos. The beach can be reached in just 2 minutes. It offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, private on-site Parking, an outdoor pool, a sauna and a terrace. Each apartment has a balcony with sea views and pool, cosy living area with a sofa and a TV. The kitchen is equipped with a small refrigerator, a microwave, toaster and coffee machine.
Apartamentos Paraíso Mar. The beach can be reached in just 1 minute. The apartment complex has a restaurant, indoor and outdoor pools and a private garden. It offers bright apartments with a balcony. Most apartments have sea views. Facilities include a reception with Concierge service, a bowling alley, a bar that serves hamburgers and other snacks. Nearby there is a supermarket and a pharmacy are only 300 metres away.
All accommodation facilities in the city of Calpe, from budget to fashionable, can be view and book here