Play and enjoy sport on the Costa Blanca
While enjoying your free time on the Costa Blanca is an authentic and marvellous experience that anyone can afford, enjoying sport on the Costa Blanca, whether taking part or watching, is an additional pleasure if you are a fan of the sporting disciplines.
It is easy to say that sport and the Costa Blanca are close friends but it is equally uncomplicated to prove it given that a great many sporting events are held each year in this part of the country, attracting thousands of visitors who are fans of, among others, golf, water sports, cycling or football and this is because, to do and enjoy sport on the Costa Blanca, we have great facilities and an incredible infrastructure.
Although we shall be going into detail, some examples of these events are, among others, the Volvo Ocean Race or the Vuelta Ciclista a España, first-class sporting events that put the Costa Blanca firmly on the national and international sporting map.
If it is a place to play sport you are looking for, we have La Nucía, which has won management awards for the Camilo Cano Sports City, which boasts 150,000 square metres for everyone, including the elderly and disabled, to do sport.
Football enjoys a privileged status on the Costa Blanca, all over which you can find high-quality facilities, natural and artificial pitches subject to regulation so that all teams, regardless of age or level, can meet up. Equally, many professional tennis players choose to train here owing to the quality of the facilities.
Sporting activities in Denia
Denia is an incredible place to enjoy cycling. You can take your mountain bike and do a 78km route that starts and ends in Calpe, passing through Denia, Jávea, Moraira and Benissa. Simply, grab your rucksack and start pedalling in unbelievable surroundings.
Sporting activities in Calpe
Doing sport in Calpe is synonymous with bicycle and routes. Two routes start from this town, one of 78km and the other of 58km, and both will delight cycling fans.
If you are a fan of running, the Cursa Popular Calp- Sol y Mar, a very popular race locally, is held in Calpe during March.
Other activities on offer in Calpe are water sports such as windsurfing, scuba diving, kayaking, flyboarding etc.
Sporting activities in Jávea
The Costa Blanca is synonymous with sea and water sports and, in Jávea, you can enjoy the depths of the sea by diving or scuba diving. There are lots of options to do this sport.
You could also play golf if you prefer a sport a little more tranquil and a little less emotional, or you could play paintball with your friends to prove that you are the strongest.
Montgó natural park: if you like hiking, you are going to love Montgó natural park. This is a natural setting where you can do exercise while enjoying the incomparable surroundings. Moreover, and along the same lines, if you like risky sports, you could do guided mountain climbs.
Sporting activities in Moraira
As well as strolling along the beach, in Moraira you can also go diving or snorkelling, submerge yourself in the water and look at the incredible seabed. You can also get on your bike and do some unbelievable routes, either on your own or with a guide, as you prefer.
You can also play golf on any of the golf courses while enjoying a spot of fresh air, or go for a workout in the gyms, where there are professionals at your disposal to help you give your all.
Sporting activities in Benissa
Benissa Riding Club enables you to enjoy this marvellous sport with animals as noble as horses. Furthermore, diving and snorkelling are widely practised along the whole Costa Blanca, and, yes, you can also do this in Benissa, submerging yourself in its waters to observe the marine flora and fauna.
Tennis is also well entrenched on the Costa Blanca, both in terms of spectators and players, and, in Benissa, there are multiple facilities to play this sport.
Sportliche Aktivitäten in Altea
Altea bietet viele Möglichkeiten für Freizeit und Sport: Sie können in aller Ruhe durch seine Straßen schlendern und seine Sehenswürdigkeiten bewundern, wie die russisch-orthodoxe Kirche San Miguel Arcángel, oder Wassersport in seinem Yachthafen betreiben, wie Tauchen oder Schnorcheln, was zu den größten Sportattraktionen der Costa Blanca zählt.
Sie können auch andere Wassersportarten, wie das Surfen oder Kitesurfen betreiben oder sich beim Windsurfen auf Ihrem Board vom Wind treiben lassen. Aber Sie können auch immer einen schönen Spaziergang auf den Wanderwegen, die Altea bietet, unternehmen.
Sporting activities in Altea
Altea offers a great many leisure and sporting possibilities: you could stroll gently through its streets and see its monuments, such as the Archangel St. Michael Russian Orthodox Church; enjoy water sports in the sports marina or go diving or snorkelling, which is one of the Costa Blanca’s biggest sporting attractions.
You could also do other water sports such as surfing, kitesurfing, or grab a board and let the wind propel you by going windsurfing. However, you can always enjoy a good walk along any of the routes on offer in Altea.
Sporting activities in Benidorm
There are also two cycling routes that leave from Benidorm, which pass through towns such as Altea or Calpe, and include some steep climbs.
Athletics also has its place in Benidorm with the Cross Popular Festa del Calvari, which is held in March and attracts athletes from all over the country.
You can stroll through its streets and squares, which get very overcrowded in the summers, where you will discover nooks of real beauty and marvellous colours such as in the Plaza del Castell, or the churches of St. James and St. Anne.
Any of Benidorm’s hotels will be able to offer a variety of sporting activities either as a group or on your own, whether at their own facilities or elsewhere.
It is clear that doing sport on the Costa Blanca is much more than just doing sport. Surfing, windsurfing, tennis, basketball, football, diving and snorkelling, climbing, or just going out on a boat and enjoying the crystalline waters of the Costa Blanca, all become a different and unforgettable experience for anyone wanting to spend some time in the Valencian Community.
Is there any way you are going to miss the chance to experience the Costa Blanca?