Accessible beaches in Alicante

Alicante city offers a service of accessible beaches during the summer season (from 1 July to 15 September). These services aim at bringing Alicante beaches closer to people with functional diversity.

The accessible areas on the beaches of Alicante provide two types of service: one for people with intellectual disabilities, providing assistance, accompaniment and educational recreation; another service of accompaniment and assistance to the toilet for people with reduced mobility.

The accessible areas are located in the beaches of San Juan, Postiguet and Saladares-Urbanova, and from July 2021 also in Tabarca Island.

Schedule 2022

From 1st July to 15th September.

  • Bathing service for people with reduced mobility: 10 am to 6 pm from Monday to Sunday.
  • Recreational-educational service for people with functional, intellectual and/or sensory diversity: 10 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday.

Prior registration is required.

Facilities

  • Shaded areas with special-width access walkways, toilets, showers and adapted changing rooms.
  • Adapted parking spaces.
  • Use of crutches and amphibious chairs.
  • Staff with extensive experience in assisting this group.

Information and bookings

 Telephone number for information and bookings:

Postiguet Beach: Phone (+34) 689 598 208
San Juan Beach: Phone (+34) 608 195 922
Urbanova Beach: Phone (+34) 679279942
Tabarca Island: Phone (+34) 672 09 98 25

 Also information in the  accessible areas 

 

Purpose

  • Provide respite for parents and guardians.
  • Provide the support required for users to interact with the coastal environment, making the most of the resources and benefits it can offer.
  • Social integration.
  • Act as an educational stopgap to the work carried out by schools, which is interrupted during the summer months.
  • Offer the necessary support so that both residents and tourists can benefit from their stay in our beaches, independently of their motor or intellectual capacity.

Where to find them

  • San Juan beach: access nr 10, opposite the Tourist Office.
  • El Postiguet beach: access nr 13, Cocó-La Marina train station area.
  • Saladares-Urbanova beach: access nr 6, opposite the Lifeguard post.
  • Beach of Tabarca Island.

Accessible parking

  • San Juan Beach: next to access 10, in front of the Tourist Info Office.
  • Postiguet Beach: next to access 13, Cocó-Estación de la Marina area.
  • Saladares-Urbanova Beach: a few metres from access 6, opposite the lifeguard service.

Safety measures ( Covid-19 )

  • Limited capacity and social distancing.
  • Staff with personal protective equipment.
  • Disinfection of the facilities.

All services are free of charge.

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