San Juan beach
San Juan beach is Alicante’s most famous beach, with sands stretching from the beaches at El Campello all the way to the Cabo de la Huerta headland. This open beach, with high-quality fine sands, is located in an appartment-block area with a wide range of services and businesses. Different kinds of restaurants and beach bars are spread along the beachfront, some of which are actually on the beach itself.
San Juan beach is very close to the golf course called Alicante Golf. There are many public car parking spaces nearby, as well as different sports areas, including beach volleyball, football, windsurfing, etc. You can find various hotel categories in the immediate vicinity.
The city of Alicante offers an accessible beach service during the summer, with recreational-educational areas aimed at people with intellectual disabilities, as well as a bathing/swimming assistance service for people with reduced mobility. The accessible areas are located on the beaches of San Juan, Postiguet and in Saladares-Urbanova.
- Length: 2900m
- Width: 85m
- Type of beach: Open
- Situation: semi-urban
- Color sand: gold
- Sand type: fine
- Slope: 0
Services and facilities
First aid and lifeguard
Access for people with reduced mobility
- Pedal boats
- Public bathrooms
- Games for children
- Fitness equipment
- Restaurants and beach bars “Chiringuito”
How to get there
TRAM: Line 3 – 4 – 5
Av. De Niza s/n- Playa de San Juan
During the summer season, an accessible area for people with intellectual disabilities is set up on San Juan beach. Assistance is provided as well as educational and fun activities. Another service of accompaniment and assistance to the toilet is organised for persons with reduced mobility.
The beach area consists in an apartment block neighbourhood area with many services and shops. You can find handicrafts, beachwear, toys, accessories and anything you can possibly think of to enjoy the beach. Places to eat, drink and snack can be found along the extensive promenade. There is a wide range of restaurants and beach bars, some are located in the sand and offer delicious rice dishes and delights from the sea.
At night, enjoy the chiringuitos, the beach bars: they offer a relaxed atmosphere and a unique experience.
There are a number of public car parks next to the beach. If you would rather avoid using a car, there is a tram and bus service from Alicante that leave you a few meters away from the beach.
Nearby, you will find a large choice of accommodation as well as Alicante’s Golf course.
San Juan beach is a truly memorable experience. Enjoy it, feel it. Live the Mediterranean to the full.