Guardamar del Segura
The ancient town of Guardamar del Segura is located on the Costa Blanca, South of Alicante. In close proximity to the city, the river Segura flows into the Mediterranean sea. Total length of beaches of about 13 km from the Central beach (Playa Centro), is about 500 m. the town coast, to the right of it lies the beach of La roqueta (Roqueta, Playa La), the left stretched the great Babylon beach (Playa de Babilonia),
Population: 17 thousand. The tourist season begins in early March and ends by the Catholic Christmas. Most of the guests are French, the Scandinavians, the peoples of Northern Europe.
The calm life of the resort makes it ideal for families with young children. There are no Nightclubs and bars open until the last customer, but playgrounds and parks on every corner.
Water sports, boat rental, diving – all this can also be found in Guardamar del Segura, in the centre of Marina de las Dunas that located in the Northern part of the Park Alfonso XIII.
Famous city for its fortress Guardamar (Castillo de Guardamar). It was built by the Arabs in the IX century on top of a hill for defensive purposes. Around the fortress of Guardamar began to grow the city. But in the XIII century the city fortress was destroyed by a strong earthquake. Through time the city was reborn, and the fortress lost its main purpose, was restored later.
Special attention is given to the Park in the city centre Reina Sofia (Reina Sofia Park), where peacocks roam freely.
Catering establishments offer Spanish, Italian and Chinese cuisine. In shopping malls you can buy quality clothing for adults and children at affordable prices. Location of Guardamar del Segura is geographically advantageous. If you have your own vehicle or rights (the machine can be rented), you can visit many iconic places: La Manga, Elche, Cartagena, Murcia, Madrid, Andalusia and, of course, Valencia.
Climatic conditions are similar on the coast, the proximity of salt lakes, known for its healing properties and pine plantations, even as the sea is a good argument for people with chronic respiratory diseases. A little further mud to the centre of San Pedro del Pinatar (San Pedro del Pinatar).