The beach is 5 km from Tavernes de la Valldigna and is one of the most popular touristic destinations in Spain, surrounded by dunes and local fauna. It has 3km of coastline and there are two main areas: Tavernes beach and La Goleta, joined by a canal. Both of them are Blue Flag beaches.
The Blue Flag is an annual award and a certification system for environmental quality created and managed by the FEE ( Foundation for Environmental Education ) since 1987. It promotes and rewards participation in voluntary environmental initiatives by local authorities , the local and visiting people and the tourism sector . The conditions to obtain the Blue Flag grouped into four areas: quality of bathing water , environmental education and information , environmental management and safety , services and facilities.
Tavernes beach is 2.070 metres in lenght, with fine-grain golden sand. It is accessible and people taking part in water sports is more and more common today. You will be able to see people windsurfing or kitesurfing. There is a promenade and at both sides of it there are small shops and restaurants.
La Goleta is 760 metres in lenght, with fine-grain golden sand too. It is also accessible and it is noteworthy the Lago Azul or Blue Lake, the perfect place to walk around and enjoy the ourdoors with your family.
The two areas have got lifeguard service from 15 June until 15 September , first aid and a medical office located by the offices of the local police , from 8 am to 9 pm, from Monday to Friday.
Daily cleaning of the beaches makes it one of the cleanest beaches of the Valencian coast .
There are many small shops, restaurants and bars and a pharmacy that allow you to find whatever you want.
The public transport, bus and train, makes it be well connected with the surrounding cities, such as Valencia or Alacant and it is one of the favourite destinations for people from inland areas.
The open air bars, scattered along the beach or summer cinema, the beach Taverns make an attractive and full of activities both day and night. It should be noted also that the bars are in the arena because they are an attraction for tourists leisure.
On the beach there are a variety of activities for the whole family and tastes, there are several playgrounds, but we must emphasize the two most important parks:
– The Park of Molló. Its main feature is that it is oriented to enjoy both in winter and in summer: children can go cycling, skating and can thanks to its accessibility can enjoy it as much as older children as there are devices gym where older people can exercise.
– The North Park. It is an area where you can practice sport, has two tracks to play indoor soccer, basketball, etc. During the summer are held numerous events and activities planned by the Department of Tourism.
–Fallas: a week after Fallas, Tavernes beach celebrates the beach fallas.For more information see: the Tourist Info.
–Medieval market: Sant Vicent’s weekend (one weekend after Easter). For more information visit: the Tourist Info.
-Street market: from the 15th June until 15th September (every Saturday afternoon).
–Sant Joan’s Night: the 23rd June, bonfires are lit along the beach and there is a pyrothecnic show called correfoc.
-July market: Sant Jaume’s weekend (in the weekend of 24th July). The promotion and sale of typical Valencian products.For more informations visit: the Tourist Info.
-Festival Iboga Summer: held the last weekend of July, only Spanish event specializes in international music Balkan, gypsy, swing and ska. More information available official Iboga site.
-Seven Rugby 24 hours of rugby to be held in mid-July. The competition takes place in the southern part of the beach.
-Festival Sete Sois Sete Luas, from 10 to 15 August. Shows and concerts popular international contemporary figurative art.
-Carrera Popular Walking Tour 8 km which is held on the first Friday of August.
-Festival Choir: Songs in the ocean. It is celebrated on the first Sunday of August in Lake Park Goleta.