Alcossebre

 

Alcossebre, Alcoceber or Alcocebre – the same place with 3 different spellings!

Alcossebre on the Costa del Azahar is sandwiched between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sierra de Irta mountain range. The town is laid out below the Sierra de Irta, enjoying 10 kilometres of beach and sand dunes. It’s a beautiful place to visit.

Natural Area

The nature reserve of Sierra de Irta is an excellent location for ramblers or cyclists who are rewarded with spectacular views and scenery. Rural tracks lead down to the sea where rocky areas alternate with tiny inlets of clear water, a paradise for diving enthusiasts.

Beaches

There are 10 kilometres of coastline to enjoy in the area around Alcossebre At the Carregador and Romana beaches you will find sand dunes covering an area of 6,000 m². There are numerous other coves and beaches and plenty of areas to explore along the coastline. The seven beaches regularly win Blue Flag awards.

Activities

The town also offers various activities and places of interest. The port offers nautical sports such as sailing and scuba diving, and also the chance to discover the Columbrete Islands, which are nature reserves. There is also a sports club with tennis courts, swimming pool, and other recreational facilities such as football pitches and basketball courts.

Cuisine

As with the vast majority of Spanish costal towns and cities, a healthy Mediterranean seafood and fish menu is the main diet of the area. Predominantly served with rice the fruits of the sea served in Alcossebre are particularly fresh and delicious.