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Valencia Beaches: Guide to All of and Beaches in Valencia City, Spain

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El Cabanyal beach
El Cabanyal beach
In Valencia there is a stretch of 2.8 km of beaches a short distance from the city centre (see below for more details). This page will provide full details of the beaches in Valencia. There is details on the locations of the beaches, facilities on the beaches and at what time of the year the facilities are available. There is also links to details on how to get to the main Valencia beaches from Valencia city centre.


El Cabanyal (Las Arenas Beach)

This is Valencia city's most central beach. It sits to the South of La Malvarrosa beach (see below), in-between Calle de la Cadena and the dock area. It has fine golden sand and calm water.

Size of El Cabanyal beach: 1.2 km in length and 135 metres wide

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
El Cabanyal has three medical card stations. One of these is open all year round an the other two are only open during the summer season.

Dates when only one medical station is open:

09 April - 13 April 11:00 - 19:00
18 April - 20 April 11:00 - 19:00
01 May - 03 May 11:00 - 19:00
09 May - 10 May 11:00 - 19:00
16 May - 17 May 11:00 - 19:00
23 May -24 May 11:00 - 19:00
30 May - 31 May 11:00 - 19:00
06 June 11:00 - 19:00
12 September - 13 September 11:00 - 19:00
19 September - 20 September 11:00 - 19:00
26 September - 27 September 11:00 - 19:00
03 October - 04 October 11:00 - 19:00
09 October - 12 October 11:00 - 19:00

Dates when all three medical stations are open
07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

La Pepica - famous paella restaurant at El Cabanyal beach
La Pepica - famous paella restaurant at El Cabanyal beach

Services available on El Cabanyal beach:
3 medical care stations
3 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
Car park behind the beach
4 water fountains
12 public toilets (3 of these are disabled toilets)
13 showers
Sun lounger rental service

A 'healthy park' - this is a small exercise park designed for older people who want to stay in shape. It offers 8 different pieces of equipment with instructions to show you how to use them.


Car parking

Car Park Car Parking Near El Cabanyal Beach

Accessibility to El Cabanyal Beach for disabled travellers:

  • From 13 June - 07 September (from 11:00 - 19:00) there is a disabled bathing assistance programme available at the beach. Head to medical care station 2 for this service.
  • A buoy chair available in medical station 2.
  • There are 3 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

Tip For a more detailed guide to Valencia main beach, with details on how to get there and descriptions of what its like, plus a link to a photo route of the beach, see our Guide to Valencia Beach.


La Malvarrosa Beach

This is Valencia's other most central beach. It sits to the north of the municipal district, in-between Alboraya town and Calle Acequia de la Cadena. It has golden sand and a promenade behind it.

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
La Malvarrosa has one medical care station. It is open for certain dates throughout the year and then every day over the summer.

Dates when only one medical station is open:

01 May - 03 May 11:00 - 19:00
09 May - 10 May 11:00 - 19:00
16 May - 17 May 11:00 - 19:00
23 May - 24 May 11:00 - 19:00
30 May - 31 May 11:00 - 19:00
06 June 11:00 - 19:00
12 September - 13 September 11:00 - 19:00
19 September - 20 September 11:00 - 19:00
26 September - 27 September 11:00 - 19:00

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Dates when the medical station is open every day 07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30.

Services available on La Malvarrosa beach:
1 medical care stations
2 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
Car park behind the beach
4 water fountains
4 public toilets (2 of these are disabled toilets)
9 showers
Sun lounger rental service
A 'healthy park' (see above under El Cabanyal for what this is).

Accessibility to La Malvarrosa beach for disabled travellers:
From 27 June - 31 August (from 11:00 - 19:00) there is a disabled bathing assistance programme available at the beach. Head to medical care station 1 for this service.


Car parking

Car Park Car Parking Near La Malvarrosa Beach
  • A buoy chair available in medical station 1.
  • There are 2 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

Pinedo Pueblo Beach

Pinedo Pueblo Beach sits to the south of Valencia port. This ensures that it is protected from Northern winds. It is located next to the town of Pinedo. It has a selection of bars and restaurants that are available behind it.

Size of Pinedo Pueblo Beach: 1.5 km long with an average width of 32 metres.

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
Pinedo Pueblo Beach has two medical care stations. During the low season the medical care station 1 is open on select days (see below). During the high season both medical care stations are open every day.

Dates when only one medical station is open:

01 May - 03 May 11:00 - 19:00
09 May - 10 May 11:00 - 19:00
16 May - 17 May 11:00 - 19:00
23 May - 24 May 11:00 - 19:00
30 May - 31 May 11:00 - 19:00
06 June 11:00 - 19:00
12 September - 13 September 11:00 - 19:00
19 September - 20 September 11:00 - 19:00
26 September - 27 September 11:00 - 19:00


Dates when the both medical stations are open every day 07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

Services available on Pinedo Pueblo Beach:
2 medical care stations
2 lifeguard towers
1 ambulance
Car park behind the beach
1 water fountain
4 public toilets (2 of these are disabled toilets)
9 showers
Sun lounger rental service

Accessibility to Pinedo Pueblo Beach for disabled travellers:
From 27 June - 31 August (from 11:00 - 19:00) there is a disabled bathing assistance programme available at the beach. Head to medical care station 1 for this service.

  • A buoy chair available in medical station 1.
  • There are 2 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

L'Arbre del Gos Beach

L'Arbre del Gos Beach sits close to the dunes of the Albufera natural park. It begins at Paseo Maritim's breakwater to the Creu del Saler. The beach offers services such as a bike lane, promenade and medical care stations (see below).

Size of L'Arbre del Gos Beach: 12.6 km long

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
L'Arbre del Gos Beach has two medical care stations. During the low season the medical care station 1 is open on select days (see below). During the high season both medical care stations are open every day.

Dates when only one medical station is open 30 May and 31 May, 06 June: 11:00 - 19:00

Dates when the both medical stations are open every day 07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

Services available on L'Arbre del Gos Beach:
2 medical care stations
3 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
Car park behind the beach
1 water fountain
9 public toilets (2 of these are disabled toilets)
10 showers

Accessibility to L'Arbre del Gos Beach for disabled travellers:

  • Access ramp to the beach for people with reduced mobility (next to medical care station 2).
  • There are 2 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

El Saler Beach

El Saler Beach sits to the south of the city of Valencia - at the centre of the Albufera Natural park region. On its north you will find the Playa del Gos (see above) and to the south you will find La Garrofera beach (see below).

Size of El Saler Beach: 2.6 km long

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
El Saler Beach has three medical care stations. During the low season the medical care station 2 is open on select days (see below). During the high season all medical care stations are open every day.

Dates when only one medical station is open

03 May 11:00 - 19:00
10 May 11:00 - 19:00
17 May 11:00 - 19:00
24 May 11:00 - 19:00
30 May - 31 May 11:00 - 19:00
06 June 11:00 - 19:00
13 September 11:00 - 19:00
20 September 11:00 - 19:00
27 September 11:00 - 19:00


Dates when the both medical stations are open every day 07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

Services available on El Saler Beach:
3 medical care stations
3 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
Car park behind the beach
10 water fountains
16 public toilets (4 of these are disabled toilets)
6 showers
Sun lounger rental

Accessibility to El Saler Beach for disabled travellers:
Access ramp to the beach for people with reduced mobility (next to medical care station 2).

  • There are 4 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

La Garrofera Beach

La Garrofera Beach can be found in the dune area of Valencia. The beach is similar in style to El Saler beach (see above) and sits between El Saler and Gola de Puchol channel.

Size of La Garrofera Beach: 1.5 km long

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
La Garrofera beach has one medical care station. During the low season the medical care station is only open on select days (see below). During the high season the medical care station is open every day.

Dates when only one medical station is open
30 May - 31 May, 06 June: 11:00 - 19:00

Dates when the both medical stations are open every day 07 June - 07 September: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 19:30

Services available on La Garrofera Beach:
1 medical care stations
2 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
1 public toilet (and 1 adapted toilet)
3 showers

Accessibility to La Garrofera Beach for disabled travellers:

  • Access for wheelchairs to the beach and an adapted walkway.
  • There is 1 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

La Devesa Beach

La Devesa Beach sits in the Albufera natural park. It sits between the Gola de Puchol and Gola del Perellonet channels. It is the only wild beach in the area. The fact that it is a wild beach means that you can find a rich variety of vegetation there, including pines, palms oaks and honeysuckle. The vegetation here also means that there is shelter for many different species of birds.

Size of La Devesa Beach: 5 km long

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
There is no medical and rescue team at La Devesa Beach. However, there are 2 lifeguard towers. At set times of the year an emergency kit is available on the beach.

Dates when medical kit is available on the beach 

07 June 11:00 - 19:30
13 June - 14 June 11:00 - 19:30
20 June - 21 June 11:00 - 19:30
27 June - 28 June 11:00 - 19:30
01 July - 31 August 11:00 - 19:30
05 September - 06 September 11:00 - 19:30

Services available on La Devesa Beach:
2 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
3 public toilet (2 of which are adapted toilets)
3 showers

Accessibility to La Devesa Beach for disabled travellers:

  • Access for wheelchairs to the beach and an adapted walkway.
  • There are 2 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

Perellonet/ Recati Beach

Perellonet/ Recati Beach sits in the south of Valencia's municipal district. It is bordered by the Gola del Perellonet and Gola del Perello channels.

Size of Perellonet/ Recati Beach: 3 km long and 66 metres wide

Operating times for the medical and rescue team on the beach:
There are 3 medical care stations on Perellonet/ Recati Beach beach. They are only open during the summer season, on the below dates.

Dates when medical centres are open on Perellonet/ Recati Beach

20 June - 21 June 11:00 - 19:30
27 June - 28 June 11:00 - 19:30
01 July - 31 August 11:00 - 19:30

Services available on Perellonet/ Recati Beach:
3 medical care stations
5 lifeguard towers
2 ambulances
Car park behind the beach
3 public toilet (3 of which are adapted toilets)
19 showers

Accessibility to Perellonet/ Recati Beach for disabled travellers:

  • Access for wheelchairs to the beach and an adapted walkway.
  • There are 3 disabled toilets and all showers offer disabled accessibility.

There are a whole array of beaches in and around Valencia. Take a look at the different options that are available for you and choose the one that takes your fancy.


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