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As Altea is located on the shores of the Mediterranean it offers a variety of water activities for visitors to enjoy.

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Beaches and Swimming

One popular water in activity in Altea is swimming.  The town has several beaches, including Playa de la Roda and Cap Blanc beach, where visitors can take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean.  These beaches also offer opportunities for sunbathing and relaxing on the sand.

Snorkeling and Diving

Another popular water activity in Altea is snorkeling and diving.  The waters around Altea are home to a variety of marine life, including colorful fish, octopuses, and sea turtles.  There are several dive centers in Altea that offer guided diving and snorkeling tours for both beginners and experienced divers.


Altea offers excellent sailing conditions, and there are several companies in Altea that offer sailing charters and tours.  For those with sailing experience, there are also several marinas in Altea where visitors can rent a sailboat and explore the coastline on their own (The Altea Club Náutico and the Marina Greenwich)

Boat Tours

Boat tours are also a popular water activity in Altea.  Visitors can take a boat trip along the coast to enjoy the beautiful scenary and spot dolphins and other marine life.  Some boat tours also offer the opportunity to go fishing or visit nearby islands.

Paddle Boarding and Kayaking

Paddle boarding and kayaking are also popular water activities in Altea.  These activities allow visitors to explore the coastline and nearby coves in a unique and tranquil way.  There are several companies in Altea that offer paddle board and kayak rentals, as well as guided tours.  Some of the popular spots for paddle boarding and kayaking in Altea include the beaches of Cap Negret and La Olla, as well as the nearby coves of Mascarat and Solsida.

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing

Finally, for those who enjoy more extreme water activities, Altea offers windsurfing and kitesurfing.  Altea is a popular destination for these sports, and there are several schools and centers that offer lessons and equipment rentals.

Overall, Altea is a great destination for water activities, whether you're looking for a relaxing swim or an adrenaline-filled adventure.