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Alcoceber



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Alcoceber, on the Azahar Coast, 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. Alcoceber is a beautiful place to visit and a fascinating place to explore: historical, cultural, charming and with plenty of activities for the visitors.

Beaches


There are 10 km of coastline to enjoy in Alcoceber. “Las Fuentes” beach is the most visited and aptly named (The Source), as this is where a spring of fresh water flows into the sea.

At “Carregador” and “Romana” beaches you will find sand dunes covering an area of 6000 sqm. The coastline also features other beaches, coves and plenty of areas to explore.

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Activities


In Alcoceber you can find various activities and places of interest. The Marina gives the visitors the chance to go diving and do nautical sports such as sailing, or discover Columbretes islands, which is a Natural Reserve. Also popular is the Sports Club which includes tennis courts, swimming pool and other recreational facilities such as football pitches and basketball courts.

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Natural Park

Sierra de Irta Natural Park is an ideal trip for hikers who are rewarded with spectacular views and scenery. The lush vegetation includes fresh herbs such as rosemary, lavender, thyme, etc., which give the air a rich scent. The north coast is as wild and rugged as Sierra de Irta. Rural paths lead to the sea, where rocky areas meet small coves of crystal waters, a paradise for diving enthusiast.

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Columbrete Islands

Columbrete Islands are volcanic islands in an archipelago. Today the archipelago is part of a nature reserve that is home to some endangered species.

They are visible from the top of Mount Bartolo in Benicassim on a clear day.

At the same time, Columbrete Islands is a destination for diving enthusiasts, due to the transparency of its waters, to the beauty of their funds and the large variety and quantity of different species of animal and plants.

You can visit the islands during summer and winter, although being a protected nature reserve the number of visitors is restricted, you need to rent a boat and you have to ask for permission.

Gastronomy


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As in most coastal Spanish towns and cities, a healthy diet of seafood and fish is the staple in this area. It is very popular served with rice. The town also has a long tradition in confectionery, a legacy of Arab influence.