Sports and outdoors Costa Blanca 2011, a guide of sports and outdoor activities on offer for adults and families alike in the Costa Blanca region of Spain.
Golf in Costa Blanca. The climate is a huge factor regarding golf conditions in the Costa Blanca region of Spain. Near all year round sunshine means you have near perfect golf nearly all the time, with courses to match, this is one of the top golf destinations in Europe.
Wind surfing in Costa Blanca. The warm waters of the Mediterranean, few strong currents and next to no tide makes this an excellent place to learn and enjoy recreational windsurfing.
Fishing in Costa Blanca is very popular although more often than not you do require a permit. Local tackle shops and tourist offices can you help you with them.
Walking in the Costa Blanca is good with pleasant coastal paths along cliff tops and beautiful limestone hills and gorges in the hinterland. The Calnegre, Cabo Cope and Calblanque parks are very nice and there is GR92 coastal path. The walk to the top of the Montgo in Javea is a big favourite.
Horse riding in Costa Blanca is popular and there are plenty of pony trekking centres along the coast. The Calblanque Park has some excellent organized treks.
Bird spotting in Costa Blanca is fabulous, there are salt flats in the coastal areas of Calpe and Torrevieja which attract wading birds such as flamingoes whist in the mountain ranges, notably in the Sierra Espuna regional park you can find many birds of prey including eagles.
Rock climbing in Costa Blanca is very popular as the region is recognized as one of the best rock climbing areas in Europe. The huge Penval d’Ifac cliff in Calpe is one of the main attractions. Coastering is popular and the so are the hinterland gorges, there is something for all grades and climbing here is nearly all year round.
Adventure sports of various types can be found in the mountains, there is everything from bungee-jumping, canoeing, canyon descents, rafting, 4 x 4, quad biking and para-scending.
Tennis in Costa Blanca is well established and there are plenty of clubs where you can play and many of the larger hotels make their tennis facilities available to the general public. We even have a couple of villas with their own private tennis court as well as a swimming pool.
Aerial activities on offer include skydiving, hot air balloon rides and helicopter tours.
Cycling in Costa Blanca is very popular and well geared up with rental facilities in most resorts for those who wish to cruise around on two wheels and for mountain bike enthusiasts there are some beautiful marked tracks in the mountain parks.
Sailing in Costa Blanca is hugely popular; there are many small harbours along the coast where you can hire boats from small dinghies to decent sized yachts. There are also a number of regattas held throughout the year. Organised Costa Blanca boat trips offer great opportunities to view the coast and even see dolphins.
Scuba diving in Costa Blanca is another popular and well geared up sport. The warm Mediterranean sea and interesting marine life add to the attraction. It’s a good place to learn and there are diving clubs in places like Javea harbour.
Snorkling is a big favourite and there are lots of rocky coves along the coast which are ideal. The Calblanque regional park is highly reputed for mask and flipper exploration.
Jet skiing in Costa Blanca is very enjoyable and there are hire facilities all along the coast.
Water skiing in Costa Blanca, like jet skiing is a popular holiday pastime and there are plenty of opportunities to ski all along the coast.
To enjoy a holiday in Costa Blanca with plenty of outdoor sports to go at, view our fabulous selection of Costa Blanca holiday rentals and if you need any advice on arranging sports on holiday just ask as our local staff are very knowledgeable, they will be glad to help you.