Visiting Playa La Granadella in the Summer

Summary

Guide to visiting Playa la Granadella in Jávea (Xàbia), a beautiful and popular beach on the Costa Blanca. See details of the new tourist train service which runs from La Guardia Park urbanisation from end June to mid September

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Visiting Playa La Granadella in the Summer

Visiting Playa La Granadella

Guide to visiting Playa la Granadella in Jávea (Xàbia), a beautiful and popular beach on the Costa Blanca. This rustic cove offers crystal clear waters, a stone / pebble beach and ideal for snorkelling.

Key Points

Parking: The parking area near Playa la Granadella can fill up quickly, especially during peak tourist seasons. Arriving early in the morning is recommended to secure a parking spot. 

Summer Restrictions: During high season, vehicle access to the beach is restricted to 200 cars to preserve the natural environment.

Snorkelling: Playa la Granadella is known for its excellent snorkeling, so bringing snorkeling gear is recommended.

How to get there

Here are detailed instructions on how to get there by different means of transportation:

By Tourist Train

The Tourist train service to Playa La Granadella runs from 29 June to 15 September from La Guardia Park Urbanisation.

This is located at Carrer de la Falzia, just off Carretera del Portitxol.

Here is the timetable:

Departures from La Guardia urbanization

  • Times: 9:00 / 9:50 / 10:40 / 11:30 / 12:20 / 13:10 /14:00 / 14:50 -- 16:00 / 16:50 / 17:40 / 18:30 / 19:20

Departures from Cala Granadella

  • Times: 9:25 / 10:15 / 11:05 / 11:55 / 12.45:13.35 / 14:25 PM / 15:15 PM / 16:25 PM -- 17:15 PM / 18:05 PM / 18:55 PM / 19:45 PM 

Prices: Adults 5 euros, children under 12 years old and large families 2,50 euros.

By Car

From the Arenal Beach area or the town center, head towards the CV-742.

Follow the CV-742 south until you reach the signposts for Granadella.

Turn right onto the CV-7421 and follow this winding road down to Playa la Granadella.

During the months of July and August, two barriers are installed, one at the top of the road and another at the arrival to the beach to indicate when the parking is full.

Access by Taxi:

Taxis are available in Jávea and can take you directly to Playa la Granadella. This is a convenient option if you are travelling without a car.

Access By Bicycle or On Foot

If you are an avid cyclist or hiker, you can reach Playa la Granadella via the CV-742 and CV-7421 roads. The route is scenic but can be challenging due to the hilly terrain.

Access By Boat or Kayak

Access via the sea has no restrictions so taking a Kayak Tour to Playa La Granadella is a great way to visit.

Visiting Playa La Granadella in the Summer

Parking at Playa La Granadella

There are parking locations, with access and capacity for around 200 cars, as follows:

  • Barranc de la Granadella
  • Carrer del Pic Tort
  • Carrer del Pic Tort Park
  • Camí Ancla

In the months of July and August, access is restricted, so you will need to go early! The car parks have a maximum of 200 spaces and access is closed once it is full.

Visiting Playa La Granadella in the Summer

Restaurants & Bars

Playa La Granadella has 2 restaurants:

  • Restaurante Sur: Seafood and Spanish cuisine
  • La Bandideta: This popular Bar-Restaurant is open daily from 10:30am - visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/labandideta

Visiting Playa La Granadella in the Summer

Facilities at Playa La Granadella

There are limited Chemical Toilet facilities at Cala Granadella.

Sunbeds & parasols are available to rent.