▷ Penyal Cove 🌊

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Cala del Penayl - Vistas de la plataforma rocosa y grandes rocas que forman la Cala del Penyal. Fondos rocosos y praderas de posidonia oceánica. 
Vistas de la plataforma rocosa y grandes rocas que forman la Cala del Penyal. Fondos rocosos y praderas de posidonia oceánica. 
Cala del Penyal - Vista panorámica de la costa norte de Calpe vista desde la subida al peñón de Ifach. Al fondo  el Cap Blanc y más atrás el Cap d'Or, que pertenece a Moraira.
Vista panorámica de la costa norte de Calpe vista desde la subida al peñón de Ifach. Al fondo  el Cap Blanc y más atrás el Cap d'Or, que pertenece a Moraira.
Cala del Penayl - Vistas de la cala y el peñón de Ifach
Vistas de la cala y el peñón de Ifach
Cala del Penayl - Plataforma rocosa que forma la cala. A las faldas del peñón de Ifach. 
Plataforma rocosa que forma la cala. A las faldas del peñón de Ifach. 
Cala del Penayl - Zona de placa rocosa y que forma la cala. Al fondo el Cap d'Or.
Zona de placa rocosa y que forma la cala. Al fondo el Cap d'Or.
Cala del Penayl - Zona rocosa y entrada al mar desde la cala. Peñón de Ifach al fondo.
Zona rocosa y entrada al mar desde la cala. Peñón de Ifach al fondo.
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This small natural cove of 100 m long and 5 meters wide is formed by a rocky platform and large rocks around. 

We are at the foot of the Peñón de Ifach, which, along with the blue Mediterranean, becomes a wonderful natural setting that has little to do with the overcrowded Calpe we know. Nature and the sound of the sea will embrace us to bring us tranquility and well-being. If we look to the other side, we will find beautiful views belonging to the bay where the La Fosa Beach is located.

Panoramic view of the north coast of Calpe seen from the ascent to the Ifach rock. In the background the Cap Blanc and further back the Cap d'Or, which belongs to Moraira.

We can access this cove through a path that is in a pine forest from the Peñón de Ifach, so we recommend comfortable shoes and the use of booties or similar for swimming due to the rocky terrain both in and out of the water.  

Rocky area and entrance to the sea from the cove. Peñón de Ifach in the background.

Its calm and crystal clear waters, as well as the posidonia meadows and its proximity to the rock, make it ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving or recreational freediving. There is an average depth of 4 or 5 meters when we move away from the cove and we find large rock formations that create small mountains under the sea and perfect hiding places for fish and octopus

As for parking, we can park our vehicles in a fairly large parking lot that we will find at the beginning of the climb to the rock, already in the Natural Park of the Peñon de Ifach. To get to the cove we will have to walk about 5-10 minutes.  Another way to get there is to use public transport. By bus: BUS L9 and streetcar: L9, you can get close to the Peñón de Ifach and then walk to the cove.  

In this cove there is no lifeguard and it is not recommended for people with reduced mobility because we must go down a path that at several points has quite a steep slope. For this reason we do not recommend leaving here with kayak or paddle surf board because of the difficult access, but we do it from the other side of the rock, in Racó Cove which has access with paved road and parking.

Views of the rocky platform and large rocks that form the Cala del Penyal. Rocky bottoms and oceanic posidonia meadows. 

If you are looking to get lost in nature, this is your cove. 

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Cala muy tranquila, sin apenas masificación. Es de roca lo que puede ser un poco incómodo si decides pasar el día allí. Es un paraje único donde puedes disfrutad de unas aguas tranquilas con vistas increíbles

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Did Penyal Cove receive the blue flag award?

Penyal Cove does not have the Blue Flag award.

Is there parking at Penyal Cove?

No, in Penyal Cove there is no parking area nearby.

Are there any beach bars, bars or restaurants on Penyal Cove?

No, in Penyal Cove there are no beach bars, bars or restaurants nearby.

Is Penyal Cove nudist or naturist?

No, nudism or naturism is not allowed on Penyal Cove.

Is Penyal Cove a beach where dogs and pets are allowed?

No, dogs and pets are not allowed on Penyal Cove.

Is it a good place in Penyal Cove to spend the night with a camper van?

No, in Penyal Cove there is no place to spend the night with a camper van.

Is there an area for motorhomes in Penyal Cove?

No, in Penyal Cove there are no special areas for motorhomes.

Is it possible to get to Penyal Cove by bus or other public transport?

No, Penyal Cove cannot be reached by public transport.

What services are available at Penyal Cove?

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