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Blue flags for Costa Blanca: 135 badges on beaches and ports

Written by on May 9, 2019

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Article Written & Published in Spanish By: Diario Informacion
Translated by Google from Spanish to English

Blue flags for Costa Blanca: 135 badges on beaches and ports

The Valencian Community will wear 135 “blue flags” that year, three more than in 2018

Tabarca retrieves the blue flag and the Costa Blanca adds 84 badges on beaches and ports PILAR CORTÉS

The Comunitat Valenciana is once again the Spanish autonomy with the largest number of beaches awarded with the Blue Flag in 2019, receiving 135 of these distinctions.

The list is completed with the 15 ports that have also been awarded by the Association of Environmental and Consumer Education (ADEAC).

Among the novelties highlights the recovery of the blue flag on the island of Tabarca . Altea will premiere the blue flag for the first time on the beach of l`Espigó and it will also be recovered by Les Devesses in Dénia.

In this way, the number of beaches and marinas provide the Valencia Region with 150 of these distinctions, re-validating the first place in 2019 and means that more than a fifth of the flags awarded in the country are located on the Valencian coast.

By Autonomous Communities follows Catalonia, with 120 distinctions, Galicia with 119 and Andalusia with 98.

Specifically, more than 92% of the beaches and 88% of the sports ports of Castellón, València and Alicante that had submitted their candidacy to receive this banner have received the distinction.

By provinces, the most awarded is that of Alicante with 84 flags (71 on beaches and 13 in marinas) , which repeats as the Spanish province with the most awards. For its part, Castellón has a total of 34 flags (33 on beaches and one in marinas).

Finally, the province of Valencia has won 32 awards (31 on its beaches and one in marinas).

In the present campaign, for the first time they receive the blue banner at Marines Beach in Nules, the one at l’Espigó in Altea and the one at Calas de rocamar in Pilar de la Horadada.

In addition, they have recovered this flag Tabarca beach, next to the beach of Les Deveses, which did not show this distinction since 1991, and Marineta Casiana, both in Denia. On the other hand they lose the distinctive, the beach of Torrenostra in Torreblanca, the one of Torrelamata south in Torrevieja and the beach of Higuericas in Pilar de la Horadada.

As for the marinas, they receive for the first time this distinction the Marina de Valencia and the Marina de Denia, and the Jávea Yacht Club recovers it.

On the other hand, they lose the Marina de las Dunas in Guardamar del Segura and the port of Torre de la Horadada in Pilar de la Horadada.

With regard to the Blue Centers and Trails, the Valencian Region maintains the 17 distinguished trails in 2018, compared to 22 centers, one more than last year when receiving for the first time the distinction of the Environmental and Landscape Interpretation Center, Los Carrascos , in L ‘Alfàs del Pi.

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