History The Costa Blanca has a celebrated and rich history, and there are many interesting sites throughout the region, which have broughtevidence to light that date back the region to the Neolithic Era.
The region was also a strategically important for many settlers, including the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Visigoths, Carthaginians and Moors.
With each civilization living a mark of its identity on the land.
The natural dunes form from sand deposited by both the river Segura and the sea, and are blown inland by the eastern winds.
This beautiful natural scene makes Guardamar del Segura so appealing; there are also lots of charming spots where you can observe the local flora and fauna and multitude of bird species that nest in this ecosystem.
Inland towns and villages are easily accessible with the excellent local road network.
Beaches and Nature Guardamar del Segura boasts over 12 kilometres of natural coastline, with sand dune beaches backed by pine trees.
Recreation and Leisure Activities around the restored mouth of the river include fishing, camel rides and a visit to the Molino de San Antonio (San Antonio Windmill).
Guardamar del Segura offers you every imaginable water sport such as sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing, underwater diving, canoeing, and jet skiing, amongst others.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter.
At a glance Staying there Inspiration Amusement park Archaeological site Art Bar Beach Beaches Botanical garden Carnival Castle Church City Culture Cycling Eating out Essential information Festival Fishing Gourmet restaurant Harbour Hiking Historical centre Island Kayaking Kids & family Live rock Local Events Marina Market Museum Natural park Nature & outdoors Night club Nightlife & Bars Nightlife zone Nudist beaches Religious Riding Sailing Shopping Shopping centre Shopping street Sports & adventure Surfing Tapas bar Town Traditional cuisine restaurant Traditional food Traditions Transportation View point Village Walk Waterpark Wine Zoo The Costa Blanca The Costa Blanca, or White Coast, is one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations.
Guardamar del Segura The town of Guardamar del Segura with a population of just over 11,000 has historically played the role of guardian of the river Segura.