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Hiking on the Costa Blanca, Spain. From Benidorm, Guadalest, Alicante,  Calpe, Altea, and the whole of the Costa Blanca

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Walking Routes & info on the Costa Blanca

GUIDED MOUNTAIN WALKS
 & INFO ON THE COSTA BLANCA, SPAIN

The Puig Campana. @nd highest peak on the Costa Blanca. Outbound Adventures

Puig Campana (Finestrat)

Sitting at 1408m, the Puig Campaña is the second highest mountain on the Costa Blanca, With the Aitana, which sits behind the Puig Campaña being the highest at 1557m. With that having been said, you can try to imagine the scenery. This trail takes you from the Font de Moli in the town of Finestrat, and takes you around the base, to the rear of the mountain, from here its a steeper walk up to the summit, then back down the same way, and around the rest of the base, in a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction. This walk is one of the "must do's" when in this area, with its breathtaking scenery and beautiful natural fonts, it really makes you feel at one with nature and completely away from the hustle and bustle of it all!


NOTE- Walk Duration Approx. 5-7Hrs. 15 Minute drive from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water, pack lunches are advised and sturdy walking shoes or walking boots.

Difficulty: Hard. 

Technical difficulty: 8/10

Distance: 16KM's

There is also a natural font at starting/finishing point for water. Including a visit to Coffee shop/Restaurant after walk.

Sierra De Bernia (Altea la Vieja)

This walk takes you up to the iconic ridge line that sits behind the town of Altea (town just up from Benidorm) sitting at 1126 metres, and approx. 4km long. This walk includes a visit to an old 17th century fort, built as a look out post for barbary pirates back in 1562 and also discover a natural Forat (Tunnel) in the Mountain that goes from the south side to the north side of the ridge. Its very impressive. Once used by the local Shepherds to help herd their flock and assist in counting them as the came through one by one. And we do the same on this route! With stunning views and just an impressive sense of being this walk offers the lot. On a clear day you can even see Ibiza!!





NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 4-5Hrs. 15 Minute drive from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water, pack lunches are advised and sturdy walking shoes or walking boots.

Difficulty: Medium - Hard.

Technical difficulty: 5/10

Distance: 10KM's

Coffee shop/Restaurant is visited after every walk.

Hiking on the Costa Blanca. Outbound Adventures

El Castellet - Finestrat (Polop)

This walk starts at El Castellet, near to the town of Polop and winds its self through a beautiful valley with Sierra de polop and Penyo Cabel rising high on either side, you then get to a point where the views on Sierra dels Castellets (ridge line) are spectacular!! (Picture right) We then head over a small col (gap in ridge line) with scenery from picture left and then we wind down on to the circuit of the Puig Campana and head to Finestrat ready for pick up. All the terminology to one side, this walk is stunning and as ever the Spanish mountains never disappoint!


NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 4-5Hrs which includes many breaks. 15 Minute drive from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water, pack lunches are advised and sturdy walking shoes or walking boots. Natural font is located at finishing point. 

Difficulty: Medium - Hard

Technical difficulty: 4/10

Distance: 12KM's

Including a visit to Coffee shop/Restaurant after walk.

Hiking on the Costa Blanca. Outbound Adventures

Sierra Dels Castellets 

(Ridge Line)

Guadalest Reservoir (Guadalest)

Another visually stunning and easy paced walk. We start off at the dam, giving us amazing views down the valley of the river de Guadalest, and head around the Reservoir in an anti-clockwise direction. Gaudalest itself is full of history, with the castle being built by the Moors back in the 12th century when there was a strong Moorish settlement here due to its perfect, defensive location and height at Approx. 595m. Nowadays, having been struck by earthquakes and bombs during the Spanish Civil war, Guadalest sits peacefully, perched on top of a steep rocky outcrop, with views that will simply stun you, and is now classed as a "Monument of Historical and Artistic Value" within Spain.

No wonder it attracts more than 2 million visitors a year, with the turquoise waters of the reservoir, Guadalest Castle and the high peaks on every side, you can't say no to this walk! 

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NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3Hrs +- which includes many breaks. 30 Minute drive from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water and pack lunch. 

Difficulty: Easy - Medium.

Technical difficulty: 4/10

Distance: 9KM's

There is a Coffee shop/Restaurant at finishing point which will be in Gudalest. Also please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots.

Albir lighthouse. Outbound Adventures

Sierra Helada (Benidorm)

The Sierra Gelada nature reserve in Albir, which includes the cliffs and sea, with most of the reserve actually being located at sea. This is due to its abundance of sea phanerogam (sea grass). It was classed as a nature reserve in 2005 due to its unique mix of where nature and culture have co-existed for centuries, with its ochre mines, which have been exploited since the time of the Phoenicians, to the hanging fossil dune which deserves special attention in its self. Not to mention the endemic plant species such as Fumewort and Prickly Juniper. This route is relatively popular amongst tourists, with its easy access and easy on the foot paths, it offers amazing views, on one side the Mediterranean Sea and on the other side you can see up and down the coast and inland including Benidorm, Altea, Albir and even the beautiful town of Tarbena up in the mountains, not to mention the Puig Campaña rising high in the distance some 12 kms away. This trail follows the topography of the Sierra Gelada ridge and takes you through the nature reserve to the Benidorm cross. A relatively easy route with a few steep up's and downs, this stunning walk is right on our door step!


NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-5Hrs which includes many breaks. 10 Minute drive from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water and pack lunch. Difficulty: Medium - Hard.

Technical difficulty: 9/10

Distance: 10KM's

There is a Coffee shop/Restaurant at finishing point. Also please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots.

The Aitana (Guadalest)

The Aitana is the highest peak on the entire Costa Blanca sitting at 1558m.

The views from the top look down to the famous and stunning town of Guadalest, over to Altea, Villajoisa and over to the Puig Campana, the second highest peak. The route will take you up through a bolder field and an old ice fall, carved out by a glacier millennia ago. We will then traverse up the side of the massif wall to the top of the Aitana. This route is one of the most popular in the area, and its not hard to see why. 




NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 4-6Hrs which includes many breaks. 15 minute drive away from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water and a pack lunch. 

Difficulty: Medium - Hard.

Technical difficulty: 4/10

Distance: 8KM's

There is a Coffee shop/Restaurant at finishing point. Also please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots.

Sella Mule pass (Sella)

This route takes us to the beautiful town of Sella, renowned for its Rock climbing because of its beautiful, grand limestone rock faces and hundreds of bolted routes. This walk takes us mainly along a track that winds through some of these impressive lime stone rock faces. Also includes a steep but safe path that winds up in-between two rock faces, once used as a Muel path, many years ago. With pine forests as far as the eye can see this route will stun you with its beauty! 





NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-5Hrs which includes many breaks. 15 minute drive away from Benidorm. 

Difficulty: Medium - Hard.

Technical difficulty: 4/10

Distance: 10KM's 

Please bring at least 2L of water and pack lunch. There is a Coffee shop/Restaurant at finishing point. Also please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots.

Sierra de Olta (Calpe)

This circular route takes us around a small, mountainous elevation just on the outskirts of Calpe. The route includes a visit to a quaint, little church and picnic area, which is on the route, and views over and down to the famous Mascarat Gorge, views up to the amazing Sierra Bernia, and of course over to Calpe's Peñon D'Ifach. A relatively easy route but with all the views! Stunning!!







NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-5Hrs which includes many breaks. 20 minute drive away from Benidorm. Please bring at least 2L of water and pack lunch. 

Difficulty: Easy - Medium.

Technical difficulty: 5/10

Distance: 8KM's

There is a Coffee shop/Restaurant at finishing point. Also please bring sturdy walking shoes or boots.


Natural Park of Penyal d'Ifac (Calpe)

Calpe rock as its often referred to is the limestone rocky outcrop in the town of Calpe. 

Classed as a difficult walk it takes approx. 2 hours to to get to the top (332 metres) and rewards you with stunning views up and down of the stunning Costa Blanca. Known to the Phoenicians as the "North Rock" as it bares a resemblance to the famous Gibraltar rock in the south. With a beautiful golden beach on the north side, and a land locked lagoon behind the I'fac, the views are breathtaking.  






NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-4Hrs which includes many breaks. Please bring at least 2L of water and a packed lunch.

Difficulty: Medium to hard. (with some scrambling)

Technical difficulty: 7/10

Distance:6 KM's

Sleeping Lion Circuit (Polop)

This circular route is simply spectacular, with non stop new views and a windy trail that takes you up close and personal to the limestone cliffs, you feel dwarfed in a landscape of huge, impressive rocky formations. A Buddhist retreat centre is also nestled peacefully in this area, as we walk through its land we may even see a monk! With sweeping views down to the Guadalest valley and all around. 

The Sleeping Lion or "Leon Dormido" is also the name of the iconic rock faces that cast a shadow on the town of Polop simply due to their shape. It really does look like a sleeping lion sitting proudly on above this quaint town!



NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-4Hrs which includes many breaks. Please bring at least 2L of water and a packed lunch.

Difficulty: Medium 

Technical difficulty: 4/10

Distance: 9 KM's

Castel de Granadella. (Moraira)

This beautiful route takes us to an old fort dating back to 1700. Designed to help fortify and defend this treasured land from mainly Berber Pirates who were still loitering in the art at this time. The walk starts on the Cumbre De Sol, a beautiful Headland with stunning houses and and even better nature. In 2016 however a ferocious fire ravaged this area, leaving only dead standing trees for miles around. Nature is slowly coming back to this area though, and with a breathtaking coastline and a visit to a beautiful cove, it will leave you wanting more.   





NOTE- Walk duration Approx. 3-4Hrs which includes many breaks. Please bring at least 2L of water and a packed lunch.

The first half of this walking route is on rough, rocky terrain.

Difficulty: Medium - Hard

Technical difficulty: 8/10

Distance: 9 KM's

Sunrise, Costa Blanca. Outbound Adventures

SUNRISE/SUNSET WALKS

Our sunrise/sunset walks are simply soul moving. With the amazing scenery of the costa Blanca, combined with beautiful chilled weather this will be a memory to take away forever! Truly an unforgettable experience! These walks are focused on the experience of the sun rising or setting whilst being high above everyday life and in the middle of mother nature, therefore the walking route themselves are planned to be some of the easier and most scenic routes. 

Guided Mountain walks, the Costa Blanca, Spain.