- Summer winds in the Moraira area are mostly thermals, coming up around
midday, peaking between 4 and 6 in the afternoon and dying away in the
The mornings are usually very
calm occasional summer storms blow for several days from the East or
Southwest. This provides excellent conditions for experienced sailors in all
Under normal conditions the
thermals off Calpe, Moraira and Javea beaches seldom exceed force 4 with
around 2.5 being the average.
Hiring facilities are
available at Les Besetes (1 Km from Calpe) for Catamarans and
Calpe Yacht Club has dinghies and there are Windsurfing Schools
in Javea and Calpe.
The local "hot-shots" load up
their cars and head for Vergel where the Monte Pego mountains induce
thermals practically every day in excess of force 4 and, on a good day,
literally hundreds of surfers will be out.
However, Vergel is not for beginners as there can be quite large waves and strong "rip" currents.
soft white sand is inclined to shift around in the surf making swimming a
risky business. Additionally there are no rescue facilities here - except
for the other windsurfers!
Water-skiing & Parasailing
- These are available in Calpe.
They take groups out to a raft
for a 15 minute ski or flight around the beach and boats can be hired in
Javea (in the canal alongside the Arenal Beach) and Denia, fully equipped for skiing.
Jet Ski Excursions and
Rental in Denia and Javea
- Jet ski rides and tours along the coasts of Javea and Denia. Jet ski
trips are a great way to see the Costa Blanca.
For further details -
The Adventure Costa Blanca Website.
Located at Benidorm (on the
approach into this resort from the north - and thus easy to find!) This is
reputedly one of the largest water theme parks in Europe with every
imaginable device designed to extract fun from this exciting dimension -
slides, chutes, rapids, breaking surf etc.
Within the complex are bars,
restaurants and picnic areas. Great fun for families with children of all
ages as it provides a full and fun-packed day for all. About 40 minutes by
car or there are coach excursions available.