Moraig Cove re-opens today

The Moraig cove in Benitachell reopens this Saturday, July 4 with certain new features and security measures, such as a maximum capacity of 400 people and the obligation to book in advance through the App ‘ParkE‘ , a leading system in the province of Alicante.

This weekend, a private security guard hired by the City Council will control the accesses and close the barriers once the capacity has been completed. In addition, in a few days time, there will also be four beach assistants hired by the Generalitat.

Users must park their vehicle in the parking areas enabled in the ‘tallat’, at the top of the cove and next to the access of the Ruta dels Testos, and walk down to the beach. In this section, barriers have been installed to prevent the entry of cars, two booths for controllers and a Tourist Information Point. Only authorised and emergency vehicles will be allowed to enter.

Access to Cala dels Testos and Llebeig cove will also be controlled. The entry of minors will be regulated and it will be mandatory to wear appropriate footwear. These measures have been taken after numerous rescues in recent years caused by the increase of visitors and their ignorance of the terrain. These are coves with accesses of high difficulty that have ravines and descending sections with rope on a slippery limestone rock wall.

Recommendations and rules of the beaches

Remember the importance of complying with the rules and indications, both of the beach attendants and the posters. “The Moraig cove is an environmental treasure that we have to take care of among all of us in order to continue enjoying it for many more years.”
The beach rules, in force this summer, are as follows:
Stay home if you have symptoms.
Keep a distance of 2 metres between bathers. If not possible, wear a mask.
Respect the signage of entrances and exits.
Don’t throw cigarette butts and debris on the beach.
Avoid contact with surfaces, wearing footwear.
Wash your hands after touching common items.
Do not touch your mouth, nose, or eyes until you wash your hands.