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Sailing in Valencia: The Mediterranean

Port Saplaya


If you are passionate about sailing in the Mediterranean, in Valencia you will find one of your definitive destinations and in Port Saplaya next to our apartments , one of the best marinas on the north coast of the Region.

The Port Saplaya Yacht Club is located within the urbanization and has a sailing and cruising school, with kayaks for rowing and a complete training program in these sports. It has 323 moorings for a minimum length of 6m. and a maximum of 12m., with a draft of 1.80m, enough for you to come without problems with your boat.

From here you can navigate the entire coastline of the Community along its more than one hundred kilometers, characterized by being a soft and low coast with a predominance of sandy beaches, dunes and important wetlands full of vegetation and birds.



If you sail north you will reach the Canet d 'En Berenguer lighthouse, which is inland in the same place where back in the 15th century and from a 30-meter high watchtower, the presence of corsair ships was alerted.

From the sea you will be able to see the Islamic fortress of Sagunto that contemplates the land and the Gulf of Valencia from the hill that houses its old walls. Today the two-thousand-year-old city remains settled around its castle.

You will pass by the wonderful beaches of Xilxes, Almenara, Burriana and Almassora where the Mijares river flows. Following the current of the river is the endearing Weir where every year water pools to give shelter to an endless number of aquatic birds.

After Castellón and its shipyards, you will arrive in Benicàssim and you will be able to see along its beach the mansions called the Heavenly Court, an unexpected and unusual vision of these beautiful residences built at the end of the 19th century.

From here the coast becomes more rugged and the cliffs follow one another to soften into small stone coves. It is the Sierra d 'Irta with the cozy silence of the Desert de Les Palmes. From the sea, you will be able to identify one of the most relevant historical vestiges of this Natural Park, the 16th century watchtower called Torre Badum, as well as the hermitage of Santa Llúcia, located in a privileged enclave from where you can also enjoy magnificent views To the sea.

And continuing along this beautiful coastline you will arrive at the spectacular Peñíscola where you can set foot ashore to visit the museum of the sea that offers a didactic collection of tools related to local fishing dating from Phoenician times to the present day, ship models and various pieces archaeological sites that come from both marine and terrestrial sites related to the ancient inhabitants of Peñíscola and its region, and reflect the intense relationship of this monumental city with the sea.

Thanks video by JP TRIP

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