Agua Amarga, the ultimate ‘doggy’ beach in Alicante

Welcome to the city’s dog friendly beach

They say that dogs are “man’s best friend”, and in Alicante, this is as clear as the beach waters. And whilst we’re on the subject of beaches, why not check out the Playa de Agua Amarga: a truly ‘Doggy Beach’, offering all the services you and your pet need to spend a couple of wonderful days relaxing.

Playa de Agua Amarga is the ‘Dog Friendly’ beach of Alicante city, allowing dogs to bathe in the sea during the summer months. It also offers adapted services.

SICTED Quality Certificate


  • Length: 250 m
  • Width: 50 m
  • Type of beach: Open
  • Situation: Outside urban area
  • Pending: 0

Services and facilities

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Services and facilities for dogs

Playa de Aguamarga has a special cleaning service, with a fenced in ‘toilet’ area, for the comfort of users and their pets.

How to get there

From Alicante:

Bus: Line 27

Bus 27 Alicante-Urbanova.

You can also get there by car. Follow N-332 road to Santa Pola – Alicante Airport. Follow signs for Playa Urbanova. Agua Amarga beach is located before Urbanova.


APP para conocer el estado de las playas de Alicante, así como la radiación solar o la posible presencia de medusas

Tourist info offices

  • Phone: +34 965177201
  • Phone: +34 965177217