Water sports in Orihuela Costa
1. Scuba diving
For both professional and qualified divers as for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, Orihuela Costa seabed meets without a doubt the expectations of the most demanding. Seabeds and sea banks filled with marine vegetation with endless nooks and crannies to discover. Its steep sea banks allow the experts and the more adventurous to practice underwater free fall. The possibilities are vast; enjoy the grandeur of the sea. For the less experts in the field, even for families who want to enjoy a day out, just pick up your goggles, fins and snorkel and discover the beauty of Orihuela's beautiful waters. There is no age limit, but it is always advisable to go to the snorkeling schools and scuba diving facilities in the area and receive advice from the experts.
With two marinas and specialized sailing schools, sailing has become one of the most popular sports in this coastal area. Not only for the unbeatable installations available but also due to its benevolent all year round climate and its gentle sea breezes. For those interested there are courses for beginners and for the more advanced there are courses available where you will be trained to become a skipper (yacht/boat). To practice this sport it should be remembered that it is necessary to use adequate protective clothing and always abide by the security measures advised.
3. Surf – Windsurf - Kitesurf
The best beaches and most specialized schools for practicing all sorts of sailing sports on the Orihuela Costa. Surfing, a water sport in which coordination and balance is required, where the surfer rides the waves on a surfboard. One of its modalities is windsurfing, which involves moving through the water on a board with a sail. Kitesurfing, a relatively new variation of surfing is becoming widely popular. This variation combines ski, surf, wakeboard and free style. The kitesurfer is propelled across the water by the wind. It is always advisable to check on weather conditions before practicing this sport and also verify if permission is required for kitesurfing on the beach you have chosen. To practice the various options available it is advisable to have all the necessary material and clothing, if not, there are shops in the village dedicated to this sector where you will be able to purchase all that you require. Another option is to take advantage of the schools available in the area where in addition to having all suitable material for practicing these sports, they can also provide courses for all levels. All of them are located at the marinas or on the promenades of Orihuela Costa. If in addition to practicing any of these sports, you want the younger members of the family to enjoy windsurfing some day, come along to the Yacht Club Marina Cabo Roig where you will find the famous Aqualide that can be used to test their balance.
4. Kayacs - Canoe
A different way of navigating is with a kayak, a sport that can be practiced from an early age and ideal for a fun day out with your family or with a group of friends. From the Yacht Club Marina CaboRoig you can rent single or double kayaks by the hour or for a few days. A very interesting choice for those days when the sea is calm, because it allows you to get closer to the small coves on the Orihuela Costa. A rocky coastline full of great environmental and ecological value. Another option is to practice canoeing down the river Segura, be adventurous with a group of friends. An experience that takes you through the Ribera forest, where you can take in its wildlife or just watch the fishermen that still cast their nets in this area near to the sea.
5. Jet ski
Enjoy the speed on the sea on a jet ski. If you're a professional, the water is waiting for you. Otherwise, don't worry, you can easily learn on the water circuits designed for this purpose under the supervision of the professionals, who will unveil the secrets to this fun sport.
1. Nautical club Marina Cabo Roig
Tel: (+34) 96 676 01 76
2. Stella Maris
Tel: (+34) 669 719 152 / (+34) 660 412 806
Hotel Servigroup La Zenia
Tel: (+34) 96 676 02 00