Beaches and coves
Ceuta has 21 linear km of coastline, with a varied profile of beaches, coves and rocks, distributed in two bays. The Atlantic bay, to the north, is characterized by its cold and rough waters and the Mediterranean bay, to the south, by more temperate and calm waters.
At the easternmost end of the city is Mount Hacho, surrounded by the two waters and unique witness to the meeting of the currents of the Strait.
Ceuta has several beaches in the city center, on the Mediterranean coast. A stone’s throw from the Plaza de Africa and certified with the blue flag for the quality of its waters and first services, these beaches have all the amenities: sports facilities, wheelchair accessibility, showers, access walkways, lifeguard posts, security guards, umbrellas…
La Ribera beach
Located in the southern bay of Ceuta, is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, so its waters are warm and calm. Of fine sand, its dimensions range in 270 m long by 40 m wide. It is an urban beach, it is usually very crowded and has several beach bars, water rental services and night lighting.
This beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, a guarantee of compliance with all quality and safety standards.
On the outskirts of the town, in the northern bay, at the foot of a pine forest, this beach of crystalline and cold waters is born. Its sand is of coarse gravel and the waves are moderate
It is located in the northern bay, on the Atlantic coast. The beach of Benzú has moderate and windy waves and unique views. If you do not mind getting up early, take the opportunity to see the spectacular sunrises by the sea.
Like all the beaches of the Atlantic coast, Benítez is characterized by its waves and cold waters, with a surface formed by gravel, sand and pebbles.
This beach is located in an urban environment, so it is quite frequented by local residents and athletes.