Serra Gelada Natural Park

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Serra Gelada Natural Park

Benidorm

Description

Serra Gelada Natural Park is located between the bays of Benidorm and Alfàs-Altea in the province of Alicante. It is one of the most unique mountainous elevations on the Valencian coast. Its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea has created a set of ecosystems of incalculable ecological and environmental value which together with its historical and cultural heritage, make this park a perfect place to visit. 

Visitors who venture to explore this park will have the opportunity to witness the beauty of great cliffs and hard-to-reach fossil dunes. The flora that can be observed along this fabulous landscape includes endemic species such as Silene hifacensis, Teucrium hifacense and Asperula paui. We must not fail to mention the marine flora and fauna in this natural marine reserve such as posidonia oceanica, vital vegetation for the optimal care of our seas and oceans.

For those interested in bird watching, the following species of seabirds inhabit the cliffs and are worth mentioning: European storm petrel (600 pairs), Audouin’s gull and others birds that require high cliffs like the peregrine falcon.

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Main species 

Residents: Bonelli’s eagle, yellow-legged gull, Sardinian warbler and blue rock thrush. 

Summer: Scopoli's shearwater, European storm petrel, little egret, Audouin’s gull and pallid swift. 

Winter: Balearic shearwater, great cormorant, European shag, and peregrine falcon. 

Recommended seasons

Spring, autumn and winter.

Facilities 

- Interpretive routes and trails

- Viewpointes

-Information point

-Recreational area 

Birdwatching points of interest

-Caleta del Metge

- Alt del Governador


Telephone: Centro de Interpretación Faro de L'Albir - 608 22 55 34
Oficina del Parque Natural - 629 32 12 48
Tourist Info Benidorm - 965 85 13 11

resource email: serragelada@gva.es

resource address:
Oficina del Parque Natural - CAMÍ VELL DEL FAR, 18 - 03581 L'Alfàs del Pi
Centro de Interpretación Faro de L'Albir - Camí vell del Far s/n - 03581 L'Alfàs del Pi
 

Parque Natural de Serra Gelada

Open location