Cala del Barco

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Where is El Barco Cove

Overview El Barco Cove

A small semi-urban cove, very busy and offering a good number of services: sun lounger and parasol hire, toilets, showers, etc.

General characteristics El Barco Cove

  • How long is the beach? Approx. 40 metres
  • The beach has an average width of about 20 metres
    Width variation: small
  • This beach usually has a high occupancy rate
  • This beach does not have a promenade.
  • It is a beach with golden sand
  • It is not a nudist beach
    (Consult the tourist office or the town hall of the nearest town as each beach may have its own specific regulations)
  • Is there a tourist information office on or near the beach? no

Security features El Barco Cove

  • It is usually a beach with moderate waves.
  • Does it have a lifeguard service?: Yes
    Summer season.
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall if you need to check when it is operational.
  • It has danger/safety signposting elements.
  • Nearest hospital:

    Santa Lucía
    C/ Mezquita, s/n – Paraje Los Arcos – 30.202 Santa Lucía (Cartagena)

    Indicative distance to the hospital from the beach: 25 km.

    (Source: Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge [July 2020])
    (Check with the nearest tourist office or the town hall of the municipality to which El Barco Cove belongs to confirm the information)

Accessibility features El Barco Cove

  • How to get to the beach: easy walking / car / boat.
  • It is NOT a beach with access facilities (for people with disabilities or reduced mobility).
  • The access to the beach is signposted
  • Parking facilities: Yes

    Indicative capacity of the car park: less than 50 spaces

  • Nearest road to the beach: La Unión to Portman
  • There is no bus service to the beach (or we have no information available for this beach).
    Check with the nearest tourist office or town hall.
  • Cala del Barco beach has a signposted anchoring area.
  • How to get to the beach: easy walking / car / boat.
  • It is NOT a beach with access facilities (for people with disabilities or reduced mobility).
  • The access to the beach is signposted
  • Parking facilities: Yes

    Indicative capacity of the car park: less than 50 spaces

  • Nearest road to the beach: La Unión to Portman
  • There is no bus service to the beach (or we have no information available for this beach).
    Check with the nearest tourist office or town hall.
  • Cala del Barco beach has a signposted anchoring area.

Nature around

  • Is the beach integrated in a vegetation area (or is there any type of vegetation in the surrounding area)? yes
  • Where is the vegetation located (type, etc.)?
    On the beach
  • Is this beach part of a protected natural area? yes
    Protected Natural Area
  • What is the coastline (coastal frontage) on which the beach is located like?
    Mountain

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT: We try to make the information about El Barco Cove as accurate as possible. The data are based on information provided by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Government of Spain). Last update: July 2020. In any case, if you see any errors, please let us know through the contact form.

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Other beaches near El Barco Cove

(Distancias orientativas en línea recta)

Las Mulas – 1.2 km
Parreño – 2.4 km
Negrete – 3.0 km
Larga – 3.6 km
Las Cañas – 4.1 km