Cabo San Antonio Marine Reserve between Dénia and Jávea
Author: Holidaydream real estate
The Cabo San Antonio Marina Reserve is an emblematic place of Denia and Jávea, one of the most beautiful protected areas on the Costa Blanca North. The Cabo de San Antonio is declared a Marine Reserve because of its high ecological, scientific and landscape interest. Its extension of 260 hectares is deployed between Denia (the area known as Las Rotas) and Jávea (to the port) and has a height of 160 meters, In particular its route unfolds in an area that goes from the islet of the Mona, on the edge of Cabo San Antonio de Xàbia, to Punta de San Miquel, on the beach Marineta Casiana of Dénia, and the end of the Marineta Casiana.
The spectacular undersea relief promotes the existence of a rich ecosystem. The reserve is an area specially visited by divers (snorkel and diving)
Between the flora it is possible to emphasize the algae esciáfilas, the coral, the prairies of posidonia and the sponges. As for the fauna, species such as octopus, crabs, grouper, moray, dorada and sea urchins.
For the practice of diving, you must request a permit from the tourist office of Denia and if you have the corresponding diving certificate, there is no problem.