What does the Granadella kayak tour consist of?

The Granadella kayak excursion is undoubtedly one of the most popular water activities in the town of Jávea and it’s no wonder, getting to know the Granadella Cove through this kayak excursion is undoubtedly the best plan you can do if you are going to visit the famous cove.

The excursion consists of getting into the kayak at the Granadella (at the dry dock). Currently only a few monitors are authorised to go on the excursions and they leave at different times – set by the town hall – in order to avoid overcrowding.

Once in the kayak, we paddle for about 25 minutes and go to the cova del llop marí (sea lion cave), an immense deep cave where snorkelling is undoubtedly one of the best options. After snorkelling for a while, we get back in the kayak and head for the cala en calóIt is a very tiny cove, wild and very difficult to access, in fact it can only be accessed by sea and by kayak or paddle surf, which makes this cove a magical place for snorkelling. Known as the Thai cove of the Costa Blanca, when you arrive at Cala en Caló you will understand why this kayak excursion in Granadella is without a doubt one of the best kayak excursions in the area.

After snorkelling in the cove for a while, we will get back in the kayak and return to the place of origin, Granadella cove, where after approximately 2.5 hours you will have seen a coastline and idyllic places, very difficult to forget.

Kayak route in Granadella cove with the family

The family kayak tour to the Granadella is one of the best things you can do in Jávea, in fact it is an excursion where both families and friends get together to do it. Children from the age of 6 years and up can go on the excursion without any problem, if the child is under 6 years old, it depends on the height and weight of the child. For this reason, there will have to be a prior assessment by the monitor to see whether or not it is feasible for you to go on the excursion.

How can I book the kayak route to Granadella?

If you want to do the kayak excursion to the Granadella, you can make your reservation through this website. We provide you with the following link so that you can click on it and see more details about the excursion and contact the company.

Duration of the Granadella kayak trip

The kayak route in the Cala Granadella in Jávea lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. However, this duration varies depending on the group, the state of the sea and any other circumstances that may arise at the time of the excursion. So, as a general rule, the average duration of this excursion is 2 hours and 30 minutes, from the moment we get into the kayak at the Granadella cove until we return to the cove itself (having gone to the Cova de llop marí and the cove en caló beforehand).

cala en caló javea

What is needed for the excursion?

Although this is a kayaking excursion and there is a physical effort involved, it is an excursion that anyone can do without needing to be in enviable physical shape. But to have good mobility and a desire to have a good time.

Can children do it?

Yes, this kayak excursion in the Granadella can be done by the youngest members of the family without any problem. It is recommended that they are over 6 years old, however, if they are under that age, it will always be the monitor who will assess whether the child can do the excursion.

The best way to get to know Granadella, by kayak

The best way to get to know the real Granadella cove is undoubtedly by kayak. As the town hall has now banned the rental of kayaks in the Granadella, the only option to take a kayak in Granadella is by kayak excursion from Granadella.

Other activities in Granadella

Kayaking in Granadella


Are you looking for an exciting and different activity for your next holiday on the Costa Blanca? If so, don’t miss the opportunity to try kayaking at Granadella, one of the best beaches in Jávea. In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about this exciting activity and how you can make the most of it at Granadella Cove.

Why kayaking in the Granadella?

Cala Granadella is one of the most stunning spots on the Costa Blanca and is a perfect place to explore by kayak. The natural beauty of the area, with its sheer cliffs, crystal clear waters and hidden caves, will take your breath away. In addition, kayaking allows you to get closer to places you can’t get to on foot or by boat, making it perfect for adventurers who want to discover new and exciting places.

How to rent a kayak in Granadella?

There are currently no companies in the Granadella that offer kayak rental and equipment hire.

What do you need to kayak in the Granadella?

To kayak in the Granadella, you will need a kayak, a paddle, a life jacket and a dry bag to store your personal belongings. Make sure you wear appropriate clothing for the activity, such as a swimming costume, short-sleeved T-shirt and sandals.

It is also important to bring water and sunscreen to stay hydrated and protected from the sun. Remember that you will be exposed to the sun for several hours, so it is important to take precautions to avoid sunburn.

What is the experience of kayaking in Granadella like?

The experience of kayaking in the Granadella is exciting and unique. The natural beauty of the area will leave you speechless, while the thrill of paddling through the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean will keep you constantly active.

You can paddle along the coast and explore the hidden caves and impressive cliffs. You can also stop at the smaller beaches and stop for a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters.

Tips for kayaking in the Granadella

  • Be sure to book in advance, especially during the summer months.
  • Dress appropriately for the activity, such as a swimming costume, short-sleeved T-shirt and sandals.
  • Bring water and sunscreen to stay hydrated and protected from the sun.
  • Follow the instructions of the safety guide and respect the rules of the beach.

How to get to Granadella for kayaking

The best way to reach La Granadella is by car, as it is far from the centre of Jávea. Once there, you will find a free car park right at the entrance to the cove. You can also get there by public transport, although you will have to walk a little further from the bus stop to the beach.

What equipment do you need to kayak in Granadella?

To kayak in the Granadella you will need a kayak (of course), paddles, lifejacket and suitable footwear. You can rent all the equipment on Granadella beach itself, where you will find several companies offering kayak rental services and guided excursions.

It is important that you choose a kayak that is suitable for your level of experience and that you feel comfortable paddling. If this is your first time kayaking, we recommend that you opt for a double kayak, which is more stable and easier to handle than a single kayak.

The best routes for kayaking in Granadella

La Granadella is a small but beautiful cove. By kayak, you can explore it in a different way and discover some of its most impressive corners. Here are some of the most popular routes for kayaking in Granadella:

Cova del Llop Marí route: This route is perfect for nature and cliff lovers. Here, you can go around the coast until you reach the Llop Marí cave, an impressive marine grotto with crystal clear waters and an arch-shaped entrance. This route is suitable for all levels and lasts approximately 1 hour.

Cova del Nao route: If you are looking for a longer and more demanding route, this is the one for you. The Cova del Nao is a large cave located in a rocky area that is difficult to access. To reach it by kayak you will have to travel several kilometres along the coast and overcome some areas with strong currents and waves.