You're never far from cool. fresh running water on the walk up to the Elche Dam. And there's an amazing waterfall at the dam itself!
Catch some magnificent panoramas from El Morro de Toix - a 200 metre high clifftop between Calpe and Altea on the Costa Blanca
The walk into the Mascarat gorge near Calpe on the Costa Blanca is spectacular, with three bridges towering above you. And it used to be the haunt of highwaymen!
The Tibi Dam near Alicante is immense, a huge wall of stone. It's been providing irrigation water for over four centuries - and it's a great walk in beautiful mountain scenery.
The Relleu Dam in the hills behind Villajoyosa may be 350 years old - but it now has a brand new walkway that takes you inside the gorge below the dam. Stand on the transparent viewing platform 40 metres above the valley floor!
El Peñon d'Ifach is an icon of the Costa Blanca - a huge rock rising over a thousand feet out of the sea. It looks impossible to climb. But if you're fairly fit and not afraid of heights, you can get to the top for fantastic views.
A beautiful walk which takes you away from the crowded beaches of Benidorm into the Sierra Helada, ending at the ruined watchtower of Les Caletes. Spectacular cliff views.
The Torre del Barranc d'Aigües is a lonely watchtower perched 140m feet (450 feet) above the sea, about halfway between Alicante and Benidorm. Views from up here are spectacular; on a clear day, you can see 40km up the coast.
A gentle coastal walk southwards from the tower at the Malladeta headland on the outskirts of Villajoyosa, taking in five of La Vila’s beaches on the way.
An easy walk inland from the village of La Ermita up to the imposing dam on the Rio Amadorio with beautiful views of the mountains, catching a few curiosities on the way.