Xilxes Beach is one of the top Spain beach destinations in the Valencian Community, for those looking for a familiar beach and holidays in Castellón. The beach district of Xilxes is located only 3 km from the village. Nowadays, it is a prominent touristic area of Castellón and Valencia, visited by both national and international people. It is mainly visited by families with children, who want quiet holidays, and people with reduced mobility because it has a well preserved accessible beach. 


The Beach of Xilxes is known because its familiar and inclusive character. Modern sculptures united to the traditional Mediterranean promenade constitute the entrance to the beach of Xilxes: El Cerezo (The Cherry-tree) and Les Cases (The houses).

Paseo marítimo
Promenade in the coast of Xilxes/Chilches

El Cerezo is a fine sand beach. It is optimum to dive. In Summer, there are beach bars and restaurants nearby, even in front of the beach. This area hosts lots of events during the summer as parties or sports activities.The summer open air library is also located in this area of Xilxes beach.

Bars on the beach
Bar on the beach

El Cerezo is also known because of its excellent facilities for people with diverse disabilities. This beach was one of the most accessible beaches of Spain in 2016. El Cerezo beach is in the European catalogue of inclusive beaches, meaning that is completely accessible to all the people, no matter if a person has or not mobility problems. This category has been proudly awarded because the coast characteristics and the policies done by the Council of Xilxes, which is committed to remove the physical barriers.

Resultado de imagen de xilxes playa accesible

This beach is accessible for the people with mobility difficulties thanks to neumatic chairs and specific staff who help the people to get into the sea. Xilxes beach is one of the 37 inclusive beaches of Spain


Les Cases  is a soft and fine sand beach. Activities and games fill of movement the beach. You can practice aerobic, fitness, football, beach-volleyball…

For those who just want to relax, there is a walkway of 100 metres into the sea where you can contemplate the immensity of the Mediterranean Sea. 

Walkway to the sea – Photo by Council of Xilxes

Thanks to the conservation and good accessibility and the clear sand and water, these beaches are year after year awarded with the Blue Flag Prize, the ISO 9001 flag (quality) and ISO 14001 (environment respectful).

Services in the beach

Baywatch – Lifeguards

From 15th June to 15th September. 11am to 8pm

Accessible beach service (in El Cerezo Beach)

From 15th June to 15th September. 10:30am to 7:30pm

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