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A delightful walk

In reality, the fountains or pools that have formed here are spectacular. You'll enjoy each and every one of them. The path they made is great and anyone can follow it up to the top, even the elderly. Many people come to see the waterfalls and enjoy a moment in nature, but now you have to pay for everything (parking, to see the sights, to enter in certain areas…). It’s a truly delightful walk, but a little expensive for my liking.

Once in Callosa d’en Sarria, just follow the signs to get to the falls. It should only be about a 5 minute car drive.
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I’ll definitely go back

Algar Falls is located between the many municipalities of Callosa d’Ensarria y Bolulla. It’s a beautiful place. It was my first time there and I absolutely loved it. I’ll definitely go back!

It’s essentially a chain of natural springs and waterfalls coming from the mountain and flowing into the Algar river that have formed some small lagoons. Although this natural paradise used to be open to the public free of charge, tourism and heavy traffic have led to entrance fees being charged to those who want to visit. It costs 3€ for adults and 1.50€ for kids. There are also several parking areas where you can leave your car, for 3€, of course. It’s not that bad considering there are guards who watch over your car and the price is for the whole day.

Just before entering in the facility, there’s a small restaurant to eat at (you can’t bring food into the Algar Falls park, as they’re trying to conserve it as best as possible). There’s another restaurant just a little bit down the road with a pool for paying customers.

As you can imagine, the water is really cold, since it comes from the river. You have to be pretty brave to jump in. It’s best to ease yourself in little by little.

I would recommend that you go with sports sandals, as there are some slippery rocks.

I hope you like it!!
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One of a kind place

Very close to Benidorm or Altea, but located more towards the mountain, lies one of the most important secrets of the area: Algar falls. The first time you visit you have no idea that you’re about to stumble on a waterfall of that size. It’s worth the trip just for that alone! But even after visiting, you’ll keep wanting to go back to see it again and find things you haven’t seen before.

It’s perfect for a day or half-day trip to go swimming in the mountain’s river. Bring a sandwich or grab something from the food and beverage stands and take a dip in the lagoon. It’s amazing, beautiful place.
Pedro Jareño
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Callosa de ensarriá

A perfect place to spend a day with your loved ones. You can eat, relax and even bathe in the waterfalls and the river.
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A magical site in alicante ...

One of the most beautiful locations of Alicante, and I did not know ... A place to enjoy with family, friends, partner, or simply to enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters of the river Algar, read a book under the shade of the trees .... or just enjoy the wonderful nature. For € 4 that charge entry (which does not seem expensive, since it is designed to natural care, and they have very well ...) You can spend all day, swim, eat at a wonderful picnic than a no equipped, with many tables, shade-coffee machines, soda .... 10 ...

Un sitio mágico en alicante...

Uno de los sitios mas bonitos de Alicante, y que yo no conocía...
Un lugar para disfrutar en Familia, amigos, pareja, o simplemente para disfrutar de un baño, en las aguas cristalinas del río algar, leer un libro, bajo la sombra de los arboles....o simplemente disfrutar de la maravillosa naturaleza.
Por 4€ que cobran de entrada( que no me parece caro, ya que se destina al cuidado del parque natural, y lo tienen muy bien cuidado...) podrás pasar todo el día, bañarte, comer en un maravilloso merendero que un hay equipados , con muchas mesas, bajo sombra, maquina de cafés, de refrescos....
Un 10...
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Algar valley and cultivation nsper

The visit to the Algar is to make the trip a circuit of 1.5 km long ascent and descent along the riverbed Algar ("cave" in Arabic) to see the fruit of the karst landscape of rock limestone that forms the spectacular waterfalls, numerous sources springs that flow from the rock, the "tolls" (pools of water) where you can enjoy refreshing baths pure and crystalline waters, formerly considered "health source," the former dam, canal and ditches impressive centennial still in use, immerse you in a murmur of water sounds and stay engrossed watching and feeling this magical atmosphere. The wealth generated by this flow of water, to create gardens and fields and convert this area into a garden with an abundance of persimmons, awning-covered fields that give a uniqueness to the landscape.

El valle del algar y el cultivo del nísper

La visita a el Algar consiste en hacer el recorrido por un circuito de 1,5 km de longitud en ascensión y descenso a lo largo del cauce del río Algar (“cueva” en árabe) para ver el paisaje fruto del modelado kárstico de la roca caliza que forma las espectaculares cascadas, las numerosas fuentes manantiales que brotan de la roca, los “tolls” (remansos de agua) en donde se pueden tomar refrescantes baños de aguas puras y cristalinas, antiguamente consideradas como “fuente de salud”, la antigua presa, el imponente canal y las acequias centenarias todavía hoy en uso, te sumergen en un murmullo de sonidos de agua y te quedas absorta contemplando y sintiendo esta atmósfera mágica.
La riqueza que genera este caudal de agua, permite crear huertos y campos de cultivo y convierte esta zona en un vergel en el que abundan los nísperos, campos cubiertos de toldos que dan una singularidad al paisaje.
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Nice river tour.

On a beautiful winter day very quietly visited this picturesque spot. Ample parking, clear waters, waterfalls with relaxing sound, care travel 1.5 km. length ending in a botanical garden and arboretum with a collection of herbs. In summer should be a very different thing, especially as regards the number of visitors.

Bonito recorrido fluvial.

En un precioso día de invierno visitamos con mucha tranquilidad este paraje tan pintoresco. Aparcamiento amplio, aguas cristalinas, cascadas con relajante sonoridad, un cuidado recorrido de 1,5 km. de longitud que termina en un jardín botánico con arboreto y una colección de plantas aromáticas. En verano debe ser una cosa bien distinta, sobre todo en lo relativo a la afluencia de público.
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It is a natural spot for tourism occa...

It is a natural spot for tourism occasional conditioning. You just climb stairs and walk about 100 meters from the river, enjoying a waterfall, 10 meters high, small rapids, small lakes and reservoirs where even a trampoline is installed in an area where the river has a lot of depth. There are areas of the river where you can leave the kids at your leisure as most depth is only about 20 to 30 cm and can even see some small fish harmless. There is even an area upstream where hardly anyone goes, about 40 m from where it seems that the end of the Lido, where you get to a river with current loose, but deep and the water passes through a large cave, between two steep and rocky mountains. The water is very cold but after a while they can support and enjoy a beautiful place with lots of vegetation. There are many restaurants in the area and paid parking (3 € all day if not eaten anything).

Se trata de un rincón natural acondicionado para el turismo ocasional. Tiene escaleras por donde subir y recorrer unos 100 m de río, disfrutando de una catarata de unos 10 m de altura, pequeños rápidos, pequeñas lagunas y presas donde incluso se ha instalado un trampolín en una zona donde el río tiene mucha profundidad. Existen zonas del río donde se puede dejar a los niños a su aire pues la mayor profundidad es de solo unos 20 a 30 cm e incluso se pueden ver algunos peces pequeñitos inofensivos. Incluso hay una zona río arriba donde casi nadie va, a unos 40 m de donde parece que esta el final de la zona recreativa, donde se llega a un lugar del río con corriente floja, pero profundo y el agua pasa por una gran gruta, entre dos montañas muy escarpadas y rocosas. El agua esta muy fría pero pasado un rato se puede soportar y disfrutar de un lugar precioso con muchísima vegetación. Hay muchos restaurantes en la zona y aparcamiento de pago (3 € todo el día si no se consume nada).
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Les fonts de l'algar (algar sources),...

Les Fonts de l'Algar (Algar SOURCES), is a natural site located in Callosa d'en Sarria, 15 km from Benidorm. River waters and fresh, where you can bathe in the "tolls" (pools of water) or simply enjoy nature, take a walk along the trails surrounding the runway. This spot has a picnic area to enjoy the food. And there are 5 restaurants around long tradition where you can taste the typical dishes of the area.

Les Fonts de l'Algar (FUENTES DEL ALGAR), son un paraje natural situado en Callosa d'en Sarrià, a 15 km de Benidorm.
Río de aguas cristalinas y frescas, donde poder bañarse en los "tolls" (remansos de agua) o simplemente disfrutar de la naturaleza, dando un paseo por los senderos aledaños al cauce.

Este enclave cuenta con una zona de picnic, para poder disfrutar de la comida. Y en los alrededores hay 5 restaurantes de larga tradición donde poder degustar los platos típicos de la zona.
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Beautiful natural enclave

Beautiful area with many restaurants, ideal for Sunday. Inside is full of waterfalls and pure nature, crystal clear waters, somewhat expensive (it cost 4 euros entry). My experience was positive, as it is a natural setting that is hard to see in the sense that these cascades are rare.

Enclave natural precioso

Zona preciosa con numerosos restaurantes, ideal para pasar el domingo. Dentro está lleno de cascadas y es naturaleza pura, aguas cristalinas, algo caro (nos costó 4 euros la entrada). Mi experiencia fue positiva, ya que es una enclave natural que es difícil de ver en el sentido que dichas cascadas no abundan.
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Timo with car parks restaurants

After some time, much truth, that did not come back here, but being in the neighboring Altea, I could not resist going back to do some video footage and a photo. Of course if it is Sunday, a good option is to stop and take a look at the market of La Nucia. Well, follow the signs to Fonts de l'Algar and begins a series of parking lots, municipal imagine, empty clear, we are in the middle of January, I would not dream land here in season, apparently seen. After several hundred meters cartel appears wildly misleading, SOURCES OF Algar, but no sources or anything, you park, you get to pony up two or three euros, depending on season, and you have to climb 500 meters uphill through a landscape of bland restaurants with their respective pools empty and lonely, and at the end of the path you see the entrance to the sources with free parking at the door. Then you notice the big sign noting that puts tiny restaurant in the valley. You are warned! I send the material, in the end it was worth it.

Timo con los parkings de los restaurantes

Pués hacía tiempo, mucho la verdad, que no volvía por aquí, pero estando en la vecina Altea, no pude resistirme a volver para hacer algunas tomas de vídeo y alguna foto.
De camino si es domingo, una buena opción es parar y echar un vistazo en el mercadillo de La Nucia .
Bueno, seguimos las indicaciones de Fonts de l´ Algar y empieza una sucesión de parkings, imagino que municipales, vacíos claro, estamos en pleno enero, no se me ocurriría aterrizar aquí en temporada, visto lo visto.
Tras varios cientos de metros aparece el cartel, absolutamente engañoso, de FUENTES DEL ALGAR, pero ni fuentes ni nada, aparcas, te toca apoquinar dos o tres euros, según temporada, y tienes que subir 500 metros cuesta arriba por un paisaje de anodinos restaurantes con sus respectivas piscinas vacías y solitarias, y al final del trayecto ves la entrada a las fuentes con su parking gratuito en la misma puerta.
Luego te das cuenta observando el gran cartel, que en pequeñito pone restaurante el valle.
Avisados estáis!!!
Os mando el material, al final mereció la pena.
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Inland, away from benidorm and altea,...

Inland, away from Benidorm and Altea, there is a magical place. Les Fonts de Algar offers a great place to relax. Rich in greenery, this is an ideal place for swimming (if you do not mind the cold!) Or walking. Flowers, waterfalls and children's laughter mingled for a true moment of pleasure. Many people in the summer. Very little to do around. Some restaurants and plenty of parking! Many steps, not accessible to people with reduced mobility, or strollers (we have experienced ...)

Dans les terres, en s'éloignant de Benidorm et d'Altea, on trouve un lieu magique. Les Fonts de l'Algar nous offre un superbe lieu de détente. Riche en verdure, c'est un endroit idéal pour se baigner (si l'on ne craint pas le froid !) ou pour se balader.
Fleurs, chutes d'eau et rires d'enfants se mêlent pour un vrai moment de plaisir.

Beaucoup de monde l'été. Très peu de chose à faire autour. Quelques restaurants et beaucoup de parkings ! Beaucoup de marches, pas accessibles aux personnes à mobilités réduites, ou poussettes (nous en avons fait l'expérience ...)
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Bao very refreshing

A beautiful place, but too many people. We went on a Wednesday and I do not imagine as will the weekends. Make case the commentary (thanks Anadel) d down, as parking is a ripoff. If you climb to the top is the free entry to 4 pq € is already expensive enough. Q Anyone have an advantage there plot yt pull charge leave the car, what restaurants to t included in the price of the menu. Otherwise the site is very good, the boots essential or some kind of slipper closed. Essential bathing under the waterfall throw even if q value. Worth it?

Baño muy refrescante

Un sitio precioso, pero demasiada gente. Fuimos un miércoles y no quiero imaginar como se pondra los findes. Haced caso al comentario (gracias Anadel) d abajo, lo de lo parking es un timo. Si subes hasta arriba esta el gratuito pq la entrada a 4 € ya es suficientemente cara. Cualquiera q tenga una parcela por allí aprovecha el tirón y t cobra por dejar el coche, los restaurantes hasta t lo incluyen en el precio del menú del día.
Por lo demás el sitio esta muy bien, imprescindibles los escarpines o algún tipo de chancla cerrada. Imprescindible bañarse debajo de la cascada aunque haya q echarle valor. Merece la pena!
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Nature

It's a real theme park on the importance of water as ecological, economic and cultural. The visit includes a tour of a circuit of 1.5 km in length along the riverbed Algar ("cave" in Arabic) to see the fruit of the karst landscape of limestone: the spectacular waterfalls and the numerous Sources springs that flow from the rock the "tolls" (backwaters) where you can enjoy refreshing baths pure, crystalline water, formerly regarded as "a source of health," the old dam, the imposing century-old canal and ditches still in use today.

Naturaleza

Es un auténtico parque temático sobre la importancia del agua como recurso ecológico, económico y cultural. La visita consiste en el recorrido por un circuito de 1,5 km de longitud a lo largo del cauce del río Algar (“cueva” en árabe) para ver el paisaje fruto del modelado kárstico de la roca caliza: las espectaculares cascadas; las numerosas fuentes manantiales que brotan de la roca; los “tolls” (remansos de agua) en donde se pueden tomar refrescantes baños de aguas puras y cristalinas, antiguamente consideradas como “fuente de salud”; la antigua presa, el imponente canal y las acequias centenarias todavía hoy en uso.
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The sources of algar is a wonderful r...

The sources of Algar is a wonderful rincn. Some pools with waterfalls and incredible casacadas, and enabled to make jumps with a lifeguard zone. They have a picnic area, quite small and you can not eat inside. A bar on one of the inputs (there are two) ... And while parking according'll see coming, there's one at the end of the road, the most high of all it is free, although parking lower you say no . Besides that is next to the entrance to the picnic, so here to carry the food is the best option. Worth up early, especially some parts as the first waterfall ....

Las fuentes del algar es un rincón maravilloso. Unas charcas con saltos de agua y casacadas increíbles, y una zona habilitada para poder hacer saltos con un socorrista.
Tienen una zona de merendero, bastante pequeña ya que no se puede comer en el interior. Un bar en una de las entradas (hay dos)... Y pese a que según vas llegando ves parking, hay uno al final de la carretera, el más alto de todos que es Gratis, aunque en los parking inferiores te dicen que no.
Que además está al lado de la entrada de los merenderos, asique para llevar la comida es la mejor opción.

Merece la pena madrugar, sobre todo por algunas partes como la primera cascada....
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Las Fuentes de Algar Phone Number
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Las Fuentes de Algar Address
Partida Algar, s/n
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