Mojacar losing blue flags was “an error” says organisation – they’re back!

The organisation in charge of blue flags now says Mojacar shouldn’t have lost its blue flags, and apologises for the confusion. Yesterday ADEAC, in charge of blue flags, issued a press release withdrawing blue flags from 15 beaches across Andalucia due to health and safety issues, including all four blue flags issued to Mojacar. This morning, ADEAC told EFE (the news agency) that actually, Moajcar shouldn’t have been on the list and they’ve only withdrawn Continue reading Mojacar losing blue flags was “an error” says organisation – they’re back!

Mojacar loses ALL four blue flags for not upkeeping beaches

Mojacar has had all four blue flags withdrawn by the EU organisation in charge of issuing them after a spot check confirmed that the townhall had failed to maintain standards over the summer – dirty and no lifeguards, amongst other problems. In all, the EU ADEAC organisation has withdrawn 15 blue flags from beaches across Andalucia this week. Amongst the problems cited by the organisation were lack of lifeguards, and cleanliness issues. In all, the Continue reading Mojacar loses ALL four blue flags for not upkeeping beaches

Almeria gets more blue flag beaches than ever before!

21 beaches in Almeria have been awarded the “blue flag” for 2013, meaning that their services, installations, environmental quality, cleanliness and general state meet or surparsses EU standards. The award is given by the “Foundation for Environmental Education“, who I notice are currently looking for a new CEO. Where’s my CV? That’s 2 more than last year, although one beach (the one next to Almeria port) lost its flag due to contamination from the port. Continue reading Almeria gets more blue flag beaches than ever before!

Blue flag beaches in Almeria

The Blue flag beaches in Almeria report is out, and this year we have lost a further 5 flags, dropping from 15 beaches to 10. (We had 16 in 2006). Marina de la Torre & Venta del Bancal in Mojacar got one each, San Jose beach in Nijar, La Bajadilla & Urbanizacion Roquetas, in Roquetas del Mar, Levante – Almerimar, Poniente Almerimar & Guardias Viejas, in El Ejido, and San Nicolas & El Censo, in Continue reading Blue flag beaches in Almeria