Fenals Beach Awarded ECOPLAYAS

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Within the frame of the 9th edition of the beaches congress and international fair ECOPLAYAS 2007, held at Puerto de Santa María de Cadiz during the past October 3rd and 5th, Fenals Beach received the ECOPLAYAS Award. Within the frame of the 9th edition of the beaches congress and international fair ECOPLAYAS 2007, held at Puerto de Santa María de Cadiz during the past October 3rd and 5th, Fenals Beach received the ECOPLAYAS Award given to the best beaches in the Spanish autonomous communities from an environmental perspective, including functional concepts of aesthetic excellence in services and sustainability. The award takes into account actions and initiatives made by different municipalities from the stand point of a strict information and evaluation system standards.

This award recognizes actions and investments made by Lloret de Mar city council in Fenals Beach, such as the removal of kiosks from the beach, expanding specialized personnel for safety and first aid, the incorporation of a new touristic information point, setting up new adapted hygienic facilities and showers, portable ashtrays and selective trash recovery, among several other measures taken during previous years which had already provided the capacity for obtaining high standard qualifications such as Blue Flag and the Q for Touristic Quality and the ISO 1400 and EMAS environmental certifications.