Your accessible beach in Orihuela

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In the Beaches of Oruhuela the mayor of Beaches, Luisa Boné, reported this morning with Carmen Diaz and Belen Cascales, members of the association Orihuela without Barriers, the different actions to be carried out on the coast of Orihuela “in terms of functional diversity, both in infrastructure and services that from the Department of Beaches are being carried out in the face of this high season, and that were announced at the accessibility table that took place on 14 March,” said Boné.

On the other hand, has indicated that in terms of rescue service and first aid “we will have for this summer a worker trained in water rescue and first aid for each of the four beaches that have adapted bathing service, among which are: Cala Bosque in La Zenia, La Glea beach and Barranco Rubio in Campoamor and Cala Capitán in Cabo Roig”. The mayor added that: “The functions of this lifeguard will be to assist all those people with reduced mobility who come to the accessible bathing facilities enabled by the City Council.

In addition, “this assistance will cover all the necessary work so that users can enjoy all the facilities available on the beach, from the beach bar service, toilets or changing rooms and also those of bathing in the sea”, also “will ensure the proper use to be given to the facility intended for stay area on the beach, for the exclusive use of people with reduced mobility, consisting of the pergola, platform, foot washer and amphibious chair”.

The councillor stressed that “in all accesses to all the beach bars will be installed double-wide walkways, 2.40 mt wide to improve accessibility and with signaling lines at their ends to facilitate their use to people with reduced vision. On the other hand “all the beach bars will have a platform on the terrace, so that all will be accessible and some of the furniture will be adapted as tables and chairs. In addition “they will have the menu and the service notebooks in Braille”.

The beaches of Cala Bosque, La Glea and Mil Palmeras “will for the first time have an area fitted out for the service of sunshades and accessible hammocks” on the beach of Barranco Rubio will be installed “an adapted bathing area type “island” intended to be used by people with reduced mobility, dependents and the elderly”.

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