It is that time of year again. The council is advertising the fact we have blue flag beaches again this year in the article here on their website.
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The four Blue Flags and 'Q of quality' already wave on the beaches of El Ejido, endorsing its excellence and good services
It is recalled that the municipality recovered these badges on the beaches of Levante and Poniente de Almerimar, which last year were left out due to the delay of the Board at the time of processing the authorizations for the installation of summer facilities
These join the Balerma and San Miguel, thus configuring a coast with good conditions for bathing and equipment according to the needs
The mayor remarked that "this is due to the increase, year after year, of the technical and human resources, as well as the improvement of the beach infrastructures that, together with the rest of the resources, make El Ejido an increasingly important destination. attractive and consolidated "
This year, for the first time, the coast has a new flag, that of ECOPLAYAS for Poniente de Almerimar as guarantor of its quality and sustainable accessibility
In the Ejido coast, the four Blue Flags and 'Q of Quality' wave this year have been awarded to the municipality and they come to certify the good municipal management that is being done in environmental, sustainability and services matters. To the badges with which it was already counted the last year, Balerma and San Miguel, now they are united again the Beach of Levante and of Poniente de Almerimar, that remained outside, as it will be remembered, due to the delay of the autonomic government at the time of processing the corresponding authorizations for the installation of all summer equipment, both municipal and private, which arrived late.
The mayor, Francisco Góngora, together with the Councilor for Tourism, Luisa Barranco and the presidents of the local boards of Almerimar, Inocencio Gabriel Manzano; and from Balerma, Antonio Gómez, has been in charge of hoisting these distinctions today that "come to endorse the good condition of our beaches for bathing, as they meet all the requirements and demands in terms of water quality, equipment , infrastructures and security measures are referred to and that turn out to be indispensable conditions to be creditors of these ". And, as you have explained, "this fact is mainly due to the increase, year after year, of the technical and human resources, as well as to the improvement of the beach infrastructures that, together with the rest of the resources, make the Ejido a destination increasingly attractive and consolidated at all times of the year ".
In addition, this year for the first time, the ejidense coast has a new flag ;, that of ECOPLAYAS for Poniente de Almerimar as guarantor of its quality and sustainable accessibility. A certification that, as will be recalled, collected the mayor of Tourism last November in San Sebastian in the framework of the XIX Congress and International Exhibition of Beaches and awarded by the Technical Association for the Management of Waste, Urban and Middle Aseo Environment (ATEGRUS) and that come to distinguish the good conditions presented by these coastal stretches from the environmental and tourism point of view with the aim of disseminating the efforts, innovations and achievements, focusing on excellence, equipment and maintenance of the great asset what they constitute.
All these acknowledgments are the result of the intense work carried out by the local government over the last six years, which has improved the quality of the Integrated Beaches Management Plan, modernizing it and adapting it to current needs. In this line, it should be remembered that accessibility continues to be improved, the coast has been equipped with more and better facilities and equipment and security has been strengthened throughout the coast, as well as special attention has been paid to cleanliness in all its areas; all from the environmental respect.
So much so that this summer there are about 100 operators who work directly in the beach services to offer the maximum guarantees of efficiency and quality. In this line, the mayor has remarked that "we continue to advance in the increase of quality in terms of equipment, services and surveillance devices with which to offer users all the guarantees to enjoy the coast in the most optimal conditions and advance thus towards the excellence of the coast and its adaptation to the demands of residents and visitors ".
Finally, remember that the beaches of the coastal municipality are equipped with 14 rescue modules, 13 towers, 18 multiple toilets, 6 changing rooms, 4 shaded areas, 12 amphibious chairs and 16 amphibious crutches, a jet ski, 2 quads, an ambulance , 4 cervical panels, a lifeboat, a last generation ambulance and 38 lifeguards, who have improved their training to be able to provide a much more complete service to bathers.