Canyoning (Barranquismo) in Spain

The canyon in Abdet (in the Alicante - Valencia region of the Costa Blanca) is called the Barranco de Meli and it offers great sport year round. In summer it can be done just in shorts and t shirt (except after heavy rain). If the water is at all cool then you will need a wetsuit (this also helps with your bouyancy). we have some available for use for guests.

There are several short abseils and some great jumps into deep pools, as well as plenty of easy scrambling and some swimming. There are also other canyon trips close to the village, including a dry canyon with some spectacular abseils. All such trips must only be done with the correct skills and equipment.

In some years the water level will drop too much and the pools will be empty, at the moment the canyons have plenty of water in them. Contact us for more information

canyoning movie
4 minute canyoning movie

living in span tv as abdet

Living in Spain TV visit Abdet and have an adventurous day in the local canyon.

Tom from introduces the activity and the area, and besides the action in the canyon you will see some great scenic shots of the valley and the amsing views from Confrides Castle. This program went out on SKY channel 293 in March 2008.

Click here to view    12 minutes

Abdet Lower Canyon.

This rarely visited canyon is a good trip if there is enough water flowing, with a few good slides and some great rock scenery.

It is accessed by a spectacular abseil next to a 20 metre waterfall. It is just a few minutes walk from the village.

Click here to view     4 minutes

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