A British woman has died after collapsing while reportedly taking a dip in the sea at a Costa Blanca beach.
She is said to have keeled over while she was in shallow water near the sea’s edge at Arenal beach, Spain.
Her relatives are understood to have pulled her out of the sea while witnesses phoned the emergency services.
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Local police, Red Cross workers and Civil Guard officers were called to the scene at about 2pm this afternoon.
The emergency crews tried to revive her but she was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The Brit is believed to 76-years-old, it was reported.
It is unclear if she suffered from health problems, which caused her to collapse.
It comes after a 62-year-old British man drowned off a beach at a popular holiday resort on Spain’s Costa Brava at the weekend.
He was found lifeless in the water following a search by emergency responders including police and paramedics.
A woman is said to have raised the alarm after he failed to return from a swim at the beach in the attractive resort of Calella de Palafrugell in the north-east province of Girona close to Spain’s border with France.
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