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5 coastal towns in Malaga that you must visit

Villages with beaches in malaga

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There are many villages in Malaga with beaches, in addition to the capital and its coastal districts, the province of Malaga has more than 160 km of coastline from Nerja to Manilva and is considered one of the favourite destinations for sun and beach lovers as it has more than 300 days of sunshine. Below we will name 5 coastal towns in Malaga that you must visit if you are on the Costa del Sol that stand out for their great tourist offer.

Villages with beaches in Malaga

Beaches of Torremolinos

La Carihuela Beach in Torremolinos
La Carihuela Beach in Torremolinos

Torremolinos is one of those towns in Malaga known for being the cradle of tourism in the 70s. It is located approximately 13.5 km from the city of Malaga with 7 km of coastline.

Among its most famous beaches are Playamar with plenty of sun loungers, water activities and beach bars where you can enjoy delicious fried fish. La Carihuela BeachThe largest being Torremolinos. Bajondillo Beach next to the promenade. Los Alamos BeachThe beach is the furthest from the centre of Torremolinos but close to the kitesurfing area and with numerous beach bars to enjoy both day and night.

Benalmádena Beaches

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Beaches in Benalmádena

It is one of the most traditional holiday destinations in Malaga as it is a great combination of sea life, sun and beach, nightlife and shopping.

The beaches in the western area of Benalmádena are characterised by rocky coves with crystal clear waters, where you will find peace and quiet.

These include the Viborillas beachIt is well known for a restaurant that offers fish and rice dishes that carries the same name, as well as offering an unbeatable natural environment. Torrevigia Beach is one of the most popular during the summer in Benalmádena close to the Sunset Beach Hotel with crystal clear turquoise water. Bil Bil Beach The Bil-Bil castle of Moorish design stands out for its reddish walls and people frequent the nearby beach bars such as Maracas Beach. Arroyo de la Miel and Los Melilleros BeachesThe closest to the area of Arroyo de la Miel and with Blue Flag distinction, one of the most popular for the people of the area and its perfect location close to the hotel offer of the area. Torrequebrada Beach is small and rocky, only 100 metres long and 20 metres wide, but perfect for sunbathing on towels and sun loungers.

Beaches of Fuengirola

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Los Boliches Beach in Fuengirola

Fuengirola has been awarded Blue Flags and Q for Spanish Tourist Quality on most of its beaches thanks to the maintenance and quality of its sand and water.

Its beaches include the Castle Beachknown for the Sohail Castle as well as being at the foot of the leisure area. Mare Nostrum Fuengirola where every summer open-air musical performances are held and where you can enjoy the proximity of the sea and the beautiful castle.

Carvajal Beach Costa Waterpark", a leisure area on the shore where children, families and people of all ages can enjoy themselves at a reasonable price.

Los Boliches BeachOne of the most popular in this area for its calm waters and fine sand, it is also ideal for families. In addition to the Torreblanca Beach right on the border with Benalmádena and known for its golden sand and for being a quiet area with numerous car parks, restaurants and beach bars.

Beaches of Marbella

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Artola Dunes, Cabopino beach in Marbella

Marbella certainly transcends national borders and is known for being one of the most luxurious areas in the province of Malaga, as it also boasts one of the most famous marinas in Spain, namely Puerto Banus.

Most of its beaches stand out for their great similarity to the beaches of Cádiz in terms of white sand. Among the most famous are the Cabopino Beachone of the best known for the Artola Dunes and its natural beaches. La Fontanilla Beach is one of the most popular as it is located in the heart of Marbella in front of the promenade and is easily accessible from the city centre of Marbella. Nueva Andalucía Beach It runs along Puerto Banús and stretches westwards for 1km and is characterised by its small coves. Nagüeles Beach situated on the 'Golden Mile' with a newly built promenade to enjoy strolling along.

Beaches of Estepona

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Boat Paradise of the Sea on the Beaches of Estepona

Perfect area if you are looking to combine inland and beach, one of the last villages of Malaga in the direction of Cadiz and one of the most populated municipalities of Malaga.

Its beaches include Galera Beachideal for diving, fishing or windsurfing. Christ's Beach with its beaches of clear water and fine sand with access to beach bars with sun loungers and jet skis for hire. La Rada Beach is one of the most popular for its proximity to the main streets of Estepona and is awarded with the blue flag and runs approximately 3 km in length. You will also find Saladillo Beach 6 km from the municipality, but also one of the quietest for its fine sand and clean waters, recommended for long walks along the shore.

This is our selection chosen from our preferences throughout the province of Malaga. If you don't know them yet, don't miss the opportunity to enjoy their atmosphere and all the cultural, touristic and gastronomic offer they have to offer. start organising the perfect route along the coastline of Malaga.

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