The beaches of Málaga stretch over 160km on the well-known Costa del Sol, a real paradise for those who are looking for sun and sea holidays in a peaceful region in the southern part of Andalusia. Glamorous Marbella, the well-kept area of Torrox-Costa or traditional towns like Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Nerja or Torremolinos have some of the most beautiful beaches in Málaga Province.
Main beaches in Málaga:
- Marbella beaches: The beautiful coast on Marbella has white sand beaches with crystal clear water providing exquisite summer relaxation to couples and families with kids or groups of friends. The list is very long, from the busy beaches of Puerto Banús and Realejo to those in Río Verde, El Pinillo, El AlicateorCabopino, ideal for surfers.
- Torrox-Costa beaches: A well cared for seaside with unspoiled beaches mark seaside in Torrox. There are Cenicero beach, 1.2km long, with moderate swell and a nice sea promenade. Very close are the Morche beaches, surrounded by orchards, and the remote Wilchesbeach, with plenty of space to stretch out and rest.
- Fuengirola beaches: Torreblanca, Los Olimpos, El Ejido… The beaches of Fuengirola are among the best known on the coast of Málaga. Wonderful and highly recommended for their facilities, they have attracted holidaymakers for decades. Santa Amalia-El Castillo is the longest stretch of beach and includes a marina.
- Nerja beaches: Nerja has a total beach extension of 13km. The longest is El Playazo beach, in the westernmost tip of town, next to La Torrecilla, El Salón and La Caletilla, but the best-known of them all is Burriana, past the centre of town.