Beaches in Costa del Sol

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Beaches in Costa del Sol

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  • jman26
    Glasgow, UK497 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stayed in an apartment directly opposite the beach and we visited a number of times and found the beach to always be clean and lovely to swim in the clear waters.
    The general area has lots of facilities, including toilets, cafes and lovely restaurants, parking may be an issue and it always seemed busy with parked cars, especially during the day.
    Beach it’s self is more shingle and a pair of swim shoes is recommended, there are lots of beds and sun shades to rent, the beach has the sun from sunset to sundown when we were there.
    Written 9 October 2023
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  • RHtravels
    Rocky Hill, CT868 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were on a Globus tour at the beginning of November and this beach was amazing! The weather was wonderful and because it was off-season, the beach was not crowded. The surf was mild, with more pebbles than shells, and the beach was wide with plenty of room to spread out. The beach was very clean and there were restaurants along the edge and shops across the street further down. I wish we spent more than 2 days here, but we plan to come back.
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • Dan K
    The Hague, The Netherlands8,492 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Always nice to visit this beach. The sand is not the getaway, but the view on mountains and the sea is great. Nice mix of locals and tourists.
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • Margie D
    York, PA1,698 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This beach was deserted in November, and so it was peaceful and beautiful. We also enjoyed the breathtaking sunset! Convenient to our hotel.
    Written 19 May 2024
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  • Amanda C
    York, United Kingdom10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place to people watch and enjoy fantastic restaurants on the beach. It gets very busy but quietens on a night time when the place lights up and turns into something special. The only downside is the busy road above which you need to go on to get there.
    Written 17 September 2023
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  • Jean H
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful place fantastic beach weather fab apart from the odd day plenty of places to eat great breakfast in both Biddy Mulligans an a small cafe called vida great market on Wednesdays an Saturdays easy bus to get to fengarola an Malaga . If you can go to ronda omg gorgus city and also mijas up in the mountains an visit the Lemon tree cafe an the church quiet a climb but so worth it for the views alone xxxx
    Written 29 December 2023
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  • Sal02481
    London, UK2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely beach, surf was quite big, so swimming was tricky for the kids, but there was a sheltered area at one end where they could swim. Not too busy, mainly Spanish families. Really nice little restaurant at the back of the beach, recommend the sardines.

    Only tricky bit was on one day when there was only one bus running, so had to wait in the heat in a large queue to get back up the mountain. Normally there are three busses running. Was around 2 euros per person for the round trip.

    We went back to it 2 or 3 times, I don’t like the packed beaches of the popular resorts, so if you like a beach a bit wilder and beautiful, I recommend this one.
    Written 17 August 2023
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  • alan h
    11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We walked to this beach from our hotel based in the middle of Fuengirola it was about 3 miles along a paved promenade and a very pleasant walk

    The beach is very clean and is well served by bars and restaurants. There are a number of sunbed stations along the length of the beach.

    It can also be reached by using the local bus service, numbers 1 and 120

    Worth a visit
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • Erkki42
    Helsinki, Finland33 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice place to have a walk on the wooden path along the long beach. In January you could not swim. A couple of beach restaurants were open, many of them were closed.
    Written 9 February 2022
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  • bodenis
    Quebec City, Canada235 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Is this nice quiet beach open in winter. from mid Fuebuary to mid April. And if so what is the schedule..Been there many time with my wife and enjoyed it very much
    Thanking you
    Denis
    Written 8 December 2019
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA15,056 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles

    The white sand beach is to the east off Balcon de Europe. It is the prettiest unban beach we saw during our trip. Getting down to it from the town takes some exercise.
    Written 21 August 2023
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  • summershopper
    Norfolk, UK60 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We very nearly did not visit due to previous reviews especially as we were a 20 euro taxi drive away but we are glad we took a chance!

    The sand is grey which can take some getting use to especially as it means the water close to the shore is not clear but go out 2-3metres and you will see how clear the water is, the sand is pure sand no stones and very little debris, there is a lot of seaweed but it is the sea!

    Excellent for children to play in as it’s very shallow, go out 10 metres or so and it gets deeper.

    Pedals, kayaks & paddle boards available to hire at a reasonable cost.

    There are 2 restaurants both serving excellent food and both offer cabanas 50 euros per day and sun beds 10 euros per day, however, you do not need to hire them there is ample space for you to set up your own stuff for a day at the beach, the locals use this beach they tend to come in the morning, leave around lunch time and return late afternoon, it does get busy but the beach is big enough to accommodate everyone and the atmosphere is friendly and family orientated!

    We found the beach very clean!
    Written 29 August 2022
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  • Margareta R
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fuengirola was very clean with no garbage, spit, cigarette butts or gum on the sidewalks. Very well kept and tidy town with no graffiti or youth gangs hanging out on the streets.
    Written 6 January 2024
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA15,056 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles

    The beach is to the east of Playa El Bajondillo. It is wide and flat and has very few beachgoers. There was lots of room to spread a blanket and be by yourself.

    There are beach clubs, but they are widely spaced.
    Written 30 August 2023
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  • Jacqui C
    Inverness, UK647 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely sandy beach, backed by sandunes, with toilets and showers. Free car park was nearly empty but it is November! Boardwalk to the Marina with bars and restaurants along the way
    Written 7 November 2023
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