Malaga beaches are well-known for the variety, quality and services they offer. As getaway destination, who wouldn’t choose these paradise Malaga beaches with approximately 100 miles of coastline bathed equally by the Mediterranean and the sunshine? Don’t you know what to do in Malaga? Go to the beach and you make up your mind.
On your own, with your partner, with friends and even with your pet. The Costa del Sol beaches offer plans to suit all tastes. From our hostel in Malaga city centre, all beaches are within a short walking distance, or you can take the good public transport links get there and enjoy without too much of a hassle.
Did you bring your towel? There we go!
In the province’s far East we find a series of paradise Malaga beaches! There’s no need to take an intercontinental aircraft to enjoy secluded beaches with turquoise waters. Malaga beaches, particularly those from Nerja, offer all the services you can need in a tourist area. Or, if you prefer, there is an endless number of Maro small coves only a short walk away. These coves will give you privacy and you will enjoy the breathtaking reaches of nature, almost untouched.
These are the favourites ones for those who love water sports. Kayak, diving, paddle-surf… plenty of activities where you can discover difficult-to-access beaches and the network of cliffs and caves hidden in the coastline.
Right in the other side, in Marbella, we find another unique natural element, unknown for locals and tourists: the Dunes of Artola. This wonder of nature is considered a natural monument since 2001 and is a living testimony of the aspect that Malaga beaches have before the urban tsunami.
It’s a familiar beach with a beautiful landscape. Thanks to its location and dimensions, the only artificial elements are Cabopino’s small port to the East and Torre Ladrones at the entrance. It has a great range of activities and also provides a nudist area.
A fine-grain urban beach dominated by the castle it shares its name with. This Arabic style building from 1927 is now an exhibition gallery, but above all is a distinctive element of this sandy area with a charming promenade.
A delight for all the senses since it includes a great variety of restaurants where you can enjoy the local Mediterranean gastronomy.
Andalusia, the autonomous community that has more beaches with tourist quality marks. As usual, this year San Andrés beach and its neighbour, Misericordia beach, have this mark.
This large coastline area of Malaga is one of the favourite beaches for locals and more and more tourists because of its wide gastronomic offer and services like parking lots, access for disabled people, designated areas for family and children among others.
We didn’t forget about our furry friends. We are sure that you were missing an offer to know what to do in Malaga if you want to spend a perfect beach day with your four-legged friend.
Municipalities show more and more interest in increasing the offer for dog beaches in Malaga. Nowadays we can enjoy a refreshing bathing with our pets on Castillo Sohail beach (Fuengirola), ArroyoTotalán (Rincón de la Victoria), Piedra Paloma (Casares), Torre del Mar (Vélez-Málaga), El Pinillo and Ventura del Mar (Marbella), and Torrox.
Now that you know what to do in Malaga to enjoy our best beaches, regardless of the company, the hard part will be choosing only one. Our advice? Try them all!
One thing is for sure: whether you go alone or in group, you can always recover your strength back in the rooms of our downtown Malaga hostel or with the help of the delicious dishes our Batik restaurant has to offer!
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