Málaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches

The Costa del Sol is the favourite tourist destination par excellence of millions of people during the summer season. This is no surprise given what it has to offer: over 300 sunny days a year, an average temperature of around 20°C and 115 miles of coast. And if we add … Read More

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The Costa del Sol is the favourite tourist destination par excellence of millions of people during the summer season. This is no surprise given what it has to offer: over 300 sunny days a year, an average temperature of around 20°C and 115 miles of coast. And if we add to this the wide range of refreshment stalls and restaurants offering the best of Malagan gastronomy, traditional espetos de sardinas or grilled sardines and fried fish, which often features anchovies, you can see why waves of tourists leave their homes each year to come and sunbathe or have a beer while enjoying views of the Mediterranean.

We want to recommend some of the best blue flag beaches you will find on this long stretch of coast, safe in the knowledge that you will always find an option that adapts to your tastes.

 

Artola Nudist Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - Artola Beach

 

Artola Beach is a nudist beach located on  moving fossil dunes, whose landscape was declared a Natural Monument in 2001 by the Andalusia government. It is around 3,610 feet long and isolated, with no promenade and where the Tower of Thieves stands out as a monument watching over the entire beach. It has amenities such as a bus, parking, bathrooms and parasols, hammocks and deckchairs for hire. It is easily accessible on foot and by car, and has disabled access.

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Ferrara Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - Ferrara Beach

 

Ferrara Beach is an urban beach with a promenade that is located in Torrox. It is 3,610 feet long. It is a very extensive beach with many amenities and a family atmosphere. It has the usual amenities, such as a bus, parking, bathrooms, showers, parasols, hammocks and deckchairs for hire, water sports and a yacht club. It also has lifesaving devices and car and disabled access.

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El Saladillo Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - El Saladillo Beach

 

El Saladillo is a semi-urban beach with no promenade that is located in Estepona. It has good amenities and stretches out for almost two miles from Punta de Saladillo to the Dos Hermanas stream and has the usual amenities, such as a bus, bathrooms or showers. It is also easily accessible on foot and has disabled access.

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Burriana Beach

 

 

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - Burriana Beach

 

Burriana is an urban dark sandy beach with a promenade that is located in Nerja. It is 2,625 feet long and frequented by families thanks to its beautiful surroundings, from which mountains and cliffs can be made out. The most daring can also practice sports such as windsurfing, sailing, diving and volleyball. In the nearby restaurants you can try the delicious fried fish and other seafood delicacies. It is also easily accessible on foot and has disabled access.

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La Torrecilla Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - Torrecilla Beach

 

La Torrecilla is a small urban beach with a pedestrian promenade located in Nerja. It is 984 feet long. It is a very popular beach that is well equipped with good amenities (Beach with the 2015 Q for Tourism Quality). La Torrecilla Beach has amenities such as a bus, bathrooms, showers and parasols, hammocks and deckchairs for rent. It is also easily accessible on foot and has disabled access.

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La Caleta Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - La Caleta Beach

 

La Caleta is an isolated dark sandy beach located in Nerja. It is 1,312 feet long and has the usual amenities, such as a bus and parking and is also easily accessible on foot, but has no disabled access.

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El Cable Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - El Cable Beach

 

This is a semi-urban beach without a promenade located in Marbella. It is 1,312 feet long. The sea usually has moderate waves and few visitors. El Cable Beach has the usual amenities, such as bus, showers, parasols, hammocks and deckchairs for hire and access to water sports.

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El Pinillo Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - El Pinillo Beach

 

Beach located in Marbella that is 5,413 feet long. The sea is usually calm so it has an average number of visitors, and also has fine sand and dune formations. It has the usual amenities, such as a bus, showers and parasols, hammocks and deckchairs for rent and is not very accessible on foot.

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Guadalmina Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - Guadalmina Beach

 

Beach located in Marbella that is 4,921 feet long. This is a semi-urban beach without a promenade located in San Pedro de Alcántara next to the Guadalmina development so it has a medium to high number of visitors and amenities such as clubs, refreshment stalls, a bus, parking, bathrooms, showers and water sports.

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San Pedro de Alcántara Beach

 

Malaga’s 10 best blue flag beaches - San Pedro Beach

 

This is a semi-urban beach located in Marbella that is 4,593 feet long. It is a regenerated urban beach with a promenade, alongside which you will find restaurants and all manner of amenities. It is easily accessible on foot and also has disabled access.

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