Beaches in Fuengirola
Beaches in Fuengirola, Spain. Fuengirola is one of the sunniest’s classic and most popular destinations, mediterranean sea tempting beaches with plenty of water sports activities for the whole family. Here we take the best beach areas in Fuengirola.
Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol in the province of Malaga is known for its seven-kilometer sandy beaches beginning at Sohail Castle to the west (Beatriz Spa Hotel), ending on Torreblanca to the east. The promenade is officially called Paseo Maritimo Rey de España. Along the beach and boardwalk you will find all kinds of water sports offerings. Along the beach there are several good ‘chiringuitos’ (beach bars / restaurants), where fresh fish and seafood are usually the star on the menu. Other restaurants represent food from all over the world.
There are also many small mini markets and kiosks along the seafront that sell toys, beach items, gifts, books and drinks. In high season (June to September) you can rent beach beds and umbrellas at a daily cost of around 12 euros (for two sun loungers and a parasol). There is usually a sign at the beach where the price is clearly marked.
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Best beaches in Fuengirola
If you are planning a trip on the beach and wondering where to go then this beach guide will help you over the most important parts of the beach in Fuengirola from west to east. Remember sunscreen! Also read about Guide to some of the best nudist beaches on the Costa del Sol and 11 Top beaches on the Malaga Province
Beach Los Boliches Fuengirola
One of the most popular beaches in Fuengirola is Los Boliches. Here you will find everything from sun loungers, umbrellas, own areas for children, restaurants to virtually anything you can imagine. There are a big number of restaurants in the area, and opportunities for renting bicycles and water skiing. For the children there are playgrounds adapted to even the smallest children. This beach has been awarded the Blue Flag on several occasions, and it is also one of the widest areas of the beach. Couples, families and young people like to come to this beach, with its very good range of amenities. For those who prefer to be active instead of just licking sunshine, there is a volleyball net on this beach and a Red Cross lifeguard facility nearby, at the mouth of the river.
Location Los Boliches Beach
Beach El Ejido / El Castillo
El Ejido in Fuengirola is also known as the beach at the castle. This beach is unique as it is the only beach it is allowed to grill. There are eight colorful boats full of sand here, and it is in them barbecue facilities. Please note, however, that it is not free to everyone to start grilling, but you must book an available time at one of the boats in advance.
This is the beach at the end of Fuengirola (west) where you can see the impressive hotel Beatriz Palace Spa Hotel, which has a beautiful beach bar. You will see the new hammock crossing the river (on the left side coming from Malaga) – easy to see from the main road and right at the exit to the beach. There are very good beach bars and restaurants in this area. This beach is historic and popular beach with locals as well as foreign tourists, and is almost a kilometer long and also very wide. Part of Playa Castillo has been approved as a beach for swimming dogs.
Location El Ejido beach Fuengirola
Beach Santa Amalia
From the center of Fuengirola take the Calle Marconi street on the main road, Condes de San Isidro, directly opposite the old town hall building. Follow the street further straight down to the sea. This beach is about 1.5 kilometers long, very central and has many restaurants, bars, hotels, apartments, and shops nearby. Here you can rent pedalos, jet skis, and there is a play area where the smallest members of the family can have fun. The beach bars in this area are excellent. It is worth trying “pescaito frito” (fried fish) and the traditional “Espeto” (freshly grilled sardines on spear over open fire on the beach), which is also an Andalusian summer tradition). Since this beach is so central, there is also an area where some of the clubs and dance bars are located. No doubt during the day as you relax on the beach or take a stroll along the seafront you will be offered free entrance or free drink to many of these clubs and trendy bars. This is a good way to get to know what happens when the sun goes down.
Location of Beach Santa Amalia
San Francisco Beach
After the Santa Amalia beach there is a shorter section (just over 300 meters), known as the San Francisco beach. It has all the amenities you would expect from a central beach area. As with the other Fuengirola beaches, during the summer months it can be very crowded, while at other times of the year, it can be the perfect place for a peaceful day at the beach or a stroll along the coast. The beach is very close to bars, restaurants and shops.
Las Gaviotas Beach
Las Gaviotas Beach. This is the most central beach area in Fuengirola with many facilities close by. There are public showers, toilets, sun loungers, play areas for children, boat rentals, restaurants, bars and hotels in the area. This is a very long and wide stretch of beach (about two kilometers long and 60 meters wide) and is very popular with the many foreign visitors. Bars and restaurants in this area have an excellent reputation for quality and service. There are also many possibilities to try out jet skis, sailing and pedalos. This is a large family beach, which can be very crowded in July and August.
Location of Las Gaviotas Beach
Torreblanca/Los Olimpos Beach
Torreblanca beach is located on the border of the municipality of Fuengirola with the neighbor of Benalamadena. Due to its position on the border of the city, it seems to be quieter here than on the more centrally located beaches of Fuengirola. But the beach is still well served with all the amenities you could wish for. It is usually possible to find a parking lot near the beach except in high season (July and August). There are public showers and toilets, sun loungers and umbrellas for hire, nearby kiosks for cold drinks and snacks, and many good bars and restaurants. There are also plenty of hotels and apartments in this area. On this one mile long stretch of beach, there are many different ways to have fun, activities such as jet skiing, windsurfing, fishing, and kayaking.
Location of Torreblanca beach
Map of Beaches in Fuengirola
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