Beaches

Fuengirola is facing the Mediterranean with its 7 km of beaches that are integrated into the town centre. It has the distinction of Blue Flags and Q of Spanish Tourist Quality (ICTE) in all the beaches, for the magnificent maintenance and quality of its waters and sands.

Its exceptional seafront opens up to the sea like an immense balcony, with a wide range of hotels with 12,000 beds.

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Carvajal Beach

Beach away from the centre with a youthful atmosphere

LOCATION

  • Length of beach: 1.200 meters
  • Average width: 40 meters
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Public showers and toilets: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: Medium
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy by car or on foot. It is 2 km from the centre of Fuengirola.
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol Marbella
  • Number of beach bars: 6
  • Sports equipment: Yes
  • Children's playground: Yes
  • ACCESSIBILITY:

  • It has bath service on the beach for people with reduced mobility in a shaded area of 54 m2.
  • Special lifeguard service in the summer season.
  • It has an amphibious chair, a crane for people with special needs and amphibious crutches.
  • Showers and self-cleaning toilet modules adapted in the vicinity.
  • It has an attached area of 3 parasols on a wooden platform near the shore.
  • Location: Pergola nº 59, Seafront nº 144, between the Beach Bars Hermanos Perea and El Lotero.
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Los Boliches-Las Gaviotas Beach

It includes the beaches of San Francisco, Boliches, Gaviotas and Torreblanca. Wide extensions of sand with a great variety of hotel services.

The area of Las Gaviotas is adapted for the disabled with reserved parking and a plot of hammocks ideal for enjoyment.

LOCATION

  • Length of beach: 3.000 metres
  • Average width: 60 metres
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Public showers and toilets: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: High
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy access on foot
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella
  • Number of beach bars: 14
  • Sports equipment: Yes
  • Children's playground: Yes
  • ACCESSIBILITY: ADAPTED TO PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.

  • It has 10 car parks for people with reduced mobility.
  • 2 lifeguards attend to the bath from June 1st until mid-September.
  • It has amphibious chairs, a crane for people with special needs and amphibious crutches. It has deckchairs with parasols for a fee.
  • Showers and adapted self-cleaning toilet modules
  • Location: Las Gaviotas Beach. Plot between the Beach Bars Madrid Playa and Andalucía Playa, Seafront nº 94.
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    ACCESSIBILITY: AREA TO FACILITATE BATHING FOR THE ELDERLY.

  • It has 22 seats, 2 handrails and beacons to facilitate bathing.
  • No specific lifeguard assistance service.
  • Location: San Francisco Beach. Plot next to the Beach Bar La Cepa Playa, Seafront nº 40.
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Fuengirola Beach

Beach located in the centre of town with easy accessibility on foot, wich includes, Santa Amalia and Fuengirola beaches

LOCATION

  • Length of beach: 1.650 meters
  • Average width: 30 metres
  • Type of sand: Fine and golden sand
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Public showers and toilets: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: High
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy – on foot
  • Number of beach bars: 9
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella
  • Nº of beach bars: 9
  • Sports equipment: Yes
  • Children's playground: Yes
  • ACCESSIBILITY:

  • It has bath service on the beach for people with reduced mobility in a shaded area of 54 m2.
  • Special lifeguard service in the summer season.
  • It has an amphibious chair, a crane for people with special needs and amphibious crutches.
  • Showers and self-cleaning toilet modules adapted in the vicinity.
  • It has an attached area of 3 parasols on a wooden platform near the shore.
  • Location: Pergola nº 18, Seafront nº 10, between the Beach Bars Hermanos Blanco and La Ponderosa Playa.
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Castle Beach

Large expanse of sand close to the artistic-historic complex of Sohail Castle. Ideal place for "moragas" (sardine parties) on the typical little boats of Fuengirola, previous reservation. It has a limited area of CANINE BEACH.

LOCATION

  • Length of beach: 800 metres
  • Average width: 50 metres
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Public showers and toilets: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: Medium
  • Degree of urbanisation: Low
  • Access: Easy by car or on foot. It is 2 km from the centre of Fuengirola
  • Hospital cercano: Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella
  • Number of beach bars: 2
  • Sports area: Yes. It also has facilities to practice Parcour.
  • Children's playground: Yes
  • ACCESSIBILITY:

  • It has bath service on the beach for people with reduced mobility in a shaded area of 54 m2.
  • Special lifeguard service in the summer season.
  • It has an amphibious chair, a crane for people with special needs and amphibious crutches.
  • Showers and self-cleaning toilet modules adapted in the vicinity.
  • It has an attached area of 3 parasols on a wooden platform near the shore.
  • Location: Pergola nº 7, C/ Tartesios, next to the Navy Bridge.
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    CANINE BEACH:

  • Since 2014 an area of 3,424 m2 of this beach has been intended for the use and enjoyment of dogs and their owners.
  • The area is marked with information signs and is enclosed with wooden fences with locked doors.
  • It has several litter bins and specific facilities for dogs such as two showers and a drinking water fountain.
  • Location: Plot attached to the border with the municipality of Mijas.
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SPORTS FACILITIES ON THE BEACH

The objective of this circuit is to improve the physical condition of the users and at the same time other factors such as resistance, strength, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance.

This training circuit consists of continuous running or walking at a fast pace along the seafront, and a series of areas with equipment where exercises can be performed.

The equipments of these areas are the following:

  • Abdominal bench
  • Bending bar at different heights
  • Pulse bar at different heights
  • Trellising
  • Logs for balance
  • Wooden wall with climbing rope
  • Bar for measuring jumps

There is also a sign in each area indicating the location of the circuit, the distance travelled in metres, recommendations for use and examples of some exercises that can be carried out in the equipment. .