Beaches

Fuengirola lives overlooking the Mediterranean. Its 7km of beaches within the town centre have been awarded with the "Q" for quality distinction,awarded by the Spanish Tourism Quality Institute (ICTE) for the magnificent maintenance and quality of its sea and its sand.

Its exceptional Paseo Marítimo (seafront promenade) opens on to the sea like an enormous balcony, with extensive hotel facilities comprising some 12.000 beds.

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Carvajal Beach

Beach away from the centre with a youthful atmosphere

  • Length of beach: 1.200 metres
  • Average width: 40 metres
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Showers: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: Medium
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol Marbella
  • Nº of beach bars: 6
  • Sports equipment: Yes
  • Play ground: Yes
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Los Boliches-Las Gaviotas Beach

Wide expanses of sand with a great variety of catering services wich includes; San Francisco, Boliches, Gaviotas and Torreblanca beaches.

The Gaviotas area is adapted for the disabled with reserved parking and sun beds.

  • Length of beach: 3.000 metres
  • Average width: 60 metres
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Showers: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: High
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy – on foot
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella
  • Nº of beach bars: 14
  • Sports equipment/facilities: Yes + area adapted for the disabled.
  • Play ground: Yes
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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

  • Length of beach: 1.650 metres
  • Average width: 30
  • Type of sand: Fine and golden sand
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Showers: Yes
  • Degree of occupancy: High
  • Degree of urbanisation: High
  • Access: Easy – on foot
  • Nº of beach bars: 9
  • Nearby hospital: Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella
  • Sports equipment: Yes
  • Play ground: Yes
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Castillo 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.

  • Length of beach: 800 metres
  • Average width: 50
  • Type of sand: Fine and dark
  • Swimming conditions: Calm waters
  • Showers: Sí
  • Degree of occupancy: Medium
  • Degree of urbanisation: Low
  • Access: By car or on foot. It is 1.5 km from the town centre of Fuengirola
  • Hospital cercano: Yes. Hospital Costa del Sol de Marbella
  • Nº of beach bars: 1
  • Sports equipment: Yes

SPORTS FACILITIES AT THE BEACH

The purpose of this circuit is to improve the physical condition of users while other factors such as endurance, strength, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance.

This circuit training is to make continuous running or walking at a rapid pace along the Paseo Marítimo, and a number of areas equipped to do exercises.

The equipment of these areas are:

  • abdominal bench
  • bending bar at different heights
  • pulse bar at different heights
  • trellis
  • logs balance
  • wooden wall with climbing rope
  • jump bar to measure

In each area there is also a signpost with the situation of the circuit, the distance traveled in meters, guidelines, and examples of some exercises that can be performed on the devices. .