Best beaches in Malaga


Do you want to discover the best beaches of Malaga and the Costa del Sol? Discover with us the beaches with the distinctive Q for quality and even the most hidden coves.

Imagine being able to enjoy paradisiacal beaches without having to spend thousands of euros to travel to the Caribbean. In Malaga you can find the 20 best beaches with the distinctive Q for tourist quality and up to 17 of them awarded with blue flags; distributed in Algarrobo, Velez-Malaga, Torrox, Nerja, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Mijas, Fuengirola, Marbella, Estepona, Casares and Manilva. In addition, you will be able to know beautiful coves more hidden to the tourism like the cove of Maro, beach of the Alberquillas or the cove Torre del Pino.


If there is something that distinguishes Malaga from other Spanish tourist destinations, it is undoubtedly its good climate throughout the year and the quality of its beaches, which are internationally recognized with up to 17 blue flags. That is why both the Andalusian government and the public administration are doing their part to improve each year in this ranking and to achieve excellence in water quality, services and environmental sustainability.

The best beaches in Malaga also have the added bonus of having chiringuitos (beach bars), umbrellas and restaurants so that you can try the best of Malacitan gastronomy, with dishes such as espetos (grilled sardines), anchovies, flat sponges, thin shells, squid and of course, rice dishes such as paella or arroz caldoso. There are beaches for all tastes: more crowded and touristic, more hidden and intimate, and even nudist beaches… The Costa del Sol has more than 150 kilometres of coastline from the coves of Maro to the beaches of Casares. And sun, lots of sun!

best beaches in Malaga city

The best beaches in Malaga city

Malaga is undoubtedly one of the best sun and beach destinations in Spain. When a large part of the citizens of Extremadura, Madrid, Castilla León, or Cataluña are asked where they will spend their summer holidays, it is very likely that they will answer without thinking twice that they will travel to the Costa del Sol. This is undoubtedly due to the good reputation and quality of its beaches. Among them all, we tell you which are the 6 best beaches in Malaga…

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The 5 best beaches in eastern Malaga

The eastern part of the Costa del Sol has a great variety of dreamy beaches that have distinctive features such as blue flags or the Q for Tourist Quality. If in another post we told you which were the best beaches in Malaga city, this time we want to show you the best eastern beaches of the province. lthough the most demanded beaches of the Costa del Sol are located from Malaga city towards the west towards Cadiz: Benalmadena, Torremolinos…

best beaches in eastern Malaga

The best beaches on the Costa del Sol ☀️

The coast of Malaga is 184 kilometres long from the westernmost point (Manilva) to the easternmost destination (Nerja), covering 14 coastal towns with first-class beaches. If in recent posts we told you which are the 5 best beaches in eastern Málaga or which are the best beaches in Málaga Capital, in this text we would like to tell you which are in our opinion (which coincides largely with that of other specialized blogs) which beaches of the Costa del Sol…

The hidden coves of Malaga

The hidden coves of Malaga

In other post of the Malaka Turismo we have told you which are the best beaches of the Costa del Sol, both in its eastern and western side. And although it is possible to find beaches with less affluence of tourists and neighbors in the 184 km of coastline that holds the Costa del Sol, we can curl even more curl and look for the most hidden coves of Malaga province. These hidden coves in Malaga will not always have all the services that other more frequented…