Malaga Beaches

The beaches in Malaga are situated in the capital city. These beaches have all the equipment and services that a visitor could possibly desire. Along its 14 kms of coast, Malaga offers its holidaymakers a total of 16 beaches, of which, the most popular are: La Malagueta, La Misericordia, El Palo or Pedregalejo.

Along the Costa del Sol you will also find many more top-quality beaches, highlighting specially the ones in Nerja and its natural coves, or the popular beaches in Torremolinos and Fuengirola, amongst others.

Malaga beaches - children having fun

Every year the beaches in Malaga receive the blue flag distinction, which is a European guarantee of high quality, for their clean waters and for the services they offer...restaurants right on the beach, shops, hotels, etc..

Malaga beaches - family holidays

The average temperature and the amount of hours of sun per day, make the Costa del Sol the ideal destination to enjoy with the whole family. The beaches in Malaga are the perfect place to enjoy our holidays almost all year round, being the most popular months between May and September.

Malaga beaches views

These beaches are great for all kinds of sports and water activities, like surfing, windsurfing, sailing, water-skiing, fishing, parachuting above the sea or even just hiring a pedalo and taking it out to sea to enjoy a relaxing moment further away from the hectic beaches.

Malaga beaches - surfing and watersports

Malaga, and specially Marbella beaches, count with several fancy clubs that open during the day to relax and at night to have plenty of fun right on the seafront.

Most popular Malaga city beaches

Malagueta beach

Malagueta Beach is one of the most popular and convenient beaches in Malaga. It is located near the city center, next to the port and the park. It has a length of 1200 metres and a width of 45 metres, and offers a variety of services and facilities for visitors.

How to get there by car and where to park

If you are driving to Malagueta Beach, you can take the A-7 motorway and exit at 246A towards Centro/Alameda. Then follow the signs for Paseo Marítimo/Puerto until you reach Plaza de la Marina. From there, you can turn right onto Paseo de Reding and then left onto Paseo de la Farola, where you will find the entrance to Malagueta Beach.

There are several parking options near Malagueta Beach. You can park your car at Muelle Uno, a shopping center next to the port that has an underground parking lot with more than 1000 spaces. The price is 2.20 euros per hour or 18 euros per day. You can also park at Plaza de la Marina, which has another underground parking lot with 600 spaces. The price is 2.50 euros per hour or 23 euros per day.

La Misericordia Beach

Misericordia beach in Malaga

La Misericordia Beach is one of the longest and most popular beaches in Malaga. It is located in the west of the city, along the Paseo Marítimo Antonio Banderas. It has a length of 2000 metres and a width of 30 metres, and offers a variety of services and facilities for visitors.

How to get there by car and where to park

If you are driving to La Misericordia Beach, you can take the A-7 motorway and exit at 241A towards Centro/Avda Andalucía. Then follow the signs for Paseo Marítimo/Aeropuerto until you reach Avenida de Velázquez. From there, you can turn right onto Calle Ayala and then left onto Paseo Marítimo Antonio Banderas, where you will find La Misericordia Beach.

There are several parking options near La Misericordia Beach. You can park your car at Plaza de Toros de la Malagueta, which has an underground parking lot with 500 spaces. The price is 1.80 euros per hour or 15 euros per day. You can also park at Plaza Mayor, which has another underground parking lot with 3000 spaces. The price is 1 euro per hour or 10 euros per day.

Pedregalejo

Pedregalejo beach

Playa de Pedregalejo is an urban beach of dark sand located in one of the oldest and traditional fishing districts of Malaga, between Baños del Carmen beach and El Palo beach. It measures 1200 metres long and 20 metres wide. It is a busy beach with many restaurants and bars along the promenade, where you can taste fried fish, seafood paella, soups and sardine skewers. The beach also offers showers, sunbeds, umbrellas, parking and gardens. It is a nice place to relax, sunbathe and swim in the Mediterranean Sea.

How to get there by car and where to park

To get there by car, you can take the A-7 motorway and exit at 246A towards El Palo. There are some parking areas near the beach, but they can be crowded in summer. You can also use public transport, such as bus lines 3 or 11

Playa El Palo

Playa El Palo is an urban beach of dark sand located in the eastern coast of Malaga, between Pedregalejo beach and Chanquete beach, in the old fishing district of El Palo. It has a length of 1200 metres and a width of 25 metres. It is a popular beach among locals and tourists, who can enjoy its calm waters, its good services and its traditional cuisine. You can find many restaurants and bars along the promenade, where you can taste fried fish, seafood paella, soups and the typical sardine skewers. The beach also has showers, sunbeds, umbrellas and parking areas.

How to get there by car and where to park

To get there by car, you can take the A-7 motorway and exit at 246A towards El Palo. There are some parking areas near the beach, but they can be crowded in summer. You can also use public transport, such as bus lines 3 or 11.

Malaga beaches have so much to offer, all you have to do is enjoy every minute of them during your stay!


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