Torrox Beaches

The municipality of Torrox is situated between Torre del Mar, Algarrobo and Nerja, and has some good beaches that you can visit if you are in the area:

Algarrobo beach

To get to this beach you must the turnoff from the motorway towards Algarrobo, that has approximately 2 Km. of beaches.

Las Palmeras beach on the west side, La Mezquitilla beach of about half a kilometre long and the beach of Bau Hoffman.

These beaches don’t have a complete seafront promenade yet, although there are plans to build it and they have parking, showers, lifeguards, rubbish bins, beach bars and sea rescue, amongst other services.

Mezquitilla beach

Mezquitilla beach

This beach is situated passed the bridge the goes over the Algarrobo river and it’s very stony. It’s recommendable to wear some kind of footwear, like rubber sandals, for swimming.

Mezquitilla beach is approximately 700 metres long and has rubbish bins, showers and a volleyball net, amongst other services.

To get to this beach, if you’re coming from the Mediterranean motorway, take the turnoff 277 until you reach the N-340 coast road, you’ll find this beach on the other side of the river.

El Morche beach

El Morche in Torrox

If you follow the N-340 you will reach El Morche, where there’s a beach that was originally for fishing and has now become a tourist attraction.

It’s a long beach with plenty of beach bars where we can sit down and eat or drink while we take a rest from the sun in the shade. Its sand is dark and there aren’t many rocks.

El Morche beach has parking, showers, sunbeds to hire, children’s playground and also bars and cafes nearby.

Ferrara beach

Ferrara in Torrox

Passing by Torrox Costa from the N-340 until reaching the Torrox lighthouse.

If you go by car you’ll be able to park quite easily although it can also be reached by bus from Malaga, Nerja and Torrox.

Ferrara is the most visited beach in this municipality and has all the necessary services to spend a great day on the beach. The beach bars are open till late at night, which is when they serve drinks and play music.

Near the Ferrara beach we’ll find archaeological remains from the Greeks, Romans and Phoenicians, who were the original inhabitants of this area and the province of Malaga.



This beach is perfect for those seeking a bit of peace and tranquillity as it’s far away from the town centre, a little paradise for those staying in Torrox that prefer to avoid the more popular beaches in the area. Wilches beach has sunbeds to hire and beach bars.

El Peñoncillo (the small rock)

Peñoncillo in Torrox

This beach is situated following the road towards Torrox Costa and has a large parking area for those who get there by car. Although it’s urbanised, it’s a clean and quiet beach of about 1400 metres long, and easily accessible from the motorway.

El Peñoncillo beach offers many services, such as sea rescue, showers, beach bars, sunbeds to hire and a daily cleaning service.

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