Top-10 Beaches In Malaga Worthy For Your Instagram Posts

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The second-most populous city of Andalusia after Seville and the sixth most populous in Spain, Malaga is the largest city on the Costa del sol and immensely popular for being the birthplace of beloved & famous artist Pablo Picasso. Founded in the eighth century BC, you will be surprised to know that Malaga is one of the oldest Mediterranean seaports. In fact, the very popular coastline of Malaga ie. “Costa del sol” (Sun Coast) is one of the main reasons Spain is popularly known for. The astonishing coastline has a beautiful combination of some of the country’s outstanding beaches. Each of the beaches of Malaga has its unique characteristics, from family-friendly waterfronts lying among the picturesque fishing villages to beaches bordered with exciting bars & restaurants, the beaches attract thousands of tourists across the world every year. Your trip to Malaga will not complete without paying a visit to at least one of the inviting beaches. 

This small guide to Top-10 beaches in Malaga will help you find which beach is right for you. Let’s take a look:

  • Beaches in Torremolinos - One of the oldest and popular resort towns on Costa del Sol admired by millions of tourists across the world, Torremolinos is the heaven for beach-lovers where you can find the best beaches in Malaga including the beach of Playa Mar and Playa de la Carihuela - The largest beach in Torremolinos. The town is also blessed with 6 stunning long beaches that are equally popular. Surrounded by plenty of hotels and restaurants, this is a great beach destination for tourists.

  • Playa de la Malagueta – The most beloved beach of Malaga, Malagueta beach is stretch over 1 km in length and can be easily reached on foot from Malaga city center. Here you can get your iconic Insta-picture alongside the letters on the beach “Malagueta” known as one of Malaga’s most photographed ‘monuments’. With ample restaurants and bars, the big enough children’s play area makes it a perfect place for a family while can also rent umbrellas and hammocks.

  • Mijas Costa - It is a perfect holiday destination for an exciting beach holiday as the area holds some of the popular holiday resorts of Calahonda, Riviera del Sol, and La Cala de Mijas. The longest and most popular is Calahonda, a two and a half-mile long beach with yellow sand and blue sea. Mijas Costa is equipped with safe beaches, local shops, bars & restaurants, and many more entertainment activities. Nestled between Fuengirola and the east Marbella resort of Cabopino, this is a must-visit place.

  • Playa de El Palo - Nestled among iconic fishing villages, Playa de El Palo is a smaller but a beautiful beach with a sparkling sandy waterfront. You can fulfill your craving for fishing and diving while grabbing a bike and following the boulevard is the best idea to enjoy a day out here if you love adventure as the beach is surrounded with the colorful houses lined up side to side along the beach. Isn’t it amazing? You can hang out with locals, relax on the beach and enjoy a barbeque on the beach. 

  • Playa de La Caleta - Despite its easy approach to the city center and richness with bars & restaurants, Playa de La Caleta is around 1 km long beach with dark sand situated a few minutes away from the old quarter of the city. Surrounded by villas and mansions built by the Haute Bourgeoisie of the 19th century, the beach is set between Baños del Carmen and La Malagueta and awarded with the blue flag. Here you can enjoy a variety of water sports, relax under umbrellas and palms. 

  • Playa de la Misericordia - Located 10-minutes away from the city center, it is another blue flag beach in Spain stretched over 2 km with dark sandy shores. It is situated on the Carretera de Cádiz in Malaga and a perfect choice for those looking for surfing. You must visit it in summers when locals gather here with their surfboards and enjoy most of the waves. As the beach is close to the Malaga seaport, it is famous among locals as “La ola del Melillero”.

  • Playa Peñón del Cuervo – If you are a night-lover and want to hang out with your friends in beach bars & restaurants, Playa Peñón del Cuervo is an ideal place for you. Famous for its big rock close to the shoreline that rises above the sea and divides the 450-meter beach in 2, you can reach here by car in the ultimate comfort of Private Malaga Airport Taxi Transfer. You can enjoy beach parties, concerts, and barbeques with locals. 

  • Estepona - It is a beautiful city near Malaga with great beaches and the best ones include Playa El Cristo and the main beach by the same name. Estepona is one of the stunning and charming towns on Malaga’s coastline while the Estepona beach is stretching around 4 km from the port in the south-west to beyond the town in the north-east. You can take a bus from Malaga or drive a car to reach here. It is worth taking a stroll around the narrow streets of the old town. 

  • Playa Puerto Banús - Marbella is known for a beautiful playground for the rich and famous tourists while from a 20-min drive from here, you can reach Puerto Banus and see millionaire’s yachts. The long promenade with dark san is a perfect spot to sit, relax, and watch the leisure tourists chilling in chiringuitos. Marbella is one of the richest spots on Costa del Sol. It is worth visiting once.  

  • Cabopino - Another beautiful beach from Malaga’s coastline, it is a popular tourist beach destination over the last few years. It is a 1.5 km long beach you can reach here by car from Malaga or Marbella. This is a great place for sunbathing.

These are some of the best beaches in Malaga you must give a try for your insta-shots!!! Taxi Malaga airport is here to make your ride more comfortable and luxurious to these beaches. Just book us in advance and make the trip memorable forever. 

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