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Beach holidays in Malaga

View of the port at Malaga.


Indulge yourself with a Malaga beach holiday of sunbathing on the region's sweeping sugar-fine beaches. Then explore Nerja's sheltered coves or head to Benalmadena's chiringuitos beach cafes, where locals gabble Spanish and munch pescaito frito fried fish. Take time out during your beach holiday. Malaga's Moorish castles and lively Spanish culture are yours to explore.

Secluded beaches in Malaga

Escape the crowds on your Malaga beach holiday, and head east to Nerja's rugged bays and cave-riddled cliffs. Or go west to higgledy-piggledy Mijas, famous for its chalk-white houses and sandy coves. Lose yourself amid Marbella's dunes at Artola Cabo Pino or bare all at Velez-Malaga's clothing-free Playa Almayate Bajamar on beach holidays in Malaga.

Sporty beaches in Malaga

Enjoy a sporty beach holiday in Malaga. Go waterskiing in Marbella or hit the surf at dawn on the beach in Las Gaviotas, Fuengirola. For an adrenaline-fuelled Malaga beach holiday, try your hand at jet-skiing off the coast of Malaga. Scuba divers and snorkellers can plunge into the translucent waters at Las Yuccas, in Benalmadena all year round.

Family beaches in Malaga

Planning to take your kids on a beach holiday to Malaga? Fuengirola's powdery Blue Flag beaches will go down a treat. Other firm family favourites include Torremolinos for its soft golden sand, shallow waters and pony rides. To escape the midday rays, take your kids to Benalmadena marina's Sea Life Centre to feed the stingrays.

Party beaches in Malaga

Party hard with a Malaga beach holiday. Benalmadena bursts into life after dark with trendy bars around quayside Puerto Deportivo and all-night Plaza Sol y Mar. Test your stamina in Torremolinos' bass-loaded clubs or stroll Malaga's labyrinthine streets for tapas and the distant strains of flamenco.

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