Spending the summer in Spain is an experience you have to live at least once in a lifetime.
What's more, thanks to the nice weather, you're almost sure to enjoy a dip in one of the best beaches in the world.
For example, would you like to enjoy the atmosphere on the Costa del Sol, go diving on the Costa Blanca, discover our fishing villages or hire a boat? And if you love staying active you can try all kinds of water sports.
Both the Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca have beautiful beaches and are the perfect areas to buy property in Spain.
We have put together for you a guide to the 3 of best beaches for Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca and recommend you give them a visit.
The 3 Best Beaches in Costa del Sol
In the southern part of Spain, in the amazing region called Andalusia, you’ll find Costa del Sol, or “Coast of the Sun” one of the most popular beach destinations in Europe.
With a total of 126 beaches, you won’t need to venture far to find one that meets your beach-going needs.
Whether you want to spend all day laying in the sun or all night club-hopping (we suggest both), this is perfect place to buy your dream home because Costa del Sol really does have it all.
Maro Beach, Nerja
A few kilometers outside of Nerja, you’ll find the secluded Maro Beach hidden under cliffs and surrounded by lush vegetation. Before you walk down the steep path towards the beach, stop by the historic Moorish watchtower to catch a sneak peak of the sparkling waters and secret coves that await you. The 500-meter strip of dense sandy coast is preserved, which means fishing is illegal. The abundance of marine and coral life also make this a great spot for scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts.
Carvajal Beach, Fuengirola
If you’re searching for a family-friendly beach, Carvajal Beach has plenty to offer beach-goers of all ages. Kids will absolutely love the sandy play area with a giant bouncy castle, as well as the water playground in the sea. During high season, parents can relax as the sea is monitored by on-duty lifeguards. You can find chiringuitos playing live music and renting out colorful sun umbrellas and loungers.
La Viborilla, Benalmádena
If peace and tranquility is what you have in mind for your holiday, La Viborilla, near the town of Benalmádena, is where you’ll find it. Surrounded by palm trees and woodlands, this hidden beach of sandy stone will feel like your own secluded lagoon.
The 3 Best Beaches in Orihuela Costa (Costa Blanca)
Orihuela Costa has 16 kilometers of coastline which varies from rugged coastline with crystal-clear water to fine white sandy beaches. These beaches are ideal for water-sports, fishing etc., or for just relaxing and enjoying the wonderful Orihuela Costa weather.
This area is a perfect place to buy a holiday home or to retire to, lots of things to do and great weather all year round.
Cabo Roig beach
Surrounded by beautiful coves and situated to the north by the various coves of La Zenia and to the south by the coves of Aguamarina. It is 420 metres long and 18 metres wide.The beach is located in a semi-urban area. It has fine soft sand and access is by steps and ramps. It offers a wide variety of services for sun and sea lovers, including sailing and windsurfing.
Mil Palmeras beach
Situated in the extreme south of Orihuela Costa, this beach is joined to the adjacent municipality, Pilar de la Horadada, and bounded to the north by Barranco Rubio beach. Its conservation and services have earned it the “Q” mark for Tourist Quality as well as the prestigious Blue Flag. It offers 346 metres of golden sand and is perfect for enjoying a day out with friends or family. Nearby is a children’s park and a water sports facility.
Cala Bosque Beach (La Zenia)
Cala Bosque, located south of La Zenia, is one of the most visited beaches in Orihuela. Its 350 metre length is bordered by Cala Cerrada in the north and Cala Capitán in the south. It was deservedly awarded the sought-after Blue Flag due to the quality of its services. It is a fine-sand beach, making if perfect for practicing sports or for enjoying a nice sunny day relaxing on a deck chair. Among the numerous services it offers are lifeguards, special access paths for people with disabilities, a car park, bus stops, a play area, etc.
We hope you have a chance to visit these wonderful beaches when you come to Spain and we look forward to meeting you soon.