Costa del Sol is a world famous holiday spot visited by millions of tourists every year. It is famous for its perfect Mediterranean climate, rich and diverse culture, friendly people, and above all, the beaches.

The beaches in Malaga and the Costa del Sol are amongst the best in Spain. They are packed with tourists all through the day. They are just perfect for relaxing with a book in hand and having a good time in general. You will enjoy eating out at the chiringuitos or tiny restaurants around here that serve traditional Spanish food. 

Here’s a look at the best beaches in Malaga, Costa del Sol. 

Peñon del Cuervo

Peñon del Cuervo is a major attraction in Malaga which is particularly popular with the young and the restless, who just want to have a good time, with beach parties and other fun stuff such as beach volleyball. 

Playa del Cañuelo

Playa del Cañuelo is another popular beach in Malaga that is popular with a decidedly fashionable, upper class or higher income crowd. There are a plenty of opportunities for water sports such as snorkelling here. The bars here pretty decent and generally crowded in the evenings. 

Playa de Pedregalejo

Playa de Pedregalego is another great Malaga beach which is crowded for most of the day with young people, including students from the nearby foreign language school. It is also one of the cleanest beaches in Malaga.  The beach stretches for 1.2 kilometres, and is dotted with restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Playa de la Caleta

The Playa de la Caleta a largely unspoiled, mostly clean beach that is encircled by the Pablo Picasso promenade that runs from the Playa de la Malagueta through to the Baños del Carmen. This beach is popular with locals who can be found cycling, jogging and playing beach volleyball, football and other sports here. 

Playa del Cristo

The Playa del Cristo is a gorgeous beach that is situated to the west o the Estepona port. This is a very family friendly beach and the waters are very calm around here, so it’s safe for children.