Palm trees sway on the free public beaches of Malaga, where you can indulge in the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea and the relaxed spirit of the Costa del Sol. Playa de la Malagueta is the city’s main beach and is very close to the city center, making it accessible to many attractions. A beautiful promenade allows you to walk for miles to the happening port.
Parks and playgrounds are there for the kids to burn off energy. Loungers, hammocks and umbrellas are available to rent. In the warm months, try some water sports.
Things to Know
There are free showers and toilets, lifeguards, and accessible entrances at Playa de La Malagueta.
Take a quick walk to many of the local fish shacks on the promenade or sip a cool cocktail at a beach bar.
Parking may be difficult; it’s best to take public transportation.