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Going to the beach in summer is almost a must-see activity especially if you come to Torremolinos on holidays. Going to the beach is not only a summer routine but also an experience thanks to the well-maintained beaches, the many leisure offers you will find in them and its 7 kilometers of pure summer enjoyment.

Torremolinos has 4 main beaches, although within them you can find different areas for your plans. All beaches are cataloged with the Q for tourist quality, Los Álamos with the Blue Flag and EcoBeachLa Carihuela with the EcoBeach seal and The Bajondillo and Playamar with Blue Flag recently added, which accredits them as well-maintained eco-friendly and well-prepared spaces with equipment and infrastructure that will make your visit perfect.

Visiting the beaches of Torremolinos is a feast for the senses!

La Carihuela beach, where tradition and gastronomy meet

Between the la Punta de Torremolinos o el Morro, one of the most spectacular natural monuments on the Costa del Sol where you can see the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and the border with Benalmádena, you will find the beach of La Carihuela. Tradition and gastronomy come together in the more than 2 kilometers of coastline, where you can rest after a good morning sunbathing on the beach to enjoy a good espeto or a nice portion of fried fish at one of the manybeach barsthat you can find there. And so it is, La Carihuela is the most maritime district of Torremolinos and also the one that preserves the essence of our city in its streets.

Wherever you are, we assure you that you will have a lot of fun, because on the beach of La Carihuela you will find an area with a large number of water activities where you can rent and enjoy the traditional pedal boats or more modern and adventurous activities such as parasailing, donuts , water skiing, flying board, kayaking or paddle surfing.

In addition, this beach has been considered by tourists and visitors to be one of the best beaches and also enjoyed by a large number of Hollywood stars in the history of Torremolinos and has been quite popular since the 1950s.

Bajondillo beach, the closest to the center of Torremolinos

If you are staying in the center of Torremolinos, la playa del Bajondillo Bajondillo Beach is perfect for you, with a kilometer of coastline where you can enjoy a fantastic afternoon sunbathing from a hammock. It is a city beach, which you can reach on foot from the central Calle San Miguel. Enjoy the Camino de la Playa going down the traditional steps or take advantage and pass by the Cuesta del Tajo where you can also enjoy fantastic craft shops where you can buy a souvenir of your trip to Torremolinos.

If you prefer, you can reach the beach with the elevator that the municipality has at «Plaza del Panorama» and that connects with «Calle del Peligro». This area is perfect for spending a day with the family and playing a few games at the famous Mini Golf Course. And if you are looking for anLGBTIQ beach the Bajondillo area near the «Punta de Torremolinos» rock is your beach! The best activities and plans are waiting for you.

You can also enjoy the bicycle path that connects you to Playamar and Los Álamos, the next beaches we go to, don’t forget your helmet and reflective lights!

Playamar, one kilometer of pure maritime leisure activities

Playamar beach is one of the busiest in Torremolinos, not only for residents and tourists, but also for residents of the capital of Malaga who come to our beach to enjoy the many leisure areas.

Do you like to walk on the beach? Then you are in the perfect place, because on this beach you will find the perfect space to take a beautiful walk while stepping on the sand to cool off at the water’s edge. But if you just want to rest, you can do that in Playamar too. Rent a hammock and enjoy the sun of Torremolinos. On windy days, a Windsurf sailing show can surprise you with the best veterans of the area and if you want to learn paddle surf or sup yoga, this is the perfect place.

With easy access, on foot, by bike or by car, Playamar, together with Los Álamos, also has a great gastronomic offer, with the best beach clubs at the moment. Enjoy a delicious cocktail or a good coffee after dinner and make your beach day perfect.

And if you like architecture, in Playamar you will find a great exponent of the current Leisure Tourism, to which we dedicate a post on our blog. The «Torres de Playamar» rise imposingly off the coast to find a perfect beach to relax on your vacation.

Los Álamos beach, on the border with Málaga, ideal for all ages

Sticking with Malaga, at the edge of Torremolinos, we find the beach of Los Álamos, a perfect beach for those looking for a «Chill out» environment, young and full of entertainment. In the afternoon there are also concerts on the terraces in many of the beach clubs and with a cozy and healthy atmosphere, and don’t forget the sunset!

With a length of more than a mile, it is one of the favorite corners of the residents of Torremolinos thanks to its fine sand. The most traditional beach bars, los chiringuitos, meet the most modern beach clubs. Feel free to enjoy both, as they both offer you different experiences.

When the west wind approaches the area, in the Malaga area you can catch a glimpse of the kite surfer kites drawing a colorful sky; Also in the days of Surf, when the surfers sail our waves of Los Álamos, Playamar, El Bajondillo and La Carihuela in search of their best spots.

Safe and adapted beaches

Every year the Beach Plan ensures the safety of bathers and tourists who come to enjoy our coasts. Also this year you can consult the information panel on assisted bathing and the sanitary measures taken at the following link: ). Before bathing, check the color of the flags, if it is red or yellow you should avoid bathing and above all, if in doubt, ask our lifeguards . They are there to help you.

Once more Torremolinos makes it easy for everyone to enjoy swimming in the summer. That is why all beaches have an area adapted for people with reduced mobility. In these areas you will find walkways to the sea, driveways, pergolas, parking spaces and adapted toilets. In addition, the rescue service has amphibious chairs, a hydraulic crane and an amphibious crutch set, so that users with walking difficulties can also enjoy a day at the beach.

During the Easter week, lifeguards and bathing assistance are available. From Easter Sunday to 1st of June, on weekends only and from 1st of June to the 30th of September, this service is available daily.

The telephone number to make appointments for bathing assitance is: 00 34 673.514.212, only on weekends before 1st June, you can call from 11am to 8pm and  in summer from 1st June on, Monday to Sunday from 11am to 9pm.

Appointments at our four bathing establishments are possible from 11.30am to 7pm.are available at our four assisted bathing stations from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

You will find the adapted areas in La Carihuela Beach, between the Chiringuito Remo Beach and the Chiringuito Beach ClubTropicana. In El Bajondillo, between Los Corales Chiringuito and La Paella Restaurant. In Playamar between the Sal Marina Restaurant and Casa Paco and in Los Álamos, between the Nuevo Familiar Restaurant and La Moraga.

In addition to the Q for quality seals of all our beaches and the seal of Smart Tourist Destination, we have to add the Ecoplayas seal , a national award for the quality of beaches, not only in terms of the environment, but also in terms of tourism, innovation and sustainability. 

Q de Calidad Torremolinos
Q de Calidad Turística
Bandera Azul Los Álamos
Bandera Azul Los Álamos

Torremolinos tourism

Browse our blog and you will discover that although we always associate it with the beach and summer, Torremolinos is also a cultural and modern destination where you can visit places as original as the Botanical Garden or take a ride on board a “Jábega” a traditional fishing boat.

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