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GUADALMINA
It situated inside one of the most luxurious enclaves of the Costa del Sol, surrounded by the golf course of Guadalmina, this beach offers the possibility to combine relaxation and sport. It situated next to San Pedro Alcántara, in a zone under archaeological protection where they have unearthed vaults and historic ruins dating to the third century. The sports offering themselves are fishing and nautical sports. On the beach windsurfers and water bikes are widespread.

PLAYA LINDAVISTA
It has the typical golden sands of the Mediterranean. Rich deposits of Basilica are found alongside called Vega Del Mar. To the north lies an area under archaeological protection, which adds to the traditional traits of sun and sand. It has two clubs and chiringuitos which offer a wide range of traditional foods and beverages of the med. Windsurfing and water bikes are found along the sands.

SAN PEDRO DE ALCANTARA
Urban beach, regenerated, with promenade, which has many shops and restaurants and other services. It is a very pleasant beach with fine sands and moderate swell. It counts on all the tourists and locals in the nearby bars and restaurants to fill it when they have had a bite to eat or a drink. All the traditional drinks and dishes can be enjoyed along with the sun and sand. The free public playgrounds attract families in great numbers and great security teams give the parents the ability to bring their kids in safety. It can get busy but finding a spot is rarely too difficult.

CORTIJO BLANCO
El Cortijo Blanco is a welcoming beach and a favourite amongst the locals, for this reason it is not categorized as a tourist beach. The sands are blond and there are some rounded boulders of volcanic origin, they come from the nearby river Guadaiza. The waters are clean and there is a moderate swell.

NUEVA ANDALUCIA / EL DUQUE
It is a well protected beach, situated in a cove formed by two spikes that protect it from winds and swells. These dunes are made up of typical Mediterranean golden sands. It is found in a semi urban surrounding and attracts a medium crowd. It is located very close to one of the most luxurious ports of Europe, Puerto Banus. After a day of sun and sand you can hit the shops restaurants or numerous luxury clubs there.

RIO VERDE / PUERTO BANUS
This peaceful beach is popular for nautical sports due to the rescue services. The sands are golden, and fine. The area between the port and the river estuary is known as the beach of Puerto Banus.

EL ANCON
The Ancón is an extension of Rio Verde. It has become a popular spot and attracts many tourists that enjoy the views, sand and sun as well as the finest of Spanish cuisine in luxury spots. The quality of the fine golden sands and the palm and pine trees are two of its main attractions not forgetting the lack of urbanization that is increasingly hard to find here on the Costa. Despite not having been rewarded the blue flag this year, it has all the services, and in addition you can find some fishing spots amongst the rocks.

NAGUELES
Is a very pleasant and extensive beach, with a lot of vegetation in the estates around. It is nestled between the hotels Marbella Club and Puente Romano, the beach of Nagüeles has become a place that combines a five star service with an extensive range of nautical sports, among them surfing jet skis and water bikes. It also has a very modern paseo maritimo.

FONTANILLA
The length of this beach is of some 800 meters. It has been hugely regenerated lately by the Dep. Of Environment. Its sands are not original and not of the highest quality on the Marbella coast but it has the advantage of being in the heart of Marbella.It is frequented by hundreds of tourists daily due to its comfort and proximity to the metropolis that is Marbella and the modern paseo maritimo.It is always full so finding a nice spot may prove difficult. Many opt to rent a sunbed and parasol from one of the numerous chiringuitos. The area is packet with sports bars, restaurants shops and cafes.

EL FARO
The El Faro beach is flanked on one side by a spit which divides it from the port. It is 300 meters long, has golden original sand. It is located very centrally in Marbella thus it can get very busy, arrive early.

LA VENUS
It is also found very centrally located, and thus has earned a family character. It has the Puerto Deportivo on one side which offers great views as well as the numerous palm trees that offer shadow.

EL CABLE
El Cable is one of the most famous of Marbella, summer evenings brings concerts, clubs and entertainment almost nightly. Due to its proximity to the fishing port the waters can be dirty, but it is still a favourite amongst the locals. It has natural fine golden sands.

FUNNY BEACH
Funny beach has natural fine sands and is over 3 kilometres in length. It extends to the estuary of Rio Real. It is flanked by trees and bushes; it is a family favourite.

RIO REAL / LOS MONTEROS
It is 2 km long and extends to Hotel de los Monteros. It is a continuation of Funny Beach.

EL ALICATE
The beaches El Alicate, Costabella and Pinomar are one of the most visited beaches in Marbella. It extends for two kilometres and has fine sands and even better services. For one of the busiest beaches it is also one of the best cared for.

CABO PINO / ARTOLA
Lies in a Bay and the historic remainders of Torre Ladrones gives it an ancient feel. It is the only Nudist beach this near to Marbella.It lies in the protected zone Las Dunes de Artola so there are few buildings along its length. A chiringuitos with sunbeds etc is found. It attracts a small to medium crowd in the summer.

REAL DE ZARAGOZA
Real de Zaragoza is one of the longest in Marbella, 1.8 Km. It has fine firm golden sands and is nearly always full of young beach goers enjoying a five star breach service in the nearby chiringuitos.

LA VIBORA
This beach being only 650 metres in length is one of the shortest on the Costa, There are watersports practised but in general it forms a little hidden corner that can be enjoyed by all.

LAS CHAPAS
This beach has its natural fine golden sands perfect for the barefooted, it is one of those zones of the Marbella coast that seems unreal.

LAS CAÑAS
Las Cañas is not the busiest of the beaches, it has golden fine sands and the waters are crystal clear perfect for the divers. It makes for a perfect tranquil spot to relax in the sun.



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