The beaches of Malaga city have a length of about 15 km. From east to west you will find the beaches of El Candado, Las Acacias, Baños del Carmen, La Malagueta, San Andres, La Misericordia, Guadalhorce and Guadalmar.
Almost all the beaches of Malaga have a blue flag.
Here is a brief overview of the most popular beaches in Malaga:
• El Candado Beach: next to the marina of the same name, is a dark sandy beach with showers, sun beds and umbrellas, but no public toilets.
• Las Acacias Beach: Pedregalejo beach, with disabled access and a high degree of capacity in high season.
• Baños del Carmen: Beach with rocks and low capacity utilization. Few facilities.
• La Malagueta beach: dark sand beach is very popular with the locals, often busy. Not accessible for people with disabilities.
• San Andres beach: dark sand beach, popular with locals and with a high occupancy rate. Not accessible for people with disabilities.
• La Misericordia beach: dark sand beach on the outskirts of the city, occupancy rate is average and the beach does not have many facilities.
• Guadalhorce beach: dark sand beach, is isolated with little influx of visitors. There are no facilities and it is not accessible for disabled people.
• Guadalmar beach: dark sand beach, has an average occupancy and is next to San Julian beach. It has a naturist / nudist area with marked access.