Fuengirola has a coastline of 8 km divided into 7 beaches, according to the information given by the Local Administration. All the beaches are urban and in good conditions for swimming. In 2009 Fuengirola was the only municipality of Spain in which all the beaches were awarded with the blue flag.
Generally, the beaches of Fuengirola have thin white and black sand, and calm sea. There is an access to all of them from the promenade.
From the North to the South, the beaches are the following:
- Carvajal Beach
- Torreblanca Beach
- Los Boliches – Las Gaviotas Beach (Las Gaviotas Beach is adapted for disabled people)
- San Francisco Beach (Fuengirola Beach)
- Santa Amalia Beach
- El Castillo Beach (Beach of El Egido, is the beach of the Hotel IPV Beatriz Palace & Spa 4*. It is one of the best beaches with the best conditions, calm and quality.
Fuengirola is a town part of the county of Málaga and of the autonomous region of Andalusia. Spain has experienced a spectacular development, beauty and modernisation during the last years. Leisure and cuisine have increased the quality of this country, becoming a reference for going out and enjoying of a dinner or spectacle.
Fuengirola offers a great variety of cultural places to visit. It is important to mention the following:
- History Museum
- Open Museum
- Palace of La Paz
- Variétés Theatre
- House of Culture
Monuments and places of interest
Fuengirola has various monuments to visit which will make the tourist enjoy more of the town: the “Medieval Castle of Sohail” with wonderful spectacles and events during all year, especially on holidays; “Finca del Secretario”, “Termas de Torreblanca”, the church “Nuestra Señora del Rosario”; “Zoo of Fuengirola” (Bioparc); “Mijas Waterpark”; and other peculiar buildings due to their contemporary architecture.
- Medieval Castle of Sohail
- Finca del Secretario
- Church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario
- Zoo of Fuengirola (Bioparc)
- Mijas Waterpark
- Buildings of contemporary architecture