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1. Los Boliches Beach

Join in the fun at one of the best-loved beaches on the Costa del Sol, Los Boliches Beach. This dark-sand stretch of coast is rarely quiet, and its dynamic atmosphere is typical of the lively, youthful spirit of Fuengirola. Enjoy the calm waters and take advantage of the excellent facilities as you spend a day basking in the sun here.
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Enjoy the spirit of Fuengirola at one of its most buzzing beaches, where the dark sand makes for a striking appearance and the facilities are excellent.

2. Fuengirola Beach

Once you have found your sandy sanctuary at Fuengirola Beach roll out your towel or rent a sun lounger and umbrella.
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Relax, try some watersports, sip cocktails and explore an ancient castle when you visit this extensive and well-maintained seaside haven.

3. El Castillo Beach

With its pale sand and bright blue waters, El Castillo Beach is as beautiful as any of the stunning stretches of sand that run around the coast in the Fuengirola region. Come here to enjoy the ocean in an area with excellent facilities. You will be close to many other things to do if you need to take a break from the sun in the middle of the day.
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Give yourself lots of time to explore this gorgeous strand, which connects with the longest beach in the Fuengirola area and is overlooked by a 10th-century castle.

4. Sohail Castle

Sohail Castle is by far the most recognizable symbol of Fuengirola. Perched on a hill overlooking the sea, this imposing landmark has stood in the same place for over a thousand years, despite being partially demolished and rebuilt multiple times during this period. Visit it to take in stunning views of the city and the sea, to learn about its history in the small museum located inside or to attend one of the festivals regularly held in its grounds.
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Get a sense of Fuengirola’s long history at its most iconic landmark, a 10th-century castle that now houses a museum and hosts regular festivals.

5. Salon Varietes Theatre

Buy tickets for a show at the Salon Varietés Theatre to enjoy an evening spent doing something a little bit different. Fuengirola’s after-dark activities tend to revolve around its buzzing nightlife, but not everyone wants to spend every night of their vacation on a bar crawl. This is the only English-language theater to be found anywhere in the south of Spain, and it is well worth paying a visit to.
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Spend an evening enjoying the magical atmosphere of a show at this historic theater, the only English-language theater in the south of Spain.

6. Las Gaviotas Beach

Like a few of the other stretches of sand along this coast, Las Gaviotas Beach features sand of a distinctive dark hue, giving the place a dramatic appearance. Its rows of piers give the land’s edge a pretty, wavy appearance. The waters here are a deep blue. Join the many locals and tourists who come to this beach every day, making it one of the most popular in the area.
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This dark-sand beach has a striking appearance, excellent facilities and a convenient location for accessing the restaurants and bars of Fuengirola.

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