Andalusia’s Magical Beaches

By : Nick Marr

Andalusia’s 800 kilometre coastline includes several spectacular beaches, all of them with pristine white sands and shimmering turquoise water. Whether you want a day out with the family, an afternoon of exhilarating high-speed watersports, or an opportunity to sample quality local cuisine, you’re guaranteed to find a beach that you’ll love, which is why real estate in the five coastal provinces is in such hot demand.

Below is a list of three destination beaches whose names are practically synonymous with the word ‘magical’.


Situated in Costa de la Luz in the balmy province of Cadiz, Bolonia is a bit of a side trip, but one that’s well worth making.  It sits at the very end of a no-through road and has a fascinating mix of the old and new: ancient Roman ruins, trendy martini bars, and cheerful beach restaurants offering amazing fresh fish dishes. The beach itself is a broad sweep of warm white sand, and enjoys strong winds that kite-surfers love. Investors seeking property for sale in Spain are well-advised to check out local properties, as values are certain to skyrocket.


Torremolinos enjoys the distinction of being the first-ever resort on the Costa de Sol. Located less than 20 kilometres north of Malaga, this classic vacation destination is a long, straight stretch of coastline lined with apartments, hotels, and an army of sunbeds. To find quality property for sale in Spain, buyers should focus their efforts on this town, which has an appealing 1970s retro air and unforgettable fish and chips.

Playa del Postiguet

This beautiful and high-traffic beach in the heart of Alicante is located at the base of the famous and formidable Monte Benacantil. It’s easy to access and bordered by a palm-dotted promenade where tourists can admire the view and enjoy all varieties of refreshment. The tranquil blue waters of Playa del Postiguet is a regular recipient of the Blue Flag for cleanliness.


Fuengirola is internationally renowned for its seven kilometre long stretch of beach, which runs from Sohail Castle to the west and Torreblanca to the east. Its lively promenade, Paseo Maritimo Rey de España, draws hundreds of tourists and families each summer, which suggests that those wanting property for sale in Spain should consider investing here. The paseo maritimo has been expanded and built upon over the last decade, reflecting the region’s growth during that time.

An estimated 25% of UK residents have indicated that they intend to retire abroad, with Spain being the most popular destination of choice. The gentle year-round climate and relatively affordable cost of living puts Spanish properties in high demand. Buying early -ideally off-plan at below market value- is an investment guaranteed to yield excellent returns.