The weather, the fine sand, the sun terraces ... The beaches of southern Spain are the favorite destination of many people arriving from around the world. Its large expanses of fine white sand are a fantastic claim. And not only that, there are hundreds of activities to do in them: surfing, boat rides, paragliding, etc.
The best beaches in southern Spain
Málaga, Cádiz, Almería ... In the ranking of the best beaches in Spain, those of Andalusia have a prominent place. And is not for less. The good weather makes the south an ideal holiday destination. Whether in family, with friends or as a couple, enjoyment and relaxation are guaranteed. Do you want to know some of the southern beaches?
1. Bolonia Beach, Tarifa (Cádiz)Bologna beach
This beach is considered one of the last virgin beaches of Spain. They emphasize its fine sand and its warm and crystalline waters. It has a length of 3800 meters and a width of 70.
It is an infinite beach, a perfect place for those looking for sun and waters that invite to bathe. Further, here you can see one of the most beautiful natural monuments in Spain: the dune of Bologna.
And being in a province that is the birthplace of surfing in Spain, how are we going to go without practicing it? Do not hesitate to hire this activity to spend a great afternoon riding the waves.
2. Playa de los Alemanes, Zahara de los Atunes (Cádiz)Germans Beach - Francisco Aguirre / Flickr.com
His curious name is due to the large number of Germans residing there after the Second World War. It is one of the best known in Spain, partly because famous personalities have spent the summer in this place for years.
Its sunsets are fabulous and on clear days the African continent is glimpsed. Many tourists, on the other hand, take advantage of their stay to be smeared with the mud of this area, famous for its usefulness in skin treatments
And since you are in this town of Cádiz, you have to try the star dish of its gastronomy, tuna from almadraba. An authentic delicacy.
3. The Calas de Roche, Conil (Cádiz)Roche coves
Is about Rocky beaches, surrounded by cliffs and vegetation. Its access is somewhat complicated, since you have to follow paths with stones and bushes. But it is worth it, without any doubt.
They are very quiet coves, although they are quite frequented in summer. You can take a pleasant walk between the coves when the tide is low. There is no better place to rest and enjoy an excellent natural environment.
4. Beach of the Dead, Carboneras (Almeria)Beach of the Dead - Pablo / Flickr.com
Despite its name, this is one of the most beautiful southern beaches. Access is difficult, since you have to walk along narrow paths, full of stones and bushes. But its beauty far exceeds the effort.
Its crystal clear waters and white sand will allow us to disconnect from everything. The best, let yourself be carried away only by the sound of the waves. But beware! Sea currents converge on it, so you have to be careful during the bath.
5. Maro Beach, Nerja (Málaga)Nerja Beaches
Nerja has become a popular tourist destination in recent years. And there we found this beautiful cove. Surrounded by cliffs and rock formations, It has a wild touch that impresses everyone who goes. The views are incredible, a place full of romance and tranquility.
6. Punta Umbría Beach (Huelva)Punta Umbría Beach
It is an urbanized beach, another option to enjoy the beauty of the southern beaches. In addition, it has the advantage of having beach bars where you can cool off or have a snack.
But The charm of this beach lies in the three protected areas that are along its length. They are the lagoon of El Portil, the Natural Site of the Enebrales and the marshes of the Odiel. A true wonder of nature.
7. El Rompido Beach, Cartaya (Huelva)
Yes, you read correctly, “El Rompido”. It has a special beauty: virgin vegetation, dunes and pine forests spreading all over the place. One of the curiosities that we find here is "the arrow of El Rompido", a curious sandy path that crosses the Atlantic Ocean towards a virgin beach.