Playa de La Malagueta
Playa de La Malagueta
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  • packedandready2go
    944 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice beach with costly beach chairs to rent.
    The sea is beautiful and there is a nice instagramable sign which mataches the color of the sand. It costs 14 ritos to rent a palapa and two beach chairs. Lots of vendors selling massages and mojitos, etc.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 November 2023
  • MC D
    5 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Malagueta gone downhill
    What has happened to quality, good food, good service, kind welcome and nice cozy SPANISH place Malagueta used to be? It's definitely gone downhill these last 5 years! Food and service is so touristy! Bland food, snooty cold service, annoying servers for tips! When you go into a restaurant and they speak english before spanish, that says it all!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 30 December 2023
  • Desislava Andreeva
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom188 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Busy and live beach area
    I visited the beach in February and out of the season, however there were still a lot of people. A few were at the sea as too cold, but a lot were just chilling and relaxing. There were a few restaurants open. Clean and live area with tourist and local people.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 February 2024
  • kaygee12
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom64 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    All changed..
    No sunbeds or umbrellas on Malagueta beach, can’t work out what’s happened to them? No showers working in the beach. Beach tapas bar no longer there. Nice local cafe closed. I can’t work out if it’s an anti-tourist or lack of funding thing?
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 March 2024
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Dan K
The Hague, The Netherlands8,501 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Always nice to visit this beach. The sand is not the getaway, but the view on mountains and the sea is great. Nice mix of locals and tourists.
Written 21 April 2024
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Uncle Badger
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK501 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Good location near the centre. BUT be prepared to be harassed by people selling blankets, massages and drinks.

The amenities aren’t great either. Apart from that, it’s a nice beach!
Written 6 April 2024
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Peadarmd
Fuerteventura, Spain28 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Lovely beach but within the space of an hour 15 people approached us either to sell blankets or give massages. In fact, within one 5 minute period, 4 masseuses approached us. We were so harassed by the sellers that we just up and left.
Written 4 April 2024
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kaygee12
Edinburgh, UK64 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
No sunbeds or umbrellas on Malagueta beach, can’t work out what’s happened to them?

No showers working in the beach.

Beach tapas bar no longer there.

Nice local cafe closed.

I can’t work out if it’s an anti-tourist or lack of funding thing?
Written 18 March 2024
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Desislava Andreeva
Portsmouth, UK188 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
I visited the beach in February and out of the season, however there were still a lot of people. A few were at the sea as too cold, but a lot were just chilling and relaxing. There were a few restaurants open. Clean and live area with tourist and local people.
Written 16 February 2024
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Val L
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
After a terrible experience in Malagueta, be careful of holiday rental scammers such as Hermosa Beach properties. The accommodation was dangerously dirty, unsanitary, old, rusty kitchen items and noisy neighbours. Disgusting and over-priced. Be careful if you are looking for a clean, safe, sanitary accommodation near the beach.
Written 19 January 2024
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MC D
5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
What has happened to quality, good food, good service, kind welcome and nice cozy SPANISH place Malagueta used to be? It's definitely gone downhill these last 5 years! Food and service is so touristy! Bland food, snooty cold service, annoying servers for tips! When you go into a restaurant and they speak english before spanish, that says it all!
Written 30 December 2023
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Flavia A
70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Nice beach with nice bars and restaurants along the way! Easily accessible from Malaga City Center!
Written 29 November 2023
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packedandready2go
California944 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
The sea is beautiful and there is a nice instagramable sign which mataches the color of the sand. It costs 14 ritos to rent a palapa and two beach chairs. Lots of vendors selling massages and mojitos, etc.
Written 7 November 2023
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Neja D
9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Clean beach with cheap chairs to rent (14€ for 2 for a whole day). If you don’t plan on renting a chair than I suggest that you bring your own umbrela because they have very little shade.
Written 1 October 2023
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