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A Costa that comes with extras

Sandwiched between Torremolinos and Marbella, the former fishing village of Fuengirola is now one of the Costa del Sol’s biggest players. It’s got the high-rise hotels, buzzing bars and tourist-friendly restaurants to prove it, but there are also side streets and squares crammed with upmarket tapas places and chic boutiques. And a Moorish castle adds a bit of history. The real draw, though, is the super-sized sandy beach.

A brace of Blue Flag beaches

Fuengirola has a whopping 8 kilometres of sand, split into 8 different beaches. It kicks off at the castle and streaks westwards past the marina to Carvajal in the east. Rows of loungers await sunseekers and all sorts of watersports are on standby. And there are chiringuitos – mini-restaurants right on the sand – plus reams of food and drink places on the Paseo Maritimo, which spans the whole stretch.

Lively nightlife

Fuengirola firmly embraces its nightlife. The Paseo Maritimo keeps up the Costa spirit with an energetic collection of Brit bars, Irish pubs and discos. Meanwhile, the area in and around the Plaza de la Constitucion – the town’s main square – picks up the traditional Spanish vibe with chichi tapas bars and bodegas, or wine cellars.

Daytrips to Granada

It’s less than 2 hours to Granada. Here, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the must-see is the Alhambra Palace, a vast Moorish citadel that dates back to the 14th century. It’s an architectural wonder, with latticed columns and ceilings that look they’ve been carved out of honeycomb. And close by are the Generalife Gardens, all fountains and cypress-lined paths.

Places To Stay In Fuengirola

  • Near the beach
  • Dancing nightly to live music
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Prices from £301 per person

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  • Close to the beach
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Prices from £307 per person

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  • Central location
  • Golf course nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi from May 2014

TripAdvisor rating: 4.0

Prices from £352 per person

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