Some of the beaches have self-cleaning toilets, but you can also use the toilets in the beach restaurants. On some of the beaches there are lockers where you can store valuable items. During peak season the beaches have life guards and first aid services. There are also floating bouncing castles for the kids during peak seasons.
The beach restaurants are called Chiringuitos. Their specialities are seafood but they even serve meat and breakfasts. Some of the Chiringuitos offer a beach service, where they will bring your order to your sunbed. The food in the Chiringuitos is of varying quality.
There are no nudist beaches in Fuengirola. The nearest nudist beach is in Cabopino, Marbella.
The beaches in the centre can get too crowded in August, but you could always go to the suburb of Caravajal or Torreblanca which also is more spacious.
Starting from the western side is the Castillo Beach. It a spacious beach with a beautiful view of the castle. This beach has boats filled with sand for barbecue. You need to go to the town hall to make a reservation for a boat.
Playa Fuengirola in the middle of Fuengirola is located in front of Hotel Florida Spa. It is a quite small beach, that gets very crowded during summer.
Playa Los Boliches and Playa Las Gaviotas are wider and more spacious than the beaches in the centre.
The eastern most beach in Fuengirola is Playa Caravajal on the border of Benalmadena. It's a quiet area where you can find peace even during peak season. It has a chill out beach bar called Cubana Beach where you can relax in the sun with a cocktail.
Fuengirola is a small holiday resort with 75,000 inhabitants and between 200,000 and 400,000 tourists. Fuengirola is located midway between Malaga and Marbella. It takes about 30 minutes by car from Malaga or Marbella. The city is suitable for anyone who likes to be in the sun. If you think it is too crowded in August, you can always go to the suburb of Caravajal to rent a comfortable hammock or Torreblanca which is a bit more spacious. The area of Fuengirola is completely melted together with the city of Mijas Costa.
Fuengirola has one of the nicest and longest beaches on the entire coast. Several years in a row, almost all the beaches in Fuengirola have been awarded with the "Blue Flag" which is a quality designation that goes on purity, availability and ease of use.