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Dog beaches in Malaga, Costa del Sol dog beaches

When we refer to the family, today we are not only referring to our parents or our children but also our pets which occupy a very important place. Currently, furry animals have become an indispensable part of our lives and that is why it is very important to be able to enjoy all the experiences with them. And what better feeling than going to a dog beach together to share a refreshing day in harmony. The coast of Malaga offers you the opportunity to have a drink with your pet and continue its games under the sun and the sand. This year there have been eight dog beaches in Malaga, we’ll tell you more about them later.

Of course, it must be remembered that to this day, only two of them (the Totalán stream and a strip of the Torre del Mar coastline have this authorization), they have authorization from the Junta from Andalucia.

Pioneer coastline

beaches for dogs in Malaga

Malaga’s Pet Friendly Beaches are becoming more and more famous and for this reason other provinces are considering allowing part of their coasts for pets.

Fuengirola dog beach

Fuengirola dog beach

Located on the Castillo beachwe can find the Fuengirola dog beach, it is dominated by the castle of Sohail. Some of the rules that must be followed to visit this beach are:

  • The dog breeds classified as potentially dangerous are not allowed.
  • Dogs over 20 kg must wear a muzzle
  • The documentation must always be available and in order.
  • It is forbidden to disturb others
  • And it is mandatory to pick up excrement (it has specific bins to dispose of poo).

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Arroyo de Totalán dog beach

Arroyo de Totalán dog beach

This beach is located between Malaga and Rincón de la Victoria.

This beach is a a little stony covewe therefore recommend the use of slippers. Its waters by institutional standards are not suitable for human bathing, although we dare to state that its waters are cleaner than average.

The rules on this beach are:

  • Dangerous breeds are allowed access if their owners take the proper precautions.
  • Dogs over 20 kg must wear a muzzle.

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Canine beach of Piedra Paloma in Casares

Canine beach of Piedra Paloma in Casares

It’s a beautiful beach over 2 km long. The demarcated area for pets covers a half kilometerbut is bordered by areas of vegetation that offer tranquility.

We must respect a series of rules:

  • Pick up dog poop
  • Have them under control at all times, trying not to disturb other users.
  • have the up-to-date animal vaccinations
  • If it is a dog considered potentially dangerous, it must be kept on a leash and muzzled as a precaution.

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Canine beach of Vélez-Málaga

Canine beach of Vélez-Málaga

The only other canine cove in the province of Malaga authorized by the Autonomous Community is Torre del Mar (so there is also an express ban on bathing there for humans). Close to themouth of the Vélez riverit is two kilometers long, it also has a pipican. Also, along the coast, we will enjoy specially designed fountains for our little dogs.

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Dog beaches in Marbella

Dog beaches in Marbella

In the city of Marbella we can enjoy two large canine beaches: the one by Pinillo is one and that of Ventura del Mar to Nueva Andalucia.

The Pinillo Beach is quiet and full of vegetation, so it is perfect to enjoy our pet. It is also perfect to enjoy with the family.

And if we talk about the ventura del mar dog beach in Nueva Andalucia. We are talking here about a cove about 30 meters long and where we can find all kinds of services. Here, as on the rest of the dog beaches, you have to follow certain rules that are totally based on common sense.

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Torrox canine beach

Torrox canine beach

In Torrox, the dog beach is located between the lighthouse and the mouth of the river, space is naturally limited, and is easily accessible. It is made up of rocks, which generally makes it very quiet. As on other beaches of this type, the bathing is not recommended for humans.

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Benalcán canine beach in Arroyo Hondo beach, Benalmádena

Benalcán canine beach in Arroyo Hondo beach, Benalmádena

The last range we are going to mention is that of Benalmadena. It is located on the beach of Arroyo Hondo, it offers an area of ​​approximately 400m long and 20m wide. This beach has calm waves, it is therefore ideal for swimming.

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Dog parks

Dog Parks in Malaga

In the province of Malaga you will not only find beaches for our pets, but also parks. Here we indicate which ones you have at your disposal:

The city of Málaga

  • North Park. It is located between Valle Inclán Avenue and Carlos de Haya Avenue. – Google Maps
  • Morlaco Park. Located in the East Zone. It has two different areas, one for dogs over 10 kg and the other for dogs under 10 kg. – Google Maps
  • San Miguel Park. Like the previous one, it has two zones differentiated by the weight of the dogs. It has plenty of recreational amenities for pets, but few shaded areas. – Google Maps
  • Huelin Park. Located west of Malaga, it is a very modern and fully equipped park, but not without fountains. – Google Maps
  • Barrigilla Park. This park is located between the City of Justice and the Alameda Mall. – Google Maps

Dog Parks in Malaga

Mijas

  • Dog park in C / José Orbaneja. This park has beautiful lawns, is completely fenced and has beautiful natural areas. – Google map

Fuengirola

  • Fuengirola Dog Park. It is located in Los Pacos, it has shaded areas, grass, fountains and an agility area. – Google Maps
  • “Guau Guau 2” Dog Park. This second park is located behind the Miramar shopping center. – Google Maps

Marbella

  • Nagueles Park. It has a huge recreation area, a separate area for small dogs and a specific area for training. – Google Maps

WHERE TO STAY

Olee Holiday Rentals

Olee Holiday Rentals

To share your holidays with your pet, do not hesitate to stay at the Apartments Olee Holiday Rentals, between Torrox and Nerja, typical Andalusian towns with the best climate in all of Europe. So don’t hesitate, pack your pet next year too, because no family member is left behind!

Of course, basic rules must be respected to maintain order and they cannot be alone in the room or in the common areas of the hotel.

You know, if you want to spend complete family holidays enjoying your animals, do not hesitate to go to the Costa del Sol where a wide range of possibilities opens up at your feet. Nothing better than having fun on the beach with your pet and being able to take it to the park or to its hotel. Live the coast of Malaga to the full and keep the best memories of your vacation.

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