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Blue flags for Marbella beaches, green light for breakwaters

Disabled access and bathing on Marbella Beaches

Blue flags for Marbella beaches, green light for breakwaters

Marbella has received six blue flags this year, including five for beaches (Playa Artola, Playa Guadalmina, Playa El Cable, Playa El Faro and Playa Casablanca. This is however the first time we have won a blue flag for the Marina.

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Disabled access and bathing on Marbella Beaches

Marbella council has recently announced that ‘adapted’ bathing areas are to be increased to benefit disabled visitors and the elderly.

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Important changes to beaches – dog areas, reading and lifeguards

The councillor for sustainability (el concejal de sostenibilidad) Miguel Diaz and the mayor and municipal spokesman Javier Porcuna informed us this week that they will be adding reading/library areas, assisted bathing areas for the disabled, lifeguards and the first dog friendly beach available throughout the summer.

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Marbella Beach Guide

The Marbella coastline covers a distance of approximately 27 kilometres from Guadalmina in the west to Cabopino in the east. Marbella´s beaches are very popular during the summer months and there are many beach bars (chiringuitos) and restaurants and the usual amenities including showers and rest rooms. There are usually lifeguards on duty during the summer months and most of the beaches have non-emergency medical facilities. Most have parasols and sun loungers to rent, along with watersports. There are always areas where you can take your own chairs and parasols if you want to.

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What to do if you get stung by a jellyfish

The Spanish word for jellyfish is “medusa”. These nasty stinging creatures do occasionally visit the Mediterranean Sea. And, when they do, they can be a real problem. Here, we provide details of an app which can be downloaded FREE OF CHARGE to your mobile phone which tells you what to do if you are stung by a jellyfish.

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