Torre del Mar beach
stretches out along the wide sandy 3km long beach flanked by an excellent flat beachfront promenade with separate cycle lanes, well looked after. Manicured garden areas with palm trees. Family friendly beach wide area of sand, loungers and beach umbrellas available, on the beach inviting Chiringuitos. Work out fitness designated areas and some water sports on hand during high season. Children play area and very often bouncing castle offered.
The scenic hills and mountains behind Torre del Mar fulfill the exotic picture of this place. Torre del Mar with a population over 20,000 with a lot of local flavours, shops, bars, and restaurants. There are some very good ones too. A more holiday atmosphere is added in July and August and the beach and beyond is living up to the ambiance. More activities are added and the Chiringuito’s (beach bars-restaurants) open up from March-April and all are in full swing in the summer. Concerts, live music is also on offer. A weekend beach festival from 5th July. Program and tickets here
El Faro – the tall (29 meters above sea level) lighthouse is a well-known landmark in Torre del Mar. There is a commercial fishing port and a marina at Caleta de Velez at the eastern furthest end of the long beach. Thursday is the market day in Torre del Mar.
Torre del Mar with plenty of accommodation, hotels, apartments, villas
Stay in Torre del Mar or Caleta de Velez, both resorts connected by a long flat beach promenade (over 3km long). Any other resorts nearby transport is recommended.
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