Playa San Cristobal - Almuñecar

Playa San Cristobal is the most famous beach of the Costa Tropical. The beach has a blue flag and is offering all facilites and services. The beach has also received the "Q" (Qualidad Turistica). It is a very wide beach, which is situated directly next to the large boulevard with palm trees and where the main (beach) restaurants and bars are situated. This boulevard has a large walking space and even a bicycle road. At the beginning of the boulevard is the natural monument Peñones de San Cristobal situated, from which you have beautiful views on Almuñecar and its beaches.

Basic information of the beach
Municipality : Almuñecar
Situation : urban
Type : textile
Length : 1 km
Width : 50 m
Occupation : high
Compostion : mainly dark sand
Condition sea : normally quiet

Facilities & Services

  • Rental of beach umbrellas, deck chairs and sun loungers;
  • Restaurants: there are several beach restaurants and restuarants that are situated on the main road;; 
  • Rental of paddle surf, canoes, paddle boats. Also excursions are organized;
  • Showers; there are several showers;
  • Toilets and change rooms; the beach has several small white/blue wooden cabins, which have a toilet;
  • Parking: next to the beach road and several big parking garages;
  • In Almuñecar are several supermarkets and other restaurants/bars.


Photo Gallery Playa San Cristobal


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