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Nice beach but where are the elephant showers?

I came to this beach as it was listed on my paper-guide as having cute elephant-shaped showers. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alexiaioana00
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Bucharest, Romania
Long beach,nice walking path

Me and my husband always come here to playa de la fontanilla whenever we visit Marbella. Man made... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Rani S
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this beach as it was listed on my paper-guide as having cute elephant-shaped showers. I walked on all its length but never found them:) Anyway, beautiful beach but too crowded for my tastes. Water Sports are of course magnific and a good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank alexiaioana00
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Playa de la Fontanilla is the center city beach. The particularity of this area are the many Chiringuitos, beach restaurants that offer sunbeds and wonderful fish and seafood menus you can eat with your feet in the sand before a siesta on your sunbed under...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Oliwill J
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Me and my husband always come here to playa de la fontanilla whenever we visit Marbella. Man made beach,lot of sun and nice area to take long walks hearing the waves.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rani S
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Well organized and serviced. Almost has everything you need so its fine not to bring everything with you maybe just your own towel is enough.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This beach is very popular and stretches a very long way in front of the Paseo Maritimo. Ideal for paddling at the waters edge, Sun bed and parasols are available for hire and there are plenty of places to get drinks or food. The first...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The beaches of Marbella are man-made, they're toped up every year because the coastline is naturally rocky. I understand that recent winters have been very harsh, and the local council have needed to top-up the beaches 3 or 4 times this year alone. The 'sand'...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FitzroyW1
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice sand beach not to crowded in direct connection with the beach walk from Marbella to puerto Banus. A lot of bars and restaurants direct on the beach serving fantastic seafood from the grill, the “Boat”. Plenty of sun chairs to rent, typical €6/day. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anders333
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Good clean well maintained beach. Dogs not allowed but owners let them run free during winter season.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 53MICHAEL53
Reviewed January 7, 2018

This is a very popular beach area made more so by the creation of a boardwalk running all the way from Marbella to Banus. Lots to do and see here.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tony D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This beach is very popular and have several good restaurants. It is close to Marbella and 5-10 minutes walk to the center.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dagfinn T
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