Many Beaches at Full Capacity on Spain’s Costa del Sol First Sunday in August

Cooling off in Benalmadena Credit: RPM flickr

TOURISTS may not be arriving in their droves but the first Sunday in August saw a number of Costa del Sol beaches reaching capacity quickly.

The Spanish enjoy the beaches and there are plenty of ‘Staycationers’ in the area, with a large number of second home owners from both Madrid and Sevilla already ensconced and looking to soak up the sun and sea.

The main beaches that did reach capacity were mainly those where there are plenty of holiday home owners, so the busiest beaches were in Benalmadena, Marbella, Sabinillas and Torremolinos according to reports from

Other towns along the coast were busy but not overcrowded and there was plenty of room on most of the beaches in Malaga City.

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John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page


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