Best beaches on the Costa Tropical

Ls Herradura

La Herradura is a fabulous, popular beach

Sheltered La Herradura Bay, so named after its horseshoe shape, is the place to go for water sports and also boasts and variety of restaurants along the seafront. It is very popular with locals.

Sand grade: Gravel and dark sand

Beach: 2050m long and 40m wide

Swimming/activities: Calm and sheltered waters. Scuba diving.

Blue Flag: No

Amenities: Litter bins and cleaning services. Sunbeds and umbrellas for rental. Sailboat hire.

Getting there:  Turn off N-340 coastal road. Parking available on the beachfront – look out for pay and display machines.

Where to stay:  If you are looking for 4 Star beachfront luxury with a pool check-out Sol los Fenicios or Marina del Este’s Hotel Best Alcazar.  Only 5 minutes from the beach is the boutique Hotel La Tartana and for some something a little more modest take a look at these two fantastic guest houses Pensión La Herradura and La Caleta Bay.

Where to eat: There are numerous beachfront restaurants, chiringuitos and bars to choose from, but if you are looking for something special make a reservation at the long-established Hotel La Tartana.

Find La Herradura on the map

Title Address Description Directions
La Herradura
18697 La Herradura, Granada, SpainDirections

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