Best beaches on the Costa Tropical

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Playa de Granada

Situated next to the Costa Tropical’s only golf course, Los Moriscos, Playa de Granada is a long narrow semi-urban beach which has retained its Blue Flag status for 2019/20. 

It’s relatively quiet and has lots of free parking and is very quick to access from the main road which makes it a Granada Spain favourite. Check out the Los Moriscos bar for ice creams and fresh juices.

Sand grade: Volcanic sand and pebble

Beach: 1,450m long and 20m wide

Swimming/activities: Moderate waves

Blue Flag: Yes

Amenities: Toilets. Showers. Sunbed and umbrellas for hire. Good access onto the beach for those with disabilities.

Getting there: Take the N-323a off the A-7 Autovía del Mediterráneo

Where to stay: Robinson Club Playa Granada is a 4 star beach resort, part of a German chain, is next to the 18-hole Los Moriscos golf course. Elba Motril Beach & Business hotel  is also close to the beach, or, if you prefer something with a bit more character there is Motril’s Casa de Los Bates a 19th century Italian-style country mansion set in beautiful gardens. There are also apartments for rent.

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Find Playa de Granada on the map

Title Address Description Directions
Playa de Granada
18613 Playa Granada, Granada, Spain

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BA have suspended all direct flights from Granada to London.

From July 25 the company will reinstate direct flights from London to Granada.

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