Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach, a breathtaking seaside

Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach, a breathtaking seaside sanctuary close to our properties

Google Ratings: 4.6/5

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Description of the beach:

“The Faro” beach, also known as “Alcaidesa-Torrecarbonera” or “Alcaidesa-El Faro,” spans 840 meters and features coarse gray sand. It’s a nearly pristine Mediterranean beach with dunes and a cork oak forest by the sea, part of the Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Occupancy is low on weekdays and high on weekends. Interestingly, the beach has several World War II bunkers and offers incredible views of the Rock of Gibraltar, while Ceuta and Morocco lie just a few kilometers away. It’s easily accessible by car from Alcaidesa Bridge or La Casita Bridge for disabled individuals. It boasts disabled parking, reserved shaded areas, showers… Awarded with a Blue Flag.

Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach, nestled along the picturesque coastline of the Costa del Sol, offers a serene escape for beach enthusiasts. With its pristine sands and clear turquoise waters, this idyllic stretch of coastline provides the perfect setting for relaxation and recreation.

Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach invites visitors to unwind, soak up the sun, and enjoy the gentle sound of the waves lapping against the shore.


Visitors to Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach can enjoy a range of facilities to enhance their beach experience. From beachfront cafes serving delicious refreshments to rental services offering sun loungers and umbrellas, every comfort is provided for a day of leisure by the sea.

Water sports enthusiasts can also partake in activities such as paddleboarding and snorkeling, while families can make use of the designated picnic areas and children’s playgrounds.


Alcaidesa-El Faro Beach is conveniently located near our properties along the Costa del Sol.

From the town of Alcaidesa, follow the signs to the beachfront area of El Faro.

Ample parking is available nearby, or visitors can utilize public transportation options such as buses or taxis to reach the beach.

Taylor Wimpey Spain properties near Alcaidesa-El Faro: Emerald Green (San Roque).

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