Cabopino West (Andy\'s Beach)

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Malaga
Next Town
Marbella, Artola
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Medium wave, Big wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

A sand bank outside the port creates great waves, which easily gets 3-5 m in good conditions. Not for beginners though.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
June, July, August, September

The beach is very crowded during summer weekends, and kite launching difficult. Winter months are perfect.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
E, S, W
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SW, W, NW

This is a winter spot. Usually westerly winds. Sometimes easter wind also. The spot is suitable for both directions.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Malaga; Drive A7 approx 15 km, after Fuengirola turn, turn right to N340 and drive through Calahonda. When you see the sign Cabopino, turn again right and continue following the signs down to Port Cabopino. Look for the sign "Andy's Beach" and you are there.

Extra information

Rules
Time

Kiting from the beach is forbidden in summer. No restrictions in winter.

Nightlife

No information