Playa La Caracola (Playa Bolaños)

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Where is La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

Overview La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

A sand and gravel beach with a promenade and basic services.

General characteristics La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

  • The beach is about 350 metres long
  • Average width of the beach: 12 metres
    Width variation: small
  • The beach usually has a medium occupancy rate
  • Next to the beach there is a promenade. Type : complete
  • What is the type of sand on this beach like: dark
  • It is a non-nudist beach
    (Check with your local tourist office or town hall as each beach may have its own specific regulation)
  • Is there a tourist information office on or near the beach? no

Security features La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

  • At La Caracola (Bolaños Beach) there are usually moderate waves / windy conditions.
  • The beach does NOT have a lifeguard service.
  • The beach does NOT have danger signalling elements (flags, beacons…).
  • Nearest hospital:

    Hospital de Poniente
    Ctra. de Almerimar, s/n (El Ejido)

    Indicative distance to the hospital from the beach: 26 km.

    (Source: Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge [July 2020])
    (Check with the nearest tourist office or the town hall of the municipality to which La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach) belongs to confirm the information)

Accessibility features La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

  • How to get to the beach: by car
  • The beach does NOT include access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: N-340
  • The beach can be reached by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity
    Check with the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates when it is operational.
  • There is a signposted anchoring area for boats.
  • How to get to the beach: by car
  • The beach does NOT include access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: N-340
  • The beach can be reached by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity
    Check with the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates when it is operational.
  • There is a signposted anchoring area for boats.

Nature around

  • What is the composition of the beach?
    Sand / Gravel
  • What is the coastline (coastal frontage) on which the beach is situated?
    Urban
  • Have any refurbishment works or modifications been carried out on the beach lately? yes
    Beach regeneration

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT: We try to make the information about La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach) as accurate as possible. The data are based on information provided by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Government of Spain). Last update: July 2020. In any case, if you see any errors, please let us know through the contact form.

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Other beaches near La Caracola Beach (Bolaños Beach)

(Distancias orientativas en línea recta)

La Gaviota (Fuente Ahijado) – 0.6 km
Playa de Poniente (Playa del Carboncillo) – 0.9 km
El Lance de la Virgen – 1.4 km
San Nicolás – 1.8 km
Censo (Playa de Benaluquete) – 2.3 km