Tag Archives: beach

Fuengirola introduces beach rescue drone

The City Council of Fuengirola has incorporated a rescue drone that is able to locate a bather in distress using a camera, and drop a life buoy that expands automatically….

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Three rescued on Torremolinos beach

On Tuesday afternoon 3 people had to be rescued after ignoring the red flag. The incident occurred due to strong underwater currents at the El Saltillo beach in Torremolinos. The…

Beach lockers in Fuengirola

The Ayuntamiento has installed lockers on four Fuengirola beaches where visitors can store their belongings. The new modules were presented yesterday by Mayor Ana Mula and the councilman of Beaches, José…

Bathers bitten by unknown fish

An unknown fish is biting bathers on the Playa Levante beach in Benidorm. Currently it is not known what kind of fish is causing bites. There are reports of about 30…

Shark in Fuengirola identified

Last weekend the beaches of Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol were closed for 5 hours after a shark had been spotted near the beach. The shark has now been identified….

Avoid drowning

The beach season is here and with it comes the drowning accidents. Unfortunately most often them happen due to stupidity. El Altet Today a 47 year old Romanian man drowned on the…

Jellyfish in the Mediterranean

Experts are warning of an increased presence of jellyfish along the coast of the Mediterranean this summer. Some information and what you can do about it. Professor Josep Maria Gili from Barcelona’s Marine Research…

Disobedient bathers fined

Now that summer is approaching, the police is increasing the patrolling of the beaches. Several municipalities have introduced strict fines for all sorts of offenses. One of the municipalities is Guardamar…

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Cleaner beaches in Europe

According to a new report from the EU, the water quality of bathing water in European beaches has improved in most of the 21,000 beaches that have been checked. Each…

Nudism prohibited

A seven-year long battle in various courts between the Spanish Naturist Association and Cadiz Municipality has now been settled by the Supreme Court. There is now a ban on nude bathing in…