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Man Drowns in Maro

By Vivienne Hughes

Sunday saw the death of a man in Nerja from drowning. He had been descending the Maro cliffs when he fell into the water. »

Elderly Beachgoer Rescued

By Vivienne Hughes

Lifeguards on Playa de Velilla in Almuñécar saved the life of an elderly gentleman some 60 metres off the beach on Friday. »

Almuñécar Beaches Manned & Ready

By Martin Myall

Almuñécar and La Herradura have got their beaches sorted out and manned, thanks to a budget of 206,000 euros. The town’s new Councillor for Citizen Safety, Paco Robles, presented the 2019 campaign to the press, with its 31 lifeguards, four of whom are qualified to pilot rescue-craft (jet skis & RIBs). There is also a designated... »

Salobreña Beaches Ready

By Martin Myall

Starting last weekend, the lifeguards are on duty along Salobreña beaches. The beaches have also been raked and levelled. »

Dutchman Rescues Swimmer

By Hugh MacArthur

Last Sunday afternoon a westerly gale whipped up the sea off Playa Calahonda and the red flag was flown, yet four young men went swimming. »

Dolphins off Salobreña

By Vivienne Hughes

You know that you're living somewhere special when you see dolphins swimming just off your beach: here's a video from Salobreña. »

Red-Flag Fines Rejected

By Vivienne Hughes

The decision by the Motril Town Council to reject a call to make swimming where there is a red flag flying forbidden has drawn criticism. »

Lifeguards Signing Off

By David Darby

Lifeguard cover for Almuñécar and La Herradura will cease this Sunday. So, take good care when taking a dip, and keep a close eye on those kiddywinks! »

Where Are The Lifeguards?

By Martin Myall

Amazing as it might seem, given the date and weather, Motril’s beaches were without lifeguards and warning flags for the first week of July. »

Lovely Beach Weather But No Lifeguards?

By Martin Myall

The Almuñécar socialist opposition party complains that despite the sweltering weather, as of the 1st of September Protección Civil has disappeared from the beaches. »

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