8 Aug, 2018 @ 12:14
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Costa del Sol beach named in ‘top 10 most Instagrammed beaches’ in Spain

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POPULAR: Playa de La Malagueta
POPULAR: Playa de La Malagueta

A COSTA del Sol beach is one of the most Instagrammed in Spain. 

It comes after search engine Holidu analysed more than 200 million instances of Instagram users using the hashtags #playa and #beach, to find out which were the most popular.

Playa de La Malagueta, in Malaga, was the fifth most Instagrammed, with 76,653 mentions.

CADIZ: Playa de los Canos de Meca

Just a 10-minute walk from the centre of the provincial capital, the beach has long been a hit with tourists and locals.

It is the only Costa del Sol playa to feature in the top 10.

Nearby on the Costa de la Luz, Playa de los Canos de Meca, in Cadiz, rounded off the list with 42,867 mentions.

The most Instagrammed beach in Spain is La Barceloneta, with 708,089 mentions.

TOP DOG: La Barceloneta

It dominates its compatriot rivals, with Playa del Ingles in the Canaries coming in a distant second with 133,305 mentions.

Ibiza’s Playa d’en Bossa rounded out the top three with 97,688 mentions.


Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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