Mala Beach Cap d’Ail

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Mala Beach Cap d’Ail

Mala Beach is a little gem on the Côte-d’Azur, located in a small bay at the foot of the town of Cap d’Ail.

Mala Beach Cap d’Ail

Mala Beach at Cap d’Ail is, in every way, a gem on the Côte-d’Azur, located in a small bay at the foot of the town of Cap d’Ail, surrounded by azure waters and well hidden with 2 restaurants. It makes it something very special.

With white steep slopes on one side and a beautiful hiking trail along the sea around Cap Mala on the other, this cozy stone and sand beach is incredibly beautifully situated.

There is both a private part with rental of sun loungers and a public part.

Mala Beach Cap d'Ail
Mala Beach is beautifully situated in a small bay in Cap d’Ail – ©

There are 2 wonderful restaurants on Mala Beach – Eden Plage Mala and La Reserve de la Mala. They are not completely cheap, so if you are a family, it may be a good option to bring a picnic basket.

A fantastic beach, whose only drawback is that you have to go there via a lot of stairs (about 100 steps), and it is therefore not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Facilities Mala Beach

  • Sand/stone beach
  • Lifeguard from May to mid-September
  • Nets to keep water/firefighters out of the bathing area
  • Showers
  • Rental of sun loungers April to October
  • Massage
  • Taxi boat for sailors
  • 2 restaurants

How to get to Mala Beach Cap d’Ail?

The only option to get to the beach is to walk, either via a coastal path that goes around Cap Mala or to take the path that goes from Avenue Mala close to the train station and walk down the approx. 100 steps. This also means that it is not disability friendly.

Parking at Mala Beach:

It is not so easy to find parking space in Cap d’Ail, so it is important to get early in the high season. Expect to have to drive around the small side roads before you manage to find a free space.

Map over fire jellyfish at the beaches:

By Mette F.W. – 2022

The beach is open all year round, but the restaurants and sunbed hire are from April to October

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