The beach of Caleta de Vélez has a length of about 1.000 and a width between 40 and 70 metres. It is a beach consisting of dark sand and some pebble stones. Alongside the seafront you will find a lot of restaurants and some stores. It is forbidden to take dogs to the beach. In 2019 the beach was marked with a blue flag. The so-called Bandera Azul
is a sign of quality for clean beaches and high quality of water. Rescue swimmers only take care of the beach during the summer season.