Benahavís is a typical peaceful Andalusian village with white houses and winding streets located 10 km inland on the Western Costa del Sol not far from Estepona. Founded by the Arabs under the shelter of a tenth century fortress the charming village is today a perfect combination of the traditional and the modern he district which has no less than 10 golf courses and a riding club. With endless possibilities it is a top destination.
Cosmopolitan Benalmadena Costa is a beautiful coastal strip located 15 Km south of Malaga full of quality restaurants, bar and shops. One of the main attractions of Benalmadena is the promenade that stretches the length of the resort, Take a break at the breath-taking world class Arabian style Puerto Marina pleasure port. Try also the cable car ride from Arroyo de la Miel to the top of Monte Calamorro where fantastic panoramic views over the area and the North African coast will knock you out.
Benalmadena Pueblo was founded during the Muslim period in the eighth century and is a beautiful village of whitewashed houses with a fantastic view over the bay, coastline and mountains. There are many places of interest in and around the village such as typical Andalusian squares where one will find a string of atmospheric lovely restaurants and bars under the charming orange trees. Visit also the interesting Benalmadena Stupa Buddhist Temple and many other things.
With its privileged setting Estepona captivates visitors by its outstanding authentic charm and the revamped old town, which is one of the most beautiful in Andalusia, offers tourists the change to enjoy a true urban garden in the exotic “Costa del Sol Garden”. The town’s maze of white streets decked with colourful pots full brimming of flowers is the very essence of a coastal Andalusian town. It has really conserved its customs and traditions and has blended them in seamless harmony with the more modern and tourist-focused side.
Located 25 km south of Malaga, Fuengirola is set fantastically between the beautiful bay and mountains under the mythical White washed village of Mijas. Previously a tiny fishing village Fuengirola has become a vibrant metropolis with its own character. The advent of many up-market tapas bars good cafes and restaurants interspersed with chic boutiques and other shops of interest. Enjoy also the beautiful beaches and the lively pleasure port.
Known as the glamorous resort town for the rich and famous this beautiful sea side town has so much to offer for everyone, boosted by foreign residents who are seduced by the exotic lifestyle. The old town with its narrow cobbled streets and flower-filled plazas is packed with delightful shops and art galleries selling pretty clothes and accessories and handmade wares. One of the prettiest spots is the fabled orange tree-filled square also home to the 16th-century town hall. The promenade with its charming beachfront chiringuitos and the cosy pleasure port is very attractive.
Maro is a nice small Andalusian village locality 4 km from Nerja in the middle of the Los Acantilados Nature Reserve. This small municipality has spectacular cliffs, beautiful beaches, and endless corners and coves which hides natural treasures for specially scuba divers ready to be explored. In the authentic town one can enjoy peace and quiet, local food in one of typical restaurants and also pleasant walks with stunning views in the small and unique bay which is overlooked by the historical Tower of Maro.
One of the jewels of the Costa del Sol is the beautiful little village of Mijas which nestles comfortably in the mountainside some 428 meters above sea level majestically overlooking the Fuengirola Bay. It is a superb choice for an exotic holiday which one will understand wandering through the narrow cobbled streets of this typical authentic Andalusian village. It certainly has managed to retain much of its traditional way of life and with its excellent all year round climate Mijas has attracted writers and other artists for many year. Como and find out why !
Nerja is located on the eastern Costa del Sol is a lovely seaside resort of sandy coves sheltered by the impressive Sierra de Almijara Mountains. With a temperate climate it means that the town is a great place to visit at any time of year. There are plenty of things to do and see in and around Nerja and the beaches are varied and many with crystal clear water. The village has kept its traditional charm with whitewashed houses, narrow streets all combined with all the modern amenities one could hope for.
Torrox Costa is a popular coastal easy going town, located 44 km east of Malaga, known for having the best climate in Europe sheltered by the Sierra Tejeda and Sierra Almira mountains. The heart of the resort is the Paseo Maritimo a flat pedestrianised promenade where most of the shops, bars and restaurants are to be found. The Promenade runs along with the main beach Playa Ferrara and the site of the remains of a Roman necropolis and villa located immediately west of the lighthouse El Faro.
Torremolinos is known to be the place where it all started thanks to its location not far from Malaga International Airport. The resort has over recent years evolved as an attractive and appealing resort noted for its clean sandy beaches, wide choice of hotels, restaurants and an unparalleled variety of entertainment, activities and nightlife. The town reflects its heritage with several of the original fresh fish bars located right in the centre incongruously flanked by exclusive boutiques and shops.