Costa del Sol - "the sun coast". The name alone conjures up the perfect holiday environment: good weather - more than 300 days of sunshine a year - wide golden beaches with all kinds of facilities, first class sailing facilities, more than 50 golf courses, a place chosen by the the famous for their own holidays, a gourmet's delight, local fiestas and the largest centre of hotels in Andalusia. Along this coastal area of the province of Malaga, one of the most important tourist destinations of Spain, nothing is lacking.
The 161 kilometres of coast stretch along the edges of the provinces of Cadiz and Granada with Malaga as the main centre. The coastal mountain ranges which run along the coast create a narrow strip between the high land and the sea where you will find a wide variety of landscapes to explore: beaches, cliffs, bays and dunes. Nerja with its beaches and its famous cave, the Natural Park of Sierra Tejeda, Alhama and Almijara, the cliffs of Maro, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella - the best-known centre of luxury tourism in the Costa del Sol - Estepona and Casares are just some of the essential places to visit.
Thanks to the high speed train link, this coastal location is just two hours and a half hours from the Spanish capital, making it simple to reach and to experience and enjoy the lively and varied life on offer here.
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