Living in la Costa del Sol
THE COSTA DEL SOL
The Costa del Sol one of the most popular holiday destinations in Spain, it is also home to many expats of different nationalities. Many Spanish people from the cities inland also have holiday homes here.
Because of the tourism figures on the Costa del Sol the infrastructure and facilities is highly advanced and efficient. Places like Marbella and Puerto Banus attract many film stars and celebrities many of which also own a home there.
Thinking of buying a property on the Costa del Sol?
Then you will need to read our guide to the Costa del Sol. Here we introduce the towns along the Costa del Sol so that you can be informed when you choose where to buy a property on the Costa del Sol.
On the Costa del Sol we can find an excellent range of leisure activities and sports; Golfers can enjoy over 30 outstanding golf courses,
Malaga, the capital of the Costa del Sol on the southern coast of Spain, and its popular resorts along are one of the favourite travel and investment ,as also residential destinations worldwide.
Excellent infrastructure and proximity to the great majority of European cities with a mild climate throughout the year and 160 km of beaches along the resorts of TORREMOLINOS,BENALMADENA,FUENGIROLA,MIJAS PUEBLO,MIJAS COSTA,MARBELLA ,PUERTO BANUS ,SAN PEDRO,ESTEPONA we provide on this website useful information about the province of Malaga.
Torremolinos is a popular holiday destination on the Costa del Sol.
Tourism in Torremolinos and Costa del Sol began in the 50′s, Torremolinos then a small fishing village; like many other costa del sol towns. The arrival of foreigners and tourists during the 60´s and 70´s created a liberal atmosphere that still Exists.
Torremolinos is located 6 kilometres from Malaga International Airport, it is easy to reach this coastal city. It is also connected by the highway A-7, which bypasses the city to the north, and by the attractive costa del sol train
Benalmadena a coastal resort town on the Costa del Sol province of Malaga. With three urban centres, which are practically joined together: Benalmadena Pueblo, Benalmadena Costa and Arroyo de la Miel.
Benalmadena is one of the most important tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol, with extensive leisure facilities, including an amusement park, two aquariums, a casino, a cable car and one of the largest marinas in Spain.
MIJAS PUEBLO AND MIJAS COSTA
White villages, Mijas still has all of its charm with its little whitewashed house perched on the hillside.
The village has also managed to retain some of its traditions, the donkey-taxis which line the central plaza.
Mijas is a typical Andalucian village, high above Fuengirola and Mijas Costa with spectacular views of the coast and surrounding pine wood clad mountains.
Fuengirola Malaga, with eight miles of sandy beaches hotels and apartments offering beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea coast.
A wide and magnificent promenade adorned all along with colourful flowers and palms ideal for day or evening walks.
The beaches within Fuengirola – Los Boliches, Fuengirola city and Torreblanca – hold a European blue flag.
The Costa del sol, Marbella,exciting exotic much sought after destinations. Delightful beaches enjoying the visits of glamorous people from all over the world.
Marbella is or was,not so long ago a sleepy whitewashed village of sundrenched houses clustered by the golden beach,populated by familys of weatherbeaten fishermen who were daily toiling at sea and on a stormy day mending their nets nonchalantly whilst smoking the inevitable pipe.
Estepona Costa del Sol neighbouring to the north with the municipalities of Jubrique and Juzcar, northeast with the municipality of Benahavis, to the east with the city of Marbella,southwest and south by the Mediterranean Sea in Malaga (Spain), to the southwest and west with Casares and northwest with township Genalguacil.
Estepona a fertile valley, with 23 km of coast and 130 km ² in area, Estepona´s climate is temperate all year.
Malaga Airport Costa del Sol
Malaga airport has recently undergone some massive changes to cope with the popularity and caters to more than 12 million passengers a year. Most of the budget airlines fly into Malaga from many international airports.
Malaga is the capital of Andalusia and is a bustling city with lots of history, there is always something to do or somewhere to go in Malaga from the Picasso museum, fine restaurants and tapas bars to a day on the lovely beach overlooking the sea port where many of the worlds cruise liners dock and offload their passengers for day trips.
Malaga is also linked by a rail system from the rest of Spain and has an excellent local rail system connecting Fuengirola, Benalmadena, the airport and all places in between. When in Malaga be sure to see the Gilbralfaro castle and the Alcazabar fort, the Alcazabar fort was built hundreds of years ago by the Moors and is definitely worth a visit.
Benalmadena is one of the most popular destinations on the Costa del Sol for both holidaymakers and expats alike