Literary, Costa del Sol means sun coast. Located in southern Spain, Costa del Sol is a long stretch on the Mediterranean coastline. Famous cities in Costa del Sol are Arroyo de la Miel, Elviria, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Estepona, Marballa, Ojen and Torremolinos. This area boasts as one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations and features a continuous line of world class resorts that run along the coast length and are easily accessible. The city of Malaga is large and caters for a wide range of tastes to suit your travel desires. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet break basking in the sun or spend a vacation in a world class tourist resort, Costa del Sol is definitely the place to visit.
In addition, Costa del Sol also boasts of having some of the most attractive beaches in Spain, yachting marinas, bustling fishing ports and charming coves. You can as well enjoy fantastic mountain sceneries away from this coast where olive groves, lemon and orange adorn the valleys. Hiring a car is the best option for exploring Costa del Sol. This will help you travel to the many attractions at ease and spare some time to visit the magnificent coastline. Some of the most famous resorts in Costa del Sol include the Marbella, Fuengirola and Torremolinos. To spice your holiday, you can explore other attractive places like the Sierra Nevada and Gibraltor National Park.
Torrermolinos is among the original tourist resorts in Costa del Sol. It has developed greatly from being a sleepy fishing village in Spain to become a fun filled and exciting tourist destination with top class restaurants, beaches and restaurants. Partygoers have a lot to enjoy in Costa del Sol as there are many nightclubs which attract many people all over the world. Volta Temple is located near Lake Como and it is home to scientific documents and instruments related to the life and work of Volta. Paseo Maritimi is a 7 km long promenade which links Costa del Sol’s six main beaches. These are El Saltillo, La Carihuela, Montemar, Los Alamos, Playamar and Playa de Bajondillo.
Fuengirola has many beautiful beaches and only an hour drive away from Malaga city and features an architecture that is a combination of modern trappings with Arab architecture. This seaside resort is an ideal place to stop for rest, relaxation and entertainment. The nearby Castillo Sohail hosts numerous concerts and entertainment festivals during summer months. Fuengirola Port is home to the best restaurants and bars in Costa del Sol. Boat charters, dolphin watching trips and excursions are offered at the port.
While visiting Costa del Sol for a holiday, you can drive to Gibraltar and see the most 1, 397 feet high rock. This nature reserve is the most spectacular sight near Costa del Sol that you must not miss. Other major attractions in Costa del Sol are St. Michael’s Cave, the Cathedral Cave, Gibraltar Museum, Alameda Botanic Gardens & Wildlife Park and the Cathedral of St. Mary the Crowned.