Fuengirola is known as a beach resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol. It has a magnificent stretch of beaches, with 5km of promenade stretching along the sweeping coastline. It is one of Spain’s most popular resorts with the Spanish, and many own luxury Fuengirola holiday accommodation there. Whatever Fuengirola accommodation you are looking for, it is here, from self catering Fuengirola villas to apartments, all of which allow you the privacy and flexibility which is simply impossible from a Fuengirola hotel.
Los Boliches is a small village near Fuengirola along the coast, where the slow pace of life and traditional atmosphere make Los Boliches a marvellous place to take a horse-drawn carriage or walk through the cobbled streets and relax in a café.
From a Fuengirola holiday rental apartment, excursions to the Nerja Caves, Mijas, Marbella, Granada, Seville, Gibraltar and Ronda are possible giving a better understanding of the Costa del Sol, and the Spanish culture which has begun to be hidden behind the beach resorts of the Costa del Sol. However, the Roman origins of Fuengirola can still easily be seen. The thermal baths of Torreblanca and the columns at Los Boliches stand out as major historical attractions.
Gaviotas and Torreblance beaches have received the coveted European blue flag for cleanliness and safety. Windsurfing and scuba diving are particularly popular from the beaches of Fuengirola, although provisions for other water sports are plentiful.
Fuengirola holiday rentals are hugely popular with golfers looking for a golf holiday on the Costa del Sol. There are wide selections of courses here, which have lead to this part of the coast being referred to as the ‘Costa del Golf’!
Fuengirola’s marina houses many fishing boats and yachts, where excursions and water sports can be enjoyed. There are many sports complexes in Fuengirola where skateboarding, tennis, football and swimming are open to the public.
Tuesdays see Fuengirola turned into a bustling market town as the Costa del Sol’s largest market sweeps into town.
Family activity centres like the Fuengirola Zoo, Water Park, Hipodromo del Costa del Sol and the annual fiesta or feast of the Virgin del Carmen in October will certainly entertain children.
Fuengirola has a mild climate, which means it is an ideal spot for a Costa del Sol rental villa at any time of year. Average temperatures in the height of summer can reach up to 32°C, whilst the mild winters remain above 15°C, so the golf courses are popular all year round.
Fuengirola is within 20 minutes of Malaga Airport (AGP), which receives regular daily flights from a large number of Airports across the UK. Cheap flights to Fuengirola are common, with deals being done by many carriers, including easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways.