Holidaymakers looking to get away to a hot climate without having to break the bank need look no further than Nueva Andalucía. Located on the southern coast of Spain, this Mediterranean resort offers a fantastic holiday for families and couples. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and camp sites.
Andalusia has a spectacular 800 km coastline with wonderful beaches including at Marbella and Torremolinos. Here holidaymakers can either sunbathe, relax at the beach bars or try out some watersports such as paddle rafting or jet skiing.
There is plenty on offer here for sports enthusiasts including tennis, paddle tennis and a gymnasium. There are several excellent golf courses too including Las Brisas, Los Naranjos, Aloha Golf and La Dama de Noche, which is floodlit for night time play. All the Nueva Andalucía golf courses are enhanced by the magnificent backdrop of mountains.
There is a surprising mix of types of cuisine here with traditional Spanish tapas and paellas to American burgers and delis. The Centro Plaza has many quality shops, restaurants, bars and offices, as well as a supermarket, gymnasium and beauty parlour. A street market is held in the town every Saturday morning next to the bullring.
There are many interesting places to visit in Andalucía including museums and galleries such as the Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engravings and the Bonsai Museum in Arroyo de la Represa Park. There are some splendid old buildings in the region steeped in history dating as far back as Roman times with old mosaics still found at Rio Verde.
Visitors can also enjoy some parks and gardens with Parque De La Constitucion a nice venue for concerts and plays in the summer. Several excursions are available from here taking visitors to other parts of Andalucía such as Seville as well as to places such as Gibraltar and Morocco.
Andalusia is home to the hottest and driest summers in Spain. The warmest time of the year to visit Nueva Andalucía is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 28 to 29 degrees centigrade. These are also the driest months of year and January is the wettest time of the year.
Malaga International Airport is approximately eight kilometres west of the city of Malaga and has flights to and from 60 worldwide places including several European cities such as London, Manchester, Dublin, Brussels and Amsterdam. The journey from the airport to Nueva Andalucía should take about 40 minutes by car. There is a regular bus service between all the major cities and towns, with day and overnight connectivity to and from Madrid. The train service is run by the state owned RENFE and from the train station outside the airport visitors can board a train for the cities of Andalusia. The airport also has taxi services and car rental companies too.