The Costa del Sol is Spain’s most popular destination, stretching for 150 miles along Malaga’s coastline. There are a huge number of beach resorts and Costa del Sol properties, so it is usually split in two, Costa West and Costa East, with the boundary at Malaga City. Villas in Costa West are on the 100km stretch of stunning beaches to the West of Malaga reaching the border of Cadiz province.
Benalmadena is just 19km from Malaga Airport, and with 10km of sandy beaches to choose from. It is a lively town with every choice in restaurant and some fine examples of local cuisine to be found in the chiringuitos or beach bars. The Nightlife in Benalmadena is second to none along the Costa West, and a Costa del Sol holiday rental in Benalmedena gives you great access to your choice of dance, salsa, or live jazz around the marina.
Fuengirola has 7km of fine blue flag sandy beaches, with all the facilities needed in a compact town. It is also home to the largest and liveliest market on the Costa del Sol, held every Tuesday. There is a range of activities in Fuengirola, with an Aqua Park, Zoo, range of water sports and the idyllic traditional old Town, known as Los Boliches. This is also the site of the famous fiesta of the Virgin del Carman in July.
Marbella Town, the world famous luxury resort town home to the romantic Orange Square, as well as the 26km of fabulous beaches, promenades and bars. The ultimate coastal town just west of Marbella is Puerto Banus, where some the Costa del Sol’s most luxury villas are situated.
Mijas is a beautiful traditional Andalucian town perched high above the coast, where time stands still. The beach resort of Mijas, just a few kilometres below the town has all the features which make the taking a holiday villa rental on the Costa del Sol such a treat.
Estepona has also retained its small town charm, and a Costa del Sol property in Estepona not only allows you to relax among the cobbled streets and whitewashed Andalucian villas, but also enjoy the beaches and nightlife too.
The Costa del Sol is famous for the fantastic golden beaches, exhilarating water sports and fantastic sailing opportunities.
The Costa del Sol has 800 golf courses, do there is more than enough challenging golf to be enjoyed on any Costa del Sol golf holiday, and taking a holiday rental property or villa in the Costa del Sol is a perfect way to ensure the freedom needed to get the most out of your holiday.
There is plenty to do on family holidays too, Tivoli World theme park and the penguins and dolphins on show at Selwo Marina provide a great day out.
With over 300 days of brilliant sunshine a year, properties and rental villas on the Costa West, Costa del Sol are a great idea at any time of the year, especially for golfing holidays, as they provide the flexibility needed. Annual average temperatures are 18˚C, and temperatures can soar to over 30˚C in summer.
Malaga International Airport (AGP) services the Costa del Sol, and receives cheap flights from over 20 UK airports. For cheap flights to the Costa del Sol, try Monarch, British Airways or easyJet.