Washed by the Mediterranean Sea, the Costa del Sol extends along more than 150 kilometres of coastline in the province of Malaga, in the southern Iberian Peninsula. Its name, the “Coast of the Sun”, is not due to mere chance: with over 325 sunny days a year and a benevolent climate, this is a paradisiacal place with beaches to suit all tastes.
With the sun almost always guaranteed to shine there is something for everyone on the Costa del Sol. Each beach has its own charms. Some are livelier, others are quieter and more solitary; some are absolutely untouched and others have the most modern services.
The finest restaurants, stylish boutiques and lively nightlife are always close by with 13 marinas and yacht clubs, all types of sports facilities, casinos and a myriad of leisure and entertainment options.
Those who prefer to explore can find numerous white villages and to visit, such as Ojen and Ronda, home to one of the most magnificent bullrings. Just over an hours drive is the historic city of Granada and the magical Alhambra Palace.
Not forgetting the golf lover, most of whom consider the Costa del Sol as an ideal place to play their favourite sport. The province of Málaga has responded to golf”s increasing popularity with a good many courses, which have become one of its main tourist attractions.