Whether it is Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Marbella or Malaga itself, there are *so many* incredible locations to go to alongside Spain’s well-known Costa del Sol. Watch on for our full information on the place to go and why! 🌞
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But it is not simply mainland Spain that floats our clients’ boats, the Balearic and Canary Islands are extremely well-liked too!
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Welcome to the Costa del Sol. Coming up we’ve got bought some perception to Malaga, Marbella, Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Nerja.
Malaga is the place to go for tradition and historical past, with well-known websites comparable to Alcazaba Fort and Malaga Cathedral unfold throughout town.
First cease for us out of Malaga is Torremolinos. It’s all the things you’d anticipate from a Spanish seashore resort; with an enormous number of seashores, lodges and actions. La Carihuela can be our decide of the seashores for households with younger kids, because it’s a bit smaller with plenty of shade and there’s plenty of eating places proper on the seashore.
We discovered that most of the seashores in Torremolinos have been enormous and actually vast open; none extra so than Los Alamos seashore, up close to the airport. It will get actually enormous and just a little bit sparse, which signifies that if you wish to get away from the principle crowds, you possibly can simply take pleasure in all of this area.
Just 3km alongside the coast, Benalmadena is the following city alongside from Torremolinos. What we actually favored probably the most was the large quantity of actions you are able to do. Up first on our listing was to go to the Marina.
Next up, seashores! The seashores in Benalmadena are much like these in Torremolinos. Expect lengthy stretches of sand with solar loungers, outlets, eating places and loads of issues to do. Away from the seashores, the cable automotive takes you 771m to the height of Mount Calamorro, the place you possibly can look down on the entire of the Costa del Sol. Another motive to come back to Benalmadena, Mariposario homes tons of of butterflies and is a superb place to take the household to study all about their lifecycle and environments.
While in Benalmadena, we stayed on the tremendous well-liked Holiday Palace Resort Hotel. We’re right here on the Holiday Palace in Benalmadena. It overlooks the ocean and also you’ve bought the beautiful mountains proper behind you however you’d by no means actually need to depart this resort as a result of all the things is right here readily available. There’s an enormous pool, mini golf, backyard, youngsters play space, actions every single day, outlets and extra. The rooms are enormous and ours had mini kitchens and balconies. The solely actual draw back for us was that the wifi was sluggish and actually costly.
Further west alongside the coast are Marbella and Puerto Banus. These resorts are the place the wealthy and well-known come to vacation, so it’s expensive down right here, however you’ll discover a number of the Costa del Sol’s nicest seashores, golf equipment and lodges. Marbella has 17 miles of shoreline, cut up into 24 totally different seashores, probably the most famend of which is the 4-mile stretch famously known as the Golden Mile. Another factor to bear in thoughts in the event you plan to go to Marbella or Puerto Banus are the excessive costs. Food may be particularly pricey. For 4 of us to have 1 dish and a few gentle drinks every, it got here to 80 euros. It’s a dear one right here in Puerto Banus! But in the event you’re coming right here, that’s what you could anticipate.
We stayed on the Melia Marbella Banus, which is typical of the extra high-end lodges you’ll discover right here. It’s actually costly however you do get what you paid for, because it’s a resort resort in each sense of the phrase.
Nerja is the final cease on our guides to the Costa del Sol. About an hour’s drive east of Malaga, Nerja is the place to come back to get away from the vacationer resorts and uncover the secrets and techniques of the Andalusian countryside. The Balcon de Europa is likely one of the hottest vacationer websites in Nerja. It’s a viewpoint that offers you some magnificent views of the shoreline.