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 in style too!
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Welcome to the Costa del Sol. Coming up now we have 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 equivalent to Alcazaba Fort and Malaga Cathedral unfold throughout the town.
First cease for us out of Malaga is Torremolinos. It’s every thing you’d anticipate from a Spanish seaside resort; with an enormous number of seashores, motels and actions. La Carihuela could be our choose of the seashores for households with younger kids, because it’s a bit smaller with a lot of shade and there’s a lot of eating places proper on the seaside.
We discovered that lots of the seashores in Torremolinos have been big and actually extensive open; none extra so than Los Alamos seaside, up close to the airport. It will get actually big and a bit of bit sparse, which signifies that if you wish to get away from the primary crowds, you may simply take pleasure in all of this area.
Just 3km alongside the coast, Benalmadena is the subsequent city alongside from Torremolinos. What we actually preferred probably the most was the large quantity of actions you are able to do. Up first on our record 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 automobile takes you 771m to the height of Mount Calamorro, the place you may look down on the entire of the Costa del Sol. Another motive to come back to Benalmadena, Mariposario homes lots of of butterflies and is a superb place to take the household to be taught all about their lifecycle and environments.
While in Benalmadena, we stayed on the tremendous in style 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 every thing is right here readily available. There’s an enormous pool, mini golf, backyard, children play space, actions every single day, outlets and extra. The rooms are big 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 dear down right here, however you’ll discover a few of the Costa del Sol’s nicest seashores, golf equipment and motels. 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 will be particularly pricey. For 4 of us to have 1 dish and a few smooth 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 it’s essential to anticipate.
We stayed on the Melia Marbella Banus, which is typical of the extra high-end motels 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 without doubt one of the hottest vacationer websites in Nerja. It’s a viewpoint that provides you some magnificent views of the shoreline.