Costa del Sol – the most visited Costa in Spain

The Spanish Costa del Sol is located on the southern side of Spain. With a coastline measuring 150 miles, Costa del Sol is situated in the Andalusia community and it is one of the top tourist destination regions in Spain.

Costa del Sol also means ‘Coast of the Sun’ or ‘Sunny Coast’ and it is in fact the most visited Costa in Spain offering excellent natural beauty and decent climate. This coast belt has wonderful golden sandy beaches and it is an ideal coastline for family beaches and summer beach vacations. The Costa is popularly known for its rich cultural heritage, beautiful, magical and cosmopolitan beaches.

The most famous resorts in Costa del Sol are located in the western side, around the city of Malaga. They include Torremolinos, Puerto Banus, Marbella, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Nerja. Some of them, especially Puerto Banus and Marbella are famous worldwide resorts known for their glamorous sandy beaches that offer wonderful holidays to visitors. The popularity of Costa del Sol is also attributed to its world class attractions including golfing, sailing, winning and dinning, scuba diving, exclusive shopping in European shopping centres and even horse riding. Malaga with its third largest international airport in Spain will take you into the heart of Costa del Sol.

Costa del Sol photo
Photo by Antonio Chacon

A visit to Costa del Sol will provide you with so much to see, do and visit. For instance, Malaga is the capital of Costa del Sol and there are major towns worthy a visit such as Marbella, Ronda, Antequera, Nerja, Mijas Costa, Puerto Banus, Ojen, Benalmadena, Punta Lara, Calahonda, Benalmadena Pueble and Torrox among others. The charming landscape of Costa del Sol and its rich cultural history, perfect beach and soothing sunshine will give you a lifetime experience worthy remembering so many years to come.

Lovers of beach holidays can enjoy the spectacular beautiful sandy beaches found here. Some of the most popular and famous Costa del Sol beaches include Fuengirol, Benalmadena, Marbella and Torremolions beaches. Famous water sporting activities that you can enjoy here are such as scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, skidoo and jet skis that will give you a reason to go back to Costa del Sol after your visit is over.

Surprisingly, Costa del Sol is a perfect destination for golfing activities which gives golf lovers a thousand and one reasons why they must be there. In fact, there are no less than sixty golf courses in Costa del Sol and the climate is simply perfect for golfing. In Costa del Sol, you can choose among a wide variety of leisure and outdoor activities depending with your tastes and preferences. There are also numerous Spanish festivals organized here every year which adds into the basket of what Costa del Sol has to offer its visitors. For those who love animals and natural beauty, the crocodile park and the Aquarium located in Puerto Banus should be your first stop over. Another great attraction in Costa del Sol is the Picasso Museum which is a must visit. In short, Costa del Sol is truly a coast of the sun.

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