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What travelers to Costa del Sol are saying

Costa del sol is a beautiful area of Spain. The andulucian whitewashed buildings make the place bright and pretty. In particular benalmadena is a fantastic resort, offering something for all ages. The Puerto marina offers boat trips which is worth...
Charlotte R. 24 Oct 2015

General Information

The brilliant Costa del Sol is one of the most popular seaside playgrounds in all of Europe - and for good reason. Idyllic weather, phenomenal attractions and some of the best coastal scenery on the continent, let alone Spain, sets the entire area apart. A reputation as a first-class resort destination, with good nightlife, restaurants and entertainment, and the promise of a blissful stay in the sun draws millions every year to the south of Spain.

No town on the Costa del Sol has benefited more from the area's tranformation in the 20th century from a sleepy collection of villages to premier vacation spot than Marbella. The ritzy resort town of 100,000 is the Costa del Sol destination of choice for a more affluent brand of tourist, preferably one who enjoys world class golf. Though not as trendy with the rich and famous as it once was, Marbella is still the place don designer shades and park your yacht.

Marbella-Costa del Sol History

  • Villa Romana de Rio Verde – One of the most significant sites where many treasures have been found.
  • Marbella Vaults – What remains of the Roman baths, used for bathing and socialising many years ago.
  • Castle Walls – Part of a Moorish castle dating back to the 900s.
  • Basilica Vega del Mar – Key historical landmark was once a beautiful building that dates back to the 4th century.
  • Church of the Incarnation – This lovely church stands in the centre of Marbella, built in the early 1500s, and has been reconstructed over the years.

Marbella-Costa del Sol Art & Culture

  • Contemporary Engraving Museum – Features a fine collection of art.
  • Bonsai Museum – This unusual museum is home to a big collection of well-kept bonsai trees, landscaped areas and rock plantings.
  • Municipal Exposition Gallery – Features many rotating exhibits from Spanish and international artists.
  • Casa Grande – A new addition to Marbella’s galleries offering rotating exhibits and works by famous artists.
  • Museo Cortijo de Miraflores – Home to a collection of oil paintings from the 17th through 19th centuries.

Marbella-Costa del Sol Shopping

  • Bally – A wonderful place in Marbella with wonderful bags, shoes, and accessories.
  • Berdaguer –Specializes in contemporary fashions for men.
  • Cortefiel – A wonderful upscale fashion outlet that offers unique styles for men and women.
  • Springfield – This local company specializes in fashions for men with great quality.
  • Zara – Offers great fashions and designs for all at affordable prices.

Gay & Lesbian Marbella-Costa del Sol

  • Oscars – Found in the picturesque old town area of Marbella.
  • Platano Bar – Just one block away from the beach is one of the main nightlife clubs.
  • Boccacio Inn – A small place with a variety of music.
  • Ojo – A friendly little place that attracts locals and international visitors.
  • Soy Tu – A small, stylish joint with a friendly atmosphere, video screens and a small dance floor

Marbella-Costa del Sol Outdoor

  • Sierra de las Nieves – Offers ecotours that includes outdoor training and fun for all.
  • Cabopino Artola – One of the many lovely Marbella beaches found along the 27km coastline in the area.
  • Lagoland Mountain Lake Centre – Great outdoor events and activities, including lake tours, canoeing and more.
  • Marbella Port – Day cruises that take you to Gilbralter and set anchor on a quiet beach for swimming and other water sports.
  • San Pedro – The place to go for scuba diving off the coast.

Marbella-Costa del Sol Sport

  • Marbella is home to over 40 spectacular courses for golfers.
  • The Hipodromo Mijas Costa offers horse races, bars, restaurants, music and entertainment.
  • Marbella is also home to the famous ski resort of Sierra Nevada.
  • The Ascari Race Resort features a hypermodern circuit that weaves its way through the local area.
  • Marbella offers samples of the Andalucian culture, including bullfighting.

Attractions

  • Puerto Ban&uacute
  • Orange Square
  • Tivoli World
  • Aqualand Torremolinos
  • Beaches

Activities

  • Carnaval
  • Summer Fair
  • San Bernab&eacute Fiesta
  • Holy Week
  • International Movie Week

Restaurants

  • Messina
  • Sollun
  • La Escalera
  • Il Girasole
  • Zozoi

Nightlife

  • Suite
  • The Loft
  • Icon
  • Nikki Beach
  • Pangea

Climate

With enviable weather and a mean annual temperature that hovers around 20°C, the Costa del Sol is wildly popular as a vacation destination.

  • Winter (December to February) 7-17°
  • Spring (March to May) 9-24°
  • Summer (June to September) 17-30°
  • Fall (October to November) 11-24°

Hotels in Costa del Sol

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From US$40

1 Los Amigos Beach Club by Diamond Resorts

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

Urb Playamarina, Carretera de Cadiz km 204 Map

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With well-furnished self-catering accommodations set close to the Spanish coast, Los Amigos Beach Club Apartments Costa Del Sol makes for an ideal destination for discerning travellers on a Costa... More

Brilliant time
Really enjoyed our time, great family holiday. Look forward to going there again soon.
5 Dec 2015
From US$49

2 Hotel Hacienda Puerta del Sol - Mijas

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Ctra Fuengirola - Mijas Km.4 Map

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The hotel with its typical Andalusian architecture and tranquillity is ideal for all types of travellers, especially touring groups and is also a perfect base from which to explore all of... More

Regular visitors
We have been coming to this charming hotel for many years and each timne it gets even better. This is a forgotten gem of the Costa del Sol. The staff are exceptional, the rooms are large and modern...
25 Nov 2014
From US$41

3 Sol Timor Apartments

3 stars
3.3 / 5 3 reviews

Calle Salvador Allende 43 Map

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Located in the Montemar area of Torremolinos, the beach just across the promenade, the Sol Timor Apartmentos is surrounded by large gardens and set alongside the shopping, dining and entertainment... More

From US$47

4 Las Vegas Hotel Malaga

3 stars
4.7 / 5 11 reviews

Paseo de Sancha 22 Map

Book 4 Days, Get 50% off last day

Las Vegas Hotel Malaga is designed for a pleasant stay and to satisfy the expectations of its guests, which is an ideal place to reside for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralLas... More

Well Located Across From Beach
The hotel is across the road from the beach, with great views from the sea-side rooms. There is a good variety of food for breakfast and the swimming pool is good. The hotel is about 15 minutes...
2 Sep 2014
From US$74

5 NH Marbella

4 stars
4.3 / 5

Avenida Conde de Rudi, s/n. 29600 Marbella Map

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The four-star NH Marbella hotel offers you to enjoy an elegant oasis of rich wood floors, warm colors, and a private terrace with sweeping views in one of the 163 guest rooms. Your stay at the NH... More

From US$93

6 Barcelo Malaga

4 stars
4.4 / 5 10 reviews

HEROE DE SOSTOA, 2 Map

FREE WiFi, FREE Fitness Centre, FREE Sauna Access

Offering efficient service and friendly hospitality, the Barcelo Malaga Hotel is an excellent venue for an unforgettable holiday. GeneralBarcelo Malaga Hotel features 16 versatile conference and... More

Excellent one night stopover
This very modern Hotel was conveniently situated for our purpose, a one night stopover prior to our flight home. Direct access to the train station, and the facilities in the concourse there made...
13 Sep 2015
From US$56

7 Hotel Soho Bahia Malaga

3 stars
4.0 / 5

Somera, 8, Malaga Centro, Map

FREE Wi-Fi

Great central location for shops, museums, restaurants and tapas bars. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Rooms have air conditioning and heating,safes, desk, minibar and private... More

From US$163

8 Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort

4 stars
4.8 / 5

Crta. de Cadiz, KM 193, Urb. Marbella del Este Map

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Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort welcomes travellers to luxurious self-contained units and relaxing seafront complex in southern Spain. Apart from lounging on the golden sands and wading in the... More

From US$63

9 La Barracuda Hotel Torremolinos

3 stars
2.9 / 5

Avda. de Espana 1 Map

FREE WiFi Zone

Nestled on the shores of the beautiful sea, the La Barracuda Hotel Torremolinos is the most preferred destination among leisurely travellers providing comfortable accommodation and peaceful... More

From US$33

10 CLC Benal Beach Apartments

3.9 / 5

Avenida del Parque, 1 Map

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With affordable full-serviced apartments just a hundred metres from the beach in this part of Malaga, CLC Benal Beach Apartments makes for a convenient place to stay when on a Benalmadena... More

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