Malaga and the Costa Del Sol for Holidays

The southernmost region of Spain, Andalucia is a natural paradise of sun and sea. Continue reading to know a little more from Malaga or to decide if coming for your next holidays. Malaga is a recommended destination for budget travel in winter, or in summer. Discover the great beaches and resorts in Malaga and get the most from your visit.

The southernmost region of Spain, Andalucia is a natural paradise of sun and
sea with endless miles of beaches and a well-developed tourism
infrastructure. Along the more than 150 km coastline of the famous Costa del
Sol we can find a large number of popular holiday resorts with excellent
beaches, great entertainment and nightlife.

For this reason, Malaga and the Costa del Sol belong to the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world and throughout the year, even though the focus lies of course on the summer months when everyone likes to soak up the sun and sea. The Costa del Sol has over 300 sunny days a year and is thus a highly recommended destination in any season.

The Costa del Sol stretches from Nerja in the east to Estepona in the west. Along this coastline of 150 km are situated some of the most popular resorts in Spain. Probably one of the world’s most famous resorts is Marbella with a huge range of first class hotels, clubs, discos and of course many activities and entertainment. There is a large offer available for hotels and private apartments in any resort on the Costa del Sol and the majority are situated close to the seashore or in the close by hills and offering thus stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea.

Those who think about spending a few days in winter on the Costa del Sol should beforehand take the time to look for some bargains in the Internet for apartment or hotel and car hire at Malaga airport, as it right now in the Off-season are available excellent deals. To plan in advance applies even more to the summer months, as the Costa del Sol is a very popular destination. By booking late, you might take the risk of not being available your desired room or means of transportation.

To get the maximum out of your holidays on the Costa del Sol we recommend before arriving in Malaga to learn a bit about the places you wish to visit such as Marbella, with its dazzling nightlife and the charming old town or
the pristine mountain village of Mijas with fantastic views over the Mediterranean.

Malaga is worth a visit in every season, as there is plenty to see and to do and even in winter you can go for wonderful walks on the beach and enjoy the lush nature, meanwhile the rest of Europe is drowning in snow. Furthermore you should consider a car hire at your arrival as this will give you the freedom to visit not only the surroundings of your holiday destination but also more distant places; you can therefore discover the beauty of this andalusian province and get the most out of your stay in Malaga, which is much more complicated or even impossible with public transport.

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If you choose as your main transport option, and you never have been driving in Spain, don´t be afraid, it is quite simple. Of course particular caution should be paid, however, on long weekends as usually there is a large volume of traffic. Also likely of interest to you is that the Andalusians don´t have a lot of experience of driving in rainy weather and also there is a tendency not to look in the rearview mirror, so drive prudently! In return, you are rewarded with fantastic mountain roads through forests and nature parks and can discover new coastal resorts or explore remote Inns and try out the local cuisine. It is worthwhile in any case!

©2021 – Simon Andas and Raul GT

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