Costa del Sol – Marbella

Costa del Sol

Description

Costa del Sol (the “sun-coast”) takes up about 300 kilometres of the Mediterranean littoral that corresponds to the province of Malaga.

Protected from the northern winds by a mountain chain, this sheltered coast is shaped by a succession of extensive beaches, coves almost hidden between cliffs, marinas and anchorage for fishing.

The mild climate, infrequency of rainfall and the sea breeze make for semitropical vegetation in which palm and cypress trees, bougainvillaea, oleander and hibiscus are common. The landscapes – mountains, valleys blanketed in vegetable gardens and the sea – and the Mediterranean culture are, without a doubt, some of the greatest attractions of this coastline.

The tourist attractions (marinas, golf clubs, entertainment centres, nightclubs etc.) coexist within the peaceful and traditional ambience of some villages, so that you will have the chance to uncover the most genuine, authentic features of the Andalusian culture very close by.

Travel guide

How to Get There

By car from Madrid:

Leave Madrid on the E-90/A-4 motorway towards Córdoba. Take exit 292 and merge onto E-902/A-44 to Jaén/Granada/Málaga. Take exit 118 and merge onto A-92 towards Málaga/Algeciras.

By car from Barcelona:
Leave Barcelona following signs for E-15/AP-7 towards Valencia, Málaga and Marbella.

By car from Málaga Airport:
Leave the airport towards south-east and merge onto E-15/A-7/Benalmádena/Algeciras.

Costa del Sol – Marbella weather forecast

Feb 23, 2019 - Sat
Marbella, España
clear sky
66°F clear sky
Wind 10 mph, W
Humidity 39%
Pressure 768.82 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
sat feb 23
few clouds
66/49°F 2 mph, WNW 55% 769.68 mmHg
sun feb 24
light rain
61/53°F 10 mph, ESE 65% 772.24 mmHg
mon feb 25
sky is clear
57/44°F 12 mph, ESE 68% 774.01 mmHg
tue feb 26
light rain
57/50°F 11 mph, ESE 69% 772.18 mmHg
wed feb 27
sky is clear
61/49°F 5 mph, WSW - 772.47 mmHg

Places to go

Museo Picasso Málaga

The Museo Picasso Málaga was born of the brilliant painter’s desire to have an exhibition space in his hometown.

Malaga

Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol with 3,000 years of history, is a warm-hearted and lively town full of attractive sites, numerous museums and monuments.

Ronda

Ronda, also called “city of the castles” is one of the most interesting towns on the route of the Whitewashed Villages, only a few kilometres from the Costa del Sol.

Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve

The Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve has been designated a European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) by the European Commission.

Routes

From the Refugio de Juanar to the La Concha peak

Linear hiking route from the Refugio de Juanar area, near the village of Ojén, to the summit of the La Concha mountain, in the region of Marbella.

Marbella – Puerto Rico – Juanar Viewpoint

Eight kilometer long hiking trail from Marbella to Puerto Rico and Juanar Viewpoint of medium-high difficulty.

Marbella seafront walk

The Marbella seaside trail is about 7 kilometres long and goes from the Fishing Port to the luxury marina of Banus.

Festivals and Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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