Costa del Sol – Marbella

Costa del Sol


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

Jan 24, 2020 - Fri
Marbella, España
broken clouds
52°F broken clouds
Wind 2 mph, W
Humidity 100%
Pressure 765.07 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
fri jan 24
heavy intensity rain
54/52°F 5 mph, SE 78% 765.07 mmHg
sat jan 25
heavy intensity rain
50/51°F 3 mph, ESE 91% 763.57 mmHg
sun jan 26
sky is clear
59/50°F 6 mph, WSW 65% 768.82 mmHg
mon jan 27
scattered clouds
59/52°F 4 mph, S 41% 769.57 mmHg
tue jan 28
broken clouds
61/53°F 4 mph, SSW 46% 767.32 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, 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, 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.


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

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