What more can be said about the Costa del Sol, apart from that it's the most popular beach destination in Spain, if not Europe. British holidaymakers flock here in their millions each year. And no wonder. Famed for its perfect golden beaches and its gloriously sunny Mediterranean climate, the Costa del Sol offers the full range of beach holiday experiences.
Holidays to the Costa del Sol offer every kind of Mediterranean beach resort you could want. Whether that's a slow-paced beach retreat or an action-packed family resort, a lively party town, a cosmopolitan marina, a whitewash village or a golfing hotspot - this sunny slice of southern Spain has it all.
The coastline covers a 160km stretch across the sun kissed southern coast, reaching from the charming traditional town of Estepona to picturesque Nerja, where you'll find the famous caves and the 'Balcony of Europe'.
Just south of the region's vibrant capital, Malaga, the famous trio of resorts; Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Fuengirola have been providing Mediterranean holiday perfection to British holidaymakers for decades.
These are the best-equipped beach resorts around, offering something for all. On top of the sweeping golden beaches and clear warm water, expect to find: water parks, theme parks, zoos and aquariums, water sports and outdoor activities, golf courses, varied dining options and masses of pubs, bars and clubs where you can party the night away.
For a touch of glitz on your holiday to the Costa del Sol, cosmopolitan Marbella is the place to go. The destination of choice for the glamorous and famous, Marbella enjoys 27km of sublime beaches, world-class shopping and a vibrant, fashionable nightlife. Hanging out at the luxurious marina in Puerto Banus is a must on a visit to Marbella.
Inland and at the other end of the spectrum, is the traditional town of Mijas. Nestled in the rugged Sierra Mountains, Mjias is a charming whitewashed hideaway with narrow cobbled streets, packed with local restaurants, cafés and shops. It enjoys a wonderfully relaxed way of life and is a great place to immerse yourself in local Spanish culture.
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