Costa del Sol

About Costa Del Sol

The best reasons to visit Spain’s Costa del Sol is the perfect weather, breezy beaches, sports venues and many fun activities for the whole family. Costa del Sol is famous for its beautiful beaches, so you will have many options to take a dip. It is the perfect choice for a relaxing vacation, since it has the longest beach season in Iberian Spain. What more you can ask for?

Enjoy the Mediterranean sun and head to the beach: no matter what you are looking for, you can get active or stay relaxed. Get rid of the stress and visit some of the amazing spas and health clubs nearby to pamper yourself. In case you are looking for something a little bit more active, try scuba-diving and the coolest water sports you can think of.

Costa del Sol is a place to have fun with a great number of high activity attractions: you can try go-karting, electric bikes and cars at Aventura Amazonia and many other thrilling activities. Check out the Biparc Zoo, the Sealife centre or the Crocodile Park for some extra adventure. Costa del Sol is also a paradise for sports lovers, and it has some of the greatest golf parks in Europe.

Getting active does not mean you cannot enjoy the simple pleasures of life: Costa del Sol is all about fantastic food and drinks! Stroll down the promenades and discover the lovely restaurants serving all types of food from classic Spanish bites to modern culinary delights. The area is also famous for its excellent wines, so you can also choose your tapas with a wine tasting.



In Malaga, two metro lines have been opened in 2014, which covers the Western and South-Western part of the city. Both lines depart from El Perchel, line 1 runs to the Technical University, whereas line 2 goes to Jose Maria Martin Carpena Arena.


More than 50 bus lines run in Malaga with a reasonably good frequency. Buses are air-conditioned. Lines running overnight are marked with N. Block of tickets and day tickets are available, however, these are not valid to the Airport. As buses in Malaga are operated by EMT, buses to coastal villages are operated by private companies.


Several companies operate cabs along Costa del Sol. As long as bigger resorts are served 24/7, in smaller settlements you may catch a taxi only in a few hours. If you want to hail a cab, check if the light on the top is green and the 'Libre' sign is seen in front.

Useful tips

The most exceptional beach in Costa del Sol is at the cliffs of Maro. The grey sand of Playa del Canuelot makes it even more spectacular.

From Costa del Sol, you can take a one-day excursion to Gibraltar, or even to Morocco!

Chiringuitos are the set of coastal bars. In such places, you may try local specialties such as pescaíto frito, which is deep-fried whitebait.

Good to Know



Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Country Code

Electric Current
230 V

Plug Type
F-type plugF-type plug

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