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Costa del Sol, the gorgeous coastline of southern Spain spans over 93 miles (150 km) of sandy beaches, coves, and mountainous regions. And with such a bountiful coastline, you can easily find beautiful, affordable villas right next to the beach. Cheap villas are typically found further away from the main city, Málaga, but since they're situated in smaller coastal towns, you can enjoy a peaceful summer holiday without the hustle and bustle of city life. The good news is there are still plenty of sandy beaches to explore within walking distance!Cosy Villas with a Spectacular View!
If you're travelling on a budget, Costa del Sol has plenty of cosy villas with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding mountains. These villas are typically smaller, housing around 4 - 5 people, but there are still affordable options to fit in up to 8 people! While the villa may be a tad smaller, it doesn't compromise on the ocean and landscape views! Not to mention, they still have great amenities like a pool and a lovely balcony or terrace to soak up the sun. Don't be fooled by the price, because spectacular views and cosy villas are plentiful on the beautiful Sunshine Coast!
Travellers and activitiesCosta del Sol for history lovers
Costa del Sol is home to many historic attractions and sights. It's an amalgamation of various historical architecture, quaint vintage towns, and magnificent cathedrals & castles. The most well-known on the Sunshine Coast is Alcazaba, a palatial fort built in the 11th - 14th century. It's a beautiful mix of Moorish and Renaissance architecture with lush gardens, built on the slopes of Gibralfaro mountain with a magnificent view of the city! The Málaga Cathedral is another great landmark, with a glamorous Baroque & Renaissance style as well as intricate carvings & ceilings adorned with stunning columns. Get to the rooftop to enjoy a panoramic view of Málaga in all its glory! Nearby, you can also visit the Roman Theatre ruins, an ancient archaeological site from the 1st century BC. It's the oldest monument in Málaga, and it's right behind Alcazaba, making it a great mid-way stop to check out! Most historical sites have interesting museums/free audio guides to learn all about the storied history and heritage of the coastal city!Costa del Sol for families
Bringing your family on an exciting summer holiday to sunny Costa del Sol? Stop by one of the many stunning velvety beaches like Playa de la Malagueta! It's nearby to the city centre where you'll find a 1200-meter-long beach with scrumptious grilled seafood and water sports like kayaking and jet skiing! After a fun morning at the beach, head on over to scenic Marbella for a midday cruise in search of dolphins! Marvel at the adorable marine animals graciously swimming through the seas while enjoying panoramic views of the magnificent mountain ranges and coastline! It's not every day you see these majestic sea creatures, so it's a memorable experience for both kids and adults! You should also visit the Bioparc Fuengirola, a zoo that replicates the natural habitats of over 200 endangered species! The park is divided into 4 sections with animals from different regions including Madagascar, Africa, South-East Asia, and the Indo-Pacific. It's an immersive experience that feels like you're walking through a tropical rainforest, discovering tigers, orangutans, hippos, lemurs, and so much more!
Top 7 travel tips in Costa del Sol1. Take a walk through Old Town!
Marbella's Old Town (Casco Antiguo) is a charming vintage town with narrow cobblestone pathways and a storied history. Dive deep into the picturesque Mediterranean architecture and history while browsing the quaint boutique shops, pubs, and cafés! A blast from the past that's a great spot for pics and scenic walks!2. A look into Picasso's Mind
Visit the Museo Picasso Málaga to learn all about the Cubist artist. Málaga is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and served as inspiration for recurring themes in his work, such as flamenco and doves! It showcases over 250 pieces of the late artisan's paintings, sculptures, and ceramic works as well as a journey through his life and career.3. Explore the Nerja Caves!
Cueva de Nerja in Maro is an astonishing 3.1 mile (5 km) cavern network with large stalactite and stalagmite formations abound. It'll take you around 45 minutes to an hour to explore. There's also a museum to visit which houses discoveries from deep within the caverns!4. Taste Authentic Andalusian Dishes
Costa del Sol is home to some of the finest Mediterranean cuisines. Taste a refreshing and cooling Gazpacho, a cold vegetable soup that's sure to beat the heat! Try delectable tapas with Pescaito Frito, deep-fried fish that's oh so delectable! Or how about a sizzling Gambas al Pil-Pil, flash-fried prawns coated in chilies, garlic, and paprika? There are so many mouth-watering dishes to try, you can't miss any of them!5. A Romantic Cruise at Sunset
Make your way to Estepona Bay for a romantic sailboat cruise on the coastline. Enjoy the breathtaking sunset while sipping on wine & cava and tasting fresh seafood on a private sailboat. It's also the perfect spot to take beautiful photos as mementos!6. Take a thrilling hike!
Caminito del Rey is a 4.9-mile (8km) trail through the cliffs of Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. It's an aerial path with suspended walkways 100 meters up in the air, so it's a thrilling hike and will take you around 3 - 4 hours to complete. It also has stunning views of the Guadalhorce River and the surrounding cliff face!7. Museo Automovilistico & de la Moda
The Museo Automovilistico & de la Moda is an automobile and fashion museum all in one. It may seem strange, but this museum pairs the two incredibly well. Browse over 100 classic vehicles from Aston Martin, Jaguar, Porsche, Cadillac, Rolls Royce, and more! There are also over 300 haute couture pieces that highlight the evolution of fashion influenced by the automobiles of the time!Costa del Sol cheap holiday rentals for rent. Book your cheap sleeping accommodation on the Costa del Sol by clicking on the individual properties and contacting the owner.