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Costa del Sol Occidental

Diputación de Málaga
  • This tower is a christian building for surveillance of the coast and sending communication signals. In the first attempts to organize a coastal defense system it was set that guards must be...

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    Opened in 2004, during the Spanish Film Week XVII of Estepona, the museum pays tribute to Luis García Berlanga, one of the most important directors in the history of Spanish cinema. Its...

  • Playa de Los Toros, belongs to the Malaga municipality of Manilva, located in the region of the Costa del Sol Occidental. This borders Casares and the province of Cádiz. Playa de Los Toros gets its...

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    Torremolinos does not feature as a population centre on the famous map drawn by the Marquis de la Ensenada until 1748, though it is known to have been founded long before. In fact, it was home to...

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    Marbella was first a mining town, then it turned to agriculture and finally opted for tourism as its most important economic element. It is a very old town and was frequented by well-to-do families...

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    The origin of this town dates back to the end of the 11th century when the Arabs founded it around the fortress that they had built to defend the East side of the Arab castle of Montemayor. The...

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    Fabulous marina on the Straights of Gibraltar, close to Estepona (Malaga) and Sotogrande (Cadiz). Good access and the quality of its services make this one of the most important marinas in the...

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    Designed in 1991 and opened at the end of 1993. Without a doubt, one of the major attractions of La Zagaleta is its private golf course, created and designed by the Californian architect Bradford...

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    With its 6,367 metres, 18 holes and par 71, this course is the longer of the two which comprise of Mijas Golf. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior in 1976, Los Lagos is a ground course with wide...

The Western Costa del Sol is one of the first destinations of peninsular Spain. The Mediterranean climate with its mild and warm temperatures provides this region more than 300 sunny days.

The adaption of the sea breeze and the protection by the mountain ranges near the coast benefit this kind climate.

It begins in Torremolinos, and after it there are Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, Estepona y Manilva. In few words: this is the authentic cradle of the Andalusian and national tourism and expresses our value in the international context. The first-rate quality of its beaches, restaurants, hotels golf courses, complementary services, etc. is international accepted.

Inside these lands, we will see villages which lay over the mountain range: Benahavis and Casares. These two municipalities combine the pure style of the white villages with the surrounding landscape. Spectacular panoramic views, balconies over the Mediterranean Sea from Benalmadena to Mijas, the cosmopolitan and bustling atmosphere from Torremolinos to Sabinillas and the country road N-340, considered one of the longest roads of the world, characterize this region as well as Marbella, town which, over hillocks and valleys, carpets of golf, and houses and gardens full of legends, gets deep into the foot of the mountains. This is the world of meadows and fields of Estepona, Casares and Manilva, as well as small fishing harbours that remain on the coast, which shelters the oldest neighbourhoods of the seaside villages. These villages are in many ways the origin of this beautiful province, where festivities are an important part of social life.

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Meat.

CRAFTWORK
Pottery and goldsmithing.

INDUSTRY
Financial, educative, health service, transport, distribution and marketing.

TOURISM
Coast, sports, golf, water sports, congresses and incentives, health and cultural.

 

More English information of Costa del Sol Occidental on the website of the Costa del Sol Tourist Board.

Towns