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Diputación > Lugar > Comarca de la Costa del Sol Occidental

Diputación de Málaga
Cabecera-Costa-del-Sol-Occidental

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
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    Created in 1988 to house a private collection of articles from the world of bullfighting belonging to Josê Antonio Galán. In subsequent years, it has grown as a result of donations of costumes and...

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    On the ruins of the castle, built in the 13th century, stands the original 16th century church of La Encarnación, erected in accordance with a papal bull issued by Julius 2nd. It features three...

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    It is the main Catholic church in the city, located in the Plaza de la Constitution. The most important masses of the city are celebrated here, for example, the Flamenco Mass in honor of...

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    The Rio Real beach, located in the province of Málaga, municipality of Marbella, conforms to other stretches of golden sands the famous Montero’s beach. The extension of the Rio Real beach takes up...

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    Playa de Costa Bella is located in the municipality of Marbella. Alongside El Alicate and Pinomar, is a beach area about two kilometres long. The occupancy is high, and due to its location there...

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    The Bujeos soils of Casares and Los Molinos stream (Up to km 7) The route starts on Carrera street, the location of the childhood home of Blas Infante, and passes through the Plaza de Espa a...

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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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    More than 1,500 butterflies from tropical areas all over the world fly free inside the Mariposario. As their lifespan is only 2-3 weeks you will be able to find new species each visit. We exhibit...

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    The course, designed by Josê Gancedo, was opened in 1989. The “man from Malaga” is one of the most creative golf designers. His philosophy is to create a golf course without ostentation and with a...

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    Calanova Golf Club is an 18 holes, par 72, 5.866 meters course situated in the beautiful golf valley behind La Cala de Mijas at Costa del Sol, only 5 minutes from the Mediterranean sea. The course...

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Charming Estepona