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Costa del Sol Occidental

Diputación de Málaga
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    The Felipe VI Theater-Auditorium, inaugurated in March 2015, has become the largest stage space on the Costa del Sol, and welcomes theatrical performances, concerts, forums, conventions and...

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    Estepona retains the charm of a typically Andalusian town, with quiet squares and white houses. Immerse yourself in its newly renovated old town, one of the most beautiful in Andalusia, stroll and...

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    Located in Casares, Ancha Beach is a gem on the Costa del Sol. This is a very beautiful beach, 1300 metres long and 50 metres wide. The sea here is suitable for swimming and is usually very calm....

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    Sierra Crestellina Natural Area is located in the Baetic Cordillera and consists of a steep crag of Jurassic limestone which rises up out of the Triassic sandstones of the Genal Valley. The Sierra...

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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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    This course is located in the luxury urbanization Elviria Hills, just minutes from the center of Marbella. The course enjoys from the novice player to the more experienced one. Almost 500 trees...

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    Gardening and landscaping are gorgeous and very enjoyable in The Resina Golf Club, as fairways run between lakes and tropical gardens. It is considered one of the best 9 holes, par 3 and 4, of the...

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.

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