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The Costa del Sol property
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The Costa del Sol is a region which comprises the coastal towns and communities in the Málaga province, along the Mediterranean coastline. It is in the south of Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. The name translates as 'Sunny Coast'.

We have made various area guides of the Costa del Sol. Just click on the town name links below for the corresponding area guide.

The Costa del Sol includes the towns of;

• Nerja
• Torremolinos
• Benalmadena
• Fuengirola
• Mijas
• Calahonda
• Marbella, Puerto Banus, San Pedro de Alcántara
• Estepona

Traditionally composed of fishing villages, the area was discovered for international tourism in the 1950s and has since been a popular destination for foreign tourists not only for its beaches, but also its tourist culture. The area is particularly famous for hosting towns like Marbella, which provide the Costa del Sol with its super-rich and famous visitors.

Costa del Sol property buyers have enjoyed strong investment returns in resale and rental income. The warm weather and its rich heritage and the modern convenience of leisure activities, golf courses, airports and good road infrastructure make the Costa del Sol property area tremendously popular.

In recent years the Costa Del Sol has become known to golf enthusiasts as the 'Costa Del Golf' due to the vast number of high quality golf courses- especially in Marbella.

Attracting golfers from all over Europe and indeed the world, the area has benefitted from an increase in tourism and is seeing an increasing number of new complexes being developed to house the growing number of keen golfers in the area.

Map of the Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol

Málaga busy airport connects daily and weekly flights across Europe including most British and Irish airports.

Tour operators as well as scheduled airlines bring hundreds of tourists and Costa del Sol property owners to the area every day.

With a developed road structure, the roads along the Costa del Sol offers the perfect base for trips further along the coast and inland into the romantic Andalusian landscape. Short trips to San Pedro de Alcántara and Ronda are popular destinations. The stretch between Cádiz and Málaga is peppered with resorts and tourist attractions.

To the west of Málaga, the capital of the Costa del Sol lie the towns and resorts of Manilva, San Luis de Sabanillas, Estepona, San Pedro de Alcántara, Marbella (Puerto Banus), Mijas, Fuengirola, Benalmadena and Torremolinos. From the West towards the Granada border, the coast line is less developed and includes Nerja.

La Axarquia and its Moorish is part of Andalucia's most popular areas. El Rincon de la Victoria, Almayate, Torre del Mar, and the coastal area of Velez-Malaga, capital of La Axarquia, Algarrobo, Torrox (with Roman ruins on its beach) and the inland attractions such as the caves of Nerja attract short and long term stay visitors.

If you do want purchase a property on the Costa del Sol and need assistance choosing a real estate agent, or want independent help finding the perfect Costa del Sol property, then just fill out the following form.

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