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Guida un idiota a Costa del Sol!

Your Guide to Costa del Sol

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Città e Città Vicine

Pick one of the towns or cities below, OR scroll down the page

La Cala de Mijas

Marbella

Comares

Nerja

Estepona

Casares

Puerto Banus

Gibilterra

Malaga

Fuengirola

Competa

Sabinillas

Puerto De La Duquesa

Sotogrande

Ronda

Morocco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Cala de Mijas is well connected to nearby towns and cities, - just 10 minutes from Fuengirola and Marbella, and 20 minutes from Malaga and it international airport. Public transportation is available from the airport to within 3 minutes walking distance from the apartment.

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Malaga
is a city and a municipality in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. With a population of 568,305, it is the second most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth largest in Spain. Malaga lies on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean Sea, about 100 km (62.14 mi) east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km (80.78 mi) north of Africa.

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Málaga enjoys a subtropical climate. Here are some of the warmest winters in Europe, with average temperatures of 17 °C (62.6 °F) during the day and 7–8 °C (45–46 °F) at night in the period from December to February. The summer season lasts about 8 months, from April to November, although temperatures sometimes reach around 20 °C (68.0 °F) in the other 4 months.
The internationally acclaimed painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso and actor Antonio Banderas were born here.

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Marbella. A spray tan is a must if you want to blend in with the local’s in this jet set haven in the Costa del Sol. Marbella has a stunning beach area, esplanade, famous designer shops, trendy bars, restaurants and some of the finest tapas bars in Andalucia.

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The old town Marbella has a maze of small boutiques, shops and cafes around “The Orange Square”, named after the profusion of orange blossom trees. Don’t forget your credit card if you’re feeling extravagant.

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Fuengirola, in ancient times known as Suel and then Suhayl, is a large town and municipality on the  Costa del Sol in the  province of Málagaautonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Fuengirola is a major tourist resort, with more than 8 km of beaches, and home to a medievale & nbsp;Moresco fortezza. 

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The area enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate, with annual average temperatures of 18°C and average summer temperatures of over 30°C

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Comares will be one of the first towns we would like to recommend visiting (this is signposted as you travel north) this stunning hilltop town with winding narrow streets, whitewashed walls and barred windows with sills in front displaying a mass of plant pots filled with an abundance of geraniums cannot be missed. Comares has the most breath taking panoramic views, make sure you have your camera to hand as there are plentiful photo opportunities to enjoy around every corner. The views are, quite literally, incredible. From the south, rolling hills of olive and almond trees reach to the sea while, to the north, dramatic mountains ascend in the distance, like an enthralling lunar landscape which shifts and changes according to the light.

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The village remains typically Moorish in its layout and design with narrow cobbled streets, interspersed with arches (two of which are thought to date back to medieval time), flanked with simple whitewashed houses.  The Parish church is from the 16th century, with a beautiful coffered/stucco/moulded ceiling. There are also two plazas, two bars, two supermarkets, a post office and a bank.
This is, without doubt, one of the prettiest villages in the province of Andalucía and should be on your “must visit List” in the area.

 

http://www.absoluteaxarquia.com/areas/comares.html

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Competa è locata settecento metri sul livello del mare con vista mozzafiato sulle circostanti montagne, campagna e mediterranea, Competa è più noto a molti per il suo vino di produzione locale, disponibile sia secco e dolce, oltre ad essere molto gradevole, abbondante e in-costoso.
Una delle feste annuali più popolari qui è la Noche del Vino (Night of Wine), il 15 agosto, che presenta un programma di flamenco e sevillana musica e danza, oltre a un sacco di vino a flusso libero e fuochi d'artificio che avranno incantati in soggezione. A quanto pare, i locali preferiscono i vini dolci, mentre i residenti stranieri e turisti come sull'asciutto. Vi suggerisco di provare un paio di bottiglie di ciascuno per vedere quale il vino è la vostra preferenza, abbiamo preferito l'asciutto, ma ognuno di loro.

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Questa zona è molto popolare con gli scandinavi, molti dei quali hanno ristrutturato le vecchie case coloniche e cascine nelle vicinanze.
It is a charming flower bedecked old town with its main centre, the Plaza Almijara, Dominata da una magnifica chiesa cinquecentesca. Questa piazza vivace è uno dei posti migliori per godersi una pausa con una scelta di diversi bar e ristoranti. Possiamo vivamente il bar / ristorante La Casona in Plaza Almijara, Le tapas sono veramente eccezionali come era l'atmosfera, il personale cordiale vi farà sentire estremamente benvenuti e ti trattano come uno dei locali. Non essere affatto sorpreso di vedere i contadini locali arrivano a cavallo per pochi cerveza di sera, a parte questo sito romanzo il ristorante è anche un ottimo rapporto qualità-prezzo.
Competa è affascinante da esplorare con il suo labirinto di stradine acciottolate che risalgono ai tempi dei Mori e una vista spettacolare. La città si trova a meno di un'ora dall'aeroporto di Malaga sulla tangenziale Motril, quindi ideale per una gita di un giorno e merita una visita.

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Nerja vanta 16 chilometri di spiagge con sabbia fine e l'acqua pulita. Sono disponibili tutti i principali sport acquatici, tra cui sci d'acqua, immersioni subacquee e vela, circondato da una catena montuosa drammatico. La città ha, per fortuna, è riuscito a evitare di essere compromesso da scenario concreto grattacielo che è stato il risultato inevitabile del boom turistico in alcune delle località costiere. Il quartiere antico della città è ancora praticamente invariato con strade strette e tortuose, whitewascase HED con terrazze dipinte abbondanti con gerani a cascata e se si ascolta attentamente si può sentire a volte i canarini canto melodico.

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However, the heart of Nerja is its spectacular Balcón de Europa, the "Balcony of Europe", a magnificent promenade along the edge of a towering cliff, with sweeping panoramic views of the Mediterranean and the small coves and beaches below, against an awesome backdrop of hazy Blue Mountains.
There are plenty of restaurants and cafes here to choose from, and the visitor can hire a horse-drawn carriage to explore the most romantic corner of the town.
 
Nerja's most spectacular attraction is undoubtedly its fascinating caves, located just three kilometres from the centre of town. They include archaeological treasures such as paintings over 20,000 years old and other pre-historic remains. One of the enormous natural caverns has been transformed into a concert hall, where many performances are staged during the summer.
Nerja cuisine includes several specialities including De La Doncella (red mullet) and pescaito frito (fried fish) and ranging from top international cuisine to the ubiquitous sausage, eggs and chips! One of our Favourites is the Spanish restaurant La Taverna not too far from the Balcon de Europa, the food is traditional Spanish fare being a family run restaurant, we have had many a good meal here and look forward to many more.
Nerja is 50 km from Malaga. It is connected to the western end of the Costa del Sol by a dual carriage motorway. The journey from La Cala De Mijas takes about 45 minutes.

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Sabinillas, un traditional Spanish fishing town with seafront promenade, lined with restaurants, tapas bars, and bars. Traditionally a fishing village, Sabinillas has grown into a town, but retained its village character. There is a friendly, very Spanish feel about Sabinillas which we particularly like. When you are sitting amongst the locals in the tapas bars eating the montaditos (little sandwiches), sipping the local rioja, you will feel like one of the locals.

Sabinillas

Sabinillas beach is a long expanse of well maintained sands and the play areas along it are great for families.  A few beachfront restaurants have loungers on the beach and will serve you as you refreshingly cool sangria, whilst you soak up the sun’s rays. Be careful though, as some of the bar’s Sangrias pack a mighty punch.
For the children there is an excellent park. Sabinillas is definitely worth visiting, as it has something for everyone.

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Puerto De La Duquesa is beautifully centred around a marina, lined with bars and restaurants. It is truly a cosmopolitan place to stop and watch the world go by. Located to the west of Marbella, the area has managed to retain some of the natural scenery and local character.
Even the fussiest of eaters will find something for their taste buds, with the vast choice of eating and drinking options including Italian, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, and authentic Spanish to name just a few.

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Relax and soak up the sun on the beaches on either side of the Marina,  and don't forget to sample the local tapas at the beach bars.  This quaint marina is a haven for boating enthusiast, or those just wishing to relax in one of the many bars, or explore the upper and lower decks. Take a boat trip, a fishing trip, or water sports from the marina.

 

 

Estepona. With Bermeja Sierra montagne come sfondo, Estepona è una città attraente, diffondendo dal mare, su per la collina verso le rovine del Castillo de San Luis. Le sue stradine acciottolate vento ripidamente dalla porta. Case imbiancate a calce, i loro balconi a cascata con vasi di gerani in fiore, si allineano i vicoli e le piazze.

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The authentic flavor of Estepona is achieved in part by its popularity with Spanish visitors, and the number of traditional tapas bars and restaurants is a reflection of this. There are 23 kilometers of beach in the Estepona area, most of which are of fairly course sand. A modern promenade, with palm trees and flower beds, borders the long stretching sandy beach. The palms trees give shade to the many cafes and bars on the promenade, but also to the children’s adventure playground.
For the golfers there is an excellent choice of eight courses in the area. Remember to take your handicap certificate with you as this is required at most courses.
There is a vast array of excellent fish restaurants in Estepona, especially in the old town, where you must try the local sardine specialty, esparto de sardines, absolutely delicious and plentiful. The Plaza de la Flores has charming pavement cafes and traditional tapas bars where you can sit and people-watch, whilst taking in the beauty of the square. Local wines will suit even the wine connoisseurs amongst us, and are agreeable and inexpensive.

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Casares deve be one of the most picturesque and photographed white villages in the region with something for everyone. From its coastal borders, situated between Estepona and Manilva, the Casares coast offers peaceful beaches and spectacular scenery. The beautiful village is perched high on a hilltop, its whitewashed houses cascade down beneath the remains of a splendid Moorish castle. This is the real Spain; a working village with rich cultural heritage, unspoilt by tourism but central enough to provide an excellent base from which to explore.

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The village is surrounded by the stunning Natural Parks of the Sierra Bermeja and Sierra Crestellina, with impressive views around every corner. The rugged mountains and undulating hills provide natural challenges for hikers, birdwatchers and horse riders. The landscape opens up to panoramic views of Gibraltar to the south, across the Rio Genal valley and the neighbouring white villages of Gaucin and Jimena de la Frontera, both of which boast a unique atmosphere of their own.

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Sotogrande. Put on your best bib and tucker and join the jet set in the largest privately owned resort in Andalucia, built up since 1962. Centred around a marina with restaurants, bars and shops, and beaches. Sotogrande is famous for golf and polo fields. Sotogrande is definitely “the place to see and be seen”.

 

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Gaze at the million pound yachts and the odd Ferrari and Lamborghini parked in the harbour front. Have a coffee or a meal at one of the harbour front restaurants or cafes, and dream of which yacht you could buy when you win the lottery.

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Puerto Banus, is one of the swankiest resorts to visit, home to the rich and famous on the Costa del Sol. The most famous marina in the Europe, surrounded by designer shops, boutiques and bars, Puerto Banus is a very popular place to go on the Costa del Sol.

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Enjoy a stroll next to the luxury yachts and boats, and watch the tanned local’s with their perfectly pampered pooches strut their stuff on the promenade.

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Ronda. A trip to the region is not complete without a visit to Ronda. If you enjoy driving, you will love the meandering scenic road through the mountain range to Ronda. If you prefer, you can catch a train from Algeciras to Ronda and relax as you view the stunning scenery of the Costa del Sol.

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Ronda is a picturesque old town that straddles a breathtaking gorge. Perched high on a rock precipice 150 metres above the gorge, the town sits on both sides of the chasm, with the old Moorish town La Ciudad (literally 'The City') to the South and the newer El Mercadillo ('Little Market') district to the North. Three bridges span the ravine, with the most impressive being the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) which was built in the 18th Century. This is where most of the tourists can be found and where the most spectacular photos can be taken. There are several quaint cafés and restaurants around the area, enabling visitors to sit back and enjoy the scenery. Some of the narrow side streets present the opportunity to take photos looking back up at the bridge and capture the overwhelming gorge and the bridge 

 

 

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Gibilterra is a little piece of Britain, without the high costs, as it has duty free shopping when you cross the Spanish border.

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A trip to Gibraltar is not complete without a visit to the Rock of Gibraltar, St Michaels cave and to see the famous Barbary apes in the wild. Keep a tight grip on your bags and anything removable as the apes are notorious for stealing your goods. There is also a new marina well work a visit. Don’t make the same mistake we did on our first visit and remember your passports.

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Morocco, North Africa. If you have time and want to try something a little different why not catch a ferry to Tangiers in Morocco.

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High speed ferries cross regularly everyday, just 20 minutes for the 9km journey. See Tangiers, buy a fez at the souk market and wander through the narrow streets, try some lamb and apricot Moroccan stew from a tagine, followed by a refreshing green tea with mint, and enjoy a very different culture to Spain.

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There are plenty more attractions in the area slightly further afield, for day trips. Such as Seville, Cadiz e Granada.  

 

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Grazie per il vostro interesse nel nostro Due Case per le vacanze a La Cala de Mijas, Spagna. Entrambi sono nello stesso complesso, hanno Jacuzzi privata sulla terrazza, 28000 metri quadrati di giardini sub-tropicali, 2 piscine di acqua salata, e tutti a pochi passi dalla spiaggia!

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Sophie e Einar sono orgogliosi proprietari di 2 case vacanza spagnola di Case Vacanza a La Cala de Mijas. Sono nati e cresciuti in Scandinavia, ma attualmente risiedono negli Stati Uniti. & Nbsp;

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Le nostre 2 case vacanze in affitto si trovano in La Cala de Mijas sulla Costa del Sol, nel sud della Spagna. La Cala è un antico villaggio di pescatori, con tonnellate di fascino, le strade acciottolate Moore rovine, un ottimo "Bandiera Blu" -Rated spiaggia e ristoranti di tutto il mondo

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