Benahavis is the ideal destination for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life by escaping to the warmth of the Spanish sun. From a romantic retreat to a golfing getaway, a beach-break with your besties or a foodie's tour of fine flavours on an All Inclusive Costa del Sol trip – this exclusive pocket of the world is ideal for a Spanish getaway.
Just 16 kilometres away from Malaga, Benalmadena is ideally located on the Costa del Sol and is fit to burst with attractions and facilities to entice all kinds of travellers and tourists. Try the death-defying thrills and spills of Tivoli theme park and the sweeping vistas atop Mount Calamorro or the peaceful environment of the Parque de la Paloma. And when the sun goes down, Benalmadena's dynamic bar scene comes alive.
If you want a home from home holiday – but with much better weather – Calahonda is the place for you. Situated between the popular towns of Marbella and Fuengirola in Costa del Sol, Calahonda is a great place to catch some sunshine with late holiday deals to Costa del Sol, shop and treat yourself to a full English. It also makes a fantastic base for exploring the greater Andalusian region.
Ojen is a charming, unspoilt village set in stunning countryside, perfect for a Costa del Sol holiday. It's whitewashed houses that tumble down the forested mountainside are just a short trip from glitzy Marbella, which provides the perfect holiday combination of peaceful days and party-filled nights.
Mijas is one of the most relaxing holiday resorts in Costa del Sol. Here you can absorb the traditional Spanish town atmosphere, with its cobbled streets and whitewashed walls. The resort of Mijas is divided into two areas. A few kilometres inland is Mijas Pueblo – a charming, traditional hillside town with stunning views of Africa and Gibraltar. Mijas Costa has a 12-kilometre stretch of coastline boasting nine beaches.
Estepona is one of the places where holidays to Costa del Sol have retained the authentic local Spanish charm. A tourist resort has been built around the old town, which sits on the Andalusian coast, south of Marbella. With 300 days of sunshine a year, Estepona has spades of character and is a great option for travelling couples, families and those going solo.
One of the calmer holiday resorts Costa del Sol has to offer, Frigiliana provides a retreat in favour of idyllic natural charm. This Andalucian 'white village' is perched on the mountain overlooking the coastal town of Nerja, which is just a short journey away. Little known by the hoards of tourists that flock to southern Spain each year, Frigiliana is a gem in the Costa del Sol crown waiting to welcome you on your next holiday.
Fuengirola is one of the most vibrant holiday resorts Costa del Sol offers, located just 20 minutes from Malaga airport. From its humble roots as a fishing village it's grown into a bustling tourist resort as visitors flock to enjoy seven kilometre of beaches, energetic nightlife, sunshine, golf and extensive shopping. Whether you want an All Inclusive hotel by the beach or a budget Self Catering apartment in town, Fuengirola has a place for you. With 300 days of sunshine a year and average summer temperatures topping 30°C, this Andalusian town is the ideal place for an easy vacation.
Torrox is a quiet, beautiful location away from the energy of nearby Torremolinos and Marbella. The city is divided into two sections. In Torrox Pueblo you'll find tapas bars, spas and culture among historic winding streets, while Torrox Costa's coastal area has warm, welcoming sands. You'll find small complexes and villas here as opposed to high-rise All Inclusive Costa del Sol hotels, which gives the area a more authentic Spanish feel.
Once a haunt of Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra, Torremolinos has developed from a sleepy fishing village to a popular hotspot for holidays to Costa del Sol. The resort has six clean, sandy beaches along its seven-kilometre coastline, traditional fresh fish bars amidst shopping centre boutiques, a range of activities - from waterparks to botanical gardens - and lively nightlife during peak months.
Yachts, Ferraris, designer clothes and big bar bills – for many people this is what comes to mind when they think of Marbella. While Marbella is still a hangout for the rich and famous, holidays here are becoming increasingly affordable and it's now a popular destination for those seeking late holiday deals to Costa del Sol. People flock to Marbella for its fabulous beaches, incredible food, beautiful scenery and, of course, the exclusive clubs that you'll find around the marina.
San Pedro is just 10 kilometres away from the glitz of Marbella, right next to buzzing Puerto Banus and close to the attractive town of Estepona. On top of this, it's also only a 30-minute drive away from the dramatic natural beauty of the Serrania de Ronda mountain range. It is a fantastic location for holidays to Costa del Sol, especially for those who like short road trips.
Puerto Banus has a reputation for luxury Costa del Sol vacations. Celebrities are known to frequent this beautiful slice of Spain, so don't be shocked if you see a familiar face from the telly. One of the most famous sights of Puerto Banus is its impressive display of yachts and boats on the marina, often with the owner's Ferrari, Rolls-Royce or Aston Martin parked nearby. Puerto Banus is a high class, opulent destination for holidays to Costa del Sol.
With 300 sunny days a year and 16 kilometres of coastline, Nerja is perfect for anyone looking to relax on their Costa del Sol vacation. This rings especially true when you discover that it's all in addition to golden sand, good food, beautiful scenery and fun activities. This Spanish holiday destination is home to some of the best All Inclusive hotels in Costa del Sol, alongside hundreds of restaurants, an exciting nightlife scene and plenty of charm and interesting history.