What is the Costa del Sol?
Costa del Sol is called the Spanish coastal region located in the south of the province of Malaga, in the region of Andalusia. The Costa del Sol is one of the most important tourist areas in Spain, which concentrates around 35% of tourism in Andalusia. It has the largest number of beaches in the entire Andalusian autonomous community, specifically with 124 out of a total of 321.
The West part in Costa del Sol is composed of 9 municipalities: Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Mijas, Fuengirola, Marbella, Manilva, Casares, Estepona and Benahavís. The most famous beaches of the West in Costa del Sol are La Carihuela, in Torremolinos; Torreblanca and Los Boliches, in Fuengirola; Torrebermeja, in Benalmadena and Puerto Banus Beach.
Costa del Sol is perfectly connected to the main European and world cities through Malaga International Airport with high frequency of flights the full year.
Costa del Sol enjoys a pleasant climate, with an average temperature per year of 19 C and with more than 300 days of sunshine. Currently the Costa del Sol is identified with high-level tourism
In the 1950s the rise of international tourism began and since then it is a preferential destination for foreigners, mainly for British, Germans, Scandinavians and French, and as a result there has been strong economic growth and demographic in this geographic area.