320 days of sunshine every year, summer temperatures
reaching 40 degrees Celsius and above, long golden,
sandy beaches, tropical vegetation in abundance, unrivalled
sporting facilities, varied landscapes and lively nightlife...
it’s evident that the Costa del Sol really does
have something for everyone. It is no wonder that the
Costa del Sol is more popular than ever.
you will discover sleepy villages such as Mijas, Istán
and Casares and then the great historic cities including
Granada, Cordoba and Cadiz. The jewel of the Costa
del Sol is remains undoubtedly Marbella, a stylish,
cosmopolitan resort that has long attracted the rich
and famous. Surrounding by luxuriant semitropical vegetation,
bathed by waters of the Mediterranean, cooled by sea
and mountain breezes, Marbella is a magical blend of
old and new, historic and modern.Located just west
of Marbella is Puerto Banús with its famous
marina where the gleaming yachts are some of the largest
and most luxurious you'll see anywhere in the world.
Nightlife buzzes at Puerto Banús with your choice
of alfresco bars, piano clubs, discos, sports bars
and even a Casino.Fuengirola is located in the heart
of the Costa del Sol and is best known for its semi-tropical
climate and its eight kilometres of well maintained,
fine sandy beaches.
The Phoenician, Arab and Roman history and remains are
existing proof that even in distant time; this town has
captivated all that have arrived here. Despite the mixture
of cultures and nationalities that live here, Fuengirola
has still maintained its traditions and its nature of an
Andalucian village, making it still a favoured location
with many Spaniards and foreigners, many of whom own summer
apartments here.There are a considerable number of British
residents and many other nationalities which has given
Fuengirola a richly diverse community.Fuengirola has many
things to offer both to the tourist and the resident, and
is a popular destination for people of all ages. Attractions
include a Zoo, an Aqua Park, designer and high street shops….
And the latest long awaited new shopping haven has now
been opened in Fuengirola; Parque Miramar. It contains
an Eroski hypermarket, more than 150 shops and over 12
The impressive commercial centre recently opened in Fuengirola
has reached its primary objective, which was to become
the second largest commercial centre on the coast! The
range of clothes, shoe and furnishing shops is a delight
to even the most hardened shopper.The town also has its
very own theatre, Teatro Varietés that is managed
and directed by foreign residents. Productions are shown,
in English, throughout the year. One of the main benefits
of having such a blend of cultures here in Fuengirola is
that the variation of gastronomical treats is countless.
It’s undoubtedly reflected in the choice of restaurants
in the town.It’s not by any measure, short of animated
nightlife either. During the summer season the bars are
buzzing with locals and the familiar sea of faces that
return every year to create a fun atmosphere, giving the
tourists often a holiday to remember.
fiestas here include the feast of the “Virgen
del Carmen”, a local fishing tradition when they
carry the effigy of the Virgin out to the sea. Then
as most other towns in Andalucia, a bright colourful
Feria takes place every year in October, bringing the
whole town to life with Flamenco dancing, wine….
The fun and activities last for a week from dusk until