De Costa del Sol

Accessibility

Flights to Malaga can be booked through Ryanair, Easyjet, British Airways, Jet2, Vueling and many more.

From the airport it is a 35-minute drive to Algarrobo.

Cars can be rented, prices starting at 17 € per week. We are happy to assist you.

Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol (Spanish for sunny coast) is a 300 km long stretch of the Spanish coast on the Mediterranean, the south coast of the Spanish region of Andalusia between Gibraltar and Almería. The Costa is located in the Spanish provinces of Málaga, Cádiz and Granada.

Málaga (birthplace of Picasso, Picasso Museum) is the most important city on the coast and also forms the division between the touristy western area with the resorts of Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Marbella, Mijas, Manilva and Estepona and the eastern part with the places Algarrobo , Torrox and Nerja.

Europe’s mildest climate

THE BEST CLIMATE OF EUROPE: facing south, along with protection from the north thanks to the Sierra Nevada (second highest mountain in Europe), this region enjoys a unique microclimate. As a result, a number of tropical fruit varieties can grow here, including the delicious ‘chirimoya’, which can not be found anywhere else in Europe.

THE LANDSCAPE: This is the maritime side of the Sierra Tejedo and Sierra de Almijara, an ancient mountain range with spectacular panoramas. Furthermore, this area is not overwhelmed by mass tourism like the rest of the Costa del Sol: the towns and villages have retained their original charm. In addition, nature reserves are carefully maintained and people are busy preserving and protecting the unique landscape and the special flora and fauna.

The area is ideal for anyone who wants to discover Andalusia. During a stay on the coast one is at a reasonable distance from all famous places: Granada – Alhambra, Sevilla. In addition, there is also Cordoba, Ronda, Sevilla, Gibraltar and Almeria. The very popular ski station of the Sierra Nevada is only a 90-minute drive away. Frigiliana is considered the most beautiful white village, it is located 4 km north of Nerja.

Algarrobo

Algarrobo is a charming white village situated in the beautiful mountainous surroundings of the Axarquia region in the Spanish province of Malaga, with spectacular views of the Mediterranean sea. The village still has a Moorish appearance with narrow streets. The Rio (river) Algarrobo winds through the village, which gives it a nice natural feeling.

The village is connected by road to Algarrobo Costa, which is only 3 km away, not far from Torre del Mar. Algarrobo is about 40 km east of Malaga; + – 30 minutes by car.

Algarrobo is a perfect holiday destination: away from the enormous crowds and noise pollution that floods the Costa in the summer months, but close enough to experience some of the festivities.

Algarrobo costa is a tourist area with beautiful beaches, (beach) restaurants and shops.

Golf: The Baviera Golf Course is only 10 minutes away from Algarrobo.

Climate: Algarrobo enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and warm winters. Due to the proximity of the sea and the associated cool wind it is good to stay in the summer

 

Torrox

On the coast of the Costa del Sol you will find the nice town of Torrox Costa. It is a small seaside resort with a beautiful long sandy beach. Along this beach there is a bustling boulevard where you will also find shops and various restaurants. The boulevard is ideal for walking, jogging, cycling or inline skating. When you are in Torrox Costa, you should not forget to visit the original village of Torrox Pueblo. You find this village inland about four kilometers from Torrox Costa. The village is nicely situated against a hill so you have a beautiful view over the sea from here. In the village there is not much to do, but it is definitely worth a visit! Torrox Costa is also perfect situated. You are close to other nice coastal towns such as Nerja, Frigiliana and Algarrobo and near the beautiful inland. Visit the authentic villages here to experience the real Spanish atmosphere!

Nerja

Nerja is a municipality in the Spanish province of Málaga in the Andalusia region with an area of ​​85 km2. In 2007, Nerja counted 20.796 inhabitants.

Nerja lies on the Mediterranean coast, more than 50 kilometers east of Málaga and forms the eastern spur of the Costa del Sol. In Nerja about 16 kilometers of beach can be found. Water sports and tourism are therefore important sources of income. In addition, Nerja is known for the Balcón de Europa, a promenade in the center on top of a cliff that pierces the sea. To the east of the city are a series of small sheltered beaches and inlets, separated by cliffs and other rocks.

Just outside Nerja are dripstone caves (Cueva de Nerja) where many archaeological discoveries have been made and where murals of about 20,000 years old have been found.