In the southern part of Spain, lies along the Mediterranean coastline, the towns, resorts, beaches, golf courses and villas of Costa Del Sol. Following it's literal meaning - “Coast of the Sun”, Costa Del Sol is favored by many for vacations and holidays mainly because it has a very temperate climate. With an average 300 days of sunshine each year, there's no doubt why, Costa Del Sol which was once a typical Spanish town in the past centuries, is now one of Europe's world-renown tourists destination.
Without further ado, here are a list of things the “Sunshine Coast” has to offer for all its visitors:
Stretch across the coast of the Mediterranean from the area of Gibraltar in the west to Nerja in the east, the seaside resorts of Costa Del Sol plays the host to many tourists seeking for a seaside fun. The most well-known resorts lie west of Malaga beginning with Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Mijas Costa. Further along the coast lies Marbella, the playground for the rich and famous, with its famous marina packed with large and extravagant yachts and motorboats. Other known resorts are Pueblo Banus, Estepona, Sotogrande and finally Gibraltar. Each of these resorts are known for its high-class accommodation; sandy, wide and clean beaches with turquoise water - allowing any tourists to lie, soak up the sun or just enjoy swimming. There are also water sports and activities like windsurfing, paragliding and water-skiing in the area.
If you are one of the many who love playing golf then, Costa Del Sol is like the haven for all lovers of the sport. There are around 70 golf courses on the “Costa Del Golf” one of which is the Santana Golf course in La Cala with a series of 18 holes. Away from the coast, there are numerous excursions; touring the cities of Ronda, Seville, Cordoba and Grenada. There are also a number of theme parks and the zoo in Fuengirola is a great place to tour the kids.
At night, Costa Del Sol has an active nightlife With literally hundreds of bars and clubs, you can't just stay in one bar, because you can't help but bar hop.
Another interesting fact about Costa Del Sol is that, it is the birthplace of the famous artist Pablo Picasso who was born in Malaga in 1881. If you happen to visit this area, you can visit Picasso's house, the Casa Natal de Picasso, situated in the Plaza del Merced.
All in all, Costa Del Sol offers anything for the young and old to enjoy. If you are captured by its beauty, you might as well get your own property and continually enjoy the sun and fun in this region.