Tag: holidays in Costa del Sol

Torrequebrada Casino and Sala Fortuna, Malaga

| June 6, 2012
Torrequebrada Casino and Sala Fortuna, Malaga

The Torrequebrada Casino is located in Benalmádena Costa, next to the grand Torrequebrada five-star hotel and a short walk away from the Benalmádena Marina.

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El Ranchito Riding Club, Torremolinos

| May 31, 2012
El Ranchito Riding Club, Torremolinos

Rhythm on horseback is a very successful horse show that has been run since 1993. Since our visitors requested it, we started offering feria del sur (southern fair) in 2000. It consists in dinner with a flamenco show that, along with ritmo a caballo make the perfect andalusian mix. Without doubt, the fifteen-year experience and the quality of the shows ensure customer satisfaction. The horse show features five different performances. Its runtime is one and a half hours, with a 10-minute interval.

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Gran Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Marbella

| May 25, 2012
Gran Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Marbella

Sol Meliá, a worldwide leader in holiday travel, is a hotel chain with 50 years’ experience. Its 350 hotels are located in more than 30 countries, and the Meliá Don Pepe is undoubtedly one of its finest. Completely renovated in 2004, this luxury hotel is an oceanfront property, situated on the sea promenade, only 500 metres away from Marbella.

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Costa del Sol marinas

| May 16, 2012
Costa del Sol marinas

Alongside its tourist infrastructure and services, its cultural attractions, leisure venues and nature spots, the Costa del Sol offers yachting lover an unbeatable range of choices, as anyone can guess from the number of marinas on the coast: eleven. These are:

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Costa del Sol five-star hotels

| April 4, 2012
Costa del Sol five-star hotels

The Costa del Sol’s place among international holiday destinations has to do with its enviable weather and its superb leisure offer, ranging from sun & sand, golf and water sports to food, shopping, and corporate services. To meet growing demand, Málaga has developed a solid hospitality infrastructure, including nineteen five-star hotels, most of which feature spas and business centres. This high-standing infrastructure is complemented by as many comfort and luxury services as can be imagined, and so it lives up to every visitor’s expectations. Thus, the province’s first-rate facilities are enhanced by the kind, efficient and highly-qualified staff, trained to promptly answer all guests’ needs.

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Costa del Sol Leisure

| April 2, 2012
Costa del Sol Leisure

Complementing all these high-standing services, the Costa del Sol also has exclusive leisure venues. At the Torrequebrada and the Marbella casinos, guests can have a drink, gamble, or attend parties or shows. Horse lovers can visit the riding school for great dressage shows and horse competitions, or the racecourse in Mijas for exciting horse races, perhaps with the hope of having the winning horse’s name written on your betting ticket.

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Costa del Sol Racecourse

| March 30, 2012
Costa del Sol Racecourse

The Costa del Sol Racecourse is located in El Chaparral, an urban development in Mijas Costa. It can be accessed from both La Cala de Mijas and road N-340, opposite the Fuengirola Castle. It is open all year round, holding day races on Sundays in autumn, winter and spring (11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), and night races on Saturdays in the summer (10:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.)

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Costa del Sol Riding School, Estepona

| March 30, 2012
Costa del Sol Riding School, Estepona

The Costa del Sol Riding School is located in Estepona, near the Padrón River and one kilometre away from the beach. The riding school -surface area: 90,000 sq m-was created in 1998, with the aim of fostering the love of horse riding as a sport while organising equestrian competitions and shows. The school’s facilities are also used for cultural, social, and corporate events.

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Nerja

| February 1, 2012
Nerja

The vibrant little coastal town, Nerja, lies at the foot of the Sierre Almijara, Andalusia. Here, mountains plunge straight into the crystal clear sea and coastlines jut proudly against an backdrop of sea and sky. Continue Reading

Costa del Sol

| January 15, 2012
Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol or “Sun Coast”, one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world due to its natural beauty and infrastructure, extends along the entire coast of the province of Málaga and the Mediterranean coast of Cádiz. Continue Reading

Costa del Sol tours: La Axarquía route

| December 30, 2011
Costa del Sol tours: La Axarquía route

“Good water and healthy air, good land for producing silk and many raisins and fermented juice”, this was La Axarquía for the 17th century writer, Henríquez de Jorquera. A land east of Málaga, extending from the division formed by the mountain ranges of Sierra Alhama, Tejeda and Almijara in the province of Granada. Continue Reading

Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol

| December 30, 2011
Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol

Vicente Aleixandre, the distinguished Nobel prize-winning poet, described Málaga as the “City of paradise. You seem to reign under the heavens, over the waters, between the air”; a city in which different peoples and cultures have left an imprint of their rich historical and cultural heritage. Continue Reading

Torremolinos, Costa Del Sol

| December 23, 2011
Torremolinos, Costa Del Sol

Southern Spain’s answer to Benidorm, Torremolinos is a vast purpose-built resort situated 10 miles west of Malaga, on the road to Marbella. With six miles of broad, sandy beaches, lots of watersports, masses of bars and restaurants and an exhausting nightlife, the resort attracts tourists of all ages from all over Europe. Continue Reading

Gibraltar trip from Costa del Sol

| December 16, 2011
Gibraltar trip from Costa del Sol

Cross the border from Spain into British territory, where you can see British policemen, spend British money and enjoy the duty free shopping. Enjoy a tour of the city and Punta Europa, followed by a minibus tour to the top of the famous Rock of Gibraltar itself, where you can take in the views of the Spanish and Moroccan coastlines. Continue Reading

Costa del Sol coast

| December 13, 2011
Costa del Sol coast

The Coastal Route from Nerja to Sotogrande along the Costa del Sol offers the traveller one hundred and fifteen kilometers of coastline with all the attractions typical of the sea, as well as the added allure of the countryside and the neighboring nature parks. Continue Reading