Costa del Sol
Costa del Sol, Spain
A string of sunshine resorts on the south coast of Spain, the Costa del Sol is the recognized playing field of Europe. With a defensive scenery of rugged mountains, the Costa del Sol soaks in nearly unvarying sunshine – it obvious why it's so well-liked all year round!
Whether you're after a lively resort with tremendous beaches and a vivacious nightlife or something a little calmer where you can have a game of golf or a tennis match, it's all there in the Costa del Sol. And, when you take a holiday in the sunny shoreline, you don't have to travel far to find the more customary part of Spain. This is Andalucia, home to bull-fights, flamenco dancing, Moorish towns, orange groves and castles and quiet villages sitting on the hils of the Sierra Nevada.
Beaches along the Costa del Sol are normally large and sandy, with a selection of water sports if you're feeling active and parasols and sun beds if you're not. Nerja has an assortment of littler coves hidden below the cliffs, just right if you're eager for a bit more privacy. At Estepona you can come together with the locals, enjoy a snack in the tapas bars or shop for souvenirs.
If you would rather relax by day and party by night, you'll love the cheery enthusiasm of, Fuengirola, Benalmadena and Torremolinos where you'll find an large quantity of energetic restaurants, bars and discos. Evenings in, Torrox, Estepona and Nerja are a little lower key but don't miss out on the superb views from Nerja's well-known Baleon de Europa prior to chilling out over dinner with bottle of wine while in the Costa del Sol.
If you crave sunshine, you'll love the Costa del Sol - couples, singles of all ages, groups and families can all find a resort to match their style.