About Costa del Sol
The Costa del Sol has long been considered one of Spain's international resort areas, with hundreds of visitors carrying non Spanish passports. Located on the southern coast it boasts a mircro climate of over 300 sunny days a year and an average temperature in the low 60's. The area can be reached by flying into Malaga or Gibraltar, a common approach by European tourists. By rail, take the Ave, Spain's high speed train from Madrid through Seville to Malaga. You may also rent a car at the airport or train station. There are more stick shift's available, and at a far cheaper rate. Enjoy Malagga, which has undergone a cultural rebirth. One of the new Picasso Museums are located in Malaga. There is a modern expressway which runs along the coast so that travel from Malaga to Marbella or Sotogrande is fast and comfortable. Costa del Sol holiday rentals flourish in this region.
El Sol has numerous Costa del Sol villa rentals throughout the coastal area. Most of the property rentals Cosa del Sol offered by El Sol are located west of Marbella. This lovely town is known for its fine restaurants and great shopping. Local residents and international visitors all dress like persons who are comfortable in an international town. Explore the famous old town with an outdoor dining area. There are many seaside villages and golf courses in the surrounding areas. The off coast hills frame an interesting backdrop to the sea. Puerto Banus, 15 minutes from Marbella, has a large marina lined with a variety of restaurants. Apartment rental Costa del Sol are popular as well, particularly in this area.
Costa del Sol rentals are throughout the area, both by the sea and in the hills which offer wonderful vistas from the villas. Villas in Costa del Sol can be very elaborate and very expensive. A villa Costa del Sol can also sleep a large number for large family holiday rentals. Rentals in Costa del Sol can also be in smaller villas, particularly in the golf areas. Generally a three or four bedroom is a good size villa for several couples playhing golf or a group of men renting villas Costa del Sol as a golf vacation.
Costa del Sol offers the best golf on the continent. the courses have green grass fairways surrounded by lush vegetation. Valderrama hosted the Ryder Cup in 1997. Valderamma is near the golf courses of San Roque, Sotogrande and Alcaidesa. The entire golfing area is known as Sotogrande and contains a large marina and polo grounds. There are numerous golf courses throughout the Costa del Sol, and many close to Marbella. El Sol has many villas Costa del Sol available in the golfing communities in the hills near the coast. El Sol has a golfing consultant to assist in planning golfing trips for golfers or golfers and their spouses.
Marbella offers enchanting beaches. Cabopina Beach has well sheltered sand dunes and shaded palm tree aareas. Playa del Saladillo, near Estepona, is a relaxed complex with beach bars and rstaurants along the water. It is home to one of the world's largest cactus collections. In the same areas is the exclusive beach compound, Nikki Beach, which plays hold to the rich and famous. Visitors should not be intimidated by the atmosphere; the food is excellent, with beachfront beds and hammocks for hire. A stunning atmosphere, Bounty Beach, near the business district of Marbella, is relaxed with a young trendy crowd who come to meet in the beach bar, play volleyball or just sit in the sun.
There are side trips to Gibraltar, Morocco, and numerous cities in Andalucia, such as Ronda, Seville, and Granada. Costa del Sol, is a grand place to rent a villa (El Sol has many), do day tours, golf, hang out at the beach, or simply relax and let the atmosphere take over. This is a unique and lovely place.