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Puerto Banus - Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol stretches along just over 150 kilometres of Malaga province and is one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s the magical combination of brochure-blue sea, miles of beaches and reliably sunny weather that keeps the tourists flocking to the region year after year.

Costa del Sol fun

Costa del Sol fast facts

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13 - 28ºC

Average Temperatures

300 Days of sunshine

This beautiful holiday destination bathes in 300 days of sunshine a year!

2.5 hrs

Average flight time

From the UK

Average flight time from the UK to Malaga Costa del Sol airport is 2.5hrs

For who?

Costa del Sol is best for...

FRIENDS, FAMILIES & COUPLES

Costa del Sol holidays are great for groups of friends, family summer holidays and couples.

Costa del Sol beach

Miles of Golden Sand Beaches

It’s the numerous European Blue Flags, in recognition of high standards of water and sand hygiene, that make the sun-drenched beaches on the Costa del Sol such an enjoyable hotspot for so many. On the popular bathing beaches you can typically hire shade and sun-beds – even take a cold shower to wash away the sand. Chiringuitos, bars on the beach or sea front, are relaxing venues to grab a chilled drink and a bite to eat.

Food & Drink on the Costa del Sol

The food on the Costa del Sol is widely regarded as fresh and tasty as it gets in Spain. Foodies will be in gastronomic heaven thanks to an interesting selection of national and international cuisine to please every palate.

Eat like a local? Tapas is a must; it’s the perfect dish to try new flavours and to explore the variety and quality of its regional cuisine. Simple or sophisticated, traditional or innovative, Tapas (served on small traditional dishes), can be eaten at any time of day.

Muelle Uno - Malaga

Things to do

We Recommend:

  • Aquapark Mijas

  • Bioparc Fuengirola (Zoo)

  • A stroll to Fuengirola

  • Golf on the Costa del Sol

  • Day trip to Granada

  • An evening in Malaga

  • Wine tasting in Ronda

  • Benalmadena’s Cable Car

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Language

ESPAÑOL

The language spoken on the Costa del Sol is Spanish.

Currency

Euro (€)

The currency used on the Costa del Sol is the Euro (€)

Time Zone

GMT +1

The Costa del Sol is 1 hour ahead of the UK.

Fly to:

Malaga (AGP)

Malaga Costa del Sol (AGP) is the main airport for the region.

Tourist info

Costa del Sol info

For further information visit www.visitcostadelsol.com

Visa & Health

Recommendation

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for advice.