Costa del Sol

  • The Costa del Sol stretches 160km from the cliffs at Maro in the East to Punta Chullera in the West.
  • The history of this famous coastline spans about 2,800 years, with an ancient Celtiberian tribe called the Bastuli possibly being the earliest inhabitants here.
  • This region has been occupied by a number of different conquering forces during its fascinating history including the Phoenicians, Romans, Germanic tribes, Byzantine Empire and Arabs, up until the period of Reconquista by the Catholic Monarchs.
  • There are as many as 320 days of sunshine per year in this area of Spain making it the ideal destination for tourists looking for sun, sand and sea.
  • Almost 50% of the province of Málaga is covered by nature parks, natural areas, nature reserves and natural monuments.