Why you should choose Costa del Sol
Costa del Sol is known as the European Florida, due to the weather and average temperature. There are well in excess of 300 days of sunshine yearly. In the depths of winter it offers up to 3 hours more daylight than in Scotland.
Along with the rest of the world Spain suffered a real property slump from around 2007. Things are now in full recovery mode, but many bargains still exist if you know where to look. Scandinavians are currently snapping up bargains as they see how cheaply they can buy in the area.
Malaga airport is now one of the most important in Spain, it is now truly international following it’s recent doubling in size. Many carriers operate from Scotland to Malaga including daily flight from some of the low cost airlines. A direct and inexpensive rail link runs directly from the airport as far as Fuengirola. There are frequent and inexpensive bus links between all the major towns.
Malaga province is very close to Granada, Seville and Cordoba. Some of the most important and historical cities in Spain, it also offers a high speed rail connection to Madrid via the AVE. This takes only 2hrs 40 mins. Malaga airport is only 3 hours away from most Scottish destinations.
Malaga Province is a culinary delight. The seafood is amongst the best in the world as are it’s many tapas bars and restaurants. All kinds of international foods are also readily available.
Fashion & Shopping
The province boasts not only many large shopping centres that include all the leading Spanish, British and European names, but also many individual boutique shops in all of the main towns in the Costa del Sol. The Spanish are very fashion conscious.
Andalucia has a very rich historical heritage. Due to it’s location it has at times been ruled by the Romans, Visgoths and Arabs. Many of their legacies are still there to be viewed today including La Juderia and La Mezquita in Cordoba, the Alhambra in Granada, the Alcazaba in Malaga, the Reales Alcazares in Seville. The area also offers a great many stunning cathedrals, castles, lakes and natural parks.
Some of the best beaches in Europe are right on your doorstep. Right from Malaga province down to Cadiz, Tarifa and Conil on the Atlantic coast where it’s a wind surfer’s paradise.
One of the true riches of the province. The temperature, beaches, pace of life and opening hours of all the bars, restaurants and shops mean even in the winter you can easily be enjoying al fresco lifestyle with all it’s health benefits.