Costa del Sol Holidays

Costa del Sol
Cheap Holidays to the Costa del Sol:

Travel Guide to your Holiday to the Costa del Sol:

The Costa del Sol or Coast of Sun in English is located at the Southern tip of Spain and enjoys the best Climate in all of Spain and perhaps Europe. A cheap holiday in the Costa del Sol offers an attractive stretch of coastline with many fishing villages and towns, which have now become holiday resorts. Much of the coastline of the Costa del Sol has mountains close by, creating some dramatic views.

With sandy beaches, lively resorts, over 40 golf courses and over 100km of spectacular coastline, there is something for everyone on a cheap holiday to the Costa Del Sol.

Most holiday resorts on the Costa del Sol have lots to offer with plenty of holiday activities as well as plenty of opportunities to relax.

With more than 320 days of sunshine a year a holiday on the Costa del Sol is a great year round holiday destination.

The spring and autumn months (late April to June and September to October) on the Costa del Sol offer great weather for bargain holiday break with temperatures between 71ºF (22ºC) and 78ºF (26ºC), and also benefit from being out of the main holiday season so less crowded.

The peak family holiday season in the Costa del Sol is July and August when the climate is hot and dry with temperatures in the high 80ºFs and 30ºCs.

The winter months on the Costa del Sol average highs of 62ºF (17ºC), though these are the wettest months it's still a great time grab a cheap all inclusive holiday to the Costa del Sol.

Out and about on Holiday in the Costa del Sol:

Dominating the south eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, the Costa del Sol offers mile upon mile of golden sands and glittering beach holiday resorts set against the backdrop of the beautiful Andalucian countryside.

From the ever popular holiday major beach magnets of Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and the chic glamour of Marbella and Puerto Banus to the beautiful and cultural city of Malaga, the characterful town of Nerja and the mountain villages of Benavis and Mijas; sun, sand, golf and traditional Spanish culture can be found in abundance on your holiday to the Costa del Sol.

The Costa del Sol is a golfer's paradise with around 40 courses to choose from with beautiful landscapes overlooking the Mediterranean, the surrounding countryside or the mountains. Water-sports can be enjoyed at all the main beaches on a holiday bargain in the Costa del Sol and there are marinas in Marbella, Benalmadena, Malaga and Velez-Malaga, Estepona, Fuengirola, Puerto Banus and Puerto Dequesa.

Leisure attractions to visit whilst on a family holiday on the Costa del Sol include the Adventura Amazonia in Marbella and the fabulous Aqualand Torremolinos. There is a further water park at Parque Aquatico in Mijas Costa and there is no shortage of animal parks either. Visit the Bioparc Fuengirola which has been beautifully designed, allowing you to see the animals living in faithfully reproduced natural habitats. Selwo Adventure Park in Estepona has an adventure park with zip wires and camel rides as well as a wildlife park with over 2000 animals, great for all the family, a real bargain holiday day out. In Benalmadena you can visit the Sealife Centre or the dolphinarium and the penguinarium at the Selwo Marina marine life park. In Torremolinos, Cocodrilos Park is set around 8 lakes and has an African village, a children's play area and a huge collection of crocodiles. So there's plenty for you to enjoy on family holidays to the Costa del Sol.

Historic attractions abound on a holiday to the Costa del Sol, from the Sohail Castle in Fuengirola to La Duquesa Castle in Manilva and the Arab Fortress and Palace of Najera at Antequera. Malaga alone features endless historic and cultural attractions including Malaga Cathedral, the Alcazaba, the Picasso Museum and the Roman Theatre. At Nerja, whilst on holiday on the Costa del Sol you can stand under the arches of the famous Balcony of Europe and admire panoramic sea views and for spectacular views over the city of Malaga, head for the 14th century Gibralfaro Castle.

Natural attractions available on a holiday on the Costa del Sol range from the Caves of Nerja and the Calamorro Mountain at Benalmadena which have general appeal as well as opportunities for caving and paragliding for those seeking higher levels of adventure; to the wide open spaces, forests of oak and pine trees and the impressive gorges and mountains of the Costa del Sol plus many national parks.

Eating out on Holiday on the Costa del Sol:

Costa del Sol has an Andalucian cuisine which is a mixture of different cultures. Its famous dishes include Ajo Blanco, Huevos a la Flamenca and Gazpacho. On your holiday to the Costa del Sol enjoy the cuisine which has a great influence from former cultures like the Arab culture for the garden products and the Roman culture for the oils and garlic.

Dine anywhere on your holiday in the Costa del Sol from the high class restaurants in Marbella and Puerto Banus to the cheap cafes on the beaches and mountains of La Axarquia and Pueblos Blancos. There are many festivals to enjoy on a holiday to the Costa del Sol therefore perfect for trying out the great choice of cuisine and traditional local food.
Why not use our bargain holiday search to find your perfect holiday to the Costa del Sol, either an all inclusive holiday bargain for all the family or perhaps a cancellation holiday or short break just for the two of you.

Costa del Sol Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to your holiday on the Costa del Sol. From London 2 hrs 50 mins, From Manchester 3 hrs 10 mins.

Best Time to Holiday on the Costa del Sol is from March to October

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