The Costa del Sol is also known as the Costa del Golf for good reason There are more than 40 golf courses in the region, an area well known by professional golfers, with courses designed by golfers of international prestige such as Robert Trent Jones and Severiano Ballesteros.
CAMINITO DEL REY
Discover the route inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII in 1921. Walk along what was the most dangerous footbridge in the world. Discover the fauna and flora from a spectacular viewpoint. One of the most important restoration works undertaken by Malaga Council.
Enjoy the wonderful beaches along the Costa del Sol, from Sabinillas to Sotogrande and Marbella. From wild and quiet beaches to the most fashionable beaches with the best beach bars. Find yours.
CUEVA DE LA PILETA, BENAOJÁN
The cave of La Pileta is home to some of the most interesting cave paintings on the Iberian Peninsula. The extraordinary cave art, attributed to the Upper Palaeolithic, represents different animals, the most numerous of which are goats, although there are also horses, deer, buffalo, bison, and fish.
CUEVA DEL GATO, BENAOJÁN
14,000 years ago, the Palaeolithic inhabitants of the area sheltered in this cave, leaving us their paintings as testimony. Outside the mouth of the cave there is a crystalline lake that in summer invites you to swim, but you should be warned that the temperature of the water is breathtakingly cold.
The idyllic historic centre of Marbella is defined by the small squares with orange trees, narrow winding streets lined with whitewashed houses, balconies, geraniums and bougainvillea and picturesque little shops. Stroll along to the rhythm of the tapas in the traditional bars and enjoy its many restaurants and beach bars for mojitos, sunbeds and luxury.
Selwo Aventura, in Estepona, proposes a great expedition through different territories that take you to Africa to meet its most iconic fauna such as the lion, the giraffe, the hippopotamus, the zebra, the cheetah, the meerkat… And to other continents such as Europe and Asia to discover unique species such as the Iberian lynx, the Asian elephant or the red panda.
It is the only dolphinarium and ice penguinarium in Andalusia, with emblematic species from tropical rainforests and marine fauna. You will be amazed by the flight of toucans and aracaris, you will discover the saki and squirrel monkeys and you will get close to reptiles such as the boa constrictor or the yacare caiman. The unique opportunities for interaction with the animals will allow you to get closer than ever to some of the park’s species.
Dizzying slides, jacuzzis, saltwater pools with waves, rides, relaxation areas… Water parks are an ideal way to enjoy summer fun with the family in complete safety and without having to leave Spain to feel like you are in a tropical paradise. Some of the best water parks are to be found on the Costa del Sol.
ORCHIDARIUM OF ESTEPONA
Among the more than 5,000 plants it contains, there are more than 1,300 species of orchids from all over the world in the orchidarium, which recreates the habitat of the warm South American and Southeast Asian species. It is the largest collection in Europe and one of the largest in the world.