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Costa Del Sol Holidays

Cheap Holidays to Costa Del Sol

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A photo of the coast of Costa Del Sol from a luxury villa

Relax in the Costa Del Sol

Holidays to Costa del Sol aka the "sun coast" were made famous by its fantastic weather, fine white sands and the beautiful clear blue ocean.

Whether on a budget or looking for a luxury break, it offers fantastic value and is perfect for couples and families alike. The Costa Del Sol resorts such as Marbella, Benalmadena and Torremolinos with miles of white sandy beaches tempt people back year after year.

Resorts come to life at night as they have venues for cocktails, karaoke and even casinos and nightclubs. Why not watch a flamenco show or a bull fight? or you may prefer looking at the fantastic architecture whilst soaking up the rich local culture. Water sport lovers will surely make memories when they try snorkelling, scuba diving, jet-skiing or even windsurfing along the 100 miles of unspoilt coastline.

There are also day trips to Tangier, Morocco as it lies just over the Mediterranean and takes around 45 minutes via high-speed ferry and gives you the opportunity to go shopping in one of the many bazaars and lunch in a traditional Moroccan restaurant and is a very popular trip for holiday makers.

Costa del Sol – Great Holiday Activities That Never End

15th Green at Alhaurin golf course on the Costa del Sol in Spain

Home to over 50 amazing top golf courses, Costa del Sol is the holiday choice for golfers the world over. The courses offer services for all kinds of golfers so new and professional golfers can have a great time and maybe a great round or two.

There are zoos and educational theme parks like the Sea Life Centre and the Dolphin World for younger children most visitors will take a trip to the Tivoli Amusement Park.

Why not try a cycling day? An experience perfect for the whole family, with scenic routes taking in the beautiful views of Andalucía. Go at your own pace and experience the alternative Costa del Sol.

Costa del Sol – a Fusion of Culinary Delights

Restaurant in Old Malbella, Costa del Sol

Holidays to Costa del Sol are best characterised by excellent seafood dishes; however, do not fret as you can try dishes from all over the world there are restaurants serving British, American, Spanish and Indian cuisine as specialties.

Normally the majority of restaurants start filling up around 9.00pm as evening meals are usually served surprisingly late for the average non-Spaniard, there are a host of small bars beach cafes and restaurants where you can find familiar international cuisine and cap off your dinner with any of the local wines that are grown in the area.

Weather and Climate

Sun loungers on a beach at the popular resort of Marbella in Spain, Costa del Sol

The name literally means the Sun Coast. The weather is basically warm throughout the year. There may be scattered rain showers during the cooler months but these do not last long. Marbella, a secluded resort in the area is recommended for tourists who do not want to be bothered by any rain fall. The average temperature in Costa del Sol is 22 degrees centigrade but during summer time, the highest water temperature is around 23 degrees centigrade. For those not brave enough to face extreme heat, the best time to holiday in the Costa del Sol is during May or June.

Where is Costa Del Sol?

Take a look at this map of Costa Del Sol before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Costa Del Sol
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