Spainís Costa del Sol offers its visitors sun, sea, sand, scented orange groves, mountain villages to explore, historic sights and some beautiful countryside. There are many holiday resorts to choose from depending on your needs.
The Costa del Sol with about 320 days of blue skies per year is a very popular holiday destination.
Fuengirola has approximately 6km of fine sandy beach where you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and all the amenities of a beach holiday. There are many watersports available including windsurfing, sailing and waterskiing at the marina.
As you stroll down the long palm lined promenade you will find plenty of open air cafes, perfect for a snack or coffee and the pretty harbour area lined with restaurants and bars.
There is a weekly Tuesday market held here it is the largest on the coast worth having a browse around. The resort has a selection of shops to wander around as well as the usual gift shops.
Nightlife is diverse there is a good selection of live music cafes and bars, some stay open late! You will find nightclubs where you can party until the early hours. Other entertainments on offer are concerts, theatre and cinemas; the resort comes alive in the summer months. Many holidaymakers visit out of the main season when it is more peaceful and relaxing!
If you want a change from the beach you can enjoy a family fun day out at the waterpark at Mijas there are plenty of attractions to enjoy, thrilling rides and slides, a wave pool, and various shows, there is also a childrenís play area.
You may be looking for a little more adventure during your holiday break and there are plenty of activities available on the Costa del Sol you can try horse riding, quad biking, a fishing trip or jeep safari to name a few.
Fuengirola is a well established holiday resort and has been a favourite holiday spot since the 1960ís and still is today. There are not many traditional Spanish buildings left here as apartments and high rise hotels have taken over through the years.
The resort makes a good base for exploring Andalucia and the Costa del Sol there are many attractions to see in the area. You may want to hire a car and explore yourselves alternatively there are tourist excursions you can book in the resort.