Situated in the south of Spain, the Costa del Sol, literally meaning the Coast of Sun is a fantastic destination for your holiday. The variety of holidays available makes the Costa del Sol suitable for all. The bustling resort of Torremolinos, offers a traditional British holiday, complete with English pubs and is great for those looking to experience a home away from home. For those family holidays there is the more relaxing resort of Fuengirola, which manages to seamlessly blend international and traditional amenities. For large groups looking to party the nights away the resort of Marbella offers more than a touch of glamour and the opportunity to rub shoulders with the glitterati!
The entertainment available in the Costa del Sol is both varied and plentiful. The different resorts all offer the usual international and local cuisine, shopping amenities and both laid back and bustling bars, with the livelier resorts even providing a number of nightclubs and discos. A lot of the entertainment centres around the beach though, with a variety of water sports available, whilst the resorts provide a number of sporting amenities like tennis and horse riding.
For a special day out there is Tivoli World theme park, offering over 30 rides and attractions, a number of shows, live music and restaurants for when you get peckish. Another perfect day out is provided by Aqualand Torremolinos, which features a number of rides designed for visitors of all ages and even a mini golf course for when the children are bored of the exhilarating slides and chutes. For those who would prefer to stay out of the water there is Selwo, a safari and adventure park which boasts animals which will captivate the children, including lions, tigers and elephants.
Fuengirola is one of the most popular resorts in Costa del Sol, offering visitors a vibrant atmosphere and varied amenities. The highlight of Fuengirola has to be its 5 miles of sandy beach, featuring a number of water sports for those seeking some extra excitement and the usual selection of bars, restaurants and shops to frequent during your stay. Fuengirola is best suited to families and couples.
Marbella offers its guests luxury. This trendy resort is frequented by celebrities and even the occasional royal, meaning your time can be spent people watching. Another awe inspiring sight has to be the Marina, where a plethora of beautiful yachts will leave you gaping at their sheer opulence. Having ambled through the Marina you can sit in one of the bars in the area and enjoy a cool drink. The afternoons can be spent shopping, trying on designer clothes and seeing what works best with your new tan. As the evening draws in you can head to any number of bars and clubs located nearby offering a selection of different music and atmospheres, all opening until late and offering fun aplenty.
Benalmadena, offering a hint of sophistication is a fantastic destination for that relaxing holiday. The beaches are fantastic here, varying from secluded stretches to more bustling sections, offering water sports and beach based activities. The resort centre provides visitors with a number of bars, restaurants and shops. The bars can be quiet and relaxing whilst the nightclubs and discos are lively, for those who want to dance and mingle.
Torremolinos is a varied resort and it’s perfect for a bucket and spade summer holiday, whilst the older parts of town offer a more traditional side of Spain. Discos, karaoke and English bars provide some fun for those looking for a lively holiday whilst a more relaxed atmosphere can be found in the tapas bars, quiet restaurants and quiet stretches of sand, perfect for a lazy afternoon with a cool drink and a good read.