Located on the south coast of Andalusia is Playa del Cenicero and it is about 45 minutes from Málaga. Playa del Cenicero stretches out over more than a kilometer on the Costa Del Sol and its neighboring beach is the Playa de Ferrara. There are several excellent bars, shops, restaurants and cafes found along the broad, artfully designed promenade. Unlike the Playa de Ferrara where its scenery is dominated with apartment complexes and hotel, the Playa del Cenicero has low buildings that harmonise the beach landscape.
Located in the Andalusian hills is the Playa de Maro. This exotic bay is surrounded by a natural stony coastline, which is bordered by rocks on its sides. This popular bathing bay is found on the Costa del Sol.
Nestled in the east of the coastal town of Nerja is Playa de Burriana. It spans over 700 meters long on the Costa Del Sol. The wooded hills of Andalusia are found at the back of this old town. The idyllic charm of this pretty old town is still retained despite the number of tourist it attracts during peak season.
Rincón de la Victoria is a well-known beach on the Costa Del Sol, it covers about 1,600 meters and it is nestled at the Andalusian town. This popular beach beautifully sits close to the neighboring beach of Playa de Los Rubios. It is the town’s popular beach for holiday resort and it is approximately 20 minutes from Málaga.
The Playa de Benajarafe stretches about one and half kilometers on the Andalusian Coastline directly between Torre del Mar and Rincon de la Victoria. It is within a fishing village known as Benajarafe which is only about half an hour away east of Malaga. Here, there are quite a few Chiringuito’s where you can have paella, espetos and other fish dishes straight from the grill. You can have salad with fish as well as other amazing delicacies. The facilities and buildings decrease as you move further towards the east. It is a lot more peaceful here and the few houses you will see are individual houses scattered amongst the shrubs and trees.
On the south coast of Spain lies the Playa del Morche, which is only about 45 minutes away from Malaga. It is one of the 3 very popular sandy beaches on the Costa el Sol. You will get to a little tourist site known as El Morche if you follow the N-340 coast road. This tourist attraction consists of 2 rows of houses which are surrounded by several market gardens and orchards. In this area, you will find a few homes and shops but the majority of the structures you find are hotels, bars, restaurants and apartment complexes.
There are a lot of multi storey buildings that are positioned in a way that its occupants can get a great view of the sea. These buildings are on the coastal resort of Algarrobo-Costa which is a few meters east of the popular resort of Torre del Mar on the Costa del Sol.
One of the most popular holiday destinations on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia is the Playa de Torre del Mar. it is a wide sandy beach, spreading over 3 km, located in the Torre del Mar resort which is about 40 minutes away from Malaga. It is usually filled with travellers from Spain, Italy, and France during the summer months. There are a variety of restaurants along the large promenade and at night, the centre of this holiday resort becomes filled with a lot of people.
The Nerja Caves Foundation
Discovered in 1959 by 5 young men from the village, The Nerja Caves have been open to the public since 1960, and receives around four hundred thousand visitors per year, making it a major tourist attraction of Nerja and Axarquia.
Competa is a town and municipality in the administrative region of Axarquía, in the Province of Malaga. The municipality is situated approximately 18 kilometres from the coast and 52 kilometres from Málaga, the provincial capital. It is situated at 638 metres above sea level in the foothills of La Maroma (the highest peak of the Sierra Tejeda). The population is spread over the southern slopes of the Sierra de Almijara.