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Overview

Close to the tip of North Africa, the Costa Del Sol enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers, mild winters and an average of 320 days of sunshine each year. With over 300km of coastline, the Costa del Sol is a mecca for sun worshippers, and you'll find plenty to do if you have kids. The Costa del Sol doesn’t go to bed when the sun goes down either - Marbella and Puerto Banus are the area's most glamorous party towns.

Things to Do

Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Torremolinos are the Costa Del Sol's most popular family resorts, with plenty of attractions including Aqualand, Costa Water Park and Tivoli World as well as clean, safe beaches. Marbella is the perfect place to play at being a millionaire; the town is full of glamorous beach clubs and luxury yachts but it's also possible to enjoy a luxury experience on a bduget.

 

Food and Drink

The Costa del Sol is renowned for its high quality but affordable food and drink, with seafront restaurants, beach bars and pavement cafes serving up a host of delicious delights. Want high class cuisine? You got it. No-hassle fast food? It has you covered.Typical of Spanish resorts, the British holidaymaker will find plenty of home favourites, but don’t leave without trying some typical Spanish fare, including paella, tapas and fresh grilled fish and vegetables.

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Holiday Resorts in Costa del Sol

Top Holiday Resorts In Costa del Sol

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Benalmadena

With an amazing 9K stretch of sandy beach, an elegant marina and a great selection of shops and upmarket boutiques, this bustling resort is the ideal base for couples and families alike.

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Marbella

Spain's home to the rich and famous, Marbella offers a real 5* experience where you spot a famous face or two!

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Puerto Banus

With a stylish marina, designer shops and lively bars, Puerto Banus is a place for having fun and living life like a celebrity.

Location of Costa del Sol

Key Facts

  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Euro
  • Time Difference from UK: 1
  • Flight time: 2 hours
  • When to go: April-Oct

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