Bolonia Beach, Cadiz

The Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz, where you can feel free


Forget about the daily grind, your schedules, the commute, the endless screens, the stress… It’s time to feel free. Could there be a better feeling? Yes, if you’re in magical places like the Costa del Sol and the Costa de la Luz.

On the Costa del Sol

This Mediterranean coastline stretches over 160 kilometres in the province of Málaga. Thanks to its 320-plus days of sunshine every year and its wide range of leisure options, this is the perfect place to enjoy at any time of year, with family, friends, or your partner.Some must-see spots:- The cliffs at Maro, nature at its most spectacular. This rugged landscape is a combination of coves of blue water, cliffs, and farmland. If you like scuba diving or snorkelling it’s a must.- The beautiful village of Nerja. You’ll love strolling its picture-postcard streets and exploring its famous caves. While you’re there, spend some time on Burriana beach and eat paella at El Chiringuito de Ayo, a popular beach bar famous in Spain since it appeared on the TV show Verano Azul in the 1980s. 

Nerja beach and young woman snorkelling

- The Benalmádena cable car. If you aren’t afraid of heights, you can see the best views of the Costa del Sol from up here. - Caminito del Rey. And if you actually love heights and that adrenaline rush, you should walk along this trail hanging from the walls of Los Gaitanes ravine, between the municipalities of Ardales, Álora and Antequera. - The historic old town of Marbella. With just a stroll you can discover its surprisingly ample historic and cultural heritage, including churches, museums, castles and noble mansions. The best way to end a day’s sightseeing here is watching the sunset from Puerto Banús. - Espetos (skewers) of sardines, a delicious treat. These skewers of flame-grilled fish can be found in most restaurants on the Costa del Sol, but they’re always best on a beach bar with the sea beside you. Read more about the Costa del Sol

Caminito del Rey in Malaga

Costa de la Luz

This area includes the coast of Huelva and Cádiz provinces in southern Andalusia. Its climate makes it the perfect place to enjoy your holiday without worrying about the weather all year round.

Barbate, Cádiz

Some must-see spots:- The waves of Tarifa. If you’re crazy about water sports, this is the place for you. Thanks to its location between the Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean sea, conditions are perfect for windsurfing and kitesurfing. And don’t forget to end up in one of the coves of Punta Paloma to see an amazing sunset.

- The labyrinthine village Vejer de la Frontera. Its whitewashed houses, courtyards full of flowers, and delightful setting will make you fall in love with the place as soon as you arrive. - Zahara de los Atunes, a fishing village famous for its delicious hook-caught bluefin tuna. - Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Hiking, biking, or canyoning, any option is good for enjoying this wonder of nature. - Caños de Meca, a district of Barbate (Cádiz). The caños are small waterfalls which pour into the sea from the cliffs. - Bolonia beach, an unspoilt natural beach of white sand, and its spectacular dune, over 30 metres tall and 200 metres long. Read more about the Costa de la Luz

Surfing on Palmar beach
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