30 years ago was inaugurated the Marina of Benalmadena, one of the most surprising port and residential complexes of the world, with exemplary facilities and a very attractive and unique architecture.
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The city of Malaga has historically been an important tourist destination of sea and sun, specially as from the sixties decade.
Since the opening of the Picasso Museum a few years back, the capital of the Costa del Sol has become one of the most booming destinations of cultural tourism in Spain.
Malaga, capital of the always sunny Costa del Sol located in the region of Andalusia, has been since its beginnings one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations of Spain. If you wish to discover Malaga, begin with a long walk by the sea. The waves, the sun and the sand beneath your feet will convince you that Malaga is undoubtedly the perfect place for people who like to combine sea and city life.
– Aqualand in Torremolinos, Aquavelis in Velez-Malaga and the Aquapark in Mijas attract millions of people
– The three parks in the province offer entertainment and excitement for all ages
The three water parks on the Costa del Sol have become, over the years, an indispensable attraction included in the province’s tourist offer, specially during the hotter months. To get away from those packed and often dirty beaches with filthy sand and water, these places continue to offer the visitors a park full of fun and entertainment, with vertiginously steep slides, in which the adrenaline rushes through your whole body.
The overnight stays in Malaga and Marbella have also increased compared to last year but in a less percentage than in Torremolinos
Once again the tourist sector proves that it’s the industry that copes the best with the bad economic times that the country is going through, Torremolinos leads in hotel stays on the whole Costa del Sol, situated top of the ranking of overnight stays during the past month of June.
The province of Malaga, despite the intense tourist development which has reduced the number of environmental areas, still holds true orchards in the interior and sea areas with little traffic where outdoor activity at this time of the year is a real summer pleasure. The excellent weather in the area and sea breezes encourage recreation in nature, without the pocket having to suffer excessively.
Those who prefer the skies and choose to enjoy the beautiful landscape of Malaga from a bird’s eye view also have a wide range of possibilities. The Aero Club of Malaga offers the option of participating in a baptism by air, or, for pockets with greater liquidity, taking flying lessons.
The Costa del Sol, the birthplace of tourism, every summer receives a large number of visitors who end up repeating. Many come for the first time
advised by family and friends about the charms of the Costa del Sol, but they keep repeating year after year and become reliable tourists of the coasts of Malaga which has a steady clientele that frequent it for up to 40 years, and which has even become their second home.
As from this week, Antequera have opened the gates of their most emblematic monuments for the tourists and the locals on Thursay, Friday and Saturday nights until the following 8th of September. The program “Luz de Luna” (Moonlight), that is held in the city every summer for eleven years now, aims to promote itself mainly on the Costa del Sol this year to attract the sun and beach tourists in the evenings, although it also welcomes visitors from the nearby villages in the Antequera region.