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September 8th, 2015 | by Serge Cowan

The Top 8 Things to Do in the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe for people from the UK. The relaxed lifestyle, the Mediterranean climate and the beautiful coastal and rural scenery are just some of the factors that attract people to this area. Taking this into consideration, it is no wonder that many people look for properties for sale in Costa del Sol. 

Luxury villas are a particularly popular choice, both for people who are looking for a holiday home and those who are planning to live in this area. If you are currently looking at luxury villas for sale in the Costa del Sol it is important that you know what activities you can entertain yourself with throughout the year. Here is a selection of some of the finest:

1. Costa del Sol Racecourse


If you fancy a flutter and you love the thrill of horse racing, then a trip to the Costa del Sol Racecourse is a day out you will really enjoy. In addition to the race meetings, you can also sample some fine food, drink and entertainment.

2. Casino Torrequebrada


The Casino Torrequebrada is a great night out. This fun venue has everything from roulette to slot machines. It makes for an exciting evening out, but only for the adults in your party.

3. City of Marbella Municipal Theatre


This sleek and contemporary venue only opened in 2001. Since then, it has offered residents and visitors to Marbella a diverse cultural agenda. A wide range of performances take place here, each of which will suit the tastes of many people. The building is also used for educational events and exhibitions.

4. Le Maridiana del Alabardero Restaurant


Time in the Costa del Sol is not well spent unless you have sampled some of the finest Mediterranean cuisine available in the area. One of the best restaurants in Costa del Sol is Le Maridiana del Alabardero. This restaurant uses some of the finest local ingredients to create stunning dishes that will tantalise the taste buds.

5. Benalmádena Marina


This is one of the most unusual and outstanding marinas you are ever likely to have the pleasure of spending time in. The complex boasts artificial islands that make for an unusual setting and the architecture around the marina features Andalusian, Arabic and Indian influences. Hire a boat, grab a spot of lunch or enjoy some retail therapy while you are here.

6. Real Guadalmina Golf Club


This club is split into two 18-hole golf courses and Guadalmina South is considerably more challenging than Guadalmina North. You can choose whether you play both or just one according to your ability and handicap.

7. Automovilístico de Málaga


If you are interested in vintage and classic cars, then this museum is a great choice for you. It is located in an old tobacco factory and boasts almost one hundred different models of cars. Throughout the year, exclusive themed dinner parties are held here. These feature music, live entertainment and fashion shows.

8. Peñoncillo Beach


Regardless of whether you are a visitor to the Costa del Sol or a resident, one of the main features of this area is the beaches. If you want to relax in peace and soak up the rays away from the tourist crowds, then Peñoncillo Beach is the perfect place. This long stretch of beach is located right next to the town of Torrox.

There are lots more exciting activities to enjoy in this area. If you are looking for property for sale in Costa del Sol, you will have the pleasure of enjoying many of these throughout the year.

Serge Cowan

Serge Cowan

Managing Director and Founder

Serge has an extensive marketing background, after a broadcasting career, Serge moved into marketing where he worked for BSkyB & a number of leading Public Relations agencies.
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