The Costa del Sol is Spain’s best-known and much loved holiday destination with over 325 days of sunshine annually. With its fantastic climate and gorgeous towns and beaches along the Mediterranean it makes this the perfect place to unwind and relax simply soaking up the sun. A feeling of total relaxation and well-being is guaranteed! But it’s not just about sunshine, it’s about immersing yourself in the moment with an extraordinary range of activities that this beautiful area of Spain has to offer, first-rate golf, beautiful beaches, lively seaside towns, chic harbours, cultural cities, whitewashed villages surrounded by mountains, glorious countryside - and even skiing close by! In this stunning area of Spain is situated Marbella, located in the beautiful surroundings of the Sierra Blanca Mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea. The former fishing village combines Andalusian Charm, which still can be found in the cities´ old quarter, with the glittering world of luxury tourism of the world famous marina of Puerto Banus, where are moored some of the most expensive yachts of the world. Puerto Banús, inaugurated in 1970 at the initiative of the businessman José Banús, is one of the trademarks of Marbella at its most cosmopolitan and an indispensable standard for luxury The place consists not only of the port and marina but also the network of streets, plazas and promenades on which are located the shops, restaurants and cocktail and tapas bars that, in short, make up this “catwalk” to which flock the famous and the non-famous, the latter in hopes of encountering a face seen a thousand and one times on the film or television screen or in the pages of newspapers and magazines. Puerto Banús is really a small city—a very special one, certainly—and as such has all the services to be expected of an urban centre, with shopping that is second to none. Although Marbella is truly international, it remains traditionally Andalusian. Andalusia is among many other things as well home to the Tapas, popular cold or warm snacks, which have developed into a great way of sampling the fantastic Andalusian cuisine. Relax with a lovely glass of wine or a nice fresh beer and enjoy all the culinary delights the land has to offer. East and West of Marbella other towns and villages remain extremely popular for both locals and foreigners alike. Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas and Estepona all retain the Spanish charm and friendliness that ensure that Southern Spain will always be such a fantastic place to live. It's the place where you can stroll along a golden beach, take in some breathtaking mountain scenery, go on a shopping spree, dine under the stars or even skiing - all in one day! Combine fantastic healthy food with a fabulous climate, an abundance of outdoor activities and an efficient healthcare system - all of which make Spanish residents among the healthiest and fittest in Europe!
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Axis between Europe and Africa and meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, this region has been coveted by many different cultures throughout history and prehistory.
The region of Andalusia has a surface area of 87,268 km² and represents 17.3% of Spain. It is, on its own, larger than countries like Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Austria or Switzerland.
The diversity of landscapes and geographical terrain gives rise to an array of environments that go from the heat of the Guadalquivir River valley through to luxuriant mid-mountain areas, volcanic landscapes such as the Tabernas desert, and the snow-capped peaks of Sierra Nevada.
The Guadalquivir is Andalusia’s most important river and brings life to many areas in its journey across the region.
In barely forty kilometers you can go from Alpine mountain landscapes to tropical areas on the shores of the Mediterranean. The coast of Andalusia stretches for almost 900 kilometres and is home to a large number of cities, towns and beaches that are a delight to visit.
The whole ensemble represents a range of attractions for tourists that goes from impressive monuments in large towns to typical small villages, which have provided a constant source of inspiration for all kinds of artists.
Andalusia today is a modern region with well-developed infrastructure. It offers a warm welcome to visitors and, while conscious of the need to modernise and move forward with the times, it is also careful to take care of its roots and maintain its important cultural heritage and monuments, legacy of the region’s ancestors.
Andalusia is the main holiday destination for Spanish nationals and one of the principal destinations for overseas tourists