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Vacation apartment for 4 people in Benalmádena, with view and lake view as well as terrace
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 500yd to the beach
Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
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$56per night
Vacation apartment for 4 people in Manilva, child-friendly
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 900yd to the beach
Manilva, Costa del Sol
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$42per night
Vacation house for 5 people in Mijas, with pool and garden
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0.6mi to the beach
Mijas, Costa del Sol
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$131per night
Villa for 4 people in Casares, with terrace and pool
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1.7mi to the beach
Casares, Costa del Sol
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$135per night
Large vacation house for 7 people in Marbella, with view and lake view as well as terrace
7 pers., 3 bedrooms, 950yd to the beach
Marbella, Costa del Sol
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$79per night
Guesthouse for 4 people in Estepona, with pool and garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0.9mi to the beach
5.0
16 reviews
Estepona, Costa del Sol
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$119per night
Apartment for 2 people in Marbella, with garden
2 pers., 90yd to the beach
4.4
946 reviews
Marbella, Costa del Sol
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$147per night
Apartment for 6 people in Marbella, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1.4mi to the beach
4.8
35 reviews
Marbella, Costa del Sol
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$169per night
Vacation house for 2 people in Mijas, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 1.3mi to the beach
4.8
34 reviews
Mijas, Costa del Sol
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$70per night
Apartment for 6 people in Marbella, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 0.8mi to the beach
4.6
11 reviews
Marbella, Costa del Sol
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$324per night
Vacation house for 3 people in Benalmádena, with terrace
Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
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$112per night
Vacation apartment for 2 people in Fuengirola, with terrace
4.6
78 reviews
Fuengirola, Costa del Sol
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$42per night
Apartment for 2 people in Benalmádena, with garden
4.6
94 reviews
Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
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$118per night
Villa for 7 people in Estepona, with pool and garden
4.5
20 reviews
Estepona, Costa del Sol
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$137per night
Apartment for 5 people in Estepona, with pool and terrace
4.8
10 reviews
Estepona, Costa del Sol
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$79per night
Studio for 4 people in Benalmádena, with pool and garden, child-friendly
4.4
21 reviews
Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
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$56per night
Apartment for 2 people in Marbella, with garden
2 pers., 1.5mi to the beach
4.3
25 reviews
Marbella, Costa del Sol
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$153per night
Apartment for 4 people in Benalmádena, with sauna and jacuzzi as well as garden
4.1
37 reviews
Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
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$75per night
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Highlights in Costa del Sol

  • Excellent kitchen
  • Sightseeing in Málaga
  • Parque de la Paloma
  • Jetboat

Most popular in Costa del Sol

Pool 7,845
Internet 8,370
Pet allowed 1,282
Balcony/Terrace 7,033
TV 8,803
Air conditioning 8,661
Garden 4,927
Parking 7,834
Washing machine 8,456

Popular Destinations in Costa del Sol

Apartments on the Costa del Sol

A vacation rental on Spain's sunny coast

The Costa del Sol, which stretches between Málaga in the north and Manilva in the south, bears its name with good reason and offers a wide range of holiday accommodation to suit every budget. The largest offer is in the cultural metropolis of Málaga and in Torre del Mar, which the locals like to call the seaside resort of Málaga. Alternatively, pitch your tents in the sophisticated seaside resort of Marbella, where you can choose to stay in an apartment with sea views or in a villa-like vacation rental with pool, garden and free WLAN. An insider tip for those who like it particularly spectacular is a holiday apartment in Nerja at the so-called Balcon de Europa.

Holiday on the Costa del Sol

Travelers and Activities

Pure water fun on the Costa del Sol

A holiday region whose name translates as sun arts, has to offer naturally above all one - dream beaches full. Those who come here to shake off the everyday stress under the southern sun and the feet in the warm sand, are exactly right at the Costa del Sol. Among the most beautiful beaches are Playa Los Boliches in Fuengirola and Playa La Malagueta in Málaga, an endless sandy beach with a lively promenade. While families with small children should pay a visit to the 1,500 meters long and 40 meters wide Playa Rio Verde, couples spend unforgettable hours at the wildly romantic Playa Carabeillo Chico. The water fun is rounded off by numerous activity offers such as parasailing, jetboat tours as well as action-packed flight attempts with the flyboard.

Exploring the Andalusian coast with your palate

The Costa del Sol can be experienced with all senses. This is proven not least by the excellent cuisine, which is still influenced by Arabic influences today. In order to experience this pleasure as unadulterated as possible, it is best to visit one of the smaller restaurants where the locals also gather in the evening. There you have to sharpen your senses with specialities like spicy minced meat balls (albóndigas), fried anchovies (boquerones fritos), grilled octopus (Pulpo) and prawns in garlic sauce (gambas al ajillo). Another speciality worth trying is the Andalusian almond and garlic soup, which was enjoyed here several hundred years ago.

Dreamlike coasts and beaches await you
Dreamlike coasts and beaches await you
Did you know that with the foundation of the city of Málaga 2500 years ago, the cultivation of wine came up?

Things to know

Regular events

The Costa del Sol will be starting its events in January, when the "Festival de Teatro de Málaga" attracts countless theatre lovers to the cultural metropolis. During Holy Week, the next highlight awaits interested visitors with the Passion Plays in Riogordo. The festival continues with the International Film Festival in Malaga in April, the Medlar Day in Sayalonga in May and the Starlite Festival in Marbella in July. In the same month another top event awaits you with the "Festival de la Cueva Nerja". Be there when the famous stalactite caves of Nerja are transformed into a stage for orchestra, string quartets and numerous other musicians and enchant the audience with a very special acoustics. The programme is rounded off by the medieval market in Fuengirola in August and the "Fiesta de Pedro Romero" in Ronda in September.

Best travel time

The nice thing about a holiday apartment on the Costa del Sol is that it is worth booking all year round. Even winter refugees from the wet and cold Central Europe feel very comfortable here in January, especially since average maximum temperatures around the 17-degree mark and up to 5 hours of sunshine are tempting. Nevertheless, the main season is between June and October, when the Mediterranean heats up to 23 degrees Celsius.

Top 5 travel tips

1st trip to Málaga

The absolute tourist highlight of the region is the provincial capital Málaga. The second largest city in Andalusia after Seville is one of the most beautiful port cities in Spain. Holidaymakers enjoy a pleasant Mediterranean climate with hot summer and mild winter months and discover countless sights such as the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro. The 11th century Moorish fortress was built on the remains of a Phoenician palace and at its feet are the ruins of a Roman amphitheatre.

2nd birthplace of Picasso

Continue your journey through the history of Spain and visit the Cathedral of the Encarnación, built by Christian conquerors on the ruins of the former Grand Mosque of Malaga. Finally, in the Plaza de la Merced, the birthplace of the artist of the century Pablo Picasso, whose works can also be admired in numerous museums of the city, awaits the visitor who finally reaches the recent history. The best place to round off the evening is in the Pedregalejo or El Palo neighbourhoods, which offer excellent fish restaurants in addition to the city's most popular beaches. Try also the famous wine of Málaga - the Muskateller.

3. Jet-white sandy beaches

3. Marbella, situated a little further south, is a true paradise for bathing holidaymakers. The long fine sandy beach of Marbella is legendary, but also in the immediate surroundings you will find many more brilliant white sandy beaches with deep blue water. Spend a special kind of bathing holiday in the neighbourhood of Antonio Banderas, Julio Iglesias or Rod Stewart. Also the less touristic places of the surroundings like Mijas in the east and Estepona in the west are always worth a day trip or a trip.

4th Parque de la Paloma

Visit the Parque de la Paloma in Benalmádena. It is one of the 25 most beautiful parks in Europe. Here you will find a large garden with different kinds of cacti. The park is an ideal oasis of peace and is ideal for relaxing, as a change from the beach.

5th Teleférico Benalmádena

In Arroyo de la Miel you will find a three kilometre long cable car and one of the most beautiful hovering flights in Spain. The Teleférico Benalmádena cable car will take you up Monte Calamorro, 769 metres above sea level, in about fifteen minutes. From here you have a wonderful view over the area.

The port of Marbella
The port of Marbella