Costa Del Sol
Location, Climate: Costa del Sol is situated along the Mediterranean coast in Southern Spain and bordered by Malaga and Cadiz. The mild climate of Costa del Sol makes it an all-year round tourist destination. Enjoy the sun, sand and sea, by booking discount hotels during summertime when the weather is warm and dry. Book a discount hotel in advance to have a hassle-free vacation. Brief History: Costa del Sol was officially launched to the public in 1932 by inviting international journalists and prominent people from Madrid. During the early 1950s, Costa del Sol attracted the Royal families and famous celebrities such as Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly which turned this small town into a cosmopolitan resort. Events, Landmarks, Activities: Visit Costa del Sol in August to witness three huge events: the Feria de Malaga which features processions, dancing, music and banquets, the Benalmadena Flamenco Festival which showcases the talents of highly-acclaimed dancers and musicians, and the Virgen de la Antigua which pays tribute to the patron saint of the town via coastal processions. Kids and those who are young at heart would surely have a blast at Selwo Adventure Park and Marina, Tivoli World, Crocodile Park, Fuengirola Zoo, Torremolinos Aqua Park, Sea-Life Centre. Transportation: It is best to travel around Costa del Sol on foot especially the beach area since traffic can get bad in town. Riding a bicycle is a good option, but they are not allowed in main highways. The cheapest and fastest way to see other areas is by taking the train of the bus. The main bus terminal is at Vialia in Malaga.