Bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, the Costa del Sol covers more than 150 kilometers of coastline in the province of Malaga, south of the Iberian Peninsula, more than 325 days of sunshine per year, together with the benevolence of the climate, gives us the key to this paradisiacal place with beaches for all tastes, the extension of Vélez-Málaga, the coquetry of Rincón de la Victoria, the grandeur of the capital, the fame of Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, Estepona, Manilva and the peacefulness of Casares.
Marbella has a population of more than 275,000 inhabitants in winter, counting both the citizens registered as the "visitors" who are not registered. That figure is multiplied by three in the high season months. The modern Malaga airport is only a 35 minutes drive from Marbella and offers direct flights to 125 different destinations from around the world each week. The high-speed train, AVE, connects the city of Malaga with Madrid in two and a half hours.
Marbella has 23 beaches along its 27 kms coastline. Marbella´s beaches have 5 blue flags in 2016, standing above Benalmádena, Mijas, Fuengirola or Estepona. No other coastal city in the province of Andalusia is outnumbered by blue flags.
Marbella offers an interesting portfolio of luxury properties in addition to a lot of properties much more affordable. Exclusive mansions, for several million euros together with beautiful urbanization with starting prices from € 250,000. About 20 new projects are starting to be built in Marbella, and another dozen are in the design process.
With more than 70 golf courses, the Costa del Sol also known as Costa del Golf is the first destination in Europe for golf enthusiasts to play golf all year round. It has a varied leisure offer, with 13 sport harbors.