Let’s begin with 300 days of sunshine! It’s always perfect weather in Costa Del Sol and you can honeymoon here any time you please, from January to December!

Located in the famed South of Spain, with a coastline of 161 kilometres kissed by the balmy Mediterranean Sea, access by land, sea and air is easy. The international airport in Málaga - the capital city is serviced by several airlines, including Turkish Airlines, offering great connectivity.

Costa Del Sol also has a repertoire of offbeat activities for couples and mystical experiences that will blow your mind! Get dazzled by the glitz and glamour of Marbella or charmed by rustic Ronda, embrace tradition in Mijas or walk through the white washed villages of the province in Málaga.

Once you step foot in the coast of the sun, you’ll find a romantic paradise – stunning beaches with panoramic horizons, scenic landscapes, delightful cuisine, intriguing traditions, vibrant fiestas, excellent golf courses, diverse shopping experiences, an exciting nightlife and hidden secrets we’d like to help you discover.

Map of Costa del Sol with the main places listed along the coast.

 

Come discover the Secrets of Costa del Sol!

The 10 Secrets of Costa del Sol

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Running away to the Costa del Sol is perhaps the best way to have an unforgettable honeymoon! Check out these ten romantic havens that will leave you mesmerized!

1. Baños del Carmen- For a honeymoon photoshoot
Baños del Carmen with views of the romantic Malaga bay and dreamscape sunsets make this magical place very popular with couples looking to take wedding photographs. The Balneario restaurant, hidden in a green cove offers a programme of interesting and enriching concerts and cultural activities. Definitely a must visit!

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2. The Mirador de Gibralfaro- Watch the perfect sunset
Touch the sky at this iconic location – the Mirador de Gibralfo, one of Málaga’s magical vantage points. At the peak of Mount Gibralfaro you can let a panoramic view of Málaga cast a spell over you and your sweetheart. Then make your way to the luxury hotel Málaga Gibralfaro Parador- its restaurant and terrace bar is the best place to enjoy a glorious sunset and a moment of perfection with your partner.

3. Frigiliana for romantics and thrill seekers
Situated in the heart of the Sierras de Almijara, Tejeda and Alhama Natural Park, Frigiliana is one of the most beautiful pueblos blancos or white villages of Málaga, in the Axarquía region. A gorgeous natural setting that facilitates active tourism and adventure sports like hiking, horse-riding and caving.
Book a tour through fascinating Axarquía here

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4. Splendour at the Puente Nuevo bridge in Rustic Ronda
Ronda is one of the most romantic places on earth. Begin your visit with the Puente Nuevo, literally ‘new bridge’ over Ronda’s Tajo Gorge, a geophysical feature that is the city’s landmark. You can take in the full splendor of the bridge at the miradors, or observation points in Plaza de España or Calle Ernest Hemmingway. Ronda is also home to one of the oldest bullrings in Spain. A must see!

5. A night sailing and dining in the Mediterranean
With the luxury of the Mediterranean, it’s no wonder that ports like Málaga, Marbella, Estepona and Benalmádena are great places to set sail from. Surprise your partner as you lead them aboard a beautiful boat, set out into the dusk, listen to the waves lap, feel the ocean breeze in your hair and watch the sunset over a bottle of wine and a sumptuous dinner with the one you love!
Infact, Puerto Banús in Marbella is absolutely spectacular- with luxury yachts and VIP services. Fancy surprising your partner by gifting them a ring? This is the perfect stop for high-end shopping too!

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6. Trip to the most romantic village in Antequera
Last year, the quaint village of Villanueva de la Concepción in Antequera celebrated St Valentine’s Day by setting up the “10 steps for love”, a route that leads lovers to the prettiest and most prominent parts of the village, marked with delightful love notes. Look out for “Suéñame y te soñaré” (Dream of me and I’ll be dreaming of you) at the Avenida Blas Infante Viewpoint) and “Dejemos huella de nuestro amor” (Let's leave a trace of our love) at the Calle Ribera. You’ll be inspired to create your own love-notes to go with your pictures here.

7. A date up in the sky!
Escape the world and head back up into cloud nine at Serranía de Ronda with a quiet, gentle hot-air balloon trip. The intimacy of a few square metres of basket, gently touched by the light breezes of the high skies will be the memory of a lifetime. Once you’re back down, you can also take a wine route.
Visit www.spain.info/en_IN/que-quieres/gastronomia/rutas-vino/malaga/ruta-del-vino-y-las-bodegas-de-la-serrania-de-ronda.html for more details.

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8. Sensational beaches- best nightlife and water sports activities!
Kilometres of coast and days and days of sunshine make the beaches of Costa del Sol the best reason to be there. From Maro to Manilva, you’ll be able to relax, sunbathe, get some water sports adrenalin going and enjoy the best nightlife! Go about your days and nights with a picture postcard perfect backdrop of the sun arching its way over the incredible landscape and finally dipping into the Mediterranean in a burst of spectacular colour.

9. Dine at the Michelin-starred restaurants
Costa del Sol is renowned for its delectable cuisine, represented in a truly unforgettable way at any of its Michelin-starred restaurants. Sophisticated settings, intriguing innovations and incredible flavour, Málaga and Marbella stand out for their extraordinary food that will excite the most discerning palates.
Visit www.visitcostadelsol.com/food-and-drink/michelin-stars to check out all 7 Michelin star restaurants!

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10. Relax and Rejuvenate- Hammam Al Andalus Spa
The ancient meets modern life at these five thermal baths that were once part of Arab rituals of purification and beauty. Recently renovated, the monumental Hammam Al Ándalus captures the essence of the ancient Arab Baths of Al Ándalus. Located in the heart of Málaga, between the museums of Picasso and Thyssen, a trip here will sensuously ease away the tiredness of a long day of shopping or sightseeing. You can even get a massage at night and continue relaxing on the terrace of the Hotel Molina Lario!

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For more information about Costa del Sol, please visit
www.spain.info/en_IN/que-quieres/destinos-playa/costas/costa_del_sol.html
www.visitcostadelsol.com
Contact the Spain Tourism Office in Mumbai for further enquiries:
Deepika Rohra deepika.rohra@tourspain.es/mumbai@tourspain.es
Telephone: 022 43606800

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