Guide to buying a restaurant, commercial or cafe bars in Costa del Sol, Spain - Part 4
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Costa del Sol
The and offers a great
variety of attractions, for example: Golf Courses of World-wide
renown, Pleasure Boat Harbour’s, Casinos, Excellent Restaurants,
Cosy Cafés, typical and Sport Centers of
all kinds with an international atmosphere. All this is backed
up by an unique climate, where the temperatures and gentle breezes
together with the brilliant blue sky and plentiful days of sunshine,
making this area a paradise on the shores of the Mediterranean.
This region is the healthiest part of the world according to
the World Health Organization and maintains an average year round
temperature of 24°C. The area has numerous beaches and regular
local markets, History and Culture is combined with luxury beach
resort and fantastic amenities.
This is where it all began: what was once a tiny fishing village
has become one of the largest - and most popular - of all the
. And it's not hard to see why.
For sheer choice of hotels, bars, discos and beaches, good old
'Torrie' is quite simply hard to beat. There is every kind of
café and restaurant imaginable. There are bars in abundance
proclaiming their heritage to one nationality of another; Irish,
English, Dutch, German you name it Torremolinos is likely to
have it. The busy nightclubs pump out the latest music and stay
open until dawn or even later.
At first sight Mijas is the Andaluz pueblo blanco par excellence
- its ancient white-washed houses clinging to the hillside surrounded
by some of the best coastal views in . In fact its beauty-
and easy access from the coast- has made it a 'mini resort' in
its own right with some 90% of the population now of foreign
origin. Keep looking and you may just catch a glimpse of a hand
glider wafting over the peak. Mijas is also well positioned for
some of the area's championship golf courses-including Los Lagos
and Los Olivos- and the panoramic views really are superb!
The coastal region is where most of the facilities for sun and
sand tourism are concentrated: hotels, a casino, golf courses.
Benalmadena has 9km of shoreline with beautiful beaches and tiny
coves. The new Puerto Marina is the place to go for young "party
goers". Popular with locals and tourists alike the place
has a distinctly international feel to it. The area is crammed
with a variety of nightclubs and bars playing the latest music
and staying open until sunrise. The marina is surrounded by apartments
and offers sports such as diving and sailing. Just to the west
of Malaga and Torremolinos.
Arroyo de la Miel
Arroyo de la Miel, whose name means "river of honey" is
the populated area between the mountains and the coast in the
region of Benalmadena. This is where most of the area's population
and businesses are located and it has a wide range of attractions
including a sports complex, bilingual library and the world famous
theme park Tivoli World. It is also where the cable car to the
mountain peak starts from. Arroyo offers a wide selection of
, supermarkets, banks and a health
clinic. Arroyo de la Miel is only 15 minutes by train from Malaga
International Airport or a 10 minute journey by taxi.
Lively, popular and always buzzing- the has come a long way from its days as a simple Spanish fishing
village. Today it's a fascinating mix of local Spanish residents
and international visitors, many of whom have made their permanent
home in the urbanization housing complexes that stretch up into
the hills. Lying to the east of Marbella it is a bustling little
town during the height of the tourist season. Fuengirola's amazing
beach is overlooked by one of the longest promenades in the Mediterranean
and takes just a little over 2hrs to walk from one end to the
other. The Port (Puerto Deportivo) holds a weekly market which
attracts 1000’s of visitors every Sunday throughout the
year from 9am to 2pm, except in July & August the time changes
to 7pm to 1am due to the heat of the daily temperatures.
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