The Costa del Sol is one of the most touristic regions of Spain. It covers 161 kilometers of coastline in the province of Malaga and is situated between the neighboring provinces of Cadiz and Granada. The Costa del Sol has a modern infrastructure and enjoys a warm climate, reasons that make it one of the areas of Spain receiving more visitors.
There are many ways to enjoy during your holiday in the popular resorts of the Costa del Sol; so this article is dedicated to those who like to go for a spin on the Malaga roads to find great scenery, white villages, friendly people and inns with traditional food at affordable prices… in short, to those who like to know more of the authentic Andalucia a few kilometers from the bustling Costa del Sol and those who like to move freely in their rental car to discover the country at their own pace…
Sugar cane Route: It covers a distance of approximately 55 kilometers and is situated between Malaga and Motril. This route is also known as the Costa Tropical because of the proliferation of tropical crops such as avocados, custard apples and sugar cane.
In addition to Malaga, the route passes the towns of Motril, Salobreña, Almuñecar, Nerja, Torrox, Velez Malaga and Rincon de la Victoria, lands that were occupied by Romans, Phoenicians, Arabs and Carthaginians. Today are still preserved traces of these civilizations, which add appeal to the already offered by the beautiful beaches and coves in the area.
Sun and wine Route: Along this 55 kilometers long route you can enjoy the best of the interior and the coast. The route continues through the municipalities of Sayalonga, Canillas de Albaida, Algarrobo, Competa, Nerja, Torrox and Frigliana. During your tour you can visit the white villages, where traditional wine is made. The magnificent scenery offered by the vineyards increases dramatically because of the presence of beaches, coves and cliffs.
Costa del Sol Route: 80 km linking the cities of Malaga and Estepona, passing through Torremolinos, Fuengirola and Marbella. On the trip you can visit some of the most touristic towns of the Mediterranean. Its great attraction lies in its coastal landscapes and cities, also characterized as being the summer residence of many celebrities.
While enjoying the pleasure of driving these wonderful routes in Malaga by car, do not forget to pay attention to the road to avoid accidents. Find your perfect vehicle with our car hire Malaga reviews and our large fleet of brand new cars at economical prices for Malaga airport car hire.