Best views of Malaga: the 7 best lookout points on the Costa del Sol

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The Costa del Sol offers impressive lookout points with spectacular views. Whether in rural or urban areas, you will find numerous observation points to enjoy the best panoramas of the destination.

Keep reading to discover them!

7 Lookout Points on the Costa del Sol You Should Visit

Explore the Costa del Sol from different angles by visiting some of the most amazing lookout points in the province.

Here, we present a selection of 7 that are not to be missed.

Mirador del Genal

The Mirador del Genal, located in Alpandeire, is a must-stop, offering beautiful views of the surroundings and the nearby villages.

This balcony overlooks the valley of the same name, providing an unparalleled panorama.

From here, you can see the white villages of Alpandeire, Fajarán, Jubrique, or Genalguacil, the summit of pico Torrecilla, and even the Rock of Gibraltar.

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Balcón de Europa

The Balcón de Europa, located in the city of Nerja, majestically rises above the cliff that separates the Salón and Calahonda beaches. From this privileged point, you can enjoy the most impressive views of the entire locality and the Mediterranean Sea.

Undoubtedly, the Balcón de Europa has become one of the most visited and photographed monuments in the municipality.

Mirador San Cristo

The Mirador San Cristo is a spectacular vantage point in Frigiliana, where you can admire impressive views of the town and the Mediterranean Sea. It also offers a hiking trail that culminates at the lookout. Here, you can sit and delight in the beautiful views of one of the most picturesque villages in the province of Malaga.

Puente Nuevo

On the other hand, the Puente Nuevo in Ronda is one of the lookout points with the most spectacular views in Spain. They say that from it, you can touch the sky.

This masterpiece, almost 100 meters high, built with stone blocks extracted from the bottom of the Tajo gorge, houses an interpretation center inside.

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Balcón de Corumbela

Sayalonga stands out as one of the highest villages in the Axarquía, offering panoramic views that extend to the Mediterranean Sea from its lookout in the hamlet of Corumbela.

Its diverse landscape includes orchards, vineyards, almond, and olive groves, as well as the rich nature of the Parque Natural de Sierra de Tejada, Alhama y Almijara.

Torre Vigía de El Cantal

The Torre Vigía de El Cantal, situated on the cliffs between Cala del Moral and Rincón de la Victoria, is a beautiful Nasrid lookout point offering a panoramic view of the extensive beach of Rincón de la Victoria. In the surrounding karst rocks, you'll find the famous Cueva del Tesoro, of submarine origin, which is also worth a visit.

Mirador del Faro, Torrox

The mirador del Faro, a modern observation point in Torrox shaped like the bow of a ship, offers beautiful views of the sea.

Additionally, next to the lighthouse are Roman ruins, considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the province of Malaga. Thus, you can not only enjoy the magnificent views but also combine the experience with a visit to this ancient Roman villa.

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The Best Views of the Costa del Sol

Urban, rural, coastal... Throughout the Costa del Sol, diverse lookout points await you. From them, you can capture extraordinary panoramas and, of course, take home the best photographic memories.

Enjoy the Costa del Sol to the fullest and the most amazing views of the province of Malaga!

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