Costa del Sol: Cosmopolitan destination

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Costa del Sol has become an open minded and cosmopolitan region in the last years. Without losing its personality and what makes it unique, has welcome museums, gastronomy and culture from all around the world. The best brands, hotels, restaurants etc are here. Would you like to come with us?



If we are talking about first class brands at Costa del Sol, we must just mention Marbella and Puerto Banús. This area, with a large growth in the last time, is specialized in first class tourism, offering the most exclusive and luxury experiences.  Louis Vuitton, Gucci or Dior have their boutiques here. The name of Puerto Banús is synonymous of luxury, sport, glamour, culture, shopping and moreover people, technology, services and a non stop activity, all these contributing to create a perfect combination. A place, opened to the world, waiting for you to be discovered.


Gastronomy with Michelin stars

Eight restaurants in the Costa del Sol have been awarded with nine stars in total at last Michelin guide. Dani García, with two stars, is the Málaga cuisine spearhead. The unique quality of the Costa del Sol products has attracted many chefs from other regions who develop their ideas here. Diego Gallegos, Mauricio Giovanini, Luis Olarra, José Carlos García, Diego del Río and Jaume Puigdengolas’restaurants, located also at Costa del Sol, have a Michelin star too.


Wine tourism

The Costa del Sol wine tradition is really ancient! Its more than 40 wineries produce first quality red, white and rosé wines. Ronda and Arriate areas produce a tasteful wine with “Sierras de Málaga” certificate of origin. You can visit La Melonera winery at Ronda, which recovered a grape variety and a 3.000 years old wine tradition in 2003.

The wine tour in the Axarquía goes through Cómpeta, Sedella, Moclinejo, Almáchar and Sayalonga, where the Fiesta del Vino de Cómpeta (Cómpeta Wine Party) is specially interesting, since they are specialists in muscatel.

There is an excellent wine also at the north. Near Antequera you will find the Málaga Virgen winery in Fuente de Piedra. Montes de Málaga region is another wine production area, as well as Manilva, where there is an important wine culture.


Tasting Costa del Sol

Delight yourself with Costa del Sol taste!  Málaga regional gastronomy has a rich variety of flavors. You cannot leave without trying the pescaíto frito, porra antequerana, espeto de sardinas, sopas perotas or de los siete ramales or the delightful conejo a la rondeña. Real delicacies! Costa del Sol has also the best raw materials to cook these dishes. The best olive oil, vegetables, cheese and an excellent Spanish ham, resulting from pigs, fed with chestnuts. All of them products that you won't forget after tasting. If you would like to go with a guide, you can contact Spain Food Sherpas. They will show you the secrets of  Málaga gastronomy. Don't hesitate to live this experience Costa del Sol offers you!


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