Holiday Villa Rentals Spain – Malaga Province has Some Fantastic Resorts
Malaga Province is probably the most popular holiday destination for tourists who are looking for holiday villa rentals in Spain. This is due to the pleasant and sunny climate, the miles of sandy beaches and the many fantastic tourist resorts particularly those on the Costa del Sol. Malaga is the smallest of the eight provinces of Andalucia in southern Spain. Malaga province is home to the well known resorts of Torremolinos,Fuengirola and Marbella, more of which later.
If you book holiday villa rentals Spain on the Costa del Sol you will most probably fly into Malaga airport. Many visitors travel straight from the airport to their chosen resort towns, but Malaga city itself is well worth investigating. Malaga city is situated in Malaga Province and is a lively place to visit. It is the second largest city in Andalucia and benefits from having both mountains and beaches side by side. Malaga can be found almost in the centre of the Costa del Sol and the main resorts are situated to the west. This area has a varied history and remains of it can be seen in the 11th Century Alcazaba Moorish castle and in the local museums and galleries.
Torremolinos is the first tourist resort west of Malaga, and is a well established place to find cheap holiday rentals including holiday villa rentals Spain. It has plenty of tourist amenities and you can book many apartment holiday homes direct from the private owners, which can be a great way to stretch your holiday budget. If you choose self-catering rental accommodation there are over two hundred restaurants in Torremolinas so you need never go hungry! A good place to find some excellent restaurants and shops is the old fishermen's district which has recently been developed and is now one of the most upmarket areas of the resort.
A bit further to the west is the resort of Fuengirola, another popular place for visitors from northern Europe to book holiday villa rentals Spain. This town has all the amenities associated with a good family holiday resort including plenty of cheap holiday rentals. A lot of holidaymakers book self-catering villa or apartment holiday homes direct, which suit families who want to come and go as they please and eat at different times. This town has so much to do and see it is worth going to the local tourist information office when you arrive and picking up some brochures so you do not miss out. As well as traditional Flamenco shows and bullfighting, you can play golf at one of the numerous golf courses on the Costa del Sol, visit the theatre, cinema or the Zoo, try Go-Karting, take a stroll round one of the local markets and look for souvenirs or simply enjoy the sun and the seaside!
Even further west is the town of Marbella which is a popular and wealthy area. It has a charming Old Town District as well as a lovely long coastline with miles of sandy beaches. The choice of holiday accommodation in Marbella is very varied and ranges from luxury hotels to cheap holiday rentals including holiday villa rentals Spain and holiday apartment rentals Spain. Attractions in the town include the Paseo Maritimo, which is a scenic coastal boardwalk and the Plaza de los Naranjos and the Plaza de Toros where many seasonal events are held. Marbella is also a shoppers’ Paradise with many large shopping districts where you can find top fashion boutiques as well as gift shops and other specialist stores.
Another feature of the coastline in Malaga Province is the large number of golf courses. A lot of people who book holiday villa rentals Spain on this coast come for a golfing holiday in the sun. A great way to take a budget golf holiday is to book apartment or villa holiday homes direct from the private owners. An added advantage of booking direct is that you can talk to the owners and ask any questions about the facilities available so you can bring the minimum amount of luggage!