Holidays on the Costa del Sol doesn´t mean necessarily to spend all your time at the hotel pool or the beach. A holiday on the about 160 km long “Sun Coast” in southern Spain can mean a lot more, as indicate the numerous available leisure facilities. Although the Costa del Sol offers its visitors more than 320 days a year of pure sunshine, this can also be used for many other activities.
Visitors of the Costa del Sol who come for a mainly hotel holiday can enjoy the facilities in the spa centres of good hotels to cure physical exhaustion or minor complaints. Adventurous and mobile tourists use either the local sports facilities, golf courses or other attractions or travel to nearby places to enjoy the historical sights.
Variety of leisure activities for tourists
As a tourist you surely want spend your spare time as varied as possible. Andalusia is known as horse country. As a change from the sea and beach activities, a ride on horseback through the beautiful hinterland of Malaga province is definitely worth it.
The region not only has many attractive beaches, but also an interesting hinterland, which can be explored by bicycle, hiking tours and lovely routes by car. The area is especially popular among visitors who often come to the Costa del Sol for a holiday and have bought a house for that reason.
Another popular activity especially in the winter months is, of course, Golf; along the coast there are over 30 excellent golf courses, reason why the Costa del Sol also known as Costa del Golf.