Its excellent climate is one of the reasons that has made the Costa del Sol one of the main tourist destinations in Spain and Europe. It boasts more than 320 days of sun each year and an average temperature of 18 degrees. If you travel to the coastal area, you will not need warm clothes, even in winter. Nevertheless, if you want to travel inland within the province of Málaga and visit some of its mountain villages, the temperatures are lower in winter.
July and August are the most requested months, so if you can choose another time of the year, do it. June, September, even part of May and October, are good months even to bathe in the sea ... To enjoy walks, cultural visits and wonderful landscapes Autumn and Winter (from November to March) are fantastic too. Then you can also enjoy best prices, except on special dates such as Easter or Christmas.
Travelling to the Costa del Sol is very easy as a result of its consolidated transport infrastructure. By land, air or sea, just choose the most convenient way for you.
By air. The Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport (AGP) is one of the airports with the highest volume of passenger flow and international connections in Spain. Cities such as London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, New York and Moscow have direct connections with it, which is also the main airport of and point of entry into Andalusia. In summer there are direct flights to the Middle East.
By train. The rail network provides connections to the main cities in Andalusia and the rest of Spain. The hub is the Málaga-María Zambrano Train Station in Málaga, which provides high-speed connections between the Costa del Sol and Madrid in two and a half hours, along with links to Barcelona, Seville and Valencia, amongst other cities.
By road. The road network connects with other cities throughout Andalusia and Spain as a whole, via motorways and toll roads. Attention should be drawn to the A-7 and A-45, excellent infrastructures for vehicular transit. Getting here by bus also proves very easy, as Málaga Bus Station provides connections to practically all areas of Spain and all the towns and villages within the province.
The diversity of the Costa del Sol and the excellent road infrastructure, which make mobility extremely easy, make this destination an ideal place not only to relax, but to discover a different place practically every day without straying too far: lively marinas and promenades, charming mountain villages, unspoiled natural landscapes, museums, Islamic heritage, shopping, sports ... Many destinations in one. From here you can even visit such suggestive places as Gibraltar, Morocco or the Alhambra in Granada on one-day excursions. Take to enjoy it as many days as you can, you will not regret it.
Several towns on the Costa del Sol have attractive operating mosques. Of course, Malaga, the capital: Al Andalus Mosque, Calle Ing. De la Torre Acosta, 3. Phone: (+34) 952 286 670. The mosques of Marbella, Fuengirola and Benalmádena also stand out. Marbella: Mosque King Abdulaziz, Urbanización Lomas Marbella-S, 18. Phone: (+34) 952 771 815. Fuengirola: Fuengirola Mosque, Santa Amalia, 10. Phone: 902 404 343 / 952 473 916. Benalmádena: Salsabil Mosque, Avenida Terramar, 1.