Andalusia and the Costa del Sol is the southernmost region of Spain, apart from the Canary Islands and the two autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla on the African continent. Andalusia is divided by the provinces of Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Jaén, Granada, Málaga and Almería. Andalusia has the biggest population of Spain and the capital of Andalusia is Seville. Popular holiday destinations include Nerja, Malaga, Seville, Granada and Cordoba. The hospitable Spaniards are as well known in Andalusia as the kilometers of sandy beaches on the Costa del Sol. The Costa del Sol is the main coastal sections of the coast in the province of Málaga. It can literally translated as the coast of the sun or the suncoast.
The Costa del Sol is very popular by tourists. There is a stable subtropical climate throughout the year with mild temperatures and also around 300 sunny days. This is favored by the northern mountain chain, which block the colder northern winds. Golf enthusiasts will get their money's worth, because the Costa del Sol has the highest golf course concentration in Europe.
Torrox, Torrox Pueblo and Torrox Costa, what is what? Torrox Pueblo is a traditional and typical white Andalusian mountain village with Moorish roots. But it can also be described as a small town. It is only 3 km and 5 minutes drive to the Mediterranean coast and the quiet and popular resort of Torrox Costa. In common usage, Torrox is sometimes used singly as an umbrella term for both or for both locations individual.
Torrox Costa is also officially advertised as "el Mejor Clima de Europa" or "the best climate in Europe". In fact, there is a stable microclimate, characterized by its unique location between the mountains of the Sierra Tejada and the Mediterranean Sea. Throughout the year here are pleasant temperatures with little rainfall in the summer months. The average temperature for Torrox Costa is 18 ° C and can described as a moderate climate. Many tourists also appreciate this and it is not without reason that millions of tourists from all over the world visit the Costa del Sol for their holidays to relax.
Torrox is located approximately 50 km east of Malaga and the airport. The distance to Africa is around 160 km. A classic feature of Torrox Costa is the 23 meter high lighthouse, which means in spanish "el Faro de Torrox". The lighthouse is at the eastern end of the longest beach promenade on the Costa del Sol. It runs fully automatic today and has been used since 1864. A remnant of the past maritime trade here in Torrox Costa. The nearby town Nerja is 10 km to the east and reachable in 10 minutes by car.