Things to see and do on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is well-established as a bucket holiday but many don’t realise just how much the Coast has to offer. Kathryn Stride reveals all

Beach in Marbella (c) wikimedia/David Iliff

Just over two hours flight from the UK, the Costa del Sol is the popular short-haul option thanks tomore than 300 days of sunshine a year. Nowhere else on earth can you find beaches, history, culture, sports, fantastic cities, the great outdoors and even skiing, all in one compact destination. Here’s our roundup:

Skiing and sunbathing in one place

Skiing in Sierra Nevada, Spain (c) wikimedia/Emijrp

We all associate the Costa del Sol with the sparkling Mediterranean Sea lapping against fantastic sandy beaches, and it’s certainly a great place to soak up the sun and enjoy the world-renowned nightlife. However, what many people don’t know is that Andalucía as a region also offers Europe’s Southern-most ski resort, with great skiing from December to the beginning of May


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