The Mediterranean certainly has its fair share of admirers. But hey, who could blame them? The Mediterranean Sea is one of the largest seas in the world and one of the most popular with tourists.

The Mediterranean has witnessed thousands of years of tumultuous historic events. People have been building one of the oldest and most versatile cultures in the region. Today it boasts natural treasures, fishing villages, amazing islands and historic sites that attract millions of visitors every year.

The Costa del Sol includes the city of Málaga and also the towns of Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, San Pedro de Alcántara, Estepona, Manilva, Casares, Rincón de la Victoria, Vélez-Málaga, Nerja, Frigiliana and Torrox.

The Costa del Sol is similar to southern California in scenery, climate and geography. Both areas have warm weather throughout the year and average annual sunshine hours of about 3,000 hours. The Costa del Sol has some of the most expensive tourist resorts in Europe as well.