Caleta De Velez
Caleta de Vélez is a town where there are many bars and restaurants where you can taste the typical fish of the area. On Saturday mornings there is always a market in the street parallel to Avda de Andalucía. It also has several hotels with excellent services as well as a wide range of local commerce where you can get everything you need.
One of the most popular activities in the area is fishing, given that it is a coastal area. Formerly about 90% of people lived from it and is one of the reasons that enough tourists choose it as a destination every summer, the power to taste the good fresh fish in the area and full beach. Currently, the percentage of people engaged in fishing has decreased, to devote to the service sector, since it has been oriented to be an area dedicated to tourism. Something interesting is visiting the fish market at the time of sale, although it is prohibited for private individuals.
This municipality in the province of Malaga has numerous tropical crops (avocados, cherimoyas, mangoes, papayas, etc.) and greenhouse crops, which are part of the gastronomic wealth of this town. Algarrobo is located between the sea and the mountain, so we can find in its cuisine a variety of foods such as tomatoes, strawberries, anchovies, sardines, poplars, almonds, raisins, figs, etc. And among its typical products are the wine and cakes from Algarrobo, which are very popular throughout the Province.
Torre del Mar
Torre del Mar highlights the presence of the Sugar Museum, inaugurated in 2014, and which pays homage to a famous factory owned by the Larios family, which was once the economic engine of the town, and the Torre del Mar Lighthouse, that in fact they are three, since due to the retreat of the line of the coast the oldest one has been confined between the buildings of apartments and later one left its function to the most modern, of the decade of the 70. To emphasize the located hermitage next to La Noria and the so-called Manganeta Tower, next to the river. It is of Arab origin and was used for surveillance of the coast. Other notable buildings, such as the old salting house, the beach resort and much of the aforementioned castle, among others, succumbed to the successive municipal urban policies, committed to the construction of second tourist residences without showing interest in the historical-architectural heritage itself from town.
Nerja is a municipality in the province of Málaga (Spain) and the easternmost town of the Axarquía region.
It has a long history proven by the paintings found in the Cave of Nerja, discovered in 1959, which could constitute the oldest rock art images in the history of humanity with 42,000 years of age.5 Under Muslim rule, its name it was Narixa, which means "abundant source" and is the origin of the current name.
Since the 60s it has been a preferential tourist destination belonging to the Costa del Sol. In 2010 it has an official population of almost 22,000 inhabitants, with one third of foreign residents, predominantly English.
Nerja has a mild climate all year round, which allows the cultivation of subtropical fruits such as custard apple, mango avocado.
The town of Frigiliana, also known as the most beautiful town in Andalusia, is six kilometers north of Nerja, and just over fifty kilometers from Malaga. A clear example of the typical white town of the Costa del Sol.
A labyrinth of cobbled streets, all sloping, give home to the whitewashed houses that contrast with the blue of the sky and the reddish slate roofs. The pots of gypsy red and geraniums, bougainvillea, lavender and jasmine add to the extra touch of color of this charming scene.
Walking through the hillside through its cobblestone streets you can fully understand why Frigiliana is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful villages in Andalusia. A town that has systematically won prizes for this purpose, including the title "the most beautiful town in Andalusia" by Turismo de España.
The municipality is located at the foot of the Natural Park of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama, whose mountain ranges are declared National Hunting Reserve and included in the Catalog of Spaces and Protected Goods of the Junta de Andalucía.
This town of Roman origin has its nerve center in its square, where the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and the Paseo de las Tradiciones are located. The Museum of Arts and Popular Customs pays homage to the customs and traditions of the town. The most famous festival of Cómpeta is the 'Noche del vino', which is celebrated on August 15 in homage to the patron saint of the town, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
There are numerous hiking trails throughout the Natural Park, and in the municipality of Cómpeta there are 9 marked routes to enjoy hiking and scenery.
Roman remains and Arab heritage at the foot of the Mediterranean
If something stands out in Torrox are its beaches and its historical artistic heritage. Near the lighthouse are archaeological remains from the Roman era, as well as watchtowers from the 15th century. We recommend you stroll through its urban area, narrow streets, houses with white walls and balconies with flowers, where the picturesque Plaza de la Constitución, and the church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación, from the seventeenth century.