Things to do
You cannot be bored at Costa del Sol. There is plenty of places to visit and interesting things to see!
So lets start..
Donkey Taxi in Mijas Pueblo, a lovely small village only 15 min driving up the hills. You will enjoy a walk around small streets, may found nice souvenir for yourself or friends and have a meal or try tapas in cozy restaurants. Mijas Pueblo is a good starting place for hiking around local hills. You will love picturesque view around. Mijas Town offers you unique bullring which is rectangular in shape, instead of taking the traditional circular form. Your kids will enjoy a day at Parque Aquatico Mijas in Mijas Costa or Karting Experience at Hipodromo Mijas.
Fuengirola one of the most popular holiday destinations for foreign tourists and Spanish holiday-makers. It has 7 km of beaches, some of the finest are Carvajal, Torreblanca del Sol, Los Boliches, Las Gaviotas, Santa Amalia and El Castillo. Worth to see are Sohail Castle that has irregular octagonal groundplan with a tower on each side, Parish church on lovely Plaza de la Constitucion. Streets around have a nice pubs and restaurants, perfect for cappuccino con nata or espresso. Kids will enjoy visit in local Biopark.
Marbella another popular tourist resort on the sea coast. That's one of the favourites shopping destinations for local celebrities and tourists. Marbella has three pleasure ports and one fishing port within its municipial boundaries, the most important being Puerto Banus. This one is also famous from marina full of luxury yachts and splendid bars and restaurants on the quays. Marbella has also numerous art galleries which you might be interested to visit.
Ronda is an interesting monumental city just 40 km from the Costa del Sol famous by their Ronda Gorge. Various bridges link the two parts of the city, most interesting of which is Puente Nuevo. ("New Bridge"). Other attractions of Ronda are bullring and the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria la Mayor.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory with a non-british weather. Located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. From here is only a stone's throw to Morroco. It's famous from its Rock of Gibraltar with Apes, but remember to be careful when going to visit monkeys, they will steal anything that might look interesting. There are two ways to the top of the rock; you can climb by Mediterranean Steps or take a cable car. There is amazing view from the top of the rock that you will really appreciate. Being here is worth to see: the Great Siege Tunnels & World War II Tunnels have a walk around Upper Rock Nature Reserve, enter into St. Michael's Cave. Other interesting place in Gibraltar is Europa Point with Rosia Bay (a lighthouse) and Memorial Plaque General Wladyslaw Sikorski.