Malaga towns and cities are the best known in Andalucia, as a good number of them are located along the famous Costa del Sol, however, who moves a little away from the coast can discover areas of great natural beauty and the quiet life of the inland villages, where you will find also some of the most beautiful white villages of the province.
The province of Malaga is the second most populous province of Andalusia. In the coastal strip – the Costa del Sol – are located many popular resorts for both domestic and international tourism. The most popular resorts are Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, Estepona and Manilva. The capital of the Costa del Sol is Malaga, an increasingly international city, which combines the relaxed atmosphere of a seaside city with a wide range of culture, sightseeing, entertainment and nightlife.
Further inland Malaga province are outstanding the municipalities of Antequera and Ronda and the white villages such as Casares.
La Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, near Antequera in the north of the province, is famous for the flamingo colony which lives there. Near this city, which also has a rich architectural heritage, is located El Torcal with fantastic rock formations.
For nature lovers is located near Ardales the Guadalhorce reservoir, a beautiful natural environment with abundant forest and many opportunities for hiking and climbing.
The province of Malaga has a large number of protected natural areas such as the Sierra de las Nieves, Montes de Malaga and the Axarquia, with many hidden mountain villages that retain a lot of charm.