axarquia

Axarquia
East of Malaga province lies Axarquia, bordered  by the Mediterranean sea in the south and the breathtakingly beautiful mountain views of the Sierra de Tejeda and the Sierra de Almijara in the East.

Because of the regions sub-tropical climate, axarquia is an Ideal spot to enjoy everything the Costa del Sol has to offer all year round, Whether it be lazing on the beach, trekking over the hills passing through the unspoilt  white washed villages to taste the strong sweet wine or simply delving into the history and culture of their arabic foundations.
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Places of Interest
The Axarquía has a number of tourist trails that take in the best of local scenery, history, and culture.
The Ruta del Sol y del Vino (Sunshine and Wine Trail), through Algarrobo, Cómpeta (the main wine center) and Nerja; and the Ruta de la Pasa (Raisin Trail), which goes through Moclinejo, El Borge, and Comares.
The Cuevas de Nerja (Nerja Caves) are a must see, a series of caverns, stretching for almost 5 kilometres.

 

 

axarquiaThe Ruta del Sol y del Vino.

 

 

 


View Axarquia Map larger. Map shows Velez Malga, Captial of Axarquia.

 

Beaches
The main fishing port at Caleta de Velez provides daily catches of fresh fish and shellfish to the main restaurants on the axarquia Coast, particularly the neighbouring town Torre del Mar which boasts the longest promenade on the coast stretching almost 4 Km. Along the Axarquia coast you will discover amongst the larger resorts such as Nerja and Rincon de la Victoria secluded rocky coves where you can just laze and soak up the sub tropical temperatures.

 

 

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Caleta de Velez port beach

 

 

Golf
The Costa del sol is a golfers paradise, with over 70 courses and home to some of the most prestigious in the world, it is no wonder so many golfers travel to the Costa del sol during the winter months. There are two golf courses within axarquia, Baviera Golf an even course with many obstacles designed by José María Cañizares is situated in Torre del mar by Caleta del Velez and Anoreta golf, Anoreta was the first golf course to be built in axarquia in 1990 and also designed by the prestigious golfer José María Cañizares, located at Rincon de la Victoria.

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Baviera Golf

 

 

Areas in Axarquia:

Alcaucin
Malaga – 54 kilometres
Beach   - 25 kilometres

Alfarnate
Malaga – 49 kilometres
Beach   - 45 kilometres

Algarrobo
Malaga – 32 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Almachar
Malaga – 26 kilometres
Beach   - 15 kilometres

Archez
Malaga – 51 kilometres
Beach   - 25 kilometres

Arenas
Malaga – 44 kilometres
Beach   - 13 kilometres

Benajarafe
Malaga – 14 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Benamargosa
Malaga – 37 kilometres
Beach   - 14 kilometres

Benamocarra
Malaga – 33 kilometres
Beach   -   9 kilometres

Caleta de Velez
Malaga – 30 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Canillas Aceituno
Malaga – 51 kilometres
Beach   - 21 kilometres

Canillas de Albaida
Malaga – 52 kilometres
Beach   - 21 kilometres

Colmenar
Malaga – 30 kilometres
Beach   - 30 kilometres

Comares
Malaga – 35 kilometres
Beach   - 25 kilometres

Competa
Malaga – 49 kilometres
Beach   - 18 kilometres

Cutar
Malaga – 32 kilometres
Beach   - 22 kilometres

Casabermeja

Casarabonela

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El Borge
Malaga – 28 kilometres
Beach   - 17 kilometres

Frigiliana
Malaga – 56 kilometres
Beach   -   7 kilometres

Iznate
Malaga – 29 kilometres
Beach   -   5 kilometres

Macharaviaya
Malaga – 20 kilometres
Beach   -   8 kilometres

Maro
Malaga – 53 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Moclinejo
Malaga – 20 kilometres
Beach   - 11 kilometres

Nerja
Malaga – 50 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Periana
Malaga – 51 kilometres
Beach   - 28 kilometres

Rincón de la Victoria
Malaga – 10 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Riogordo
Malaga – 39 kilometres
Beach   - 46 kilometres

Sayalonga
Malaga – 41 kilometres
Beach   -   9 kilometres

Sedella
Malaga – 59 kilometres
Beach   - 33 kilometres

Torre del Mar
Malaga – 28 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Torrox
Malaga – 46 kilometres
Beach   -   0 kilometres

Totalan
Malaga – 22 kilometres
Beach   -   9 kilometres

Velez-Malaga
Malaga – 26 kilometres
Beach   -   1 kilometres

Vinuela
Malaga – 45 kilometres
Beach   - 19 kilometres

 

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