The Costa del Sol is crowded – everywhere! Forget about a small secret beach where you can be alone. It is no longer available. But you can still have a good – and authentic – experience at the beach. “Playamar” is the beach between Malaga Airport and Torremolinos. Here are approx. 1-1½ km. of beach
Go by car to the very smallest whitewashed villages of Andalusia – they are worth a visit even though there is nothing about them in the guidebooks. Make sure to avoid the well-known whitewashed villages, such as Mijas, Frigiliana, Vejer de la Frontera and those who are not at all small white villages, for example.
Here is the list of sights that are full of tourists, but still worth your while in spite of the many people: Caminito del Rey The spectacular footpath on the rock wall has become a world sight with 6-800 persons passing every day (except Mondays). It is a bit crowded at first, but the path
Here is the list of sights that are full of tourists and not worth your while: Gibraltar A little bit of the UK in Spain is a curiosity, yes. But there is nothing to see and if you want to go and see the monkeys on the mountain you will be over-charged to go along
The King’s Litte Pathway called the Caminito del Rey is an amazing walk through a beautiful gorge with rocks of several hundred meters of hight to each side. It is a great experience and definitely worth the trip in spite of the many tourists – and in spite of all the trouble of getting tickets