Torrox-Costa is situated on the shores of the Mediterranean with the beautiful foothills of the Sierra de Almijara as a backdrop.
The city of Torrox is divided into Torrox Costa by the sea and Torrox Pueblo, 4km inland, on the eastern side of the Costa del Sol.
Torrox Harbour was once famous for transporting silk from Granada to Baghdad and Damascus. The Romans also settled in Torrox and a bath-house and necropolis can still be seen today.
An incredible year-round temperature of 18 degrees centigrade makes Torrox-Costa an all-year round resort.
If you want to combine a Costa del Sol holiday with picturesque, rural scenery including vineyards and olive groves, Torrox-Costa is the perfect place, and is situated just a 45 minute drive east from Malaga International Airport.
Torrox-Costa properties for sale include townhouses, villas, apartments and penthouses.
Great reasons to visit Torrox-Costa include:
The beautiful beaches, seaside promenade, shops and boutiques make this one of the best resorts on the Costa del Sol. Try the local ‘menu del dia’ for around €9 for three courses at lunchtime.
Try to take in a fiesta in Torrox-Costa. One of the most popular is the Migas Festival, held annually on the last Sunday before Christmas. Migas (breadcrumbs used as a base recipe for dishes with chorizo, pork etc.) Sample huge pans of Migas accompanied by music, dancing and wine.
Visit the summer markets during summer which sell various handicrafts, including arts, crafts and souvenirs to take home.
Torrox-Costa also boasts some of the best beaches on the coast, including the blue flag beach of El Penoncillo which offers a nautical school with windsurfing, skiing and canoeing.
If you are a lover of the great outdoors, explore the Axarquia region, perfect for rambling, walking and hiking in the open countryside above the coastal towns.
A choice of properties for sale in Torrox-Costa appeal to ex-pats seeking holiday homes or permanent residences away from the major tourist towns on the Costa del Sol.
Also, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the historical city of Granada with its stunning Alhambra Palace are just a one hour drive away.
Theatre exhibitions, music concerts, flamenco and traditional dance shows take place throughout Torrox Costa in the summer months.
Sample some of the delicious and typical Axarquia cuisine, including: roast marinated lamb, churros y chocolate (doughsticks and thick hot chocolate drink) and Ajoblanco (garlic soup).
Nerja is just 23km from Torrox-Costa and offers a wealth of stunning historical attractions including the Nerja Caves.
One of the most important historical discoveries, the Caves date back to the times of Neanderthal man and were discovered completely by accident by four local boys in 1959.
Visitors can go inside the caves which are 5 miles long and view remnants of cave paintings and magnificent stalactites and stalagmites in the main chamber.
Properties for sale in Torrox-Costa
If you are looking for properties for sale in Torrox-Costa, choose from a vast range of townhouses, villas, fincas and apartments, both resales and new developments, which provide perfect accommodation as holiday homes or permanent residences.