The Andalusian coast is one of the most visited tourist areas on the planet, thanks to its paradisiacal beaches, lively nightlife, delicious and unique gastronomy, attractive cultural venues and many activities to enjoy.

Anchored in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, the Costa del Sol is a magnet for tourism. The stunning beaches of the Mediterranean Sea attract millions of visitors every year who come to enjoy nature, culture, gastronomy and the many family entertainment activities.

This area has 150 kilometres of coastline, with plenty to see and do. The best way to plan a holiday in this area is to have the freedom to roam around it without the restrictions of a package tour. Renting a car at the airport or train station, turning on the GPS or relying on a map opens up plenty of opportunities to travel freely.

Since the arrival

The process is as simple as going to a rent a car Malaga Airport and choosing the type of car you need to start your journey as soon as you step off the plane. Ideally, make a reservation online to ensure availability of the vehicle you need, depending on the number of people and the type of experience you want to enjoy.

It is advisable to select a reputable agency, in order to guarantee excellent service and perfectly maintained units, to tour all the cities of Costa del Sol without limitations.

Car rental agencies try to make the process easier and offer clear and transparent plans to avoid unpleasant surprises for customers. It is advisable to check the policies on the cost of fuel, all-inclusive plans or the Leasys Rent alternative of some companies, which include waiting and transfer from the time the suitcase is picked up to the point of delivery of the car.


Getting off the train

Those who choose to arrive by train have the alternative of going to a rent a car Malaga train station from where you can request a vehicle in a few minutes, or simply pick it up if you have made a previous reservation.

The train station María Zambrano is in a central street, from there you can decide, once you have collected your car, the route to take, whether you want to go via Torremolinos, to go through Benalmádena, Fuengirola, with a stop in Mijas or Marbella, until you reach Estepona or head for Casares.

The itinerary can go to the other extreme, starting with a tour of Malaga, then on to Rincon de la Victoria, passing through Velez-Malaga, Torrox and Nerja. You can also choose the villages further away from the coast, towards the mountains, to see all their history or head for the museums, parks or recreational centres, there are no limits.

Renting a car offers great advantages for touring tourist areas as rich as those in Malaga, as it saves time and money, as well as avoiding reliance on taxis or the public transport system, which can be efficient, but is always complicated for visitors.


Setting one’s own pace

Renting a car allows you to have a safer and more flexible mobility, which is convenient for those who prefer to travel at their own pace, without being imposed on what you are going to see or know. Costa del Sol has beaches, cliffs, dreamy villages and magical places that deserve to be seen at your own pace.

Andalusia has beaches and towns of all kinds, from bustling and crowded to secluded and quiet. This allows the travelling group to decide how they feel most comfortable and to vary their itineraries depending on their mood.

A good idea to get to know the area is to take a few hours to drive along the coast and on the way backstop at the places that caught your attention, and you can decide when you want to arrive at the hotel to rest. Once the time is up, the car is delivered to the airport, no problem. A memorable trip that will keep your family talking for ages.