Modern self-contained storage facilities on the Costa del Sol are few and far between, and if you are looking to store your goods between visiting all the attractions on offer, find a reputable storage company in Manilva.
If you want to enjoy the best of southern Spanish culture and fun, take a look at 7 of the best things to do on the Costa del Sol.
Andalucian Horse Show
Enjoy the elegance and beauty of the Andalucian Horse, and buy a ticket for one of the many equestrian shows on the Costa del Sol. The graceful horses perform to ballet music, and the riders spend years learning difficult movements, based on classical and country dressage. Recommended is the Andalucia Horse Show at Torremolinos.
Authentic Flamenco Show
If you have never seen an authentic Andalucian flamenco show, you haven´t lived. The passion with which the Sevillanas are performed, and the raw talent of the musicians and dancers will have you on your feet, shouting for an encore. Highly recommended is the Tablao Flamenco Ana Maria in the old town of Marbella, where you will see possibly the best flamenco show in southern Spain.
A Bodega Tour of Jeréz
No trip to Jeréz is complete without a Bodega Tour, and one of the best is the Tio Pepe Bodegas, where some of the world´s most famous brandies and sherries are produced. The Tio Pepe Tour includes a trip to the brandy and sherry bodegas, which were built in 1963. This authentic bodega operates over 3 floors, where the sherry is aged.
The Alhambra Palace, Granada
This famous Palace is a citadel and Fortress which dates back to the 14th Century, when the Moors ruled southern Spain. The Alhambra represents a stunning feat of architecture and construction which was built 1,300 years ago. Open to visitors, if you plan to visit the Alhambra, you are recommended to buy tickets in advance, particularly during summer.
Tour Seville by horse and carriage
One of the best ways to explore the beautiful city of Seville is by horse and carriage. Start from the amazing cathedral area of the city, close to Santa Cruz, with its winding streets and intriguing boutiques, pavement cafés and tapas bars, and enjoy a ride around the city´s most famous landmarks, including the ´Torre del Oro´, the ´Parque Maria Luisa´ and the ´Guadalquivir River´ which divides the city.
Tapas Al Fresco Marbella
If you are looking for tasty tapas, you will be spoilt for choice in Marbella. Take your time to stroll around the town centre, and look out for Gambrinus, The Taberna del Pintxo, and the Venencia, all situated between the main road (C/Ricardo Soriano) and the sea front in the centre of Marbella. If you want some authentic Spanish tapas, try the prawns pil pil, the paella, the Spanish omelette, the boquerones (fried anchovies) or the octopus ´Gallega´ which is served on a hot skillet with potatoes and cayenne pepper. Accompany this with a jug of sangria, for a real taste of Spain which won´t break the bank.
The Picasso Museum, Malaga
If you are an art fan, or if you want to enjoy some of the finest paintings in the world, take a trip to the Picasso Museum in Malaga. Picasso created some incredible paintings, including Guernica and The Dove of Peace, which are known throughout the world. This fascinating museum exhibits a comprehensive collection of the artist´s work. The museum rooms also have a great bookshop and café.
Whatever you decide to do in Andalucia, if you are renting out your house, downsizing, selling or buying property on the Costa del Sol, use a reputable self-contained storage company to look after your goods.