The city of Malaga experienced since 2000 an incredible development up. It almost seems as if the sixth largest city in Spain awakens the late nineties from its slumber. The city has since catapulted from nowhere in actuality, since 2000, has about the number of hotel beds has more than tripled, with over 2 million nights, alone in 2014. In the same time were more Top Museums opened, as crowd pleaser and most visited museum in Andalusia applies the Picasso Museum in the beautiful Buenavista Palace or the Museo Carmen Thyssen, with works from the private collection of the Thyssen family. 2015 cultural offer has been expanded. By the Centre Pompidou in the port as well as a permanent exhibition of the collection of San Petersburg in the tobacco factory The highlight will be the Museo de Bellas Artes y Arqueológico, the largest museum of Andalusia, with exhibitions of famous Prado in Madrid. The trend is clear, Malaga aims to become a global player in both the cultural tourism as well as in high-tech, the latter in the growing “Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía“, Seat well-known companies such as Oracle, Caterpillar, Fujitsu and others ( here it comes to companies in the PTA ). This has been extended 2 times and enjoys excellent health. Meanwhile, nearly 15,000 people work in the Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía, with a turnover of 2 billion € and over 650 companies. Right next to the University Campus (spreads http://www.uma.es/ ) including University Hospital from With over 40,000 students -. More recently with an underground connection to the center of the city – is the University of Malaga‘s second largest in the country Andalusia. The largest employer of Andalusia has become the airport in Malaga with over 7,000 directly employed workers. Long ago the beautiful port city of Malaga as the capital of the Costa del Sol has – and clandestine economic capital of Andalusia highly worked.
The Costa del Sol is called the coastal strip from Estepona to Nerja, with the port city of Malaga at the center. In the western part of Malaga, the Costa del Sol is very urban, 60 km west of Malaga is Marbella with its beautiful beaches and wonderful residences (Alzambra, Mansion Club, Bahia de Marbella or Nagüeles), as well as the classy Puerto Banus and and worth seeing Old Town.
East of Malaga, the Costa del Sol is a bit more spacious with Nerja a very popular destination and the small fishing village Maro. After leading a very picturesque road along the cliff to Cerro Gordo / La Herradura, with its naturally grown marina of the same name.
The Costa del Sol, Malaga and the back-country (Mountains Ronda, Grazalema, Plateau Antequera and the eastern mountain range of Sierra de Tejada Velez Málaga and Zafarraya) offers an unbeatable offer, here is something for everyone.