Capturing the essence of the Costa del Sol: a picture-perfect itinerary

Capturing the essence of the Costa del Sol: a picture-perfect itinerary

With its sun-kissed beaches, charming old villages, and vibrant and lively culture, the Costa del Sol offers a plethora of photo opportunities for avid photographers. However, knowing how to make the most of your time as a visitor here can be tricky. 

To help you extract the best out of your photographic journey along this remarkable stretch of the southern Spanish coastline, we have put together a guide to some of the region’s must-see spots. 

These locations blend natural beauty, historic charm, and local flair. So, read on and get ready to feel inspired. 

  1. Start with a sunrise at Nerja’s Balcony of Europe

Start your trip as the sun starts to peek over the horizon, and take a moment to really enjoy a wider perspective at the Balcony of Europe, located in Nerja. This attraction is so named for its breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. 

The soft hues of the sunrise against the rugged coastline make for a magical start to your Costa del Sol experience, and this is the perfect place to really take it all in. 

  1. Explore the white village of Frigiliana

Head back in time with a wander through the narrow cobblestone streets of Frigiliana, a picturesque white village nestled in the hills. 

Enchanting, whitewashed buildings adorned with vibrant flowers will create a charming backdrop for your photos. Meanwhile, historic Moorish architecture and stunning viewpoints offer ample opportunities for capturing the timeless beauty of the region.

  1. See another side of Marbella

Marbella may be best known for its party scene and influencer hotspots, but there is so much to see and do in this amazing place. 

Take advantage of our own Málaga Airport transfers to Marbella here at Simply Shuttles, and head to the Old Town, ready to take in a wonderful blend of ancient history and beautiful beaches. 

Explore narrow streets lined with stunning examples of Andalusian architecture, and finish up with a walk on the Playa de la Fontanilla – the perfect spot to discover golden sands and soak up the soothing vibe of the sea.

Why wait any longer to organise and book your Costa del Sol break? 

The Costa del Sol is a region packed with must-see spots – and our whistlestop tour offers a chance to see some seriously stunning highlights! 

Whether you drive yourself, opt for public transport, or book Simply Shuttles’ own excellent-value Málaga Airport transfers to Marbella or other parts of the region, heading to more than one place is the perfect way to see the region – and grab some amazing photographs along the way.