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Riviera del Sol
Riviera del Sol is located between Calahonda and La Cala and incorporates Miraflores and Torrenueva. It runs from the coastal beaches to the top of the mountains. Access to the toll booths for the AP7 toll road, by which the airport becomes a mere 20-25 minutes away, is located here, bypassing the annoying traffic build up which can occur through Fuengirola and the coast road at El Faro. It also straddles the A7 coastal road which was formerly the N340. Being so accessible to the airport and having the access to the AP7 it has become a firm favourite of the expats looking for a holiday home and those looking for a residential home.
The sandy beaches of Riviera Del Sol form part of the Mijas Costa coastal stretch and comes under the administration of Mijas Ayuntamiento or Town Hall. The area has undergone a massive expansion, between 1995 and 2005 the area of Riviera del Sol has more than doubled in size and it now stretches up to the top of the mountain. Consisting of many villas, some of which offer panoramic views up and down the Costa Del Sol, stretching from Gibraltar to the Bay of Malaga and across the Mediterranean sea to Morocco. There are also many well sited apartments, so much so that a super urbanisation has been formed and the smaller urbanisations contribute to the management of this area.
Adjacent to Riviera del Sol is the urbanisation of Torrenueva, an area where many beautiful villas can be found.
Within its boundaries are many amenities such as banks, supermarkets, pharmacies and health centres. A part of Riviera del Sol is called Miraflores, this was the first area of development in the 1970’s and in the main all apartments and villas here are built in the Andalucian architectural style. Miraflores also has its own golf course, a true members club, although also very popular as a pay as you play course. Adjacent to the course is a driving range with a resident pro offering golf lessons. Miraflores offers the player lush greens, fantastic views over the Mediterranean and three large lakes providing many water hazards on the course. The club house is famed for its superb restaurant and friendly staff, offering good food at reasonable prices, along with entertainment many nights of the week. It is a facility that can be enjoyed by the golfer and non-golfer. The informal bar serves drinks, snacks and tapas throughout the day and opens its main restaurant in the evening.
There are also two very popular tennis clubs, a spa and one of the oldest lawn bowls clubs on the Costa del Sol. Apart from Miraflores golf course there are approximately 10 further golf courses within a 10 min drive, so it is an ideal centre for the enthusiastic golfer.
Max Beach having undergone a recent make over is now one of the most popular beach clubs and spas on the Costa Del Sol. With its sea front location quality restaurant, an informal bar overlooking the beach, a poolside spa and also a fully equipped gymnasium.
Access to other parts of the Costa Del Sol is served by and excellent bus service running in both directions to either Marbella and beyond or to Fuengirola and the train station with onward connections to Malaga.
Owning a property in Riviera del Sol provides you with all the facilities you could want for an enjoyable life on the Costa del Sol.
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