Where is Manilva Situated?
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The municipality of Manilva can be found at the extreme west of the province
of Malaga and borders Cadiz province. It is situated in the region of Andalucia its eastern border is 97 Km from Malaga and its west border 35Km from
Gibraltar is bounded by Punta Chullera to the west and Manilva Rio to the East. It has 8 Kilometres of beaches ranging from
the low cliffs and rocky coves in Punta Chullera to the wide
sandy beaches that are spread
the village of
Castillo de la Duquesa,
the Marina at
and the expanding town of
Manilva town itself sits above Sabinillas approximately 2 Km from the coast.
addition to this are numerous developments and urbanisations
which are contributing to Manilvas rapid expansion which will
see Manilva becoming one of the prominent beach resort towns in
the Costa del Sol and rivalling that of
east lies the municipality of of Estepona with its traditional
town and fishing port, to the west lies
Sotogrande which is
the most exclusive gated resort development in Spain and to the
north the municipality of
with its Moorish cliff-hugging town and spectacular
scenery. The whole area is dominated by the Sierra Bermeja
mountains including Pico de los Reales which at 1,452 metres is
higher than Ben Nevis.
Weather is very acceptable with
rainfall limited on average to 56 days per year and an
average temperature of 18oC though this can range from the teens to the mid thirties centigrade.
The many expansive
- or playas - offer a safe opportunity to take advantage of a range of
Activities that include swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing and a mixture of leisure water sports.