Manilva, Costa del Sol, Spain
Manilva is a charming village which has a prime location and remains typically Spanish. Ideal for those who prefer a quieter setting.
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Map of Manilva
Mrs C Mcdonagh, St. Helens
|6th Oct 2016|
|Manilva Green Apartments|
A wonderful place to travel, very relaxed and in a good central location to get to Gibraltar, Marbella, Malaga. I love it.
Mr A Musk, Middlesex
|15th Apr 2016|
|Pierre and Vacances Terrazas Costa del Sol Hotel|
|2 Bedroom Apt|
We didn't venture into Manilva but it looked pretty.
Ms J Kaya, London
|31st Aug 2015|
|Pueblo El Goleto Apartments|
Still very unspoilt and very pretty. Easy drive to Marbella and Gibraltar so a good base for a holiday.
Mr R Bell, Fareham
|2nd Oct 2014|
|Manilva Green Apartments|
|1 Bedroom Apt|
Lovely marina with great choice of cafes, bars and restaurants. Promenade is lovely to walk along and clean beaches. Only 25 minutes from the airport in Gibraltar and if you walk across the border into La Linea, car hire is right in front of you.
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There are a number of beaches in Manilva ranging from small rocky coves ideal for a tranquil day spent soaking up the sunshine to large wide sandy beaches. One of the most popular beach with tourists and locals is Sabinillas - Colonia. This beach has blue flag status for cleanliness and offers good facilities including lifeguards in the summer and has a number of cafes and restaurants behind the promenade.
Things to do
The fantastic climate makes sports activities a particular popular pastime. There are a number of excellent golf courses close by suitable for amateurs and pro golfers. Windsurfing, scuba diving and kite boarding are great fun and widely available. The area is surrounded by stunning countryside and there are many hiking trails to follow be it by foot or mountain bike.
Out and about
A wide variety of local and international cuisines are on offer in Manilva. For traditional and authentic Spanish cuisine head into the old part of the village where there are a number of restaurants and tapas bars. For more variety and international restaurants including Chinese, Mexican and Italian cuisines head along the promenade by Sabinillas beach for fine dining in a lovely beachfront setting. There are a number of bars in and around Manilva and offers a relaxed nightlife. For a livelier night Estepona is just 20 minutes away and has a number of nightclubs, bars and fun pubs.
A short drive along the coast is the town of Estepona. Families will love the Selwo Nature Park here which is based on an African Safari and has many fantastic animals and wonderful botanical gardens to explore. Visitors can take part in a number of excursions from Estepona including Dolphin watching trips, off road jeep safari's and boat tours.
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