Surrounded by stunning mountain scenes, Alhaurin el Grande is located on fertile, wild plains between the river Fahala and the stream of Blas González. From Alhaurín there are views over Malaga’s vale (Hoya de Malaga) which is full of lemon, citrus and fruit trees as well as wide open spaces and rolling green hills.
The natural countryside location of Alhaurin el Grande gives visitors and residence an authentic taste of Spanish life with a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary living with rustic charm.
Surrounded by an abundance of farms and orchards, Alhaurin el Grande is the perfect place to enjoy picturesque walks, picnics and hiking whilst taking in the glorious surroundings and magnificent mountain views.
This popular location is ideal for those wanting to enjoy a quiet, relaxed place to live that is within easy driving distance to the hustle and bustle of resort towns, great beaches and plenty of activities and entertainment.
Malaga – 32km
Malaga Airport – 23km
Marbella – 33km
Torremolinos – 25km
Benalmadena – 27km
Fuengirola – 20km
The residents of Alhaurin el Grande can enjoy the benefits of a sub-tropical Mediterranean climate that provides hot summers and mild winters.
Divided from the sea by the surrounding mountains means that there are no sea breezes, which can cause the heat to soar in summer but for the most part it remains comfortable. On average temperatures sit around 32 ºC in the summer months.
The centre of the town itself is very attractive with pretty terraced buildings of varying styles lining the roads, pedestrianised walkways and plenty of things to see and do.
The local cuisine is typical of the area and features lots of fresh seafood and rice dishes as well as tapas and there are various cafes and bars for relaxed, affordable dining options.
In the centre of Alhaurin el Grande there is a lovely, well maintained park full of old trees, walkways with bridges over streams and there’s even a small but beautiful waterfall.
Fuengirola beach is just a 25-minute drive away and is a popular place to relax, do some sunbathing, partake in some water sports and sample the many bars and restaurants. The popular Marbella is just a 35 minute drive and has a blue flag beach ‘Playa de la Malagueta’ with warm clear waters and an endless choice of great restaurants, cafes, bars and shops to explore and enjoy.
For golf fans the Lauro Golf Course is just 15 minutes away by car and features 27 holes designed by Falco Nardi. One of the most reasonably priced golf courses on the Costa del Sol, the Lauro offers players some of the most magnificent scenery possible for you to take in and enjoy whilst on the course.
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