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Are you searching for Spanish property for sale but don't know the area? Below is our A - Z of the Spanish villages in Andalusia. The first one being Pueblo el Fantasma or Village of the ghosts! You will find information about some of the villages in the lovely Axarquia region on the Costa del Sol, East of Malaga. Which should in turn help you decide on which area suits you best. Then, when you are ready, contact us at Axarquia Properties to view some of our vast selection of properties for sale and property for rent within these areas.

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I discovered that there are many stories about this village, the most frequently told one being that it was where the resistance fighters against Franco hid and that eventually they were discovered and chased out of town.…

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Alcaucín is situated on the western slopes of La Maroma at the entrance to the Natural Park of the Sierras de Tejeda, close to the spectacular Zafarraya gap, where you can step out of Malaga and into Granada province. The…

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Alfarnate is one of the villages on the Route of Oil and Mountains and can be found in the far northwest of the Axarquia at a height of 925 metres and although as villages go its almost completely flat its surrounded by the…

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Alfarnatejo is situated on The Route of Olive Oil and Mountains. The natives are called Alfarnateños and the town´s nickname is Palancos. Alfarnatejo is 50 km from Malaga and 42 km from the coast at Torre del Mar. The easiest…

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Algarrobo is named after the carob tree and it is also one of the villages visited on the route of Sun and Wine. Natives of the town are called Algarrobeños. You have to be careful when arranging to meet someone there. You…

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Almáchar is situated 35 km from Málaga and 20 minutes from the sea. Almáchar derives from the Arabic “Al Maysar” meaning “The Meadows” and the village used to be known as Almáchar de la Cruz because of the cross that stood…

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Almayate is situated close to the much larger town of Torre del Mar. It has three different areas, Almayate Baja which is on the beach, hidden from view by sugar cane, amongst which can be found bars and restaurants. Here…

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Árchez is a small village that sits at the foot of the Tejeda and Almijar on the Sayalonga river. It's perfectly preserved 14th century red brick minaret of a former mosque, which can be seen from every point in the town,…

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