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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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Daimalos, pronounced Die Malos, is a very small village which is part of the municipality of Arenas on the Mudejar Route. It is 50 km from Málaga and just 16 km from the sea side resorts of Torre del Mar. Known for its Oloroso…

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El Borge

The history of El Borge is dominated by the rebellious nature of its early inhabitants. The most infamous being El Bizco, the one-eyed bandit of Borge, whose house of birth is now a museum, hotel and restaurant, proving just…

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Frigiliana (pronounced Frihiliana) is the Axarquía's answer to Mijas and has won several awards for beauty and conservation. It is one of the larger villages in the area with a population of around 3000. Some of them own…

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Just a short drive up from the motorway and only a 10 min drive from the coast is the mountainous village of Iznate. It nestles into the hillside at 303 m above sea level and has the most incredible views to the north, east…

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Los Romanes

Los Romanes village really established itself when the reservoir at Viñuela was built. Suddenly homes that had views of the mountains, stunning as they are were overlooking a magnificent lake. That's when tourism in the area…

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Macharaviaya is probably best known for being home to the noble Galvez family who completely uplifted the village and the lives of the people who lived there in the 18th century by bringing prosperity to a small town struggling…

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Maro is a small village at the far eastern end of the Axarquía almost joining on to the much larger town of Nerja. In fact the Caves of Nerja are just outside Maro. When driving through the village and down towards the shore…

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Moclinejo can be approached either up the hill from Benagalbón, or down the hill from Almáchar. Either way will take you about 10 min in the car and the drive back down towards the motorway although winding it is worth the…

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