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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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This popular town is situated on the coast in the far east of the Costa del Sol and Axarquía, 56 km from Málaga with a population of around 22,000, about 30% of them are foreign residents. To cater for this large population…

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Periana is situated 58 km from Malaga and 23 km from Velez-Malaga at an altitude of 547 metres above sea level. The village is backed by mountains, the highest point being Mount Umbria and the sierras of Carrion and Pinto.…

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Rincón de la Victoria

10 km east of Málaga in the far southwest corner of the Axarquía is the coastal resort of Rincón de la Victoria. Probably best known for its 9 km of beaches and its caves. It can boast that it has one of only three marine…

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Riogordo is on the scenic Route of Olive Oil and Mountains, 39 km from Málaga and just under 50 km from the coastal resort of Torre del Mar. It is famous for its snails. The Day of the Snail is an annual festival where people…

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Salares is situated on the very edge of the Tejeda National Park at 579 m above sea level. This white gem of a village is steeped in history and was inhabited by the Phoenicians, Greeks and Carthaginians. Known as Salaria…

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Salto del Negro

This small village has about 160 inhabitants and is situated next to Benamargosa. In fact folklore has it that Salto del Negro was named when the Moors refused to convert to Christianity and either jumped or were pushed off…

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Sayalonga has stayed pretty much as it was during Arab rule with the Mudejarstyle Church of Santa Catalina, which was built in the XVI Century on the site of an old mosque and the 90,000 l water tank El Ventorillo del Aljibe.…

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At 689 m above sea level, we discover Sedella, so named, according to the town hall website, because Queen Isabella when told of the fight between Christians and Muslims at an area known as Arroyo de la Matanza said, Sé de…

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