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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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Torre del Mar

At 28 km east of Málaga you will find this charming sea-side resort that is part of the scenic Axarquía route of sun and avocado. The main crop of this area used to be sugar cane and the few fields that still lead down from…

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Travelling 46 km to the east of Málaga we discover Torrox, which is reputed to have the best climate in Europe. There are two distinct areas of Torrox, Torrox Costa which boasts 3 km of beach front with a beautiful Paseo…

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Between the Axarquía and the Montes of Málaga is the small village of Totalán, part of the scenic Route of the Raisin, 13 km inland from the coast at Rincón de la Victoria and 22 km from Málaga, it is approached from the…

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At just 6 km from the coast, driving on the A-356 in the direction of Viñuela from Vélez-Málaga is the hamlet of Trapiche (pronounced Trapeechay). It is named after the Mill that was once there and the old machinery is now…

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Turning left on the A-356 at El Cruce restaurant onto the MA-3113 and driving past the airport the next village is Triana at just 6.5 km from Vélez-Málaga. As villages go, this one is extremely flat which is unusual in the…

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Vélez-Málaga is the capital of the Axarquía and is on the scenic route of sun and avocado. It is situated just 1 km inland from the coast at Torre del Mar. After the Moors conquest of Spain they founded Vélez-Málaga, naming…

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The name Viñuela these days makes people think of the lake or reservoir and surrounding areas but La Viñuela the typical little white Spanish village is from where the lake took its name. La Viñuela (the little vineyard)…

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Although (Ventas de) Zafarraya is the gateway to the Granada province and not in the Axarquía at all, it is only just outside La Comarca. As you leave the flat roads of Granada province and pass through this gateway, the…

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