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TOP 5 Best Cottages near the Beach of the Costa del Sol

In today’s post, I want to share the best cottages houses on the Costa del Sol. Those houses are going to make you want to leave right now.

To make this top ten, I have considered the comments of people who have already stayed there, the ones who have a pool and with full rent, that is, they rent you the whole house.

All the houses can be found on Booking.com.

The Best Rural Houses on the Costa del Sol

Best cottages Costa del Sol, Malaga

The Aperos 1

This country house is located in Torre del Mar, halfway between the city of Malaga and Nerja. And only 2 kilometers from the beach. The location is ideal, tranquil and overlooking the sea.

The country house Los Aperos 1 can accommodate up to 4 people. With two bedrooms, so everyone is comfortable and has their privacy.

Some of the things that make this house among my favorites are free WiFi, air conditioning, and barbecue.

The private pool has solar panels and a thermal blanket that make the water between 28 and 32 degrees from June to September.

Do you already feel like a country house on the Costa del Sol?

Los Juncos Casa Rural

Los Juncos, I think is my favorite cottages in Costa del Sol. It is in Vélez-Málaga, in the Paraje de Lagos, about 45 km from the city of Malaga.

This house is ideal to go 8 people but can accommodate 12 perfectly. It has 4 bedrooms; there are 4 double beds, 2 single beds, 1 sofa bed, and 1 extra bed.

The house has 2 floors, with a living room of 40 m2 and 3 sofas, and a pellet fireplace if you go in winter.

Cottages in Costa del Sol, Spain

Recommendation: ask for the upstairs room with sea views and a terrace 😉

But the best thing about the house is outside: it has a private pool overlooking the sea and a large barbecue with an awning area to eat outside and shaded in summer.

Take advantage and also enjoy the architecture of Vélez-Málaga. Its historic center is declared as an art historical complex.

If you go to the beach of Torrox, just two kilometers away, visit its old town, which is very picturesque.

Book this beautiful house now.

La Casita Mijas

The Casita de Mijas Golf is ideal for a rural getaway as a couple. Since it has a bedroom with queen bed and balcony.

The place is very picturesque; the house is located in an Andalusian village of townhouses very close to Fuengirola.

It has a patio with barbecue and garden furniture. The swimming pool is shared.

In the surrounding area, you have a lot of activities to do. For lovers of water activities, you can practice diving, surfing, boat trips. You can also make 4×4 trails, hiking, golfing, etc.

And if you want to visit cities, very close you have Fuengirola, Marbella, Puerto Banus, etc.

Book your place at La Casita Mijas

The Barranquillos 1

Los Barranquillos is a country house in a tranquil area, with a capacity for 2 or 4 people. It is located about 5 kilometers from the beach and overlooks the sea.

The best thing about the house is the intimacy, its private pool with sun loungers and the porch overlooking the sea.

But you can also go out and go horseback riding, climbing, hiking or if you prefer to go to the sea, you can kayak.

Cottages Costa del Sol

*Essential: Visit the Caves of Nerja, the Balcony of Europe, Frigiliana, and Mijas.

Villa Andaluza Sunlight

typical Andalusian backyard with pool and bbq

Villa Andaluza Sunlight is a luxury villa in San Pedro de Alcántara – Playa (Marbella). It has space for 10 people.

It is in a privileged place and all according for you to enjoy the house and its surroundings.

The traditional style house on the outside and with all the amenities inside. You have a private pool, barbecue, garden and private garage for 3 cars.

And in addition, it is located 500 meters from the beach, 5 minutes from Puerto Banus, and 10 from Marbella.

The best thing about this Andalusian villa is its 4 bedrooms with en suite bathroom and air conditioning, private pool and barbecue area with tables, chairs, and sofas. Ideal for a luxury holiday.


In the surrounding area, you have a lot of activities to do. You can fly by balloon, rent a buggie, hike, golf, dive, and many more.

You also have plenty of places of interest to visit, such as the old town of San Pedro, visit Puerto Banus, visit walls of the Moorish castle of Marbella, the Caminito del Rey, or visit Ronda, among others.

Have you chosen your Rural House on the Costa del Sol? Tell me what your favorite is!

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Last Updated on 21 October, 2023 by Veronica

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Author: Veronica

Vero, a seasoned traveler, has explored 25 countries and lived in five, gaining a rich perspective and fostering an infectious passion for travel. With a heart full of wanderlust, Vero uncovers the world’s hidden gems and shares insights, tips, and planning advice to inspire and assist fellow adventurers. Join Vero and let the shared passion for travel create unforgettable memories.


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