Costa del Sol Gastronomic Activities


With a rich culinary culture, Costa del Sol is placed in the heart of Spanish dining scene with the finest of Mediterranean dishes including some of the local specialities. On your tour to this part of Spain, there is lot to do as far as gastronomic activities are concerned.

Starting from a weekend tour to some of the Costa del Sol towns to sample local favourites to a more extensive gastronomic holiday with cooking lessons, Costa del Sol is indeed the place to understand the history behind Andalusia culinary art.

Whether you are in Marbella or Fuengirola, there is much on the Coast which constitutes a vibrant culture of food. Numerous varieties of ingredients, including vegetables, olive oil, saffron and seafood, which together brings a wide range of quality, original and healthy food.

It’s, of course, the ingredients which makes Mediterranean diet- one of the healthiest in the world. Moreover, a range of internationally known Spanish wines further add colour and richness to the gastronomy of Costa del Sol, Andalucia.

Discovering the Delicacies of Costa del Sol Cities

Your gastronomic holiday starts with visiting some of the Costa del Sol resorts and towns. Seafood devotees will find here the most exquisite delicacies while there is much diverseness when you move inland.

Costa del Sol towns such as Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas and Marbella are full of restaurants and eateries serving both traditional Spanish cuisines as well as local specialities. Whether it’s the fiesta food Paella, the Tapas or the great Gazpacho, there is plenty to please your gastronomic senses.

Mediterranean & Moroccan Cooking Classes

Those who are more interested in exploring the details of Mediterranean recipe, there are many restaurants and Costa del Sol activity organisers offering cooking classes by top class chefs. Here, you will have a chance to learn how to create some traditional dishes.

With guidance from an expert chef, you will start your cooking lesson by buying all those ingredients from the local market from any known restaurant. You will discovers one of the most important aspects of cooking which is using the right ingredients like olive oil and spices to prepare an authentic Spanish cuisine. Read More

Wine Tasting in Costa del Sol

From any towns of Costa del Sol you may opt for an excursion trip to some of the inland Andalusian areas like the village of Gaucin in Mijas Pueblo or the famous Jerez town known for its wine ‘sherry’.

Experts will guide you through the wine cellars and will explain you the making and ageing of the wine. And at the end of the visit, you will sample some wines along with selection of gourmet tapas. Read More

This is not all, you may choose a private culinary excursion, the olive oil and wine tour to Ronda, a traditional wine tasting tour to Malaga or Ojen, or simple stroll on the streets to find some striking variations in food from region to region on the Costa del Sol.


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