Puerto la Duquesa. Costa del Sol.The Marina complex of Puerto la Duquesa on the western Costa del Sol, southern Spain is situated midway between the villages of Castillo de la Duquesa and San Luis de Sabinillas and has been awarded the FEE Blue Flag for the quality of its facilities and surroundings, a fact easily understood when you pay it a visit.
Puerto la Duquesa has much to offer with numerous bars and restaurants with international cuisine, including Indian, Italian, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, UK and Ireland, and of course Spain. There also numerous quiet cafe where you can sit and watch the world go by and lively sports bar showing the latest match or golf tournament.
It is a working marina, used by both pleasure craft and the local fishermen. For those of you who want to take to the water there are a number of options available in the way of boat rides, dolphin spotting, fishing trips, etc., along with a fully RYA qualified sea school providing courses for both sailing and motor vessels and a dive school.
Apart from the bars, cafes and restaurants there are number of shops and boutiques making Puerto de la Duquesa a village in its own right.
For beach lovers, Puerto de la Duquesa is flanked either side by beautiful sandy beaches which, even at the height of summer, are never overcrowded.
Accommodation is available, with a wide range of holiday apartments in Duquesa Port.
Just before the entrance to Duquesa Port you will find the Tourist Office which will provide you with most of the information you will need to make your stay a pleasant one.
It is also a fantastic place for golf fanatics with Doña Julia Golf, Finca Cortesin, Casares Golf (9 holes) and also across the road from the Port is the Robert Trent Jones designed Golf La Duquesa. And within an easy 15 minute drive are several top quality golf courses including the world-famous Valderrama, home of the Andalucia Masters, San Roque Golf, Alcaidesa Links, the only links on the coast.
Climate in Duquesa / Sabinillas
The Port of Duquesa belongs to an area which enjoys the best weather in Spain
Average annual temperature of 18,7º C.
More than 300 days of sun shines a year
It rains some 40 days a year
The prevailing winds are from the west and east.
Duquesa - Communications
- BY PLANE. Malaga International Airport lies 90 Km. away with regular flights to and from all the main destinations in the world. Gibraltar airport is situated only 35 Km. away.
- BY ROAD. The A7 (Duel carriageway) and the E-15 (Motorway) cross the municipality running parallel to the coast. A regular bus service connects with all the centres of interest of the Costa del Sol, cities of Andalusia and Madrid.
- BY TRAIN. The nearest main line train stations are those of Algeciras which is 35 Km away and Malaga. A local train service is available from Malaga International Airport to Fuengirola 65 Km away, where transport is available by road on the local bus.
- BY BOAT The excellent installations of Duquesa Marina can harbour most yachts and boats. The international port of Algeciras is 35 Km. away, with a ferry line to Morocco and also continents.