Inland from Malaga Airport to Coin and Marbella is the Guadalhorce Valley. Rich with agriculture and stunning rural scenery it’s little wonder country retreats are gaining popularity. Firstly, they tend to be great value for money and second a real surprise for what’s on offer. Authentic Spanish cuisine, Medieval castles and historical walks as well as thriving popular towns with amazing nightlife and a huge array of fiestas and processions throughout the year. Explore inland and you be hard pressed to get to the beach.