Sabinillas is a part of the municipality of Manilva which lies on the coast at the south westernmost edge of the province of Málaga.
It is 97 km from Malaga and 13 from Estepona. The landscape consists of small hills separated by rivers and valleys. It is an ideal place for those that want to have an active but at the same time relaxing holiday. There are some beautiful quiet beaches in the area which means that you don’t have to fight to find a spot in the sun! There is plenty of golfing locally and the chance to go hiking in the hills. A new sports complex is being built near Sabinillas and when finished will offer activities such as football, swimming, paddle, tennis and squash. In the area of Manilva you can also find other activities as such as cycling, fishing, bowling, and horse riding. The three main populations in the area are Sabinillas, Manilva village and La Duquesa. The main town of Manilva is situated approx. 2 km inland.
It is a beautiful traditional Spanish village with roman and Moorish history and the tourists are just starting to discover it. The village is surrounded by acres of vineyards with muscatel grapes. By the beach you will find the small coastal village of Sabinillas. The village is predominantly a market town with a street market every Friday and a massive car boot sale and market every Sunday. It has a wonderful sandy beach that stretches the whole length of the village. Recently a promenade has been constructed and is a beautiful place to have a romantic walk by the beach at sunset.
Sabinillas has everything that you need whilst on vacation; bars cafés restaurants and banks. It is also possible to arange many day trips to other Andalucian attractions; the awe inspiring gorge at Ronda, the magnificent Alhambra in Granada, duty free shopping in Gibraltar or stunning Seville.The beach here is cleaned daily and you have the protection of lifeguards and first aid.
Beautiful Puerto La Duquesa is midway between the Castillo village to the west and the town of Sabinillas to the east. Here you can relax at one of the cafés while watching the boats or you can also hire one to go out fishing. The port is beautiful to visit both during the day and the night.Castillo de La Duquesa is a small cosy village near to the port. It took its name after the 18th century fortress that stands at the entrance of the fishing village. Here you can relax in one of the green gardens or the areas best fish restaurants.