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The Virgin's Spot

Rincon de la Victoria lies on the coast 10 kilometres to the east of Malaga, in the southwest of Axarquia. It has a population of 18,000 increasing to 40,000 in the summer. Originally a fishing village, the increase in size is due to it's proximity to Malaga and the airport and to tourism. Its beaches stretch for 9 kilometres.

Rincon de la Victoria comprises four urban nuclei: Rincon, La Cala del Moral, Torre de Benagalbon on the coast and Benagalbon inland, which lies on two scenic routes the Route of the Raisin and the Route of Sun and Avocado.

Settlement of the area dates from prehistoric times. Late Palaeolithic (35,000-10,000 BC) sites have been discovered from which a collection of tools and Stone-Age art have been extracted. The remains of Roman settlement and a 3rd century Roman fortress are also located in the area. The Roman writer, Plinio, refers to a temple built here that was dedicated to the moon. During the 12th century, under Arab occupation, the town was known as Bezmiliana. The stronghold of the Castle of Bezmiliana, of great strategic importance, was built at this time and its remains can be seen at Castellón.

Rincon town centre

There are interesting caves at Las Cuevas del Tesoro (Treasure Caves) where gold was reputedly hidden by Arabs. A series of underground caverns has stalagmites, stalagtites, underground pools and Palaeolithic wall paintings. These are the only visible marine caves in Europe and are believed to be the prehistoric sanctuary of the goddess Noctiluca.


Casa_Torre_de_Benagalbon (reg. no. of the Registro de Turismo: sol: CTC-2017045883), suitable for 1-6 persons, Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga

House with a Private Pool in Torre de Benagalbón

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15-03-2019
"War ein schöner Urlaub. Zwei Dinge waren nicht so schön. Im Haus wurde gebaut,da ist man morgens aus dem Bett gefallen,da die Maurer eine Mauer eingerissen …"
Fiete, Berlin
 
12-03-2019
"Great apartment in a splendid location. Very comfortable. Rita and her sons were most attentive, always available. It was nice to stay in a place which was …"
Jim Derry, Rutland UK
 
02-03-2019
"We were disappointed about the standard of the equipment of the apartment. It seemed as the owner got the equipment from some secondhand shops. It should be …"
KLAS , TOMELILLA
 
24-02-2019
"My husband and I stayed in the apartment for more than 4 weeks, and we had a great long-standing holiday. Although the apartment is small, it works well. The …"
solsun, Drammen
 
17-02-2019
"A cosy and well positioned apartment - this is our second stay. The terrace and the upper terrace are fantastic. The whole apartment is very comfortable. The …"
Christine, Chester UK
 
23-01-2019
"Appartement bien situé, très bien équipé, très propre. Belles vues sur la mer et sur Malaga. Voisin du dessus un peu bruyant parfois. Sam et son équipe …"
Afif Ahmed, France
 
14-01-2019
"Die Terrassentür konnte nicht verschlossen werden. Dies wurde während des gesamten Aufenthaltes trotz mehrfacher Meldungnicht abgestellt. Insgesamt war die …"
Michael, Ammersbek
 
08-01-2019
"Frustrating not having any instructions for washing machine or microwave, facilities quite basic and in need of upgrading."
Anthony , Louth
 
28-12-2018
"Excellently run apartment, Sam made sure taxi was on-time arriving and returning and kept in contact during our stay. Superb position, the distance to the …"
Paul, Gravesend
 
27-12-2018
"Perfect view, very nice playa and Dani was very helpful and quick with requests. Thank you!"
Brigitte, Liestal

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