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Things to do in Manilva - The essential Manilva guide.
Manilva is currently one of the fastest growing areas on
the Costa del Sol. The main village lies about 35 minutes
from Marbella and is packed with charm and character.

A little known fact is the existence in Manilva of a genuine and
untouched Roman mud bath that is supposed to special healing
qualities for those who use it. The village lies two miles inland and
has spectacuar views of the countryside and mountains.
Manilva Area Guide

Many local activities are available for the resident and tourist alike throughout the busy summer season and into the short winter period when thousand of visitors flock to the area for its world class golf courses, warm winter climate and pristine blue flag beaches. Not forgetting that the weather also has an average of 310 days per year of glorious sunshine. From the hill side you can look out to sea and see breath taking views of the Spanish coastline. Wander down one of the narrow side streets and find the 17th century church. Close by is a quiet square to sit and rest and have a chill out.
Very close to the old church you will find some old ruins dating back to the Roman times. There is also a Roman bath that is still used to this day. Spanish people travel from miles around to bathe in the white, Sulphur waters.
The Spanish residents of Manilva will open you with open arms, and will help you in any way possible. You have a variety of bars and restaurants in the village and also there you will find the local Police station, Fire station, and water office plus many others.
Manilva is famous for producing grapes and vegetables, and throughout your visit there you will see many area's dedicated to magnificent vineyard of Moscatel Grapes. For the tourist, the 18th century Church of Santa Ana and the castle of Sabinillas are both worth a visit.

Things you must do and see In Manilva


Roman Baths :
In the valley below Manilva, very close to the local Sunday market you will find the popular
Roman Baths. The Sulphur from the baths are one of the elements essential to life as a constituent
of various biologically active compounds

Castillo de la Duquesa :
Situated next to the port of La Duquesa is the small coastal village of Castillo.
There you will find the 18th Century fortress which stands to the entrance of the village.

Activities :
Close to Manilva you will find ample things to do for all the family. Horse riding, Golf, Tennis,
Sailing, Scuba diving, Kite surfing, and Sailing to name just a few.

Local Markets :
Manilva has a local market that is on a Sunday morning and can be found at the bottom of
Manilva close to the roundabout were the Lidal super market is located.