Benajarafe Axarquía region andalucia on the coast of the municipality of Vélez-Málaga, Spain. It is in the heart of the Axarquia region located on the Costa del Sol, in the province of Malaga. It is 12 kilometers from the city of Vélez-Málaga and 20 kilometers from the provincial capital. Benajarafe enjoys one of the best climates in Europe, with summers in full sun and a calm sea that mimics the tranquility of the village. It is communicated via the Mediterranean Highway (E-15), in the direction of Malaga to Almería.
Benajarafe has 2 distinct districts. There is both Benajarafe Alto and Benajarafe Costa.
Benajarafe Alto is where the main sector of the population reside. Benajarafe Alto is mainly composed of a lot of cottages. The area is mainly inhabited by farmers. It is still in the process of becoming an urbanization. Most of the residents live in streets without asphalt. The cottages are surrounded by streams which become enlarged in the winter.
Video of paragliding over Benajarafe:
Above all Benajarafe Costa has seen much recent development. Certainly the promenade was part of this development. Now most importantly the promenade compares with many other promenades in other similar tourist cities.
The most important thing for the tourism of this town is without a doubt the immense beach that gives it its length of almost 2 kilometers. Above all the National 340 road separates the beach from the town, giving way to a lot of traffic that moves between Malaga and Velez-Málaga, Certainly and most importantly the creation of a highway a few kilometers further inland has subsequently relieved its inhabitants of the burden of its previous constant traffic.
Currently above all many foreigners, mainly French, German and English, visit the village and many choose it as a place to buy a house. In conclusion many foreigners choose Benajarafe to spend the summer.
The center of Benajarafe Alto is the hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Rosario. , Here is where, every October, the pilgrimage that leads to its owner from the church located in Benajarafe Costa on the back of oxen arrives. Between 1996 and 1999 the association of neighbors, helped by the Mayor’s Tenure, restored this beautiful church
In short in this area of Benajarafe in the Axarquia region there is a road that starts from the mouth of the Adelfas stream and climbs up to the Loma of the lost child. Moreover from here the tarmac road branches of to numerous dirt roads that subsequently leads to different cottages.
Festivals in Benajarafe Axarquía region Andalucia:
One of the main festivals of the year is Andalusia Day, organized by the Association of Neighbors. Most impotantly the first activity of the day is the hoisting of the flag. During Andalucía day many events take place. There are also games, dances, and poetic readings.
Most importantly in July is ‘the day of the Virgen del Carmen. Above all the procession involves the Virgin being taken from the church and out to sea.
In October the Romería de la Virgen del Rosario takes place. In this festival above all it is customary to make a communal paella, in which free dishes are served to all attendees.
The “Feria” of Benajarafe is in August. The festival starts on Friday and lasts to to Sunday. The event starts by choosing the queen and her bridesmaids.
Intercity buses connect Benajarafe with the towns of Malaga, Velez MalagaNerja, Periana , Riogordo and Almayate. Above all the following lines of the Metropolitan Transport Consortium of the Malaga Area have stops in their territory:
The Benajarafe beach is located in the town of the same name, Benajarafe Axarquía region andalucia, the eastern coast of Malaga. Benajarafe belongs to the town of Velez Malaga. Above all it is located in the heart of the Axarquia region . The town is located 12 kilometres from the town of Velez-Malaga and 20 kilometers from the provincial capital. The area has dark sand which forms a long strip along the Valle Niza. It is 1,600 meters long and 30 meters wide.
The beach certainly has Moderate waves and an average occupancy. Above all it is a perfect beach to enjoy entertainment options in the nearby urban areas of the beach. The beach has awards for its quality
As a leisure option, around this beach, we have Ruta de la pasa. The pasa runs through several towns that have vineyards and raisin beds. It consequently helps to irrigate. The exceptional climate of the Costa del Sol favors the production of special grapes. Benajarafe Axarquía region Andalusia is where the celebrations of the famous festivals of Verdiales occur.
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