Manilva is located in the Far South-West of Málaga, to 97 kilometres from the capital and to 35 Kilometres from Gibraltar. It has an area of 5,30 kilometres, and represents the union between Costa del Sol and the Campo de Gibraltar. The town is at 128 metres above sea level, an annual rainfall of 750L./m2 and an average temperature of 18 degrees centigrade.
Between the River Manilva and the boundary with Cádiz, the lands of this town has five city centres, came up in different ages: Manilva, Sabinillas, El Castillo, Hondacavada and El Puerto de la Duquesa, as well as different housing developments in constant and tidy growth.
El Ingenio Chico
Church of Santa Ana
Sabinilla Castle or Duquesa Castle
Nuestra Señora del Carmen Church
San Luis de Sabinillas Parish Church
Archaeological Site of Los Castillejos de Alcorrin
Interpretation Centre “Viñas de Manilva”
The Interpretation Centre “Viñas de Manilva” is located in the town centre, next to the municipal police.
Manilva has a long wine-producing tradition, as well as an important harvest culture. The interpretation centre was opened in 2010 to continue this tradition, and highlight it.
Therefore, it is a space created to safeguard this cultural heritage so important in Manilva. Among other actions, the center offers a specialized vocational education course in winemaking. This has the function of avoiding the aging of the sector at the same time that the new generations are encouraged and trained to be the future professionals of the wine sector.
In addition, the new building has other facilities such as exhibitions and audiovisual rooms, interactive rooms for workshops, archives, a wine cellar and a laboratory.
The cuisine in the municipality noted for its fish and seafood with its freshness and natural flavor.
Also noteworthy municipality muscat grapes, cakes chips, toast, the candied pine nuts, etc..
How to get there
From any place in Costa del Sol you have to take the Mediterranean Motorway towards Cádiz, and from Estepona you have two options: to continue through that road (AP-7; N-340) or access to the old N-340. In both roads, the indication towards the town is very clear, but you have to take the Motorway A-377. The town, close to the coast, is equidistant between the two mentioned communication routes.
Estepona 14 km
Casares 14 km
Gaucín 27 km
Málaga 97 km
Algeciras 41 km
Chorro Manso (Fountain)
Ocasión Fountain (Arroyo de la Utreruela)