Altitude: 50 m
Distance to Malaga: 20 km
Distance to coast: 8 km
Average sunshine per day: 8.08 hrs
In recent years several artists and authors, Spanish and foreign, have adopted the village as their home. Founded in the 16th century on the site of an Arab settlement, it is extremely pretty with Moorish architecture and original 18th century paving stones. Amenities include a sports ground, public swimming pool, bar/restaurant, shop and the Galvez museum.