In the heart of the port of Duquesa, located in the municipality of Manilva, is a beautiful marina. A place filled with charm, thanks to the pretty white dwellings with their arched façades that border it.
This authentic character is enhanced by the delightful restaurants, bars and cafés located here.
And the word "port" is synonymous with "navigation". This port is the ideal departure point for a little boat trip taking you to various points of interest nearby, like Gibraltar or Estepona.
The Puerto de la Duquesa or Port of La Duquesa is one of the loveliest marinas on the Costa del Sol. This harbour area has real charm and authenticity. White buildings with arched balconies border the harbour itself, where yachts bask in the Spanish sunshine.
You’ll feel far away from major holiday resorts. But at the same time, you’ll have access to the excellent tourist and leisure infrastructure here. There are all kinds of sailing and watersports activities on offer. There are also many cafes, bars and restaurants.
A leisurely stroll around the marina is the ideal way to enjoy this coastal spot.
If you're looking to stay near Castillo de Sabinillas, renting a holiday apartment at Arenal Duquesa is a great option. The apartments have everything you could possibly need for a perfect holiday: a large dining/living room, a double bedroom with bath or shower room and a twin room with a further shower room. The kitchen is well equipped, with a dishwasher, microwave and so on provided in order to make life as easy as possible during your stay.
Lovers of architecture and heritage must see the Parish Church of Saint Anna which was built in the eighteenth century on the site of a former place of worship, dating back to the sixteenth century. The church is 36 metres long and 20 metres wide, and was restored in the mid-nineteenth century. On entering the building, you will find three naves separated by arches supported by octagonal pillars. Do not miss this charming little architectural gem.
Although its position on the coast is a significant attraction in itself, the town of Manilva has lots of other points of interest, in particular its monuments such as La Duquesa Castle and the Church of Santa Ana from the 18th century.
In addition, the place is ideal for golf lovers.
Lovers of fine food will be delighted to try local fish such as sea bream, red mullet or grouper.