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Puerto Duquesa

Puerto de la Duquesa holds the key to the classic balances that form a quality of life that some only ever dream of. The amalgamation of unspoiled breathtaking scenery, traditional Spanish architecture and modern developments have formed with a mild international influence to become one of the great marinas in the Costa del Sol.

The marina is at the heart of community life in this area. Its network of plazas and side streets host numerous international restaurants, cafes, bars and shops and is the epicentre of miles of palm tree lined promenades where morning and evening strolls are enjoyed by families and those romantic at heart. Perhaps the most attractive aspect of Puerto de la Duquesa is simply its location.

Puerto de la Duquesa is undoubtedly a great destination. By day the marina side cafes and bars are filled with tourists and locals enjoying the sunshine, the best in local cuisine and a cool drink or coffee. Love them or hate them Puerto de la Duquesa also has its fair share of Irish bars and English pubs as expected Football and Rugby dominate and you are sure to receive a warm greeting and excellent food and drink. Don’t forget to take time to browse the shops, enjoy the local restaurants and stroll around the marina and sea wall to admire the yachts and stunning coastal views.

At night is when you can enjoy a different atmosphere in Puerto de la Duquesa, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. The marina has over 20 different dining options ranging from tapas bars to English carvery and from Mexican to Indian. Entertainment options are also in abundance. The marina is home to numerous bars which host live entertainment, Karaoke and guest DJ’s so there is no shortage of places to party the night away. To enjoy a quiet drink or a romantic evening the marina is also the place to be. When the sun sets, the marina lights up and enjoys a new romantic charm. Several bars and restaurants have marina views and Puerta Duquesa has wine bars and lounges that cater for all ages and tastes and are sure to provide that perfect romantic setting.

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