Alhaurín de la Torre is a municipality of Málaga province. It includes the areas of Alhaurín de la Torre, El Romeral, La Alqueria, La Fuensanta, Los Tomillares, Peñon-Zapata-Molina and Santa Amalia with a population of aproximately 38,300 residents.
The area creates the border between the Guadalhorce valley and the coastline being situated just 20 minutes’ drive from the Malaga city centre, and approximately the same distance to coastline and popular resorts of Torremolinos.
The town’s history dates back to Moorish times, however over the past decade Alhaurin de la Torre the town has transformed and is credited as being one of the fastest growing inland areas on the Costa del Sol.
This progressive town still retains some historic tourist attractions such as the parish church of San Sebastián dating back to the 18th century and the gardens of El Retiro, founded in the 17th Century by the Bishop of Málaga, which are home to a wide variety of plants and wildlife.
Lauro Golf Course is close by, an inland course on flat terrain 300m above sea level. This 36 hole course provides a beautiful setting among pine, cork, olive and citrus trees.
Alhaurin de la Torre offers an inland setting with a faster pace of life, property options range from traditional dwellings to modern apartments, townhouses and villas.