Puerto de la Duquesa
Puerto de la Duquesa is one of the Costa del Sol’s marinas that is enjoyed by sailors and tourists alike. Located one hour’s drive from the airport of Malaga and 45 minutes form Gibraltar airport. La Duquesa seems like a thousand miles away from the throng of the holiday resorts. It is relatively quiet during most of the year. The restaurants come alive in July and August.
Duquesa, as it is known locally, enjoys an advantageous location to the west of Marbella . The essence in this distinction is that the area retains a vast amount of unspoiled natural scenery and authentic local character – while sharing the fantastic climate of the rest of the Costa del Sol.
The beautiful port of Duquesa offers full Marina services for boating enthusiasts as well as a myriad of attractions for those with no aspirations to take to the water. For those that a do, a number of companies offer Jet Boat, Wake Board, Boat trips and Scuba Diving. The attractive promenades surrounding the port offer a variety of restaurants, intimate bars and cafes.
In the summer weekend evenings the port hosts a unique Crafts Market, popular with the local residents as well as visitors.