A Small Guide to Torrox
You could be walking on sunshine….
In a little white-washed pueblo…
way down in Southern Spain
where the pace of life’s “tranquillo”
and the sun shines away your strain
Mountains stretch towards the sky -
Valleys go down deep…
The palm trees sway their leaves up high
and the tapas are fresh and cheap
It is a bit surreal to set foot in the village for the first
time with its narrow labyrinth streets and the ancient
Moorish houses, which seem to have been intertwined
in mysterious ways in the old part of town.
Torrox is a paradox where old black dressed women
still sell their homegrown vegetables from the front
door to by passers on the street - while young
senoritas in jeans rapidly passes by talking into their
The natural gathering place in Torrox Pueblo is “The
Plaza”. Grab a café solo, a drink and some tapas on a
pavement café and soak in the atmosphere. If you like
people watching; this is the place to be.
Emergency Doctor: 061
952 538 271 / 952 530 013
Guardia Civil: 952 538 008
Local Police: 952 539 828
Emergency Police: 091
Taxis: 952 530 352
Tourist Office: 952 530 225
Town Council: 952 530 225
The first hotel is opening in 2008 in Calle Baja in the
old Moorish part of the village. Torrox has managed to
retain its white Moorish village structure and I haven’t
seen a souvenir shop – yet. The tourists are here
though; it just seems to be another sort of tourists.
Most visitors fly into Málaga, rent a car and drive to
their holiday home either in the pueblo, at the coast or
in the campo – the countryside around Torrox.
Videos from Torrox:
(Click on these video-link to
experience Torrox Pueblo Live)
Torrox is – like the rest of
Costa del Sol - quite an
Torrox Pueblo is 4 kilometers inland and 125 meters
above sea level.
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