A town in the Axarquía with a great history and tradition that is reflected in the ruins of the Bentomiz castle and in the anually mule fair.
Where is Arenas located
Arenas is located 48km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.156 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 26,3km square.
Demonym of the people of Arenas
The inhabitants are called “arenusco or arenusca”.
Origin of the name Arenas
During the 15th century it was called Arenas del Rey in homage to Ferdinand the Catholic who, during the reconquest, stayed for a time in the area. The name during time just became Arenas.
Monuments and places interest in Arenas
For more information about Arenas Village: visit the City Council page