Coín is one of the most up and coming villages on the Costa del Sol.
Though it dates back to the Roman era, it is essentially an Arabic town.Situated in the Valle del Guadalhorce, at the foot of the northern face of the Sierra de Mijas and overlooked by the Sierra de Alpujata in the province of Malaga. Villages nearby are; Monda, Ojen, Alhaurin el Grande, Cartama and Alhaurin de la Torre.The town contains a number of places and features of interest to the tourist thanks to its geographic location at the foot of the sierras which make up the coastal range.
Spots of immense beauty to be found here include the forests of Alpujata, La Fuente, El Charco del Infierno and La Albuquera.
Coin, a place that is expanding fast and is becoming a place of residence for many foreigners.
Coin is located about 30 minutes drive from the airport of Malaga and 30 minutes from Marbella. The 30 minute Town. It is steeped in history with roots established well before the Roman occupation. The Roman town of Italica was constructed with marble from quarries in Coín which at this time was named ‘Lacibis’. When the Visigoths ruled the Iberian Peninsula, it appears Coin became deserted.