Cómpeta is situated in La Axarquía en in the province of Málaga.
The distance to Málaga city is about 53 kilometres, to the airport of Málaga 70 and to Granada 120 km.
From the motorway N-340 / A7 you take the exit 277: Algarrobo / Caleta de Vélez and go up into the mountains by the A-7206, passing through Algarrobo and Sayalonga.
Cómpeta is situated at 16 kms from the coast.
Coming from the direction of Nerja you can take exit 285 Torrox / Cómpeta and go up into the mountains by the A-7207 for 15 kms to Cómpeta.
From the bus station in Málaga there are 3 buses a day to Cómpeta.