The Costa del Sol has golden beaches, excellent sporting facilities and great nightlife; you can choose to relax in quieter resorts with beautiful coastal views and traditional architecture.
The resort of Benalmadena is situated between Torremolinos and Fuengirola and is made up of three parts. In the hills is Benalmadena Pueblo the old town with narrow streets and white-washed houses it has some excellent views of the coast, there is a lovely square where you can stop for a drink at one of the cafes. Visit the picturesque church which is surrounded by gardens.
The Benalmadena Costa has around 9km of beaches to choose from, whether you prefer a family orientated beach with all amenities or a more secluded beach you will find one to suit in this holiday area.
At the Torre Bermeja beach you can rent jet skis and boats or try windsurfing, if you prefer to lie on a sun bed and enjoy the sun and sea these are also available. There are beach bars and restaurants for snacks and refreshments.
The large course sand beach, Torrevijia, also has plenty of beach facilities and is very popular in the main holiday season. Along the coast there is a small nudist beach the Benalnatura. In and around Benalmadena you will find more beaches to choose from.
Benalmadena Port is busy through the day and night there is always something to see and is perfect for a stroll, there are shops to browse around a good selection of bars and restaurants, you may want to try the Spanish tapas at one of the tapas bars. You can enjoy the atmosphere and look at the boats and yachts in the attractive harbour.
The Marina has a beach area where you can hire beds and parasols; you can also try a fantastic range of watersports.
There are plenty of visitor attractions nearby if you want a change from the beach and related activities. A day out at the Tivoli World theme park the Costa’s biggest amusement park, on offer numerous attractions and entertainment to suit most everyone.
There is no shortage of nightlife in Benalmadena, close to the Marina is 24 Hour Square, this is the place for discos, live music bars nightclubs, and attracts the young and lively you will be spoiled for choice. Many of these venues liven up about midnight so you can party all night long!
This resort is suitable for the young and lively and families there are many things to see and do for most age groups, it is quieter out of the main holiday months.