Benalmadena

Situated between Fuengirola and Torremolinos Benalmadena is the perfect holiday resort for families looking for sun, sand and entertainment. It is totally geared up for tourism with it's marina, parks, rides and other attraction all close by. Its on the railway track so it's easy to get too and from the airport for just a couple of euro's. Benalmadena is now the integration of three villages. Benalmadena Costa, Benalmadena Puablo and Arroyo de Miel. They are all worth looking around. The railway station is in Arroyo De Miel and trains run every 20 minutes.

 

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Puerto Benalmadena

Puerto Benalmadena is situated at the end of the Promenade in Benalmadena and borders Torremolinos. This is by far the best looking port on the Costa del Sol. For more information and directions to the port click / tap the image.

 

Paloma park

Situated in the heart of Benalmadena Paloma park is a must for everyone to explore. Its perfect for kid's take a picnic and spend the day there. For more information and directions to Paloma Park click / tap the image.

 

Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena Pueblo is situated on the A368 above Torremuelle. Its like the old town of Benalmadema and a great place to walk around. For more information and directions to Benalmadena Pueblo click / tap the image.

 

Castillo de Colomares

Castillo de Colomares is situated in the hill below Benalmadena Puablo and above Torremulle. Its a stunning place to visit for the view's alone. For more information and directions click / tap the image.

 

Benalmadena Promenade

The promenade starts at Castillo Bil Bil and stretches 2.3 kilometres to the marina. Here it links up to Torremolinos's promenade which is over 6 kilometres. There are access points along the way. This is a great and very safe walk. For more information and direction to the promenade click / tap the image.

 

Arroyo de la Miel

Situated one kilometre inland from the beach Arroyo De La Miel is one of the three villages that make up Benalmadena. For more information and directions to Arroyo de la Miel click / tap the image.

 

Stupa of Enlightenment Benalmádena

This Buddist Temple perched at the highest point of Benalmadena and overlooks the town. There are fantastic views from the temple and is worth a look around.  For more information and directions to Stupa of Enlightenment click / tap the image.

 

Benalmadena street markets 

The street markets in Benalmadena are held in the Fairground behind paloma park every Wednesday and in the car park of Tivioli world car park on  Friday's. For more information and directions click / tap the image.

 

Benalmadena Tourist information centre

 

It is always a good idea to check the information centres. They have discount vouchers for many of the attractions. For more information and directions to Benalmadena Tourist centre click / tap the image.
 
Some of the best tours & attractions around Benalmadena

Some of the best tours in and around Benalmadena including the hop on hop off bus, butterfly park & sea life.  For more information, prices & tickets click / tap the Image.

 
Some of the best day trips & tours from Benalmadena

Some of the best tours from Benalmadena Including Caminito del Rey, Alhambra palace & Ronda. For more information, prices & tickets click  / tap the image.

Pro’s

Benalmadena is one of the largest family holiday resorts on the Costa del Sol. It is totally geared up for tourist and is a great location for a family holiday with great beaches. It has good rail and bus links and is less than 30 minutes from the airport. The resort has lots of family attractions and has a vibrant nightlife.

 

Con’s

It is very geared to tourism and you do not get that Spanish feel. Overcrowding is a issue during the summer months and it’s hard to find a centre to the town.

 

Synopsis 

Benalmadena is a good location for a holiday. It does get overcrowded but it’s easy to get around and package holidays are cheap. There is a lot of family fun things to do for all ages close at hand. If you are looking for a holiday to keep the family entertained then this is a great holiday resort.

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