Settlements in this area date back to before the Romans but the area did not get its name until the 18th century when paper mills and sugar canes factories started up. Residue from the sugar cane process made the water sweet. So the the town was called Arroyo De La Miel (Stream of honey). It has a railway station on the Malaga Fuengirola line. Now totally absorbed into Benalmadena it is impossible to know where Benalmadena ends and Arroyo De La Miel starts. Behind the station is Tivoli world, a children's amusement park and Teleferico a cable car that take you up the top of the mountain behind Benalmadena. There are many pedestrian zone's and plaza's full of bars and restaurants. A nice change to a day on the beach.
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By Car If entering the town from either Fuengirola or Torromolinos use the N340 if entering from the Marbella side (west) then use the A7 exit 222 then click & go to the nearest car park.
By Bus The best place to exit the bus is outside Benalmadena tourist information centre. For bus schedules click here. To monitor your progress on the bus use click & go by going to Benalmadena bus station then click on the icon on the map. This will help you to get off at the right bus stop.
By Train Benalmadena is on the malaga Fuengirola train line, so If travelling from Malaga, Fuengirola or Torremolinos train is best option click here for more details.
Arroyo de la Miel
29631 Malaga, Spain
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