Located at the foot of the Sierra de Mejis mountain range, charming Benalmadena is the perfect getaway whether you’re looking for an action-packed adventure or you want to spend your days relaxing by the sea or taking in the stunning landscape. Book your holiday including flights, and hotels with Sunshine.co.uk.

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  • Why Holiday in Benalmadena

    Spain’s Costa del Sol boasts sunshine 320 days a year, but aside from its gorgeous climate Benalmadena also offers an exciting nightlife scene, great golf courses and attractions for the whole family. The magical Tivoli World theme park is a must-visit, with over 40 rides for all ages and late-night opening hours, it’s a special place to make memories with the family. There’s also Sea Life Benalmadena where you can see marine life displays and witness feeding demonstrations.

    If you fancy a taste of traditional Spain, Benalmadena Pueblo, home to the La Nina statue, is a beautiful village with narrow, cobbled streets and idyllic whitewashed houses. Many places in the area still display their Andalusian heritage. This culture can be explored through the architecture, as well as the festivals that are held throughout the year. History lovers can also head to the Medieval watchtowers along the coast.

    For a romantic view, take the cable car to the top of Calamorro mountain. It’s a unique opportunity and at the top you can visit the bird sanctuary or explore the area on a donkey. If you prefer a more adrenaline pumping activity, then go-karting and quad biking are also available in Benalmadena.

  • Beach holidays in Benalmadena

    With around a dozen beaches, Benalmadena is a great resort for relaxing or getting involved in water sports. Holidaymakers can choose from small, secluded beaches such as Tajo de la Soga or the busy stretches of sand like the Blue Flag certified Santa Ana Beach.

    Malapesquera Beach is one of Benalmadena’s central beaches and is ideal for family fun. The beach is backed by a promenade, lined with bars and restaurants, that run down to the award-winning marina. There’s also the popular Torre Bermeja beach, a great spot for hiring boats and jet-skis.

  • Food & Drink

    The resort offers a wide range of restaurants whether you fancy a romantic seafood meal at the marina, tapas in Plaza de Espana or international dishes. Holidaymakers can eat at steakhouses, pizza places and more. You are sure to find a place to suit your budget and taste in Benalmadena.

    The oxtail stew at Erase Una Vez restaurant is highly recommended and Restaurante La Fuente is great for families, serving a mix of Spanish and English cuisine with a backdrop of live music.

  • Nightlife

    Whether you want to dance the night away at a nightclub, or learn some new moves at an authentic salsa bar, Benalmadena promises an exciting and diverse nightlife.

    There are a range of venues located near the beachfront, and plenty of smaller bars and restaurants with a lively atmosphere to choose from. 24 Hour Square is a party hotspot full of nightclubs, sports bars, Irish pubs and more.

  • Useful Information

    The average flight time is around 2 and a half hours from the UK to Benalmadena.

    The local currency used in Benalmadena is the Euro. We recommend holidaymakers shop around for the best exchange rate to ensure a fair price.

    The local language in Benalmadena is Spanish, however many locals will speak English, especially in the more popular tourist resorts - meaning English-speaking holidaymakers can easily communicate and navigate the resort.



Weather in Benalmadena

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