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Holidays in Benalmadena
A star on the famous Costa del Sol, Benalmadena holidays tick all the boxes for a buzzing summer getaway. Blessed with Mediterranean good looks, the resort has Blue Flag award winning beaches complete with silky sand and a clear, shallow shore. Benalmadena has fantastic attractions for all ages, with kid-friendly days out like swimming with sea lions at the local sea park, plus a thriving nightlife scene with top clubs and bars.
The spring months enjoy ideal beach weather before the temperature gets too hot.
Book your holiday to Benalmadena with Thomas Cook today for sunny days swimming with sea lions in Selwo Marina and balmy nights partying in 24 Hour Square.
Benalmadena, BenalmadenaBenalmadena Palace Aparthotel offers fantastic views from its hillside setting across the coastline to Fuengirola, this exciting complex has something to suit every holiday style. You could sunsoak by the pool or take a short stroll to the beach, enjoy a fun-packed entertainment programme or wander out to the Moorish Marina for a hint of old-world Spain. Situated only 250 metres from the lovely beach of Benalmadena which has a large selection of restaurants bars and shops. This Aparthotel gives you space and comfortable accommodation for your stay in Benalmadena, heart of the Costa del Sol. Gettting to the hotel: Just 20 minutes from Malaga International Airport. Local Tips: Benalmadena Palace will also help you organise your wedding. Contact their wedding services and enjoy your wedding & honeymoon at Benalmadena Palace. Golf is available locally at Torrequebrada Golf, through the rolli...
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaThe La Fonda Apartments are situated in the square of one of the most beautiful towns in Andalucia in the Sierra de Los Castillejos. Inside the apartments is an oasis of peace and tranquility. Benalmadena is well placed between Fuengirola and Torremolinos, with good access to everything along the Costa del Sol. Studios will have 1 or 2 beds1 bedroom apartments will have 2 or 3 bedsAll have - bathroom/shower - WC - satellite TV - free wifi - air conditioning - Studios and apartments also have - kitchenette - fridge/freezer - (certain amenities may be payable locally)Please note: Reception is open from 9am to 9pm at Avenida Hermano Francisco nº1 (next the bus stop). Check-in time - 1pm to 9pm (later arrivals should inform the property). Check-out time - midday.
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaThe CLC Benal Beach rests between the lively towns of Fuengirola and Torremolinos with their many shops, boutiques, cosmopolitan restaurants, friendly bars and outstanding nightlife on the Costa del Sol. Featuring modern studio and one-bedroom apartments with fully-equipped kitchenettes and comfortable furnishings, the 2 Star CLC Benal Beach is a great choice for couples and families with a wide range of resort facilities, including one of Europe's largest private swimming pool complexes. Visitors to this area can relax on the beach, have fun at Tivoli Amusement Park, try your luck at the Torrequebrada Golf Course and Casino, or just stroll around the famous Marina Puerto Deportivo de Benalmadena. Getting to the hotel: Malaga Airport is 14 km from the CLC Benal Beach. Local Tips: The Hotelis in a perfect position for visits to Telecabina, Aquapark, Sea Life, Casino, Selwo Adventure Park,...
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaThe Med Playa Bali Hotel sits in a beautiful jealousy guarded position on a hill offering fantastic views of Benalmadena. Situated in the ever popular Costa del Sol, only 250m from the award winning family friendly beach, also nearby is the picturesque Puerto Marina; the fun filled Tivoli Funfair and the ever popular La Paloma Park. All of which makes this hotel ideally suited for families and groups. The hotel is very fortunate too to have a wealth of fine eateries, bars, good shopping and entertainment close by. Getting to the hotel: Malaga Airport is 14 km from the Med Playa Bali Hotel Local tips: For a day out with a difference try a day trip down to Gibraltar, steeped in history and amazing views, great shopping- famous for glassware - ask at the tour desk/reception for further information. It must be noted that those holidaymakers who rely on a wheelchair for mobility or thise who ...
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaThe residence is 30 minutes away from the marina, where you will find shops and restaurants. The grey sand beach is 100 m from the residence. The comfortable apartments are air-conditioned. Leisure facilities: 1 open air swimming pool with solarium and 1 small pool for children (bathing authorised from June to 12/10/11 and at weekends in May). Benalmadena: On the Costa del Sol, between sea and mountains. 200m from the beach of grey sand and the resort centre. A residence with new and air-conditioned apartments. Reception Times Open daily: 24/7. Local city tax payable by the client directly at the hotel.
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaThe THB Torrequebrada is situated in an ideal location for those interested in exploring Andalucia. It has a combination of luxury hotel accommodation, services and facilities, this hotel is one of the finest in the area. The hotel has 350 guest rooms, and the complex includes a wide range of meeting rooms, a casino and a live show, its right on the beach front, only 12 km. from International Airport in Málaga & 200 metres from Benalmádena¿s promenade. Situated in a priviledge location in the Heart of the Costa del Sol, only 20 minutes by car from Málaga and Marbella. Double rooms have two or three bedsJunior Suite: These rooms have a living room adjoining the bedroom; they have a side sea view and double or twin beds on request.Executive Suite: These rooms have a living room seperate to the bedroom; they have a front sea view and double bed guaranteed.All rooms have a balcony with sea v...
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Benalmadena, BenalmadenaBook your next stay in the sunny Spain at the Los Patos Park Hotel. Located in the stunning Benalmadena, in the heart of the Costa del Sol the hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable holiday. Featuring 273 single and twin guestrooms with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings, the 4 Star Los Patos Park Hotel is a great choice for couples and families with a wide range of shops and restaurants nearby. There are plenty of activities close by to keep everyone entertained, the new Water Park for Summer 2013 makes the hotel a great choice for water fun, guests can also relax on the beach (250 m away), have fun at Tivoli Amusement Park, try their luck at the Torrequebrada Golf Course and Casino, or just stroll around the famous Marina Puerto Deportivo de Benalmadena. Getting to the hotel: Malaga Airport is 13 km from the Los Patos Park Hotel. Local tips: Golf lovers will be ve...
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Take your pick from over 10 stunning beaches along Benalmadena’s coast, from tiny coves lined with greenery to clear stretches of spotless golden sand. Visit the marina to plan a boat trip and stop for paella on the seafront, or browse the bustling street markets for souvenirs. If you’re on holiday with kids, take them to meet the dolphins and feed penguins at the fantastic Selwo Marina, and visitors of all ages can enjoy the rollercoasters at Tivoli World theme park. Benalmadena comes alive in the evenings, with a whirlwind of dance clubs, sports pubs and bars in the town centre plus great places to eat Spanish-style at the marina.
Benalmadena has a gorgeous piece of Costa del Sol’s coastline, with at least 10 sun-drenched beaches to pick from on your holiday. The most centrally located is Malapesquera, a long curve of fine, white sand fringed by swaying palm trees. The beach is one of Benalmadena’s largest, with sun beds, beach umbrellas and showers. Santa Ana is the best place in Benalmadena for water sports, where banana boats and pedal boats are particularly popular. Santa Ana is located close to the seafront restaurants, and like most of the resort’s beaches, has a Blue Flag award for its excellent upkeep.
Benalmadena’s marina is one of the most beautiful areas in the resort, where the sun beams down on gleaming white yachts bobbing quietly on the water. Catch a boat and sail along the coast or head out dolphin spotting. The marina is also the one of the best places to go in Benalmadena for dining, with fresh seafood and authentic Spanish restaurants. The town is popular for its street markets, where twice-weekly stalls appear selling leather, clothing and art. Benalmadena is known as a nightlife hotspot, with a buzzing bar scene on the waterfront and the famous 24 Hour Square, alive and kicking at all hours.
There are lots of things for kids to do in Benalmadena’s much-loved marine park, Selwo Marina. The park has a fantastic interactive dolphinarium where you can see dolphins put on a show, and then meet them afterwards. You can also feed penguins, swim with sea lions and see fascinating rare birds, reptiles and monkeys. Another favourite family day out is Tivoli World, Benalmadena’s theme park. The park has some hair-rising rides and thrilling rollercoasters, as well as fun stuff for kids like bumper cars, a big wheel, go-karting and restaurants with live dinner shows.
Families: Benalmadena has lots of activities for families, including the marine park Selwo Marina and Tivoli World theme park.
Sun-seekers: The beautiful Costa del Sol is a prime sunshine location, and Benalmadena has enough beaches to sunbathe on a new one each day.
Mates: With a fantastic choice of beaches and thriving nightlife with clubs, bars and shows, Benalmadena is the perfect friends’ getaway.
Language: The language spoken in Benalmadena is Spanish
Currency: The currency used in Benalmadena is the Euro
Local time: Benalmadena is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly to: Malaga Airport
Flight time from UK: Approximately 2.5 hours
Tourist Information: Further Benalmadena tourist information can be found at www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/ciudades-pueblos/otros-destinos/benalmadena.html
Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Benalmadena.
Temperature: Average of 24-29°C in summer.
Best time to visit: The spring months enjoy ideal beach weather before the temperature gets too hot.
Benalmadena’s beautiful weather is typical of Costa del Sol’s Mediterranean climate. The summers are long and dry, with over 320 days of sunshine a year and summer temperatures reaching towards 30°C.
By bus: An extensive bus service operates in Benalmadena and throughout the Costa del Sol. The buses are reliable and affordable, and are suited to short journeys within the town or visiting neighbouring resorts.
By taxi: There are plenty of taxis around in Benalmadena, with a number of taxi ranks in the commercial centre that are ideal for short trips to the beach, or returning to your hotel in the evening.
By bike: Hiring a bike is a pleasant way to get from A to B on a sunny day, and the waterfront is an enjoyable place to cycle. There are a number of bike hire companies within the resort.
Carnival: Carnival arrives in Spain every February with a bang, and Benalmadena is no different. Festivities go on for days, with colourful parades, costumes and parties. A Benalmadena Carnival special is dining on fresh mussels.
Summer festival: Benalmadena’s Summer Festival of Music, Theatre and Dance comes to town in July, filling the resort’s calendar with concerts, outdoor film screenings, dance shows and theatre.
August fair: The Malaga Feria is one of the biggest fairs in the region, with a week of parties, processions and flamenco dancing, with fun fair activities during the day for kids. The fair takes place in the city of Malaga, half an hour’s drive from Benalmadena.