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Holidays in Fuengirola
This once sleepy fishing village on the Costa del Sol has blossomed into one of the region’s leading resorts, loved for its sweeping golden coastline and traditional Spanish charm. The resort has a lively town centre focused on a breezy square, and enjoys a fast-paced nightlife scene and delicious local cuisine. The chic marina and towering Moorish fortress set Fuengirola apart from the crowd.
April and May for plenty of sunshine and quieter beaches.
Book a Thomas Cook holiday to Fuengirola for the Costa del Sol’s most beautiful beaches and upbeat, diverse nightlife underneath the watchful eye of Sohail Castle.
Mijas Costa, Mijas CostaClub La Costa World, a CLC World Resort is located on the Mijas coast and is almost an Andalusian village in itself, nestled in splendid surroundings on the Costa del Sol in Spain. The complex is perfect for couples and families with spacious studio, one and two bedroom apartments set in lush gardens and equipped with modern conveniences. Guests to Club La Costa World can use all the facilities of this vast resort and go further to visit nearby Marbella and Puerto Banus to mix with the jet set in probably the world's best known Marina. Other places of interest within easy striking distance include Fuengirola, Ronda, Marbella, Mijas, and many of the 'white villages'. Getting to the hotel: Malaga Airport is 32 km from the Club La Costa World. Local Tips: This area is truly a haven for golf enthusiasts close to the exclusive golf courses of El Chaparral, and Miraflores, as well as 10 more c...
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Fuengirola, FuengirolaThe Mainare Playa Hotel is located just 100 m from Los Boliches beach in the heart of the resort centre of the cosmopolitan town of Fuengirola. Boasting modern amenities, this friendly 4 Star family hotel is a good base for couples and families with a convenient location and 66 attractive single and twin guestrooms perfect for travelers on a budget. Fully renovated as of April 2013, the Mainare Playa Hotel is just a few minutes' walk from the local train station (2.6 km) which offers regular services to Malaga and Fuengirola. for your next holiday in the Costa del Sol book now the Mainare Playa Hotel. Getting to the hotel: Malaga Airport is approximately 24 km from the Mainare Playa Hotel. Local Tips: Fuengirola is ideal for keen golfers since it is right in the heart of the golfing territory of the Costa del Golf, with Mijas Golf just a few kilometres from Fuengirola centre and many mor...
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Fuengirola, FuengirolaThe Reyesol Hotel is a brand new hotel that will open as from the first of September 2009. There are 53 roooms distributed in 12 rooms for couples (with a double bed) and the rest have 2 single beds. 10 of the rooms offer a private terrace and the others have a small balcony. All the rooms have a complete bathroom, 43 of them dispose of bath-tub and 10 have shower. The hotel is situated in the main centre of Fuengirola just in front of the Town Hall and the beach is only 180 meters away. The hotel has a coffee-shop with Snacks and Spanish Tapas, and also a Restaurant serving a Buffet-Breakfast, as well as a daily menu, and a la carte service with Spanish and International dishes. In the neighborhood you can find all kinds of shops, Bars, Pubs, Discotheques and plenty of day and night life. The hotel also has a garage with 15 parking-places free for those guests that have a car. The...
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Fuengirola, FuengirolaThis charming hotel is situated in the pedestrian centre of Fuengirola, 150 metres from the beach. The building has a marked Andalusian style and is divided into open galleries and patios, decorated with natural flowers and plants. The hotel is situated in the Las Rampas shopping centre, which has public parking, cafeterias, a travel agency, boutiques and all kinds of shops. In the vicinity, guests will find the city's main square, the train station, the central bus station and the fishing harbour.
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Fuengirola, FuengirolaThe La Jabega Apartments is located on the Paseo Maritimo just 30 m from Los Boliches beach in the heart of the resort centre of the cosmopolitan town of Fuengirola. Boasting modern amenities, this friendly 3 Star hotel is a good base for couples and families with a convenient location and 131 attractive studios perfect for travelers on a budget. The La Jabega Apartments is just a few minutes' walk from the local train station which offers regular services to Malaga and Fuengirola. Malaga Airport is approximately 25 km from the hotel. Local Tips: Fuengirola is ideal for keen golfers since it is right in the heart of the golfing territory of the Costa del Golf, with Mijas Golf just a few kilometres from Fuengirola centre and many more courses within a very close radius. FACILITIES: Dining: La Jabega Apartments are booked as Self Catering apartments. There is a snack bar with large terrace...
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Mijas Pueblo, Mijas PuebloConstructed in 1989 the hotel consists of a 3-storey building with a total of 130 double rooms. The hotel offers a 24-hour reception, a safe, a currency exchange desk, a lift and a cafÃ©. There is a kids club, a children's playroom, a TV room, as well as an air-conditioned restaurant with a separate non-smoking area and highchairs for younger guests. Business guests may make use of the conference room and the Internet terminal Room and laundry services as well as medical assistance complete the services on offer at this hotel. A car park and a garage are available for guests' use.
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Fuengirola, FuengirolaThe Myramar Fuengirola Hotel enjoys a great location in a quieter residential area in the popular resort area of Malaga; only a short stroll (800m) from the award winning Fuengirola Beach. Nearby in the resort centre guests will find a fine array of shops, cafes, lively bars, restaurants and a variety of nightly entertainment to suit most tastes and budgets including 12 cinemas. Offering great value for money, a range of amenities and services in a warm relaxed friendly atmosphere the Myramar Fuengirola is a natural choice for holidaymakers seeking to maximise their fun time in the sun. For your chance to join in the fun make your next booking on the Costa del Sol here at the Myramar Fuengirola. Getting to the hotel: The Myramar Fuengirola Hotel is 27km from Malaga Airport. Local tips: here in the heart of the Costa del Sol holidaymakers will find arguably the widest range of leisure fac...
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Mijas Costa, Mijas CostaIn the heart of the Mijas Golf estate, the Hotel Eurostars Mijas has 105 luxury suites, ranging from 60 to 156 m2. Each suite has a spacious living rooms and 1 to 3 bedrooms. All apartments boast a terrace and luxury equipment such as individually controlled air conditioning system, LCD screen TV and hi-fi. The complex also has a Spa with fitness room, a dynamic swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and cabins for massages and individual treatments. Wide landscaped area with swimming pool for adults and children. Internet connection in all the hotel. Wi-fi In common areas. 2 meeting rooms with natural sunlight.
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Fuengirola’s beautiful Costa del Sol location is a beach paradise, with kilometres of smooth, golden sand curved around the coast. Pick a different beach every day and stroll along the sunny boardwalk that connects them, right the way up to the marina. The marina is the place to go for a relaxing boat excursion along the coast. It’s well worth the walk up to see the town’s landmark, Sohail Castle, perched on a hillside with fantastic views across the whole town. Fuengirola holidays have great nightlife, with a tempting array of waterfront bars, big clubs, tapas bars and pubs to spend the warm evenings in.
Fuengirola’s magnificent golden coastline reaches for nearly eight kilometres. It is divided into several Blue Flag beaches that include the popular central Las Gaviotas and the smaller, peaceful San Francisco Beach. Complete with powdery soft white sand that melts into the clear Mediterranean shore, the coast is paradise for beach lovers and has all mod cons, including sun loungers and umbrellas. Running along the back of the beaches is the Paseo Maritimo Rey de Espana, the palm-lined promenade filled with seafood restaurants and shops. The best place in Fuengirola for water sports is Los Boliches, where you can surf, hire a pedal boat or play a game of beach volleyball.
Fuengirola began life as a fishing village, and its bustling port remains an important part of the town. Today, it stands beside a modern marina, which has lots of opportunities for boat excursions where you can learn to sail or go dolphin spotting. Beyond the beach, you’ll find remnants of the town’s past, with the old town centre retaining a traditional feel with busy fish and produce markets nearby. One of the biggest attractions in Fuengirola is the spectacular Sohail Castle, a 19th century fortress on a hill overlooking the town and coast. It takes a brisk climb to get up there, but the views are worth it.
Fuengirola’s thriving nightlife has a great mix of styles, with venues catering to the clubbing crowd, Spanish-style nights out and relaxed post-dinner drinks. The seafront promenade and marina have great bars, pubs and some big clubs open until 7am. If you’re seeking a traditional Spanish night out, the best place in Fuengirola is the town’s central square, which has a buzzing cosmopolitan feel after dark, when the terrace bars and tapas restaurants fill up and spill out into the square. Make sure you visit some Mediterranean and seafood restaurants on the marina for some tasty local fare.
Beach lovers: Fuengirola has eight kilometres of beaches, each of them blessed with smooth golden sand, clear waters and a vibrant promenade.
Culture vultures: Between its old town, Moorish castle and busy port, Fuengirola has a lovely traditional feel with lots of sightseeing opportunities.
Night owls: The nightlife in Fuengirola is superb, with beachfront bars dotted along the waterfront and dance clubs open until dawn.
Language: The language spoken in Fuengirola is Spanish
Currency: The currency used in Fuengirola is the Euro (€)
Local time: Fuengirola is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly to: Malaga Airport.
Flight time from UK: Approximately 2.5 hours
Tourist Information: Further Fuengirola tourist information can be found at www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/ciudades-pueblos/otros-destinos/fuengirola.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 Fuengirola.
Temperature: Average of 26-29°C.
Best time to visit: April and May for plenty of sunshine and quieter beaches.
Fuengirola enjoys beautiful Mediterranean summers, with temperatures in the mid 20s (°C) between April and September. The hottest month is July, which regularly peaks around 30°C.
By bus: Fuengirola has a bus station in the town centre, with a bus service running to the coast and out to nearby resorts. Buses are regular and reliable and are an affordable way of getting around.
By taxi: There are several taxi ranks throughout Fuengirola, including close to the bus station in the town centre.
By train: Fuengirola’s train station is a few minutes’ walk from the bus station in the centre of town. The airport and resort on Costa del Sol are well-connected by train, and the journey is an opportunity to enjoy the scenery.
The fun of the fair: Spain is big on town fairs, and Fuengirola hosts its own in October. Feria de Fuengirola consists of a week of kids’ funfair rides, activities and stalls, with lots of food, drink and live music. Traditionally, locals drink sherry and dress up in colourful flamenco costumes. The fair closes with a big party and firework display.
Beer festival: In August, Fuengirola goes all Bavarian. The town’s beautiful Moorish castle, Sohail, becomes the venue for Bierfest, a 10 day beer festival featuring German specialties and the best beer from around the world.