Glistening blue seas and a backdrop of green mountains surround the beautiful resort of Benalmadena. Couples, families and groups flock to this popular resort on the Costa del Sol for its impeccable golden beaches, historical architecture and buzzing nightlife. There’s a unique blend of both a contemporary and traditional lifestyle, so feast on delicious Spanish food, wander through the picturesque old town, visit the aqua parks and then dance the night away in one of the modern nightclubs.
Benalmadena has a huge 10 kilometre stretch of golden sand that’s split into sections, but they all provide a sun-drenched location to relax in. The majority of beaches have excellent amenities such as umbrellas and showers to make the most of your visit. Unwind on sun loungers along the soft sand for spectacular views of the glistening sea. The Blue Flag Santa Ana Beach is Benalmadena’s water sport hotspot, with everything from banana boats to jet skis and pedalos. It’s really well maintained and close to several seafront restaurants, so spending a whole day at the beach is easily done. Tropical palm trees fringe all the beaches along the resort’s picturesque coast.
Benalmadena is next door to Torremolinos and is one of Spain’s much loved holiday resorts on the Costa del Sol. You’ll find a mix of contemporary hotel blocks, Spanish cobbled streets and traditional buildings. You can find authentic charm flowing through The Old Village of Benalmadena Pueblo. The popular markets sell everything from leather, art and clothing to homemade souvenirs and trinkets. Holidaymakers flock to Benalmadena for its beaches and vibrant nightlife found along the seafront and the bustling 24 Hour Square.
The atmosphere transforms from being a laidback sandy resort by day, into a bustling, neon lit, party hotspot by night. The main nightlife can be found in the famous 24 Hour Square where there’s plenty of choice of entertainment. Enjoy the sports pubs, watch live music and drink delicious cocktails in one of the contemporary bars before heading to dance the night away in the vibrant nightclubs.
For something with a little more tradition, the picturesque marina has a wide selection of Spanish style restaurants and a great range of bars.