Things to do in Benalmadena

The vibrant resort along the sunny Costa del Sol provides a lot more than just fantastic beaches. There are lots of things to do in Benalmadena for families, couples and groups. Enjoy rollercoasters, water parks and feeding the penguins at the sea life centre. Explore the nature up in the hills and discover the exquisite wildlife at the wonderful butterfly reserve, which is the largest butterfly park in Europe.

1. Colomares Castle Spain

Just outside the old picturesque village of Benalmadena Pueblo is the fairy tale like Colomares Castle. The enchanting structure was built between 1987 and 1994 in honour of explorer Christopher Columbus.
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3. Benalmadena Marina

Multi-award winning Benalmadena Marina has enjoyed Blue Flag status since 1987. It’s home to 1,100 moorings, lots of bars, shops and restaurants and is one the of Costa del Sol’s busiest attractions. All kinds of visitors come to enjoy the beaches, boutiques and dining experiences, as well as attractions like Castillo de Colomares and Mississippi Willow, a restored paddle boat that’s now a bar and restaurant.
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5. Butterfly Park Of Benalmadena Spain

Visit the largest butterfly park in Europe, Mariposario de Benalmadena, housed in a quaint Thai temple. Walk in and be welcomed by a warm tropical setting with green plants, wild flowers, cascading waterfalls and more than 1,500 exotic butterflies.
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