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. Benalmadena Nightlife

When it comes to parties, clubs and bars, the Costa del Sol enjoys a reputation as being a centre for pleasure-seeking. A large portion of that is down to the fantastic nightlife in Benalmadena.
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2. Colomares Castle

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. Teleferico Cable Car Ride

Although they’ve only been up and running since 2003, the Benalmadena cable cars have already established themselves as a must-do on your holiday to this part of the Costa del Sol.
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4. Butterfly Park of Benalmadena

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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