Torremolinos travel guide

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 25-29°C in summer.

Best time to visit: May for slightly cooler temperatures.

Dedicated sun-worshippers should book their breaks between July and August, when the temperatures peak in the low thirties °C and you can bask in up to 12 hours of sunshine a day. For slightly cooler conditions and fewer crowds, spring offers temperatures in the low twenties.

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Families: There’s plenty to do if you’re here with the kids. The local beaches offer gently-shelving shores and shallow waters for little ones to splash around in safety, while the high-octane rides and slides at Aqualand waterpark are ideal for older children and grown-ups who ought to know better!

Night owls: Watch the sun set from the beach at a local chiringuito, then go for dinner and drinks on Calle San Miguel.

Beach lovers: Wander along the bustling promenade to pick from seven beautiful beaches, each with dark golden sand and a superb choice of white-knuckle water sports.

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FAST FACTS

Language: While the official language spoken is Spanish, the locals are fluent in English, so there’s no need for a phrasebook.

Currency: You’ll need to exchange your pounds and pence for Euros, before jetting off on your holiday.

Local time: Torremolinos is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Malaga Airport. Transfers to Torremolinos take 30 minutes. 

Flight time from UK: The Torremolinos flight time is 2.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further Torremolinos tourist information can be found at www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/ciudades-pueblos/otros-destinos/torremolinos.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 Torremolinos.

Holiday destinations related to Torremolinos:

  • Benalmadena
  • Fuengirola
  • Marbella
  • Nerja
  • GETTING AROUND

    By bus: Torremolinos has an excellent bus service that runs approximately every 30 minutes throughout summer. The bus provides transport within the resort as well as out to nearby towns like Marbella.

    By car: Hiring a car is useful for visitors keen to explore Andalucía and who want the freedom to travel in their own time. There are many international hire car companies in the area and at Malaga Airport.

    By taxi: Torremolinos has plenty of taxis, with several taxi ranks in the resort centre. Taxis are a good option for short journeys, with many available for airport transfer at a fixed price.

    EVENTS

    Flamenco: Torremolinos’ Flamenco Festival has been running for over 20 years, and is one of the most popular of its kind in the region. Held in August, the festival features flamenco dancers and enthusiasts from all over Spain putting on shows in atmospheric venues across the town.

    Feria: Held each October in honour of the town’s patron saint, San Miguel, the feria is one of the most exciting events in the local calendar. Over the course of a week, you can expect colourful parades, funfairs, live music and plenty of eating and drinking.