Benalmádena Things to Do

  • The view from the top of the lower hiking route.
    The view from the top of the lower...
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    Colomares castle.
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    Sea Life - Benalmadena
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  • 1. Parque de La Paloma

    We have been to Benalmádena many times over the years. We have walked along this stretch of coast many times. Meeting some old friends we asked them to suggest a meeting place. They suggested the...

  • 2. Paseo Maritimo

    As commonly in the spanish coast, there's a long walkway linking the beaches, several kilometers long. Restaurants and shops occupy most of its space, and,...

  • 3. Arroyo de la Miel

    Among the many beaches of Benalmádena, this section is, maybe, the choice of most of the dwellers. Maybe because it is close to many tourist complexes, maybe...

  • 4. Las Gaviotas beach

    Benalmadena area seems to have 14 beaches, stretching from Torremolinos to Fuengirola, but even the central area is divided in many so called beaches. The whole...

  • 5. Sea Life

    Not a big aquarium, but a well conceived one. In a place without many attractions, this has to be a mandatory visit to each child in the beach.Feeding and...

  • 6. La Paloma parc

    In a place where beach gathers 90% of the attention, this parc is a very good alternative. Coll, well managed, with many species spreading for a wide surface...

  • 7. Bil Bil castle

    Built in 1927 as a residence, this building tries to reproduce the moorish style in almost all details. Of course it is a pastiche, not a monument, but it is a...

  • 8. Playa Torrebermeja

    The long beach west of the marina changes the name several times according to the access used to reach. The first one, located by the torre Bermeja, gets its...

  • 9. Torrebermeja

    Built in the XV century during muslim occupation, this was one of the three towers in the area, used to watch the coast and provide smoke communications.The...

  • 10. Marina

    Several times awarded as "The best marina in the world", this is, for sure, the best attraction in the artificial Benalmadena. Everything lives to tourism and...

  • 11. Cablecar to Calamorro hill

    We had rented an apartment for a week in Benalmádena. From our balcony we could see the cablecar to Calamorro hill starting operation daily at 11 am. So we...

  • 12. Valley of the Eagles falconry display

    We did not know it, but once on the Calamorro hill we saw that there is a falconry display near the cablecar station twice daily. As we had come early in the...

  • 13. Where to spend the day?

    Yes, there are several places where you can go. Selwo Marina park where you can spend without problem half day walking and checking out dolphins, the various...

  • 14. The biggest butterfly park in Europe.

    Now this is an awesome park (inside park), The Benalmádena Butterfly Park or Mariposario de Benalmádena. It was absolutely breathtaking, butterflies flying all...

  • 15. Tivoli World - Benalmadena

    One of the main reasons we stopped off at Benalmadena was to visit Tivoli world park and keep the Small Person amused. I also had fond memories of the park as a...

  • 16. Train from Airport to Benalmadena

    Don't waste money on an extortionate taxi ride from the airport into town. Get the train, it's so simple! Come out of arrivals, cross the road and walk through...

  • 17. Hiking on the Calamarro mountain - the lower route

    Coming down from hiking on the upper route of the mountain we decided on taking the south panoramic hiking route as well. This turned out to be a much easier...

  • 18. Hiking on the Calamorro mountain - the upper route

    Up on the Calamorro mountain there are several hiking routes, one of which leads you to the top of the mountain. We decided on taking that route. It was ever so...

  • 19. Take the tourist train in Benalmádena.

    There is a tourist-train which takes you around Benalmádena. The train runs from Puerto marina to Tivoli and back. We bought the tickets at the ticket-office at...

  • 20. Teleférico - a cable-car trip 800 m up a mountain.

    Taking a trip on the Teleférico cablecar was something I had wanted to do for the longest time, but my fear of heights had stopped me from going. The trip was...

  • 21. Take a ride on a pirate ship at the marina.

    There is a pirate ship which departs from the marina in Benalmádena, It is called "Junco Chino (Chinese Junk)" and takes you for an hour´s + ride around the...

  • 22. Parque de la Paloma.

    Parque de la Paloma is my favourite park in Costa del Sol. It is vast with a lovely lake with fish and turles, ducks and swans. You can also find roosters and...

  • 23. Benalmádena Pueblo.

    Benalmádena Pueblo is situated on a hill above Benalmádena costa. From the costa you can take a bus to the village, but be sure that it says "Benalmádena...

  • 24. Jardines del Muro in Benalmadena Pueblo.

    Jardines del Muro gardens are a lovely sight with a great view of the coast and it is said you can see as far as Africa from this beauty spot. The gardens were...

  • 25. The most unusual building in Andalusia - Colomares

    Now this castle is a beautifully hidden gem and it took some doing getting there. Castillo de Colomares is devoted to Christopher Columbus´s discovery of...

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