Torre del Mar Travel Guide

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  • Saint Andrew Parish - Parroquia de San...

    Torre del Mar's church is a modern big and modern building which can host lots of people inside. Some years ago it has air conditioning! Inside is very sober. Behind the altar there is a big crucifix and on the left the Carmelite's Virgin, the fishermen's patron.La iglesia de Torre del Mar es un edificio grande y moderno que puede acojer a muchos...

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  • Seaside walk - Paseo Maritimo

    It was built in 1989 and that made the town come alive. From then on Torre del Mar became the hot spot of his county, attracting lots of tourist and, consequently, the need for more shops and services arose.Fue construido en 1989, dando vida a la población. A partir de entonces Torre del Mar se convirtió en el centro de su comarca, atrayendo muchos...

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  • Go karts!

    Karting del Sol has two karts circuits, the adult one and the kiddies one. It has a mini golf, games area and restaurant too.El Karting del Sol tiene dos pistas de kart, la de adultos y la de niños. También tiene un mini golf, area de juegos y restaurante.

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  • Aquavelis Water Park - Parque acuático...

    If you want to spend a nice day with lots of fun go here. There are 21 slides, two big swimming pools, a wave pool, kids area, restaurants, mini-golf...Si quieres pasar un día entretenido ven aqui. Hay 21 toboganes, dos piscinas grandes, una piscina de olas, zona infantil, restaurantes, mini golf...

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  • Enjoy Mediterranean Sea

    What everybody want to do at any worlwide seashore town is... enjoy the sea. So, let's go! But be carefull, you'll reach the deep part pretty soon and water is a little cold.Lo que quiere hacer todo el mundo en cualquier lugar costero del mundo es disfrutar del mar, así que... ¡ánimo! Pero tened cuidado porque se pierde pie muy pronto y el agua...

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  • Bandstand - Quiosco de música

    This nice bandstand is used by the local music band, mainly in fair times, and by other kind of events too, as folclor concerts or speeches.Este bonito quiosco de música lo utiliza la banda municipal, principalmente durante la feria, pero también se usa para otros eventos como conciertos de música folclórica o discursos.

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  • Light house - Faro

    This is the "new" light house, authomatic, electronic and photoelectric. It has 29 metres over sea level and 26 over groung. Its light has 13 nautical miles beam. It's located at the seaside walk.Este es el faro "nuevo", automático, electrónico y fotoeléctrico. Tiene 29 metros de altura sobre el nivel del mar y 26 sobre el suelo. El alcance de su...

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  • Seaside walk - Paseo Marítimo

    It's said that Torre del Mar's seaside walk is the best one in Europe. Believe it or not it's a 3 long kilometres promenade with a nice gardens, sport courts, fountains, a bandstand, "chiringuitos" and the light house.Se dice que el Paseo Marítimo de Torre del Mar es el mejor de Europa. Lo creamos o no es un paseo de tres kilómetros de largo con...

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  • Paseo de Larios

    This sculture is a tribute to those men who pull out from sea the heavy dragnets. Nowadays this job is quite easier than in ancient times, where it was considered a really hard work.Esta escultura es un homenaje a los hombres que sacaban las pesadas jábegas del mar. Actualmente este es un trabajo bastante más sencillo que anteriormente, en que era...

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  • Paseo de Larios

    It's the new fountain located at the middle of the Paseo de LariosLa nueva fuente emplazada en el centro del Paseo de Larios

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  • Paseo de Larios

    There is the "Paseo de Larios" linking the seaside walk to the church and "Avenida de Andalucia". It's the very main downtown area and there you can enjoy lots of ice cream parlours and restaurants. The promenade have been recently restaured and it looks very nice.Este es el Paseo de Larios, que une el Paseo Marítimo con la iglesia y la avenida de...

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  • Beach

    Torre del Mar's beach is very large and wide. It has black sand and the water is pretty cold! In addition you can enjoy a nice view of the mountain.La playa de Torre del Mar es muy larga y ancha. Su arena es negra y el agua est? bastante fr?a. Adem?s se puede disfrutar de una bonita vista de la monta?a.

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Torre del Mar Restaurants

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    Torre del mar has never had a good reputation for food. There is a smattering of fish tapas or steak restuarants that serve amazing unfussy yet delicious food, but other than that it is half hearted effort places than are pleased there is so much passing Trade. We happened to pop into this place (at the bottom end of Paseo larios to the right if...

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  • Chiringuitos

    There are lots of informal restaurants along the seaside walk, called "chiringuitos". Whatever you decide to stop and eat you'll taste the delicious local fishes at reasonable prices.What is giving the difference between a "chiringuito" and a regular restaurant is that they're placed directly on the beach, its floor is sand, there are no walls and,...

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Torre del Mar Nightlife

  • El Copo

    "El Copo" (a fishery utility) is the place where more than a hundred of night bars are concentrated. The atmosphere is really mixed, being more casual at the first row bars and more clasical at the back."El Copo" es el lugar donde se concentran más de cien bares de copas. El ambiente es muy variado, llendo desde el más informal de los bares que dan...

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  • The Antique Shop

    This is the `Cheers Bar` of Torre del Mar. It had a diehard core of regulars and the bartender and owner is a real character. Newcomers are heartily welcomed by all if you`re up for a chat.Bar Casa Mia is a converted antique shop, and many of the old wares are still there. It`s very international, too. When I sat down at the bar, the gentleman next...

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Torre del Mar Transportation

  • Speed way

    If you come here by car the best way is the "Autovía del Mediterraneo" (Mediterranean Speedway), which come from Malaga to AlmeriaSi vienes en coche el mejor camino es cojer la "Autovía del Mediterraneo", que va desde Málaga hasta Almería.

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  • By bus

    There are buses from Malaga city to Torre del Mar with Alsina Graells company.Hay autobuses desde Málaga hasta Torre del Mar con la compañía Alsina Graells.

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  • Tram

    At this time a tram is under construction in town. It also will link Torre del Mar with Velez-Malaga.En estos momentos se está construyendo un tranvía en la población. También unirá Torre del Mar con Vélez-Málaga.

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Torre del Mar Shopping

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    by spanishguy Updated Sep 13, 2005

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    It's a huge shopping mall with a big supermarket, lots of specialiced shops, cinemas and restaurants. The building is interesting itself because it recreates a corn mill.

    Es un gran centro comercial con un supermercado, muchas tiendas especializadas, cines y restaurantes. El edificio también es interesante pues recrea una fábrica de maiz.

    What to buy: Everything

    De todo

    What to pay: Depend of what you buy

    Depende de lo que compres

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Torre del Mar Tourist Traps

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    Buying CDs in Torre del Mar

    by Hewer Written Jul 29, 2004

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    At night there are dozens of CD peddlars roaming the bars and restaurants of Torre del Mar looking for business. They carry thousands of cheap, burned CDs with them. They are by no means pushy, but if you take a look through their catalogue, you`re probably expected to make a purchase.

    Unique Suggestions: In this case, the CD seller was from Sudan. In a last ditch effort to make a sale, he said I could take a picture of him with the CD and then get my money back if the CD didn`t work!

    One of the CDs I bought was scratchy and he replaced it when I saw him the following day ;-)

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Torre del Mar Off The Beaten Path

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    by spanishguy Written Sep 9, 2005

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    This small light house is inland, near Av. Toré-Toré. It was built in 1930 and has 11 metres, but it isn't the first light house in town, otherwise it was erected in 1864 at other location. It has changed its place some times, till is current position at the seaside walk.

    Este pequeño faro está tierra adentro, cerca de Toré-Toré. Fué vonstruido en 1930 y tiene 11 metros, pero no es el primer faro de la población, ya que éste fue construido en 1864 en otro lugar. Ha cambiado de posición algunas veces, hasta su definitivo emplazamiento en el paseo marítimo.

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Torre del Mar Favorites

  • Waiting for being an autonomous city

    Torre del Mar is actually a neighborhood of Velez Malaga, a town 4 kilometres away. Locals asked to the National Government to obtein their independence and to have their own mayor and town hall. Recently a Supreme Court sentence denied them their petition.Realmente Torre del Mar es un barrio de Vélez-Málaga, una ciudad que está a 4 kilómetros de...

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  • Beyond the beach

    There is more to Torre del Mar than the beach. I found it interesting enough just wandering around town or along the coast.Many of the local restaurants get their fish from the coastal area around Torre del Mar.It was perfectly safe to walk around the town, even late at night. Some of the locals advised me to be careful after dark but I never...

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  • We had to leave

    Wwe loved the place although it seems to be very calm(to be honest I don't know what happens during the night).

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