Benalmádena Things to Do

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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. The Beach!

    Obviously the main attraction here is the Beach! This is in the heart of the main Costa de Sol district with Malaga and Torremolinos right next door. There is a...

  • 3. The Marina

    This replica of a pirate ship sits in the Marina which features a modern shopping center. There are numerous restaurants and shops along with an sealife...

  • 4. The stupa.

    Visiting the Costa del Sol area the first thing one gets on mind is Buddhist stupas but the fact is that here one can visit the largest stupa in the western...

  • 5. Round about sculptures.

    Many of the round abouts in the whole of Benalmádena were decorated with different kinds of sculptures. Some of them were not very much to write home about but...

  • 6. The waiting waiter.

    On the pavement just outside the "Mister Noodles" restaurant one can see this waiter. To me he seems to be looking for the guests to come and sit down although...

  • 7. Torre Bermeja.

    Torre Bermeja is a coastal watchtower that dates back to the final years of the coastline's Muslim domination. Ancient documents suggest it was built during the...

  • 8. Torre Quebrada.

    The Torre Quebrada watchtower is mentioned early in the records so it seems likely it dates back to the Muslim period. It was repaired on several occasions...

  • 9. Torre del Muelle.

    The "Torre del Muelle" watchtower rises up to a height from which you can see a long stretch of the coastline. It was built on a site that has been used as a...

  • 10. The monument to Columbus.

    This fairy-tale building is in fact a monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus and his arrival to the ‘New World’. It was built by Dr. Esteban...

  • 11. The Butterfly Park.

    Just a few steps away from the Enlightment Stupa you will find the Butterfly Park, called Marioposario de Benalmádena. Here you will have the opportunity to see...

  • 12. 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,...

  • 13. 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...

  • 14. 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...

  • 15. 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...

  • 16. 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...

  • 17. 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...

  • 18. 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...

  • 19. 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...

  • 20. 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...

  • 21. 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...

  • 22. 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...

  • 23. 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...

  • 24. 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...

  • 25. 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...

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