This resort along the Costa Del Sol, has all year sunshine and with prices as low as these it makes this excellent value for money. Close to Torremolino and is the perfect place to relax, great for families and couples.
Situated along Spain's sunny and warm Costa del Sol, Benalmadena overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is an increasingly popular destination for holidays, the community retains many aspects of its Andalusian charm. There is plenty to explore in and around Benalmadena, including a dozen beaches that range from secluded hideaways to sought-after favourites like the Blue Flag Santa Ana Beach. With a great marina and calm waters, there are plenty of activities to keep visitors busy during their visit including water skiing, sailing, and more. Benalmadena is about 19 kilometres from Malaga Airport and easily accessible from the regional capital by car, bus or train.
When to Go
With an inviting Mediterranean climate that offers plenty of sunshine, Benalmadena is a year-round destination. Hotter temperatures and sunny, dry days can be expected starting in May and lasting until September. Highs during the summer months typically top 30 degrees, especially during July and August. Some of the most comfortable temperatures are during winter months, with temperatures rarely dipping below 20 degrees. Spring and autumn also offer mild temperatures.
Where to Stay
Benalmadena's scenic coastline is lined with modern hotels and resorts, whether you are looking for cheap hotels or all inclusive luxury. Most hotels are located in Benalmadena Costa, which is also home to the town's world class marina and aquarium. The district is also a popular destination for its vibrant nightlife and international restaurants ranging from Chinese and Lebanese to Italian and English. Top beachfront properties include the Hotel Riviera, a great destination for couples and adults. Other hotels and resorts include the Hotel Las Arenas and Hotel Polynesia, which boasts its own waterpark. Affordable options include Hotel Palmasol and the Bali Hotel & Studios.
Attractions & Events
With quiet cobbled streets and pretty houses, Benalmadena Pueblo is the perfect place to experience local culture and traditions. The district is the oldest part of the town. Other attractions in town include the Sea Life Aquarium and the Selwo Marina. Parque Paloma is also a great place for families to enjoy landscaped gardens and wild animals. The town is also home to Mariposario Benalmadena, one of the largest butterfly parks in Europe.
There is also plenty to see and do within a short drive from Benalmadena. Local buses and trains also link the town with other places throughout the Costa del Sol including Torremolinos. For excitement, visit Arroyo de la Miel north of Benalmadena. The busy town has many restaurants and shops and is also home to Tivoli World, a thrilling theme part with 40 rides. For stunning views, there is also a cable car to the top of Calamorro Mountain. The top of the mountain offers breathtaking views of the region and also has a Birds of Prey exhibition and show with eagles, owls and vultures. Malaga is also another option for a day trip. The regional capital is just a 25-minute drive away and linked to Benalmadena by train. The city is home to many cultural attractions, including a lovely Picasso museum. Tours can also be organised to several nearby destinations, including Seville and Gibraltar.
With its long stretch of beaches, Benalmadena offers a sunny and welcoming destination for a holiday. The town also offers visitors an entertaining nightlife thanks to its eclectic collection of restaurants and bars. There is also plenty to do while in Benalmadena, including sightseeing, dolphin watching, water sports, and more. Whether you are looking for a last minute deal on a cheap holiday or an all inclusive family holiday, choose A1 travel. We have a range of package holiday options for the Costa del Sol, including great deals on holidays to Benalmadena.