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Benalmadena is a unique resort town with rich history, multifaceted culture, and one-of-a-kind beaches. Amazing location on the Spain’s Costa del Sol is one of the reasons for such popularity, so there’s no wonder why the majority of guests are fans of beach rest.
Benalmadena is an optimal destination for fans of active pastime. Many tourists choose to spend a significant portion of their time on the seaside, admiring tender sun and warm water. … Open
For more than forty years, Tívoli World amusement park has been one of the main symbols of the city. It’s an incredibly charming and harmonious place that attracts both children and adults. At a rough estimate, during its long history, more than 30 million people visited this park. There is one more signature landmark in Benalmadena - Enlightenment Stupa Temple - an incredibly beautiful Buddhist temple built under the guidance of Tibetian guru Lopon Tsechu.
This town has many peculiarities, and the multinational population of Benalmadena is, without a doubt, one of them. Many foreigners come to this place, fall in love with it, and decide to make the resort their permanent living place. Tourists from the United Kingdom are one of the most frequent nationalities there – many of them spend more time in Benalmadena then in their home country. No matter what country you are from, in Benalmadena, you will find cordiality and friendliness. The town’s atmosphere is a miraculous combination of Andalusian hospitality and traditions of different cultures. Copyright
The length of the Benalmadena coastline is more than 9 kilometers. Rock cliffs pierce it, separating into incredibly beautiful and charming beaches. Malapesquera y Torrebermeja Beach starts … Open
Budget travelers will be pleased with this resort as well. The well-developed infrastructure of Benalmadena has suitable hotels and entertainment for guests of any income level. Besides a wide range of budget hotels and restaurants, it’s important to mention that all beaches of the resort are free. Fans of excursions will also feel pleased – they will be able to see beautiful medieval towers, attend interesting religious landmarks and museums.
Benalmadena Despite the fact that the culture of Benalmadena is very multifaceted, its culinary traditions haven’t changed much and are still very authentic. Local restaurants are a great place to try magnificent dishes of the Andalusian cuisine. Experienced foodies, in their turn, prefer to visit local markets in search of national delicacies. Premium Andalusian wine, warm sea, well-developed infrastructure, and everlasting hospitable atmosphere – these advantages of the picturesque town are enough to charm any tourist.
Guests of Benalmadena often prefer to stay at the high-class beach hotels of the region and enjoy the exciting and diversified pastime they offer. The Vincci Selección Aleysa boutique hotel … Open
Maspalomas has much to offer to its guests. Travelers interested in peaceful and trouble-free relaxation are usually in love with San Agustín. This resort is rich in calm sandy beaches covered with dark brown volcanic sand. Beaches of San Agustin are ideal for families with children. The infrastructure is not well-developed and there are not many entertainment venues, so the coastal area always has a calm and peaceful atmosphere.
Benalmadena Young travelers who wish to have fun in the daytime and at night usually head to Playa del Inglés. This beach is also a sandy one, but it is covered with gorgeous golden sand. Near the coastline, there are numerous restaurants, clubs, and bars. In the evening, discos and various thematic holidays await for vacationers. Centers specializing in different water sports are also not rare at the resort. Bahia Feliz and Playa del Aguila are resorts that are famous for their wild beaches perfectly suitable for surfing. These beaches have strong waves nearly all the time.
In Benalmadena, you will find historic landmarks of different epochs. The town still has fragments of the medieval protective constructions. Gorgeous watchtowers Torre Muelle, Torre Bermeja, … Open
San Agustin and Playa del Inglés are the largest and most comfortable resorts from a historical point of view. As a rule, they are treated as a single resort area. Vacationers will easily find numerous hotels and apartments of the different level there. There are dozens of cafes and restaurants, shops and markets. These resorts are mostly targeted at vacationers with children, so there are numerous amusements and playgrounds for kids of different ages.
Benalmadena The resort area of Campo International will appeal to travelers who enjoy combining beach recreation with interesting walks and excursions. This region is incredibly rich in interesting natural landmarks. Moreover, there is a national park nearby. Vacationers have an opportunity to walk along the coast of a gorgeous freshwater pond and admire birds that live there. The only oasis with palm trees and many other unique natural landmarks of the area will not leave visitors indifferent.
Benalmadena is an optimal destination for fans of active pastime. Many tourists choose to spend a significant portion of their time on the seaside, admiring tender sun and warm water. … Open
Meloneras is one of the youngest and most promising resorts of the region. It also offers a rich choice of hotels and apartments for travelers, but there is one drawback – Meloneras doesn’t have sandy beaches. As this resort is not widely famous, it is calm and peaceful and will definitely appeal to tourists in search of idyllic and calm places.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Benalmádena
♥   Castle 'Sohail Castle' Málaga, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tower of Calaburras' Málaga, 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Torre Ladrones' Málaga, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Alcazaba of Málaga' Málaga, 19.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Alcazaba of Vélez-Málaga' Málaga, 19.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Benalmádena
♥   Cave 'Mina Virgen del Amparo' , 29.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Montes de Málaga' , 33 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Sierra de las Nieves' , 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cueva de la Pedriza' , 68 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Sierras Subbéticas' , 68.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Benalmádena and around
♥   Art museum 'Museo Picasso Málaga' Málaga, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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