The principality of Benalmadena on the Costa del Sol is situated just 11km from Malaga airport, and is split into three main areas. Benalmadena Pueblo village, which is located on a mountain side, a typical Andalucian village with steep, narrow streets and white-painted houses that retain a wealth of culture
Arroyo de la Miel, a populated area between the mountains and the coast, and the main area that tourists head for, Benalmadena Costa
Here you will find plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes , as well as a great array of shopping facilities. It even has it’s own Casino, which features thirty-four slots and fifteen table games, a night club, golf course, and of course a major attraction, Tivoli world theme park. A number of other theme parks and attractions such as Benalmádena Sea Life Centre are within easy reach and are well worth a visit.
With over 320 days a year of sunshine, it makes it an ideal getaway during the winter months of the year, even if just for a few days. It’s suprising how a few days of sunshine can cheer you up.
Hotels In Benalmedena
There is no shortage of apartments, or hotels in Benalmadena. Tourists are well catered for, but as elsewhere in Spain, it gets very busy in the high season and you should book before going to ensure you get the accommodation you want.
It is definately worth checking around, as you may well be able to pick up a bargain. You can also check our Spanish property listings, for both new and resale property in and around the Benalmadena area.
Flight To Costa del Sol
Malaga is the preferred airport, and there are regular flights to Malaga from Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle, Stansted, East Midlands, Bristol, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
The Costa del Sol is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, its miles of beautiful sandy beaches and fantastic weather have kept tourists flocking back year after year to resorts like Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Malaga, Fuengirola, Marbella and Mijas