"Fuengirola holidays combine sun, sea and sand with authentic Spanish restaurants, beautiful botanical gardens and must-see historical landmarks"
Complete with five miles of beach and a subtropical climate, Fuengirola is one of the most popular resorts in the Costa del Sol. The town combines sun, sea and sand with authentic Spanish restaurants, beautiful botanical gardens and must-see historical landmarks. It’s a perfect base to explore the rest of the Costa del Sol with a regular bus service that will take you further afield.
Ideal for couples, families and young travellers, Fuengirola holidays have everything you need. With plenty of eateries, beautiful beaches, a zoo and even a Moorish castle there’s lots to keep you busy all day long. This fishing village turned lively metropolis boasts some of the best disco pubs and clubs in the Costa del Sol, and after a day enjoying fun in the Spanish sun, head to the centre of town and enjoy the vibrant nightlife.
With exclusive spa hotels for those needing relaxation, to family orientated resorts, loveholidays.com will find you the best hotel in Fuengirola to suit your needs.
What to do in Fuengirola
Famed for its five mile stretch of beaches, there’s plenty of sandcastle fun to be had for the little ones on Fuengirola holidays. With clear blue waters, paddling will be on the agenda too and if they get fed up of the beach take them to one of the many playgrounds that adorn the beach. If animals are your thing take the family to Bioparc Fuengirola. As you walk through the park, with only natural barriers like riverbanks and bridges or bullet proof windows between you and the animals, get up close and personal with Sumatran tigers, hippos, orangutans, meerkats, crocodiles and much more. With a play area and a miniature farm this is sure to be an exciting day for the whole family.
For the younger crowd, on a Fuengirola holiday with friends, there’s plenty to do. The Marina is home to water sports galore so why not explore the sea-bed with a qualified scuba instructor? Or are you brave enough to opt for a parasailing session? After a day of jet-skiing, diving or sailing watch the fishermen at the port bring in the days catch before enjoying Fuengirola’s thriving nightlife. There are plenty of chic tapas bars, pubs and clubs around the Marina so let your hair down after a day of sporting fun.
Where to stay
If you’re in need of relaxation why not stay at the IPV Beatrice Palace-Spa? Located right on the beach, the staff at this luxury hotel will make sure you embrace relaxation. With massages, a jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, Roman bath and a hydrotherapy spa, this hotel is sure to make you forget the hustle and bustle of your everyday life. Looking to top up your tan away from the busy main beaches? Head to Torreblanca beach. A quieter and less central stretch of golden sands, you will be able to enjoy the sun in tranquillity.
loveholidays.com will give you the inside knowledge Fuengirola’s best assets. Head to the Port Office and book yourself onto a glass-bottom boat trip. The waters around Fuengirola are the best place to see dolphins frolicking so be sure to take your camera and capture the moment. An absolute must-see on any Fuengirola holiday is Sohail Castle. With spectacular views from the towers, a small museum inside and well kept gardens, this fortress boasts open air festivals, plays and concerts for all to enjoy.