Benalmadena holidays 2020
A large town of bright lights and vibrant nights, holidays to Benalmadena in 2020 will catapult you into the heart of the Costa del Sol; sun-soaked coasts, a bustling shopping scene and dancing dolphins all await your arrival in this fantastic location.
What type of holiday does Benalmadena offer?
Costa Del Sol is a hotspot for tourists, whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in Spanish culture, or delve into the deep depths of the country’s history, you’re sure to find what you’re seeking in Benalmadena.
As the bright Spanish sun sets at the end of the day, the waters light up in reflection of the orange rays reaching out over the horizon on your Benalmadena holidays, before giving way to the explosion of colour that emanates from the many nightclubs that line the shores, beckoning to the wannabe dancers and obscure shape throwers who venture out to enjoy the thriving nightlife of Spain – Benalmadena perfectly capture Spain’s energetic culture.
Benalmadena is great for:
- All inclusive holidays - you’ll find some stunning package holidays to Benalmadena with some top tips for hotels including the beachside Estival Torrequebrada or the family-friendly Hotel Palia la Roca with its kid’s club and children’s swimming area.
- Family holidays - most of the resorts are great for families and offer children’s entertainment while being close to the glistening beaches.
- Cheap holidays - Benalmadena is a great option for a cheap beach break, even if you’re looking for a last minute summer holiday. You are pretty much guaranteed sun and there is plenty to do around town, including an aquarium and the Tivoli world theme park.
Benalmadena at a glance
Discover the best beaches
We love Santa Ana Beach and Torre Bermeja beach
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Enjoy a huge variety including an Ice Bar, Irish pubs, salsa nights and beach clubs
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Things to do in Benalmadena
Most visitors flock to Benalmadena for its fantastic range of beaches, its lively nightlife and its tasty and diverse cuisine. There are so many prominent Benalmadena attractions, particularly for those visitors on a family holiday. While you’ll never run out of things to do in Benalmadena, the resort is conveniently situated in the heart of the Costa del Sol region, providing great access to many more highlights of southern Spain including the historic town of Malaga, the vibrant resort town of Torremolinos and the beautiful Mijas mountain range.
When you want to head inland away from the beach, La Paloma Park is a landscaped garden with beautiful plants and waterfalls as well as small animals and exotic birds and is a perfect place for a walk and a picnic.
For a day trip, head to Arroyo de la Miel, a charming village and where you can get a cable carto the top of the mountain next to Benalmadena and experience fantastic views over North Africa. Or for some history, visit Benalmadena Pueblo where you can see the old heart of Benalmaena with whitewashed traditional Spanish buildings. From here, you can also explore Mijas Pueblo and the Colomares Castle built to commemorate Columbus’ discoveries.
Holidays in Benalmadena means first and foremost one thing: fun in the sun, sand and sea! With almost 10 kilometres of beach, you'll be spoilt for choice and will find many different places to enjoy Spain's wonderful weather; from quiet coves to activity loaded family beaches. There's even a nudist beach for those who don't like the idea of swimwear...
Carvajal beach is a popular family beach and tends to get quite busy. That being said, it is renowned for its excellent standard of cleanliness. There's plenty going on and many beach bars as well as beach based activities can be found here. This is where you take your family; while mum and dad relax in the sun, the younger kids will be building sandcastles as the older ones enjoy a game of beach volleyball.
If you're looking to rent boats of jet-skis, head over to Torre Bermeja beach. This action packed beach also has a beach football pitch set up, complete with goalposts.
- Carvajal Beach
- Malapesquera Beach
- Arroyo Beach
- Viborillas Beach
- Santa Ana Beach
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It takes only around 30 minutes to get from Malaga Airport to Benalmadena. There are plenty of airport transfer options available, including taxi, bus and shuttle.
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