This modern resort grew out of a sleepy inland village, but is now buzzing with activity and attractions. The daytime fun focuses on the new Moorish-style port area which features several small beaches. All around, you'll find a good variety of restaurants, shops and cocktail bars where you can tuck into some tasty tapas or enjoy a long, lazy supper before enjoying the town's lively nightspots, bars and casino. For sport enthusiasts, there are plenty of facilities, including a scuba-diving centre with beginner's courses. You might also want to take the children to Benalmadena's exciting Tivoli Park, where you'll find funfair rides, amusements and restaurants open til late at night. In mid summer, you'll get the chance to join in the festivities of the resort's annual romeria.
Hotels in Benalmadena range from the basic to the luxury types. If you’re looking to treat yourself to a resort brimming with outdoor swimming pools, there are many to choose from. But, if you’re looking for more affordable options like self catered apartments, you’re spoilt for choice. If you’re thinking it’s time to relax in the sun, book one of our Benalmadena hotels today.
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Costa del Sol
The average flight time to Benalmadena from the UK is 2 hours 55 minutes.
One of the main reasons people choose to travel to Benalmadena is for its coastline and lovely beaches. With nearly 10km of coastline to enjoy, as you can imagine, there are many beaches to choose from. You can choose from a range of man-made beaches, sandy or shingle beaches. If you’re bringing the kids on a Benalmadena holiday, there are some fantastic family friendly beaches as well as quiet bays.
Benalmadena has a nightlife that is lively and pumping through all hours of the morning. There are a selection of different bars and nightclubs to choose from. If you’re really serious about visiting Benalmadena’s nightlife, head to 24-hour Square where you’ll find a whole host of venues. For a different setting, head over to the marina, especially for a more sophisticated night out. Bars along the marina provide amazing views overlooking the boats and marina.