With great beaches, wonderful weather and plenty to see and do, Benalmadena is one of the Costa del Sol’s most popular resorts. The beaches aren’t just great, they’re brilliant – and some of them have won awards. With an aquariam, butterly park and a cable car, there’s far more to do her than just laze on the soft, golden sands. And after dark, make the choice between late night discos or a quiet meal at an al fresco table If you do fancy exploring further, Benalmadena is the gateway to exciting day trips including Gibraltar, Granada and even Morocco! In short, this resort has got everything you could possibly need for a fun and relaxing break in the Spanish sun – no wonder holidays in Benalmadena are loved by couples, solo travellers, families and groups of friends. The mild winters mean that this one’s a big hit in summer as well as winter.
You could be forgiven for thinking holidays in Benalmadena are all about the beach, but theres so much more to see and do here. Families especially love the scenic cable car ride into the hills, as well as the resorts aquarium, butterfly park and nearby wildlife centres and water parks. If you fancy a change of scenery, hop on a boat trip to Gibraltar, or visit a whole new continent on a ferry trip to Morocco. Visit nearby Marbella and marvel at the glitzy Golden Mile, or play a round of golf on one of the Costas excellent courses. There are stacks of culture and beautiful scenery nearby, too: head out to Ronda for views and history abound, see the city of Malaga or head out in to the Andalucian countryside.
Theres a night scene to suit just about everyone on Benalmadena holidays. In the cobbled Old Town, the pace is relaxed, with plenty of pretty pavement cafes to choose from. Arroyo de la Miel, meanwhile, bustles after dark with clubs and sets from big name DJs. Down the seafront, meanwhile, youll find everything from pubs to karaoke bars. Many hotels in Benalmadena lay on their own entertainment.
Whether its paella and tapas in the quaint Old Town, fast food, or the huge choice of international restaurants in the resort centre, theres an eatery for everyone in Benalmadena.
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