At the heart of Spain’s Costa del Sol, you’ll find the bustling resort of Fuengirola. Holidays in Fuengirola centre around its 5-mile long stretch of Blue Flag beaches including Los Boliches, Gaviotas and Torreblanca which are situated around both sides of the busy marina. Alongside the sands is the palm tree-lined promenade, the perfect spot to sit in the sunshine. The stylish shops and weekly street markets will satisfy your hunt for gifts and souvenirs. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the dining options, from traditional Spanish tapas to steak and chips. Nights out in Fuengirola can be as lively or as laid-back as you like with everything from big clubs to karaoke bars to entertain you way into the night-time. For a bit of culture, check out the Old Town with its Plaza de Constitution and old parish church and there’s also Roman Castillo de Solhail to explore. Fuengirola is the ideal holiday choice for couples and families with the delights of the Costa del Sol on its doorstep - from the sophisticated port of Marbella to the charming village of Mijas and the historic town of Ronda. And what’s more, flights to Fuengirola only take around 2.5 hours from the UK, so a holiday in Fuengirola is never too far away.
Holidays in Fuengirola revolve around the long sandy beaches and their many watersports including diving, sailing, fishing and jetskiing. Golfers should check out Mijas Golf between the resort and Mijas. For the children theres Mijas Aquatic Park, Parquesam Zoo and Tivoli World Amusement Park nearby.
Nights out in Fuengirola are not for the fainthearted, with numerous disco bars, clubs and cocktail bars weaving through the streets of the town. The big clubs include Maxi's Disco, the Millennium, DV8, Funk Club, and Heaven's Gate Disco. If you prefer more of a pub atmosphere, theres the London Pub, Linekers Bar and an Irish bar. Hollywood Nights by the port is the place to catch good international and local bands.
There are lots of options to tempt your palate in Fuengirola. Restaurants serving everything from a fully cooked breakfast to steak and chips and fast food line the promenade. Greek, Argentinian, Mexican, Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants rub shoulders with traditional Spanish restaurants serving tasty sardines, fried fish, paella, tapas, gazpacho and saltbaked seabass. Enjoy a traditional jug of sangria or try the local wines and beers.
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