If your idea of the perfect holiday in Spain involves long days on the beach, with a different beach to choose from almost every day, then look no further than Fuengirola! There are 5 miles of Blue Flag beaches in this popular resort and former fishing village on the Costa del Sol, so you can soak up the sun in a new spot every day on your Fuengirola holiday. But there's much more to do than just bask on the sand, of course - this favourite destination offers plenty of culture, great dining and shopping, and a lively nightlife to satisfy the needs of every holidaymaker.
Las Boliches, Las Gaviotas, Torreblanca or San Francisco? These are just a handful of the fabulous beaches you can choose from in Fuengirola, and each one offers its own characteristics and amenities. You'll just have to visit each one to find out which is your favourite. Away from the beaches though, Fuengirola holidays offer great shopping in the designer boutiques and weekly street markets along the promenade, and a wealth of historical attractions to visit - particularly in the old town, as well as the Moorish castle of Roman Castillo de Solhail. You're also in a great location to take a day out to the nearby resorts of Marbella or Torremolinos too.
Foodies are very well-catered for in Fuengirola too, with an abundance of great restaurants. There are plenty of authentic and stylish Spanish tapas restaurants, of course, as well as many other cuisines often with a traditional Spanish touch. Hunting for the best nightlife in Fuengirola? Head to the Plaza de la Constitucion for the coolest local bars and wine cellars, or the Paseo Maritimo, which is home to British pubs, karaoke bars and late-night clubs that are always really popular with groups of friends and couples visiting on holidays to Fuengirola.
However if you're on holiday with your kids, you'll find that Fuengirola has plenty for children and families - the beaches offer lots of watersports options, but you can also visit the small yet highly entertaining Sould Park amusement park or the Aquamijas water park, play a round of mini golf, or head to Bioparc Fuengirola to see amazing birds and animals. The larger Tivoli World theme park in Benalmadena is a great option for a day trip too.
Whether for a sun-soaked family holiday, a relaxing couple's getaway or a fun-packed trip with friends, Fuengirola has something to offer everyone - and there's no-one better to trust than the UK's Best High Street Travel Agent to take you there. Talk to Hays Travel today to begin planning your perfect holiday in Fuengirola, and find the very best hotels for your stay.
Things To Do
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.
Food & Drink
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 salt baked seabass. Enjoy a traditional jug of sangria or try the local wines and beers.