Benalmadena – a world class vacation destination
Benalmadena, an upmarket resort on the Costa del Sol is home to a wide range of interesting activities for fun seekers. Some of the activities worth enjoying include swimming in the azure beach waters, shopping, exploring its many old town and marinas. Benalmadena is divided into three different parts: the cosmopolitan Benalmadena Costa which houses some of the most beautiful resorts; Arroyo de la Miel featuring some of the finest shops, exotic restaurants and bars; and Benalmadena Pueblo where you will find the municipalities town hall.
Benalmadena is home to a dozen of beaches that attracts plenty of visitors. The sand is not as beautiful as some of the resorts but it is one of the cleanest beaches on the Costa Del Sol. Benalmadena beaches is a great place to laze in the sun. One of the most popular is the Blue Flag Santa Anna Beach. Another beach worth checking out is Torre Bermeja, one of the best places to hire boats and jet-skis
Arroyo de la Miel
Benalmadena is renowned for being one of the most sophisticated destinations in Spain. The oldest part of town, Benalmadena Pueblo, is line with whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. Arroyo de la Miel is home to Tivoli World amusement park, which has a cable car that takes guests to the peak of Calamorro Mountain, as well as flamenco shows.
World class attractions
There’s no shortage of things to do in an around Benalmadena. The Selwo Marina Dolphinarium and the Sealife Centre where you will find the largest shark collection in Europe are one of the most popular attractions in Spain. The Parque Paloma is a landscaped garden featuring several animals. Just within few driving distance is Malaga, home to a stunning Picasso Museum.
Besides being an ideal summer holiday destination, Benalmadena boasts several world class events including Semana Santa (festivals of Easter), Los Reyes (Spanish Christmas Day Celebration) amongst others.