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Highlights in Benalmádena
- Arabic heritage
- Ideal for families with children
- 17 Beaches with all kinds of services
- Views from the Benalmadena cable car
- The delicious fried fish
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Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Benalmadena
Would you like to book a cheap letting in Benalmadena for a relaxing holiday by the sea? On Holidu we have hundreds of ideal accommodations to spend a few days as a couple, with family or with friends. Equipped with all the most modern comforts to make your stay really comfortable. In addition, many of our rentals in Benalmadena also have a garden or terrace, and swimming pool, and are located less than 100 metres from the beach. What are you waiting for to enjoy a good rest in the heart of the Costa del Sol?Detached villas and luxury villas by the sea
If you are looking for a more spacious holiday rental in Benalmadena that provides you with a higher level of privacy and intimacy, the best option is to book a detached villa or an exclusive villa. All of them located a few minutes from the beach. In addition to all the basics, most also have a terrace or garden, and private swimming pool. Ideal for enjoying with friends or relaxing while children play. If you are also looking for other luxuries such as jacuzzi or sauna, you only have to set it in your search filters.
Holidays in Benalmadena
The area and how to find your way around
Located in the centre-south of Malaga, in the middle Costa del Sol, Benalmadena is a charming coastal town of approximately 67,200 inhabitants. The eighth most populated province and the third in the metropolitan area of the capital, only surpassed by Malaga and Torremolinos. Its municipal district extends from the mountains of the Sierra de Mijas to the sea, falling at some points in the form of a cliff. The town is one of the main tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol, offering a wide variety of attractions in addition to its beaches. What are you waiting for to book your holiday rental in Benalmadena?Three locations in one with different charms
The population of Benalmadena is concentrated in three main nuclei: Benalmadena Pueblo, Benalmadena Costa and Arroyo de la Miel, which due to the growth experienced by the municipality in recent years, are practically united. Partly thanks to tourism. Benalmadena Pueblo sits on the eastern side and offers an architectural ensemble of white village typical of the Andalusian Mediterranean, which gives it a great charm. Benalmadena Costa runs parallel to the beaches. Here you will find the marina and most of Benalmadena's holiday rentals. And Arroyo de la Miel, which joins the towns of Fuengirola and Malaga, dominated by hills crossed by streams and torrents.
Types of travellers and activities
Benalmadena has almost 20 km of coastline of sand, gravel and palm groves, spread over 17 beaches. All of them easily accessible from the promenade, and surrounded by restaurants, beach bars and all kinds of tourist establishments. The beaches of the eastern zone are wide and spiked, while those of the western part are rocky. The latter are quieter and isolated by small cliffs, making them ideal for fishing and scuba diving.Benalmadena to travel with children
Benalmadena is an excellent destination to spend a family holiday, as the town offers a wide variety of proposals for the fun of the youngest. Obviously the beach is one of them, but you can also visit very interesting and fun places like the Tivoli World amusement park, the Sea Life Aquarium and the Selwo Marina dolphinarium and penguinarium. There is also a wide range of green areas, including the Jardines del Muro and the Parque de la Paloma.
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Although the tourism that visits Benalmadena arrives largely attracted by the beaches, the truth is that the different cultures that have settled in the town have been bequeathing to Benalmadena a great wealth of heritage and monuments that you should not miss. The Cueva del Toro, the Phoenician site of La Era, the watchtowers of Torremuelle, Torrrequebrada and Bermeja, the Colomares Castle and the Ventorrillo de la Perra are a must.2. Contemplate the best views of the area from the cable car of Benalmadena
The Benalmadena cable car is one of the main attractions of the town. It connects the centre of Arroyo de la Miel with the summit of Mount Calamorro, covering a distance of 5,565 metres. From the summit, located 771 metres above sea level, you can see the Mediterranean coast, the Rock of Gibraltar and the African summits of the Atlas. You can also enjoy bird of prey shows or sit in a cafeteria and relax over the wonderful views.3. Enjoy the Benalmadena Summer Festival
If your stay coincides with the months of July and August, don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the cinema, music and theatre activities organised in the Municipal Auditorium of the Parque de la Paloma in Arroyo de la Miel. In addition, a multitude of events are organized throughout the year, such as the Seafood Fair in March, the Ben-al-Madena Arab Socco, the International Blues Festival in November and the Tango Festival in January.4. Try the delicious fried fish
The cuisine of Benalmadena is very similar to that of the rest of Andalusia, but very focused on seafood. Fried fish, seafood and rice are other attractions that invite you to visit the city. Sardines, cuttlefish, cuttlefish, prawns, clams, coquinas, prawns, carabineros, prawns, sea bass, rose, etc. I'm sure your mouth will water just by thinking about it.