Benalmadena consists of 3 main urban areas; Benalmadena Pueblo, Benalmadena Costa and Arroyo de la Miel. Sandwiched between Torremolinos and Fuengirola with Malaga about 12 km to the west and Marbella 30 km to the East, Benalmádena's architectural make up is different.
Benalmadena is the perfect example of holiday haven that has retained its popularity over the years offering the whole range of shopping, beaching and partying facilities, including the famous 24 hour square. From the beaches and Marina, receiving a whopping 7 million visitors a year, you have the choice of virtually every possible water sport and leisure activity. The award-winning Puerto Marina yacht harbour offers an ample choice of restaurants, bars and shops, many late-night bars and clubs and even a Sealife Centre into its unique shape and scope.
Of course you can play golf in Benalmadena and around, there are hotels of every type, size and quality and Benalmádena's hosts its own casino for those that fancy a flutter.
In Arroyo de la Miel, a mostly residential Town, you will find the famous Tivoli World amusement park which hosts live shows and entertainment. The Paloma Park at 200 meters from the beach stretch over 200.000m2 with 100s of ducks, geese, peacocks, roosters, pigeons, etc. and is a welcoming open space for everybody. The Ice Club is the first of its kind in Andalucia, and is an ice rink and gives ice skating lessons, open all year. Arroyo de La Miel has train station.
Besides eating, drinking and relaxing with friends and family by the sea, Benalmádena give you also a taste of real Andalucia with its Pueblo, situated 300 meters above sea level, an authentic Spanish village with narrow cobblestone streets and white washed houses with fantastic views of the coast.
Charming, wonderfully atmospheric and cosmopolitan, Benalmadena delivers fun-filled holidays all year round, and is an affordable and accessible destination for both second-homes and year-round residents.