Holidays in Benalmadena
|Language:||Spanish (English widely spoken)|
|Local time:||GMT/BST +1 hour|
|Flight time||Transfer time
|Malaga||2 hours 55 minutes||40 minutes|
Relax in Benalmadena with easyJet holidays
Benalmadena is a vibrant resort located in Costa del Sol, on the Southern coast of Spain. Benalmadena has 8 kilometres of blue flag beach, over 300 days of sun each year and a bustling nightlife. Benalmadena holidays have something to offer tourists of all ages and inclinations; they can be as relaxing or active as you desire. Malaga airport is the nearest to Benalmadena at just 15 kilometres; Seville is further away at just over 130 kilometres. Cheap flights to Malaga fly frequently from London, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol and Belfast airports, so getting to Benalmadena couldn't be simpler. Discover more about Costa del Sol holidays.
Benalmadena beach breaks
Beaches are a focal point of holidays in Benalmadena; there are a number of good beaches nearby. Some are small sandy coves perfect for a peaceful day, whereas the more centrally located have modern facilities and are lined with restaurants and taverns. There are a number of good spots for safe bathing, and lifeguards are active on most beaches during the tourist season. Benalmadena holidays are perfect for fantastic water sports, with an exciting choice on offer, ranging from surfing to parasailing and snorkelling to jet skiing.
Benalmadena is an elegant and urban resort, with some great walks along the promenade and a picturesque marina, which offers shelter to up to 1,000 boats. There are plenty of nice places to eat on cheap holidays to Benalmadena, and a great range of food from old reliable favourites like fish and chips, to traditional Spanish food like Paella, or fresh seafood prepared to local recipes. Benalmadena has a fair few bars, pubs and clubs and as such is popular with young travellers. A short distance west is the popular destination of Marbella, which is a great day out or somewhere perfect to have a change of scenery for a night out. If you want to know more, see the Marbella holidays travel guide.
Wherever you decide to stay in the resort, don't miss the opportunity to visit the old town, or Benalmadena Pueblo, which is a beautiful mountainside village, to see traditional Spanish houses and to get a feel for the old Andalusian way of life. A cable car operates from the coast, offering some great scenery on the way. The nearby Selwo Marina Aquarium has one of the largest collections in sharks in Europe, and a day trip to Tivoli World amusement park can prove a fun diversion for kids. Benalmadena is just west of Torremolinos, which is a fantastic alternative destination. Find out more about Torremolinos holidays.
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Holidays to Benalmadena offer great beaches, activities and sights, and are suitable for people of all ages. With flexible easyJet holidays, you can save even more by booking your flight and hotel rooms together.