Holidays in
Benalmadena

A vibrant beachside getaway

One of the most popular destinations on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Benalmadena is bursting with energy. Packed with family-friendly amusements and vibrant nightlife, it’s a town that has plenty to please both the young and the young at heart. Benalmadena holidays offer the chance to enjoy the Puerto Marina, which has twice been awarded Best Marina in the World and is sometimes described as the Andalucian Venice.

Naturally, there are also some great beaches as well as a variety of water sports, and interesting sightseeing and local culture. A couple of the more surprising sights include the largest Buddhist temple in Europe (complete with spectacular views) and Colomares Castle, a modern monument to Christopher Columbus. From the backdrop of the Sierra de Mijas mountains to the sparkling shores of the Mediterranean, holidays to Benalmadena really do stand out from the crowd.

Your Benalmadena questions, answered

Delicious and plentiful. You’ll find typical Spanish dishes and lots of seafood, along with a variety of international restaurants that serve up flavours from around the world.

Though famous for its cocktail bars and nightlife, Benalmadena isn’t just a party town. Those who prefer quiet nights – and kid-friendly amusement – will still enjoy many of the activities available.

If your vacation isn’t complete without a bit of exploring, Benalmadena is well-placed for a tour of the region’s charming whitewashed villages, and there are various cultural sights to check out.

Best things to do in Benalmadena

Take to the water

Even if you’re a water sports newbie, it’s easy to enjoy the excitement of riding the waves on a rented jet ski or spend a fun morning learning to paddle board.

Visit Colomares Castle

Take a break from the beach to visit this cultural curiosity. Shaped almost like a sandcastle, it’s the largest monument in the world dedicated to the legacy of Christopher Columbus.

Head to Tivoli World

Spend a day out at this amusement park packed with rides, attractions and a slew of live shows – it’s a great destination for visitors of all ages.