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Inhabitants 58854
Level above sea 0 meters
Nearest airport Málaga
Distance to airport 20 km
Distance to beach 0 meters
Max. temperature 40 C
Min. temperature 10 C


Benalmadena

Benalmadena is a municipality of the province of malaga consisting of three main urban areas; Benalmadena Pueblo, Benalmadena Costa and Arroyo de la Miel. The city of Malaga is about 12 km to the west with Marbella 42 km to the East. The area has grown rapidly in recent decades due to tourism and has become one of the Costa del Sol's prime locations.

Benalmadena Costa is home to the majority of the areas attractions, the foremost of which is probably the golden sandy beaches, which run off into the Mediterranean Sea. There are restaurants and bars to suit all types and tastes and the area retains a relaxed friendly atmosphere all year round.
With such a wide and varied array of activities and things to do any visitor will be hard pressed to find a moment of boredom when visiting Benalmadena, a town which is truly more then just a resort.


Places to visit
A promenade stretches along the coast to the Puerto Marina (Marine Port), which boasts excellent shopping and dining. The marina is also home to The Sea Life Centre, home to all manners of marine wild life, and has its own petting tank where you can get personal with the Rays.
You can take a stroll around to look at the floating hotels and millionaire’s yachts and when the sun goes down the Puerto Marina becomes one of the coasts best party destinations.

La Paloma Park is a gorgeous location in the center of Benalmadena Costa. There is a stunning array of flora and fauna, plus a menagerie of animals including hens, rabbits, goats and exotic birds. The park is beautifully landscaped with themed gardens and rocky waterfalls, which run down to the lake. There are two bars within the park where you can relax into the evening listening to the calls of peacocks.

Beside La Paloma park you will find Selwo Marina, the sister to Selwo Adventure Park, further down the coast. Modeled around different locations in South America, you can view close up dolphins, sea lions, crocodiles, exotic birds and snakes. Recently a penguin habitation has been installed giving a glimpse of the Antarctic in Andalucia.


Arroyo de la Miel
Arroyo de la Miel translates to ‘Honey Stream’ is a former sleepy village, which now links Benalmadena Pueblo to its Costa. Being at the centre of things it has grown into a fantastic area for getting a bite to eat and shopping to your hearts content. The train station is found in Arroyo, which links the town all along the coast from Malaga to Fuengirola.

Cable cars serve as a route to the top of the mountain that pins Benalmadena to the beaches where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view inland and out to sea where North Africa is visible on clear days. You can also take in equestrian and raptor shows at the summit.


Tivoli World
Opposite the cable car station you will find Tivoli World a theme park of many diversions. Aside from its multitude of rides and games there are bars and restaurants aplenty so there is always something to do if you don't like the look of the log flume or go-karts. On Sundays Tivoli world also hosts a market with all sorts of knick-knacks from the mundane to the bizarre.

Benalmadena Pueblo
Benalmadena Pueblo is the original village, set back from the coast on the foot of Mount Calamorro at around 200 meters in elevation. The heart of the village has a traditional Spanish appearance with white-washed stone buildings and labyrinth alleys, however the village now has a much more cosmopolitan feel. Visitors to the Benalmadena Pueblo can enjoy fine dining in picturesque squares and awe-inspiring views of the coast and across the sea.

Mijas Pueblo
Mijas Pueblo is a few minutes away from Benalmadena Pueblo where a slice of rustic Spain is served up with shows and donkey trekking. Other nearby attractions include Colomares Castle, a take on various significant monuments from across the globe, built in the late 20th century it was erected to commemorate Christoper Colombus' discovery of the New World, as such it is the largest monument in the world to commemorate the event. Just outside the centre of the pueblo you will also find Rancho Domingo, a very exclusive urbanisation.

Cultural Attractions
The Buddhist Enlightenment Stupa finds its residence in Benalmadena Pueblo; it is the largest Stupa in the Western world standing 33 metres tall and is a point of interest for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.

Golf
Benalmadena has a number of golf courses, putting greens and driving ranges. in the near vicinity. Benalmadena Golf is home to a driving range, putting green and a straight forward 9 hole par three. It has an excellent club house with restaurant and the addition of a bowls green.
The nearest 18 hole course is Torrequebrada Golf, which offers a challenge to all levels of player. Although amidst an urban area the pine trees that surround it gives it seclusion and some of the views on offer are spectacular.

Cuisine
Benalmadena’s cusine is wide and varied with restaurants offering cuisine typical of the area, with lots of seafood and rice on the menu, to anything and everything you could possibly wish for. There are a great number of tapas bars, restaurants and cáfes in Benalmadena. Some more traditional bars will often give you a small amount of tapas for free with a caña (small beer). Benalmadena Costa's situation by the seaside affords it the pleasure of being home to Chiringuitos (beach bars) where you can watch the fishing boats, which have often caught what you are eating.

Climate
Benalmadena enjoys a sub-tropical Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and warm winters. Cooling breezes from the sea make the summer heat manageable, temperatures are an average of 32 ºC in summer.



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26 August, 2014

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Benalmadena Pueblo is a small traditional Spanish town and a 15/20 minute taxi ride from Benalmadena. If you want afternoons filled with tapas and strolls in cobbled streets then go to the pueblo. If you want karaoke and Brit bars then you should opt Benalmadena

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To get to the beach you need to go by car. Best beach is towards Torremolinos -carahueila beach.
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24 August, 2014

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exciting fun filled, lovely area

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lovely
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21 August, 2014

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If you are going Benalmadena try and stay near the Port

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Love this are
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17 August, 2014

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benalmadena is a really beautiful city. It's worth visiting. There are a lot of entertainments such as the cable car, the amusement park and the selwo acquarium.The beach is very nice

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Costa del sol is the best coast I have ever visited. The beaches are nice and the cities are worth visiting.
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15 August, 2014

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Friendly and clean.

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Clean and friendly
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15 August, 2014

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A Very nice and romantic place

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Nice beach
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12 August, 2014

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Beautifully located between the sea and the mountains, lots of attractions for families, nice restaurants and friendly people. Some call it the paradise or the most beautiful part of Spain and it is hard to disagree.

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Lovely area, the beaches themselves not the best in the world though with rough dark sand.
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27 July, 2014

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we have stayed here many times and enjoy the laid back approach If there is a problem it is quite hilly

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always great weather when we have been in the summer
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17 July, 2014

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Cater for all needs.

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Beach clean and well serviced. If you have young children who can't swim you need to keep close eye on them as there is a step dip at waters edge.
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14 July, 2014

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We stayed away from the Marina in a quiet area so this was perfect for us. You have the beach, shops, nice restaurants, visits to do by bus or rented car, it is a perfect place for holidays - away from the crowd !

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Lots of sun but cold sea water, we love the Costa del Sol ! Have been there for 3rd time and will come back to discover a new place !
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01 July, 2014

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Lovely location

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Great area lovely beach and great promenades for long walks
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28 June, 2014

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Everything you need is here.

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28 May, 2014

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nice and friendly place

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nice
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23 April, 2014

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Cheap and cheerful with a nice beach and marina.

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Completely tailored towards the British, but if you look a bit harder you can find some local places to visit or eat in.
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10 April, 2014

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Beautiful harbour and plenty restaurants

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We love the golfoppertunites
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06 April, 2014

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Local attractions for the young (and not so young) include the Marina with it's bars and clubs, Tivoli World, Crocodile Park, Cable Car, Sea Life, Aquapark and numerous golf courses.

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It is situated in a quiet area close to all amenities, 400m from beach and a 10 minute stroll to the Marina. It is only 15 minutes from the airport.
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20 March, 2014

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Benalmádena is a nice city. It has both nice restaurants in the Marina and some nice tapas bars up in Arroyo del Miel.

Coast review

Costa del Sol is wonderful! The beach of Benalmádena and Torremolinos is awesome. The path along the beach is very long and perfect for families with children or people in wheel chairs.
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25 February, 2014

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Lots of restaurants and bars but very few with entertainment, due apparently to local by-laws. Very quiet all year round now but nice place to visit.

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Nice sandy beaches with plenty of places to sit and watch.
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21 February, 2014

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A beautiful place to spent your holiday

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Nice sea and beaches and great climat
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04 February, 2014

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Good small town

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Good beach
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17 January, 2014

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Very cheap city to stay in and can be as quiet or lively as you want it to be.

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Lovely area to stay
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01 December, 2013

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Beautiful with more to discover next time we visit

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Clean and quiet for November!
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04 November, 2013

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Much nicer than is hoped for, plenty to do.

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Spent a couple days in different resorts, preferred benalmadena to the others
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06 October, 2013

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We have friends in Arroyo so we know that area very well

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The coast is an area we rarely visit as we live near the coast at home therefore we tend to try somewhere different
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28 September, 2013

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i like Spanish! i like Benalmadena! nice clear good city

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very good
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22 August, 2013

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Very good location with beaches, small shops, bars close to beaches and close to the Malaga ariport! (only 20 minutes) We made one day trip to Granada where you can reach within 90 minutes by car.

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very clean beach , good for family with kids
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16 August, 2013

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there are lots of places to eat in, we loved the beach,and the habour was a nice place to go to at night. we also went to Selwo Marina and saw the dolhins and sea lions, nice place. The marked was great as well. There are very close to Fuentirola where my husband went out fishing and that was a great experience for him.

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there are many cities we cold go to, which gave us many options to d things together.
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28 July, 2013

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Beautiful place and very friendly

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Clean, safe and plenty to do!!
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27 July, 2013

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Loved Benalmadena it's our 2nd time there and will still want to come back for more

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Beautiful beaches Great restaurants and bars, lovely walks just a fantastic part of Spain to holiday.
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24 July, 2013

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Lovely beach and lively marina

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Lovely
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05 July, 2013

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It's been 10 years since a last visited Benalmadena and nothing has changed. No money put into the place whatsoever. Streets filthy with dogs fouling and stench of urine in lots of areas. Lots of English bar now closed compared to last time. No music can be heard from bars after 9 o'clock due to the licensing laws. Wish i stayed in Fuengirola, much better there,

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Benalmadena beach was fine.
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01 July, 2013

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Stayed in Benalmadena several times before. Great for families or adults

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Sun and sea.
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23 June, 2013

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GREAT

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GREAT
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07 June, 2013

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Great location

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Very crowded
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17 April, 2013

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People were very friendly and helpful. I felt very safe. Lots to see and do

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beautiful
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02 April, 2013

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In our opinion Benalma´dena is the most interesting of the cities along the costa del sol. It has all, a lovely Park, good beaches, a long waterfront, many shops and restaurants, both bus and train connection. And Benalma´dena is just not one city, it is Pueblo, Arroyo and costa! Very clean and lovely looking, beautiful flowers, friendly people, what can You wish more!

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Costa del Sol, is more than just a place for turists,You can do what ever You want there, eat good out, cook Your own meals, go shopping, relax in the sun, go to library, go hiking,go to swing band music evenings etc. And because the bus-and train are both so near You can easily go to Malaga and to cities nearby Benalma´dena.Only You can decide what to do, there are so many possibilities in that beautiful city.
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26 March, 2013

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lovely harbour

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nice beach
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08 March, 2013

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lovely and excinting city with everything you need.

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An zone really lovely for discover and happen a good holidays
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07 March, 2013

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I have stayed there the last 8 years

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I was visiting family
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13 December, 2012

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Nice town, nice park.

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Good clean beach.
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22 November, 2012

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Absolutely fabulous

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brilliant place
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10 November, 2012

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This city is lovely and great for family holiday we enjoyed very much from this place

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This part of spain is really beautiful
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06 November, 2012

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Beautiful city. It´s our favorite on the Costa del Sol.

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Great.
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29 October, 2012

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Little to do... Even the waterpark wasclosed...

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All the same
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28 October, 2012

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very touristic, but okay for a short period.

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all fine. taxi's don't seem to drive on the meter anymore. They use price lists. I could not help think these were made especially for tourists. I would prefer a meter.
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22 October, 2012

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Exciting place!!

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Really a lovely place to enjoy a good holiday
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20 October, 2012

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Nice place. Many season activities were closed.

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Good climate. Many nice places along the coastline.
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18 October, 2012

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Lovely beach & lots of small friendly bars & restaurants.

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Mainly clean, 'tho we did come across a couple of undesireable sections :(
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16 October, 2012

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Nice

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Sunny
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02 October, 2012

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Nice and friendly resort.

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Fantastic destination!
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25 September, 2012

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we have been going to benalmadena for the past 20 years and love it .We stay in different places around the area and always enjoy our stay.

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lots to see and do
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17 September, 2012

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We were in Benalmadena Pueblo. Its clean and still place with nice view to the Benalmadena Costa and sea.

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We had all what we need: nice sea, good weather, sunbeach and also visited Granada, Ronda, Cordoba and Gibraltar.
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15 September, 2012

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Plenty of bars and restaurants with a lovely marina.

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Safe and friendly
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13 September, 2012

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Benalmadena is beautiful and a great place to go if you have young children. They loved the pool and the beach and also our walks at night. We were right opposite Paloma Park which is beautiful and only a few hundred metres from the beach.

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The coast was beautiful with the Marina and the beaches were very clean.
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13 September, 2012

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THE COSTA IS A BIT TOURISTY AND WE MUCH PREFERRED THE PUEBLO

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AGAIN A BIT TOURISTY
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09 September, 2012

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This was our first visit to Benalmadena and will be the first of many! Loved everything about it and had a wonderful holiday from start to finish. Unable to fault it an any way.

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Lovely clean beaches and promenades. Every nationality of bars and restaurants imaginable. We stayed for 10 nights and had lunch and dinner out every day with only one failing to impress so 19 out of 20 ain't bad!
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08 September, 2012

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Benalmadena is great, plenty to do and see, for young and old, huge variety of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. Well worth a visit.

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This part of the costa del sol is intriguing. You're 5 mins in the car away from a beautiful white washed traditional village in one direction and yet five minutes the other way to a selection of English bars and restaurants. We were bang smack in the middle on a private estate overlooking the med.
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06 September, 2012

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Good for vacations, sun, beach, nightlife.

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Good for vacations, sun, beach, nightlife.
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05 September, 2012

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Absolutely brilliant town

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Fabulous site where you can find that you are looking for
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08 August, 2012

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Benalmadena is very close to the Malaga airport and have several nice beach.

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Nice beach with plenty of bars and restaurants
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03 August, 2012

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The city is beautiful, very vibrant, besides the village was close and what not .... always we had a bus service to five minutes walking. was a great holiday

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The Costa del Sol is really wonderfull always you´ll find something to do and many site for enjoy really brilliant
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23 July, 2012

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The marina in Benalmadena is a lovely area with shops, restaurants, bars etc and is ideal for some shopping or a meal and a few drinks with looking out over the marina.

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Did not see much of the coast as we stayed in a villa further back up from the coast. What I did see of it looked very nice. The marina was the only area that we spent any real time in which was lovely. We did go to Mijas which is a small traditional spanish town a few miles from our villa which was lovely and had fantastic views over the coast.
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20 July, 2012

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nice

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very nice
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18 July, 2012

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Nice place and surely enough fun things to do!

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Beautiful! could move there =)
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05 July, 2012

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Nice people

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Allways nice
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01 July, 2012

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Good. A beautifull beach with al kinds off restaurants en possibilities.

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This wass our 4th stay en we will surrely return
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23 June, 2012

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A great holiday location. Close to Malaga and from there great access to other areas in Andalucia

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weather great, plenty to do and see.
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11 June, 2012

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Beautiful, clean and lots of things to see and do.

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All beaches are well maintained and clean. Sun bed and shade hire is so cheap.
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04 June, 2012

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Love the area. Still retains its traditional charm.

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Beautiful coast line. Clean beaches and clear water.
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16 May, 2012

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nice city, good possibilities for all kinds of holidays, good connections to everywhere. It's divided in three parts ,the beautiful Benalmadena pueblo up the hill, Arroyo de Miel the main city and the costa area at the beach. But I didn't like Benalmadena costa so much one big Hotel after the other,it spoils the landscape considerably. On the opposite side of the hotel line there are restaurants, mainly fast food and british food and a lot of souvenier shops,nothing special, like all towns at Costa del Sol. But Benalmadena has the most beautiful Marina in this area.

Coast review

build up coastline, far to much tower blocks from Malaga to Marbella. The beaches are nice nevertheless, and I liked the mountains in the back country. You can visit the wonderful white washed villages up there.
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02 May, 2012

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Clean and well kept, there is something for everyone, whatever age.

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Lovely coast and good, cheap rail links to all the towns.
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18 April, 2012

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the downside was there was so much dog poop around which i found quite disgusting especially with a crazy 8yrold who never looks where he is going.

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really nice except for the above.
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12 April, 2012

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I have travelled to Benalmadena lots of times but normally in July/August. This time we visited in April over the Easter holiday and it was not as busy. Lots of places to visit such as Nerja, Marbella, Malaga etc.

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The coast line has many beaches with lots of beach bars. Good for families or teenagers or couples.
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06 April, 2012

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Benalmadena is a small big city, with plenty of things to do, and to some extent, the good thing is that the big things are in the neighbor cities of Fuengirola and Torremolinos, meaning that you can sleep noise free in Benalmadena, while having a good time next to it.

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We love the Chiringuitos and Benalmadena has a very nice strip of fish and paella restaurants right by the Bil Bil castle and Puerto Marina.
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06 April, 2012

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Has everything!

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For the first time in decades weather was disappointing - won't go march /april again.
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16 February, 2012

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Not very much to do. Take away the bars and restaurants and what's left? Paloma park?

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Clean
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15 February, 2012

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Malaga's worth a trip to visit the cathedral and Picasso museum

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Vibrant coast, sandy beaches and plenty of bars and restaurants
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12 February, 2012

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Nice please , find a very good bakery and restaurants ...

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we have not interested in the coast ...real relaxing in the garden , and 3 days Rock'n'Roll in torremolinos " Rock'n'Roll racing Jamboree festival !
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03 February, 2012

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Excellent

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Beautiful
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09 January, 2012

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Didnt spend much time in Benalmadena so cant say so much about it. Spent most of the time in the house and in malaga.

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Amazing views and easy to go both along the cost and down to marocco.
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03 January, 2012

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Benalmadena has so many bars, restaurants and shops, along with a marine park and other stuff to do for children it is great. The port is also really pretty.

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The beaches run for miles, and with a nudist beach close to the apartment there really is something for everyone!
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14 November, 2011

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Perfect location, nice surrounding. This time with noisier night-life. We have been there several times and still like it. The economic situation in Spain does to some extent reflect itself in the level of the service.

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Puerto Marina is an experience in its own right.
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25 October, 2011

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Plenty to do - Marina nearby with many shops and bars/cafes. Good bus service. Just be aware the local train station is up in Arroya Del Miel - not actually in Benalmadena - however you can access the train service at Torremolinos a short bus journey away.

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Good location - 8 out of 10.
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12 October, 2011

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Beautiful place with lot of attractions.

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23 September, 2011

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Arryo del Miel, Benalmadena is a beautiful part of Spain. Far from the real commercial centres of Benalmadena and Terromolines but near enough to visit if you wish. We were just outside the small town of Peublo and 5 min bus ride from Mijas. We got a better flavour of what Spain has to offer and we really enjoyed the experiance, the friendliness of the Spanish and the Spanish cuisine. We will definitely return to this area of Spain

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It is our 4th visit to the area and it won't be our last. It has everything we look for in a holiday. Frienly, clean, good food, and very safe
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22 September, 2011

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Benalmadena Pueblo is very nice, but really hard to find a parking lot. At Mijas they solved it with a nice central parking garage. I would have bought more local staff in the pueblo especially at small local stores. Due to the parking situation almost impossible. The public parking is too far away from the centre to stop buy for quick coffee or buying fruits at the nice small local store.

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05 September, 2011

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Benalmadena is a nice location with lots of other areas within easy reach. There is a train which costs a few euros and will take you to most of these locations.

Coast review

Great weather in july.
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07 August, 2011

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Benalmadena Pueblo is a beatiful place as well as the costa.

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21 July, 2011

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loved Benalamadena, loads to do, some great restaurants (try Bonanza Square)

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11 July, 2011

City review

Benalmadena Costa is a typical tourist area. Benalmadena Pueblo we found as charming as any typical Spanish smaller city / village.

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The beaches are great, but the huge tourist industry is kind of misusing the beauty of the area. That is maybe too large buildings and kind of old ones right on the beach are not promoting the area. Weather in the area is truly sunny and warm.
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16 June, 2011

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We love the area of Mi Jardin that is right on the edge of Benalmadena and Fuengirola. What a beautiful, quiet area and close to everything you need.

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We love the Costa del Sol!
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13 June, 2011

City review

Nice people. Á great chinese restaurant..up the way by mac donnalds.

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Very windy but nice
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04 March, 2011

City review

Among the cities in Costa del Sol we like Benalmadena best. Benalmadena has it all, beach with possibility to walk along, a beautiful park, La Paloma Parque, good shops an restaurants, local area ( Arroyo de la Miel) and upper area, Benalmadena Pueblo, with lovely white houses, small squares and great wiews. Teleferico/ cablecar with a spectacular birdshow, Selwo with delfinshow an Seaworld are things the could interested both young and elderly people. We like them all. And just to walk around in that nice weather, what could be better. Very peaceful place in february.

Coast review

We visited Torremolinos, Fuengirola an Marbella during our stay and found Torremolinos very crowded with people and a little bit too filled with small shops, all with the same stuff. Fuengirola is not so pretty, just a town with many streets and shops. Marbella and it´s beach is beautiful, but it is almost only the beach where people are walking.
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08 January, 2011

City review

For this time of the year perfect to travel with teenagers (12-14 yrs). Enough services open, but not too much people. Peaceful.

Coast review

Beach areas were clean and peaceful. Nearby cities nice to visit, a lot to see and to do.
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