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Featured holiday homes in Torremolinos

Apartment in Torremolinos (El Bajondillo)

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  • 60 m² living area
  • 15 m² terrace
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Apartment in Torremolinos (La Colina - Torremolinos)

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  • 2 bathrooms
  • 65 m² living area
  • 14 m² terrace
  • Shared pool
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Penthouse in Torremolinos

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  • sleeps 4
  • 1 bathroom
  • 75 m² living area
  • 12 m² terrace
  • Shared pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Balcony
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Torremolinos

The seaside resort of Torremolinos is one of the best-known resorts in southern Spain, and although it hasn’t always had the best image, thankfully in the last few years it has outgrown its tacky image and evolved into a mature and exciting resort.

Situated just 7 kilometres from the city of Malaga and its international airport, it neighbours the
attractive resort of Benalmadena.

History
The area dates back to prehistoric times, with human skulls and evidence of bronze age inhabitation being found in limestone caves in the
mountains that backdrop the town.

As a town Torremolinos first became popular in 1498 when the Catholic Kings and their troops stopped here during the siege of Malaga. The
original name was Molinos del Torre (The Tower Mills). The town later evolved as a busy fishing port and still to this day there is a small fishing industry.

About town
The town has a happy, fun atmosphere and appeals to both young and old visitors. There are an abundance of shops and boutiques, and the
best place to head is the main pedestrianised street of Calle San Miguel, where shops line up to sell you goods of all kinds.

The town is also awash with colour in the summer, with over a thousand species of trees and flowers being planted in and around the towns
streets, plazas and parks.

The old fishing district of El Bajondillo is found at the end of Calle San Miguel, at the bottom of a steep flight of stairs, here you will find some excellent seafood restaurants, souvenir shops and at the bottom is the beach of El Bajondillo.

The seafront promenade of Torremolinos stretches all the way to Benalmadena Marina and makes for a pleasant evening stroll, where you pass the old fishing village of La Carihuela.

There is a lesser known area in Torremolinos called El Calvario, which is located to the north of the main road, this is a quieter urban zone, where there are some cute traditional bars where you can mix with the locals and get away from the main crowds.

Beaches
Torremolinos boasts six beaches within its municipality and all have golden, clean sands and lots of facilities, including restaurants and
water sports. The 7 kilometre promenade that backs the beaches is perfect for an evening stroll taking you through the quaint fishing village of La Carihuela on to the marina at Benalmadena.

Places to visit
There are some interesting art galleries and museums in Torremolinos itself, but the real beauty of the town is its close proximity to
the capital city of Malaga, where you can enjoy a wide assortment of cultural attractions, including the Picasso Museum and Alcazabar Fortress.

The town is well place to explore the rest of the Costa del Sol and inland region, including the towns of Fuengirola, Marbella and Mijas Pueblo.

Golf
Being located on the Costa del Golf, means that you won’t go far without finding a golf course. Close to Torremolinos are the courses of
Guadalhorce, Lauro Golf, Alhaurin Golf and Torrequebrada.

Eating out
This modern resort is teeming with bars and restaurants, you definitely won’t go hungry! There are good price tapas options, seafood diners and the typical beach chiringuitos of the Costa del Sol.

There are also lots of international options, from typical Brit grub, to pizzas, Chinese, Indian and much more.

Climate
Torremolinos enjoys a sub-tropical Mediterranean
climate, with hot summers and warm winters. Cooling breezes from the sea make the summer heat manageable; temperatures average 32 ºC during the summer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviews for Torremolinos

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Very Nice


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Prefer La Carihuela to Torremolinos - more relaxed


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Good transport links -prefer the smaller resorts - but plenty to offer tourists. Like the area in general.
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all you need at hand including restaurants , shops etc.


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Costa del sol is an excellent place to stay. So convenient to the airport about 10 minutes away from where we stayed
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Nice place to rest for family. There are nice resteurants and pubs in the city center. Ther is lovely beach with plenty of pubs and shops.


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In my opinion cost were resonable
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All amenities near at hand, shopping ,beach ,restaurants and walks,


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Beautiful , lovely walks
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Especially La Carihuela is very nice, many restaurants. The connections by train and bus are excellent from Torremolinos to Malaga.


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Nice beach, good restaurants
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Very lively and bustling, but quiet areas as well


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Very clean
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fantastic place - love it more every time we go.


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Fantastic
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Lovely area. Much to do. Easy to do not much : )


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Absolutely lovely. And we are hugely spoiled being from Charleston, SC on the coast/beach.
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Good restaurants, very touristy


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Nice place, good beach
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Torremolinos is a fantastic and has some great beaches. It's beach fronts are very flat and easy to walk along.


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Costs del sol has great weather and great beaches
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The resort has all of the amenities we required and its proximity to Malaga airport is a real bonus


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Been many times to torremolinos its a very chilled out place to visit with good shop and restaurants and bars not really for the young 20s


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The beaches are some of the best as his the coastal walk with loads of tapas and tavenas with good wine and great food
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Great city to spend the holiday


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Great area. The water was a bit dirty though..
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Beautiful city, nice market place, lovely restaurants and bars and for women, a lot of shops! Nearby the airport of Malaga.


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It's great for having a relaxed holiday Everything is possible, nothing is obliged... Perfect location to wander around.
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During our stay in April the mass tourist industry is just ramping up. Torremelinos has a wonderful evening respite off the beaten path of the beach but wonderfully welcoming, Pub Chapo. Mijas is very accessible from the city by city bus and is very inexpensive. The RENFE is also accommodating, local, and inexpensive travel to Malaga or to Fuengirola


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Costa Del Sol coastal area is a beautiful seaside walk and extends a great distance towards Marbella One of the highlights where breakfasts are inexpensive, owners interest is high, and a welcoming experience is Shifters(see Peter) across from the Princessa Solar in Carihuela
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Like Torremolinos , just wish there were a bit more places open in the evening , almost everyhting closes at 17.00 lol


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Cordoba, Granada, Ronda, Seville etc great places to visit
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Excellent.


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Excellent.
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There is a lovely walk along the seafront from Torremolenos to Benalmadena, loads of restaurants, nice beaches


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This is a lovely coastline, Benalmadena port is not to be missed
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