Holidays In Benalmadena
Benalmadena Holidays at a Glance
Located on Spain's Costa Del Sol and only a 20-30 minute transfer time from Malaga airport lies the resort of Benalmadena. Holidays to Benalmadena are in a perfect location to enjoy all the facilities that a first rate resort has to offer and yet be close enough to the many other attractions that Costa Del Sol has to offer. There are a series of sandy beaches along this 9 kms stretch of coast where all manner of watersports can be performed.
Who goes to Benalmadena?
Couples and families of all ages looking for a good all round beach & marina location within easy reach of a number of different activities and facilities.
Key Facts - Benalmadena
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration2 hours 30 mins (Approx)
- Distance From Airport18 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)25 mins
During your holidays to Benalmadena why not take a cable car ride up into the mountains which will afford you a wonderful view of this stunning coastline. You can also get a taste of the past by going 2-3 kms inland and visiting the old town which has managed to retain its charm with cobbled streets and whitewashed houses, this is probably the best place to sample traditional Spanish cuisine. Also nearby are the theme park, Tivoli World, the Selwo Marina with its dolphins and penguins and the Garden of the Eagles.
In the evening take a walk along one of the smartest promenades on the Costa Del Sol where local artists display there work. Holidays to Benalmadena can be as lively as you want, especially around the marina where along with the luxury yachts there are numerous bars and nightclubs including jazz & salsa clubs. There is also a casino at the Torrequebrada Hotel which is open to the public.
Benalmadena for Great Value Holidays
Holidays in Benalmadena and the rest of Costa Del Sol are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its short flight time (approx 2 hours), warm and sunny Mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches, great days out and exciting nightlife.
Charter flights to Benalmadena are very frequent and the resort has a fantastic range of hotels and self catering apartments which means holidays to Benalmadena are excellent value. Benalmadena is an extremely popular and lively resort in Costa Del Sol so whatever your budget book your holidays to Benalmadena with Olympic Holidays.
Cheap Holidays to Benalmadena - Olympic Holidays
Ideally located to explore other parts of the Southern coast of Spain with a great number of attractions worth visiting. Experience the golden beaches and liveliness of this Costa Del Sol resort and book your cheap holidays to Benalmadena today with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Costa Del Sol we offer cheap flights Costa Del Sol. For great deals on Benalmadena holidays book online today at OlympicHolidays.com
Benalmadena Cable Car: Located right next to Tivoli World the Benalmadena cable car runs to the top of Monte Calamorro where you will enjoy the spectacular views of Costa Del Sol, Sierra Nevada, Gibraltar and North Africa.
Selwo: Selwo Adventure Park is situated near Estepona, it is mix of nature & safari park with huge grounds housing over 2,000 miles including elephants, tigers and lions that roam in large enclosed areas. The park can be explored by jeep or using the overhead walkways but both offer an the opportunity to see the animals at close quarters. As well as land based animals there are many birds over a 1000 in fact and the park regularly arranges exhibitions showcasing birds of prey.
Selwo Marina: Book Costa Del Sol holidays and visit Selwo Marina located near the sea front in Benalmadena. The marina gives visitors an opportunity to experience and interact with marine life normally only found in South America. The marina has an impressive dolphinarium home to dolphins and sea lions with overhead walkways and a viewing area that gives a first had view of their underwater behaviours. The marina has an area called 'Ice Island', home to a number of species of penguin.
Tivoli World: Tivoli World Amusement Park is situated in Arroyo, 2 kms from the Benalmadena and can be reached by train or bus. A must during Costa Del Sol holidays, this is the areas largest amusement park and is great fun for the entire family. There is an area specifically for younger children called Tivolandia and will keep them entertained for hours.
Aqualand Torremolinos: For those taking Costa Del Sol holidays with children this is a fantastic day out. Located just 10 minutes fro the Torremolinos centre, this water park covers more than 70,000 square metres with Adrenalin filled rides for older children and wave pools for smaller children.
Eating/Drinking During Benalmadena Holidays
People enjoying holidays to Benalmadena can enjoy a variety of cuisines including Chinese, Italian, Indian & British favourites, alternatively try a locally caught fish dish served with a wonderful glass of chilled wine or a refreshing glass of sangria.
Getting Around on Benalmadena Holidays
Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Benalmadena holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your accommodation or tourist office.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Benalmadena and the Costa Del Sol is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Benalmadena holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Benalmadena Holidays Shopping
There are numerous opportunities for shopping during your holidays to Benalmadena where traditional handmade gifts including leather goods, pottery and jewellery are readily available. Take a trip to nearby Fuengirola where there is a weekly market and a large shopping mall.
Weather and climate information
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