With its proximity to the airport (only 15 minutes by car) and a huge choice of hotels and holiday accommodation, Benalmadena Costa enjoys a privileged position and has expanded rapidly over the last 20 years to become one of the most popular destinations in the region. The area is lively year round but extremely busy during the summer months, when holidaymakers swell the population by more than triple – up to 100,000 people.
Benalmadena has three main areas being split into Benalmadena Costa, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Pueblo.
Here you will find the hustle and bustle of a lively and energetic lifestyle and is a very popular destination for thousands of British families and singles alike. There are many kilometres of safe, sandy beaches and long promenades stretching along the Mediterranean coast to as far as Torremolinos.
There are a huge amount of Hotels, restaurants, bars and chiringitos that spread the length of Benalmadena Costa. Food lovers can choose between the many varieties of restaurants on offer. The choice varies between Spanish tapas bars to Indian, Chinese, Italian, Spanish and of course British restaurants for that all-day breakfast up to fine cuisine dining. The choice is yours and is endless.
For night time entertainment look no further than Benalmadena Puerto Marina where you will find everything you need for a great night out. From Portside Cocktail bars to lively nightclubs and top class restaurants, you will have a night to remember.Benalmadena Puerto Marina has twice been voted the world’s top Marina.
Arroyo de la Miel
This is the busy town area of Benalmadena which stretches from Benalmadena Pueblo to the top down to Benalmadena Costa on the coast. Arroyo de la Miel is excellent for shopping and there are numerous restaurants and bars also. Here you will also find the excellent train service that runs directly from Malaga Airport to Arroyo and then on to Fuengirola. This service is soon to be extended to further down the coast.
Benalmadena Pueblo still retains the charm of an old Village despite the numerous amounts of visitors and ex-pasts that have made the Pueblo their home. It is a very quaint village with cobbled streets and a charm with its small family run restaurants and the relaxing atmosphere of the Spanish way of life. A truly Andalucian old village full of character.
An elderly urbanization with mainly bungalows and villas on smaller plots.
Sought after villa urbanization between El Higueron and the coast, and consists mainly of villas, quite a few with breath taking views of the coast.
La Reserva del Higueron
Newer urbanization of apartments and townhouses, semi-detached and detached villas, hosting on-site a variety of athletic activities, including indoor heated pool with Spa facilities, 2 tennis courts with tennis school, 11 paddle tennis courts receiving top ranking players repeatedly, etc.
Established urbanization closer to the beach, most of the properties on sale here are elderly villas, of which many enjoy nice of fantastic sea views. Torremuelle also hosts the English International School and has its own train station on the commuter link between Malaga and Fuengirola.