Just eleven miles from Malaga lies the charming resort of Benalmadena, at the foot of the breathtaking Sierra de Mejis mountains range. Offering an ideal combination of excitement, relaxation in beautiful surroundings, if you're considering a Spain holiday you'll be spoilt for choice in Benalmadena.
Just two and a half hours by plane from most UK airports and bathed in over three hundred and twenty days of sunshine a year, Benalmadena enjoys the same gorgeous climate and relaxed Mediterranean vibe as other resorts on the Costa del Sol, but also offers fine dining, excellent cuisine and a multitude of attractions in a varied landscape with its crystal-clear marinas, golden beaches and rugged mountains that few other destinations can offer.
Benalmadena offers a wealth of pastimes for those looking for both active and relaxed holidays to Spain. From the area's Tivoli World theme park, located in the Arroyo de la Miel area, to the large marina and watersports of the beachfront Benalmadena Costa, there's something for everyone. This area also boasts a casino, golf course and exclusive nightclubs.
Many parts of Benalmadena retain their true Mediterranean flavour, with the history and culture of the region clearly visible in the architecture, attractions and small fiestas and fairs that are held year-round.
There are many clubs and authentic salsa bars to dance the night away, many located near the beachfront, and also an outstanding variety of smaller bars and restaurants in the area, so whether it's a romantic evening meal or burning up the dance floor in disco fever, Benalmadena has it all.
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Year round, Benalmadena enjoys a mild, humid climate with hot, dry summers that typically range from 26 to 32° Celsius from May until August. The water temperature rarely drops below the low twenties in the summer, making it the ideal climate to catch a few rays or enjoy the clarity of the warm, blue waters off the coast.
Benalmadena is situated on one of the most diverse areas on the Costa del Sol. From the golden beaches and clear blue waters that define the region, to the ruggedly beautiful Sierra de Mejis mountains, the landscape offers breathtaking views and lots of choice for spending time in this picturesque part of the Andalucian coast.
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Benalmadena offers an excellent variety of features and pace for a truly memorable holiday to Spain. On The Beach has some outstanding offers on flights and accommodation, so book today to experience a wonderfully diverse taste of the Costa del Sol!