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Why visit Benalmadena in September (Plus Our List of Things to Do & Places to See)

Benalmadena in September

Visiting Benalmadena during the busy summer months – July & August – can be stressful. Too many people, too much traffic, too many queues, it’s too hot… stress!

However, if you’re willing to hold off on your holiday plans until September, the panorama changes… drastically!

September is probably one of the best times of year to visit Benalmadena. Although it’s still busy, kids are back at school and Spanish travellers (who usually holiday in August) are back at work. You’ll also find that flights and accommodation are considerably cheaper and the weather is still fantastic; lots of sunshine but not as stiflingly hot as July and August.

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50 Fun Things to Do With Kids on the Costa del Sol

50 Fun Things to do with kids on the Costa del Sol

So you’re planning a family holiday with the kids and the Costa del Sol is top of your list… but you’re looking for some fun things to do with the little – or not-so-little – ones during your holiday.

Well, you’re going to love this post as we are going to give you a list of 50 fun activities, excursions, parks, daytrips, outdoor activities, cultural activities, water parks and some inland adventure activities you can enjoy whilst you are here. We’ve included activities and attractions all along the Coast so it doesn’t matter if you are staying in Estepona, Marbella, Fuengirola, Benalmadena or Torremolinos, you’ll find something of interest in the list.

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A Summer of Culture in Benalmadena

Culture in the streets of Benalmadena

During the months of July and August, Benalmadena town hall has once again organized a special programme called “Cultura en la Calle” (Culture in the streets), an impressive selection of free cultural shows in different locations around the municipality (Benalmadena Pueblo, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Costa): Plaza Adolfo Suárez, Los Nadales Fairground, Arroyo de la Miel Fairground, Plaza la Mezquita, Alle Las Flores, Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Paloma Park and the area in front of Bil-Bil Castle (just a few minutes walk from Sunset Beach Club).

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Prison Island: Benalmadena’s Most Popular Adventure Attraction is back!

Prison Island BenalmadenaIf you enjoy adventure games and challenges then you’re going to love Benalmadena’s fabulous adventure attraction: Prison Island!

After being closed for the last 2 years due to the pandemic, this fun attraction is once again open to the public! And  they’ve updated many of the cells and games to create new challenges 🙂

Located in Benalmadena Marina’s main shopping centre, this fun attraction promises hours of fun and adventure for all the family (from 9 to 99 years of age!). Based on hit TV show ‘Fort Boyard’ the Prison Island experience requires participants to work in teams to solve tricky challenges and tasks in a series of ‘cells’ in order to collect the maximum number of points. These challenges require a series of skills including physical, mental and tactical.

A visit to Prison Island is the perfect activity for a fun family outing. Work together as a team to solve problems and earn the maximum number of points. (more…)

Laser Island: Enjoy a Game of Laser Tag in Benalmadena

Laser Island in BenalmadenaOur friends from Prison Island, the adventure park and ‘escape room’ in the Marina, have recently re-opened Laser Island, a Laser Tag theme park based on a galactic battle which is ideal for all age groups. The park has been closed for the past two years due to the pandemic, but we’re delighted to report that they are open again!

Equipped with latest-generation vests and laser guns, you’ll be able to choose from a selection of different game options: In teams, everyone against everyone, trying to obtain the maximum number of possible points or capturing the opposing team’s flags.

The guys at Laser Island highlight the importance of teamwork. Don’t let yourself get trapped, hide well, chase your opponents and most importantly… Don’t shoot your own teammates! (more…)