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10 Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to Try Next Time You Visit the Costa del Sol

Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to try on the Costa del SolAre you looking for something more adventurous to do next time you visit the Costa del Sol?

A visit to this beautiful part of Spain doesn’t mean you have to make do with sun, sea and sangria. If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you’re going to love this list of 10 exciting activities to try next time you are here.

If you’re travelling with kids, you might want to take a look at our monster blog post featuring 50 fun things to do with kids on the Costa del Sol, we guarantee you won’t have any kids complaining of boredom with this list under your belt! 😊 (more…)

6 Malaga Museums You’ve Probably Never Heard of (But are Well Worth a Visit)

The city of Malaga is quickly becoming one of the most attractive Cultural destinations amongst international travellers. The town hall has invested heavily in the growth of its historical and artistic heritage and now offers visitors an impressive collection of more than 30 museums, each with its own unique and varied theme.

The most popular include The Picasso Museum, Centre Pompidou and the Carmen Thyssen museum and each attracts hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts every year. However, Malaga has other museums which, although not as famous, are definitely worth a visit.

Below you’ll find information on six of our favourite Malaga museums you might not have heard of.

*Opening Hours and prices in this post were updated in August 2020 and are for guideline purposes only, subject to change. Please check the museum websites for latest information.

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6 of Benalmadena’s Most Popular Walking and Hiking Routes [Guide]

Map of Benalmadena Walking & Hiking Routes

Map of Benalmadena’s Walking and Hiking Routes (Click on the map to see larger version)

Do you enjoy walking and hiking in the countryside? Although better known as a sun and beach holiday destination, Benalmadena also offers many fun and entertaining activities during the quieter and cooler winter months. Two of those activities are walking and hiking.

Benalmadena actually boasts an impressive network of natural walking routes and trails from which you can experience unbelievable views of the Costa del Sol and beyond.

These routes are spread over the Municipality’s vast expanse which stretches into the hills and mountains behind Benalmadena Pueblo and Arroyo de la Miel. The town hall actively promotes these walking routes at travel trade fairs, and also maintains and cleans the 6 routes it recommends. (more…)

Summer in Benalmádena 2020: 26 cultural events for residents and visitors

Summer in Benalmadena 2020 - Cultural events programme

The Benalmádena City Council has just presented ‘Verano en Benalmádena 2020) (Summer in Benalmádena 2020)’, a series of cultural events for July and August that Benalmadena residents and all visitors can enjoy.

This program aims to support the local cultural industry, betting on the talent of local artists who, like many, have been going through a hard time since the state of alarm was declared.

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26 Fun Things to do on Your Next Benalmadena Holiday: Our A to Z Guide!

26 fun things to do in Benalmadena

Are you looking for a list of fun things to do the next time you visit Benalmadena?

Well, you’ve come to the right place. There are loads of things to do and fun attractions to visit when you come to spend your holidays in Benalmadena. We’ve put together an A to Z list with 26 ideas to get you started…

A – Aqualand

Have a splashing time at the Costa del Sol’s biggest water park. The kids will love it…and so will the adults. There are plenty of fun rides to keep the whole family entertained for hours!

Aqualand in Torremolinos
Some of the water slides at Aqualand in Torremolinos

B –Butterfly Park

Visit Europe’s largest Butterfly exhibition where you’ll be able to see more than 150 species of butterflies. You can read more about the Benalmadena Butterfly Park on our blog.

C – Cable Car Ride to the Top of Benalmadena

If you don’t mind heights, this is a definite must! A 15-minute ride to the top of the Calamorro Mountain behind Benalmadena for some of the most amazing views. Make sure you also watch the amazing birds of prey show!

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How to Save Money on Your Next Visit to Mijas Water Park

Aquamijas - Mijas Water ParkOne of our favourite local attractions, Mijas Water Park (AquaMijas) opens again on the 29th June 2020! With limited number of visitors allowed and strict health and safety protocols in place, it’ll be a different summer experience at this popular Waterpark, but a fun one all the same! 

For their opening day on the 29th June they’ve reduced entrance prices to just 13€ per person… It’ll be busy but that’s a great price!

Knowing that many of our guests are regular visitors to this popular water park, we thought we’d give you a few tips on how you can save a few Euros next time you and the family decide to spend the day shooting down water slides!

Although great fun, water parks such as the one in Mijas can prove to be a seriously-expensive day out, especially if you have a big family! The normal prices for a day at ‘Parque Acuático Mijas’ are as follows: (more…)