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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…)

Corpus Christi Celebrations Flood the Streets of Benalmádena with Flower Petals

This Sunday 19th June, Benalmádena will celebrate Corpus Christi, a gorgeous festivity full of colour and amazing aromas thanks to a spectacular carpet of flowers laid on the streets by the villagers.


This beautiful festivity is celebrated in many Andalusian villages sixty days after Easter Sunday; however, Benalmadena Pueblo’s rendition is now regarded as one of the most beautiful in the province, attracting many visitors.

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What to do in Benalmadena When it Rains: 11 Fun Ideas

What to do in Benalmadena when it rainsAlthough we enjoy approximately 320 days of sunshine a year here in Benalmadena, there are those odd days when the heavens open and you have to make use of the dreaded umbrella!

On these rare rainy days, we often get guests asking for tips and ideas on what to do on a wet day. Thankfully Benalmadena is not all about sun, sea and beaches; there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to do…Here’s a list of 11 ideas to keep you busy in Benalmadena (and the surrounding area) when it rains.

#1: Visit the Marina

 Jump on the bus (nº110 or 120) or grab a taxi (Both stop just outside the hotel) and head down to the Marina. You’ll find lots of great restaurants to enjoy a lovely lunch and can also visit the popular Sea Life Aquarium with its fascinating range of sea creatures including sharks, stingrays and a giant Pacific octopus. A must if you have kids! (more…)

12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

Things to do in Benalmadena over ChristmasAlthough not the high season here in Benalmadena, Christmas time offers lots of interesting things to keep the whole family entertained.

Our guests often ask us for recommendations on things to do at this time of year so we’ve decided to put together this list which includes activities and specific places you can visit during the holidays. Although the title of this post specifically states Benalmadena, you’ll find that our list wanders a little further down the Coast; that being said, all of these places are well connected by public transport. If you’re planning on visiting the Coast this Christmas I’m sure you’ll find something of interest on the list. Here goes… (more…)