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…)
If you’ve been toying with the idea of booking a Winter Sun Break in Benalmadena, and more specifically, at Sunset Beach Club, we’ve come up with ten good reasons to choose from!
#1: Amazing Facilities & Fantastic Service
Whether you’re planning on travelling as a family or are looking for a quiet romantic break, Sunset Beach Club offers something for all tastes. Our apartment-style accommodation (many with stunning sea views), 24-hour reception service, gym with a heated pool (Fee applies), Panorama Bar with breathtaking views to the sea, Oasis Restaurant with great-value early bird menus and live music every night… These are just a few of the reasons to consider choosing us for a winter break. (more…)
Benalmádena is one of the Costa del Sol’s most popular holiday resorts welcoming visitors from all over the world. Located just 22km from Málaga city centre and a short 20-minute drive from Málaga Airport, Benalmádena offers visitors a wide variety of attractions, beaches, hotels, restaurants and activities which make it the ideal holiday destination.
There are so many interesting facts about Benalmadena which we’re sure many visitors – and even locals – might not be aware of, that we decided to put together this comprehensive list of 50 Things you may not know about the municipality. Let’s see if we can surprise you! (more…)
The Costa del Sol is undoubtedly one of Europe’s top holiday destinations during the busier spring, summer and autumn seasons; however, what many people don’t know is that it’s also a popular resort for those looking for a winter sun break!
One of the main reasons for this popularity is the mild and sunny weather which prevails during the winter months (December, January and February).
If you’re from the UK or Ireland, it’s sometimes difficult to believe that you’re on the same continent! You look out of your window and all you see are gloomy clouds and rain… to add to the dreariness, you step out the door and you’re met by freezing temperatures and on occasions, snow and ice! (more…)
Since the start of 2016, tourists can take a virtual tour of many of the Costa del Sol’s most popular tourist attractions thanks to a new project by the Coast’s Tourist Board.
‘Costa del Sol 360’ (www.visitcostadelsol.com/360) allows users to ‘visit’ forty two of Malaga province’s most popular and important tourist attractions, including: Towns, monuments, marinas, views, beaches, natural parks, caves and leisure attractions. Visitors will be able to explore each of these locations using their smart phones. All they have to do is rotate their phone to see each of these tourist attractions from a unique perspective which would be impossible from the ground. (more…)
Click on the map (above) to see the full interactive map
Benalmádena is a fantastic holiday destination for all types of traveller, especially families with children.
Here at Sunset Beach Club we are constantly on the lookout for interesting information about our wonderful resort which we can then pass on to our guests to help them plan their holiday. That’s what this blog is all about… sharing useful information about Benalmadena and the Costa del Sol in general. 🙂
If you’re staying with us, you can always head up to the Leisure Desk located on the 6th floor of the hotel (next to the main entrance) and ask Susanna about the best tourist attractions in Benalmadena. If not, you can use this blog post as your very own guide to the best places to visit. (more…)