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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 BenalmadenaAre you looking for a list of fun things to do and attractions to visit in Benalmadena?

Well, you’ve come to the right place. There are loads of things to do 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! Continue Reading →

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11 of the Best Tourist Attractions in Benalmádena (and surrounding area)


Map of The Best Tourist Attractions in Benalmádena  and surrounding area

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. Continue Reading →

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Beach & Sea Fun for all the Family at Costa Water Park

Costa Water Park in FuengirolaFancy trying a fun new water park where you’ll be able to jump, slide, dive and test your balance skills? 

If you’ve walked along the promenade in Benalmadena, Puerto Banus or Fuengirola, you may well have seen some bizarre looking inflatable structures floating about 50m off shore. Well these are actually new state of the art water parks where you and the family will have a whale of a time! Continue Reading →

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Lots of Fun for Kids at MIMA 2012 in Málaga

MIMA Malaga Kids Fair

Next Wednesday the 26th December 2012 sees the start of MIMA 2012, a special event created especially for children which is sure to keep the little ones amused over the Christmas Holidays.

For 10 days (until the 4th January 2013) the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Málaga will become a true ‘Kids Paradise’, a fun fair tailor made to keep kids and parents amused for hours!

Below  the high ceilings of the ‘Palacio de Congresos’ an 8000 m2 area will offer a whole range of experiences (over 60) which combine entertainment, fun, sport, shows and education.

Here are some of the activities you’ll find at MIMA 2012: Continue Reading →

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Cable Car Ride to the Top of Benalmádena: An Exciting (albeit hair-raising) Family Day Out

Benalmadena Cable Car Views

The Views towards Málaga from the top of Benalmadena

Now, I have to admit that I am not fond of heights; actually, I’m terrified of them. So when my wife suggested we take our twin daughters on a cable car ride to the top of Calamorro Mountain behind Benalmádena, you can imagine my reaction!

We always try and make the most of our weekends together and take the girls on little “adventures” and as the weather was gorgeous, I – reluctantly – agreed to give it a go.

Working at Sunset Beach Club, I’ve often spoken to guests and colleagues who raved about their trip up to the top of Benalmádena on the cable car; this was the perfect opportunity to see what all the fuss was about.

The cable car sets off from Tivoli World (it’s actually just beside it). Pricing might seem a little steep, specially if there are 4 of you; however, it’s well worth it! These are the rates: Continue Reading →

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Who’s Going to the Sailor’s Market in Benalmadena Marina?

Seaman's MarketThere’s a new and somewhat different event for you this weekend… activities and entertainment which are sure to thrill children and adults alike: The Sailor’s Market in Benalmadena Marina!

This is the first the Sailor’s Market (Mercado Marinero) is being held in Benalmadena and promises fun and laughter for all who visit over the weekend.

Here’s what you can expect:-

  • Parades and street performers (musicians, fire eaters, etc)
  • Fun characters such as the Pirate Captain and his buccaneers!
  • Variety of workshops
  • Special children’s attractions
  • Theatre sketches
  • Children’s games
The fun begins tomorrow evening – 16th september at 7pm and continues on Saturday the 17th and Sunday 18th from 11am to 2.30pm and 7pm to 1.00am.
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Family Fun Whilst on Holiday in Benalmadena: Top 3 Places to Visit with Kids!

Selwo Marina, Benalmadena

Selwo Marina

If you are planning on visiting Benalmadena for a family holiday, there are plenty of activities to keep you and the younger ones entertained. Most hotels have fantastic entertainment programs; however, if you are looking to get out a little and see some of the sights, the following 3 recommendations shouldn’t disappoint you especially if you have kids with you. Continue Reading →

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