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In and around Benalmadena

Málaga, Costa del Sol
As well as enjoying all the on-site facilities at Sunset Beach Club, there are many interesting places to visit and things to do within easy reach of the hotel.  Below you'll find a few ideas of what's on offer, mostly just a short drive or taxi ride away.

Our Leisure Desk will be pleased to provide you with more information and update you on the latest attractions...... and can also recommend and book organized Excursions.

Click here to see some of our Local Attractions 2019 - Please note prices might change for 2020 season.

Things to Do in and around Benalmádena

Casino, Benalmádena-Costa


The Costa del Sol's first casino is only a few hundred metres from Sunset Beach Club, at the neighbouring Torrequebrada Hotel. Dress code is formal, and you will need to take identification with you to enter the casino.

Benalmadena Cable Car

Benalmadena Cable Car

Just a few minutes from Sunset Beach Club, you'll find the Benalmadena Cable Car, offering you the chance to observe the coast from a unique angle and enjoy stunning 360º views. At the summit, you can walk along the designated routes, see a dancing horse exhibition and watch a birds of prey show. An entertaining and educational day out for the whole family.

Torremolinos Water Park


Sunset Beach Club is within easy driving distance of the Costa del Sol's two major waterparks (Torremolinos and Mijas). A great choice of exciting rides and pools await all who visit. There's something for all age groups - from steep Kamikazee style shutes for brave teenagers, to gentle wave pools for toddlers.

Bioparc Fuengirola

Bioparc Fuengirola Zoo

A fabulous day out for all the family, this "open-plan" zoo offers visitors the chance to see tigers, crocodiles, monkeys, baboons, hippopotamii, exotic birds and reptiles at close proximity. There are refreshment areas and an adventure area for children. Also open for nocturnal visits in July and August.

Selwo Marina Benalmadena

Selwo Marina

Why not spend a day at Selwo Marina located next to Paloma Park, just 5 minutes from the hotel.  Here you can discover all kinds of marine life. Selwo holds Andalucia’s only dolphinarium and ice penguinarium, with exclusive dolphin, sea lion and exotic bird shows. The Selwo Organization also offers a discount price if you buy entrances to all three of their attractions on the Costa del Sol - The Benalmadena Cable Car, Selwo Aventura in Estepona & Selwo Marina!

Quad Costa del sol

Quad Biking

If you enjoy the thrill of off road then why not go quad biking during your holiday? The Costa Del Sol’s dunes of sand, Mediterranean sea and mountains offer a spectacular backdrop for those wishing to explore whilst enjoying the exhilaration of these incredible vehicles! Pick up a leaflet from the Sunset Beach Club Leisure Desk.

Scuba Diving Hotel Benalmadena

Scuba Sunset Style

Why not take advantage of staying so close to the ocean and discover the underwater world of the mediterranean! Sunset Beach Club is a recognized PADI Dive Resort. Renowned for quality customer service, there are courses available for all abilities from beginner to professional.

Paloma Park Benalmadena

Paloma Park

Located in the Heart of Benalmadena, just a ten minute walk from Sunset Beach Club, Paloma Park offers a relaxing day out for all the family with it's vast green areas(ideal for picnics) and cafes. There is a lake in the centre of the park with a large water feature giving the area a fresh atmosphere. Also don’t be surprised if during your visit you bump into the odd chicken, rabbit or even turtle!

Donkey Costa del sol

Donkey Sanctuary

Located 40 minutes from Malaga this donkey sanctuary is also known as El Refugio del Burrito. A visit here is a great way to discover the beautiful Spanish countryside whilst enjoying a fun day out that also helps a great cause. Entrance is free to the donkey sanctuary and the nearby flamingo lake.

Crocodile Park Torremolinos

Crocodile Park

If you fancy the opportunity to hold a live crocodile, this is the place for you! Complete with baby croc nursery, the largest croc in Europe, African fortress and live demonstrations. This is a fascinating day trip to be enjoyed by all.

Costa Sol Cruceros Benalmadena

Costasol Cruceros

Boat trips from Fuengirola to Benalmadena and Benalmadena to Fuengirola. This boat is a great way to travel from port to port, much more original than a taxi and cheaper! The journey lasts approximately 1 hour, giving you the opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery.

Selwo Aventura Estepon

Selwo Aventura

Selwo Aventura is a unique wild life park in Europe, where nature, animals, adventure & fun all combine to create a fascinating experience. Located in Estepona, Selwo Aventura is easily accessible by bus and approximately 1 hour drive from Sunset Beach Club.

Málaga Bus

City Sightseeing

With twelve stops, one at each main attraction offered by Benalmadena, City Sightseeing offers a unique tour of the town. Tickets are valid for 24hours, so you can use them more than once! Whether you’re going to Tivoli or for a wander around Paloma Park, this is a great way to get about!

Picasso Museum Málaga

Picasso Museum

Thanks to donations of Picasso’s loved ones we now have the opportunity to discover and experience some of Pablo Picasso’s masterpieces in his hometown of Malaga, just a stone's throw from Benalmadena!

Ranchito Horse Show

El Ranchito

Discover the 'Feria del Sur', a spectacular equestrian show. You can also enjoy the optional dinner and flamenco show for a fun and entertaining evening out. Located in nearby Torremolinos a ticket to the show also includes hotel transfers.

Nerja Caves Costa del Sol

Nerja Caves

For a fascinating day out, a visit to the famous Nerja Caves is a brilliant choice. Situated 35 minutes East of Malaga city, Nerja's caves allow visitors to explore it's large chambers with impressive collections of stalagtites and stalagmites. During the summer months it's also a popular venue for music concerts thanks to the amazing acoustics.

Mini Golf Torremolinos

Mini Golf

Perfect holiday fun, a classic activity during your holiday. Located here in Benalmadena, just a five minute walk away is Mini Golf. This is a bargain activity and fun for all of the family. Amenities also include a bar and pool table.

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