Benalmádena is a town which is 20 kilometres from the centre of Málaga. Benalmádena town represents calmness through a picturesque urban landscape of narrow streets and plazas, while Benalmádena Costa brings together good part of holiday offer and a long coastline divided into 15 beaches. Arroyo de la Miel, with strong growth in recent years, is the place where a large number of leisure attractions that complete the attractions of this destination are concentrated.
Benalmádena offers very original views, as the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment, Colomares Castle and Bil Bil Castle and a Moorish-style building stands out in the landscape of the coast, thanks to its red decoration with tiles. In Benalmádena, besides, the tourists can visit the three watchtowers that are conserved in the city: Torre Bermeja, Torrequebrada and Torremuelle.
Parque de la Paloma is one of the most emblematic parks of the Costa del Sol with its 200,000 square meters of greenery, where you can enjoy several walking areas, an artificial lake, two playgrounds, trails and the possibility to contemplate the life of free animals. The wide range of catering and picnic areas make the Paloma Park one of the most visited place by tourists and inhabitants of the town.
Those who want to see during a visit to Benalmádena, how the animals of all kinds live in water, there are two interesting options: Sea Life, which has several sharks among its 2,000 underwater creatures, and Selwo Marina, whose visitors can share experiences with dolphins, penguins and sea lions from various corners of the world.
The amusement park Tivoli World, ideal for the little ones, and the Ice Club, with skating rinks that can be enjoyed throughout the year, complete Entertainment choices of Benalmádena.
Nature also awaits in Benalmádena Butterfly Pavilion, where children can learn playing around thousands of species of butterflies from all over the world.