Fuengirola has become one of the favourite destinations of tourists who come to the province of Malaga; thanks to important infrastructure development. It is located in the centre of this wonderful coastline and is easy to access from anywhere which facilitates the arrival of many tourists throughout the year.
Sohail Castle is one of the main attractions of Fuengirola. It is located on a hill facing the sea dominating the coast and the Sierra de Mijas. Abderrahman III ordered the construction of the castle in the year 956; thousand years later, the building has been renovated numerous times to suit its current reality as the scenario for numerous concerts and cultural events.
The promenade of Fuengirola is one of the largest in the Spanish coasts. It is 8 km long and, while on one side, there is municipality's beaches, whereas on the other side, bars, restaurants, terraces and local hotels and shops are located.
The best of nature is in the Bioparc Fuengirola, a zoo based on biodiversity and the presentation of species, whose recreation of the different ecosystems will surprise the visitor.
The Marina of Fuengirola is the axis on which the lovers of sea and water sports meet, enjoying the closeness of its 226 berths in the heart of the city and many restaurants and businesses in the sector to cover all the needs of these tourists.
Fuengirola is a shopper's paradise. In and around the main square Plaza de la Constitucion, there are many designer clothes shops, interesting small boutiques and a branch of the popular chain, Dunnes Stores. Or you can choose from one of the many high street shops such as Zara, Benetton, Pull & Bear, etc. Expect to pay more at the more exclusive Spanish boutiques, such as the up-market 'Don Miguel'.
Fuengirola has all the amenities and comforts you need but in a beautiful Mediterranean setting. You can't miss the huge Miramar shopping and leisure centre on the right at the final exit off the A7 road in the Marbella direction. It is opposite the Castillo Sohail. The centre has everything you could expect of a 21st century commercial centre.