Category Archives: Benalmadena

Benalmadena holiday news and Information including; fun activities, sightseeing, restaurants and places of interest.

The Best Ice Cream Parlours on the Costa del Sol

Gelato ice cream

When the sun is shining on holiday there is nothing better than enjoying a delicious ice cream.  You will find many ice cream kiosks and shops selling your standard ice lollies all over the Costa del Sol, but for something a little special we recommend these fabulous ice cream parlours.

The Best Pizza Places near Mijas

Just because you’re on holiday in Spain, doesn’t mean you have to eat Spanish food the whole time you’re here. If you fancy a pizza there are some awesome choices for you in and around the Mijas area so you’re sure to find one you like, here are the ones we love…

The Best Gin Bars on the Costa del Sol

Gin is big business these days.  Specialist gin bars are popping up all over the world, serving classic gin and tonics and more exotic gin cocktails.  Spain produces some of the finest gins that are popular with gin enthusiasts the world over; but where better to enjoy a refreshing G&T than in the sunshine on…

Best Free Play Parks on the Costa del Sol

Marbella- Parque de la Constitucion

Parks in Spain are in a class of their own, always clean, well kept, safe, mostly free and best of all not usually full of teenagers hogging the swings! You’ll find a park or play area in every town or village, however small, along the Costa del Sol so your choices are vast but we…

Top 5 best places to drink craft beer on the Costa del Sol

Craft Beer, Spain

The Costa del Sol is famed for its traditional tapas and paella restaurants, and Spain is known for its wine, cava and cerveza – but how well does it cater for craft beer enthusiasts? The simple answer is, very well indeed: no matter where you visit on the Costa del Sol, there’s bound to be…

Teleferico Cable Car, Benalmadena

Benalmadena is the perfect family holiday resort.  Clean beaches, a bustling marina and shops and restaurants galore.  It also has one of the most well-known and exciting attractions on the Costa del Sol…the Teleferico Cable Car.

Evening Entertainment on the Costa del Sol

El Cartujano in Mijas Costa

The Costa del Sol’s brimming with activities on offer in the daytime, but what do you do in the evening once the sun has set on the beautiful beaches for the day? There are hundreds of restaurants and bars to try but there is also some fantastic entertainment on offer. We look at how to…

The Best Parks and Playgrounds for children on the Costa del Sol

Parque de la Bateria Adventure Park - photo CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Nicolas Lope de Barrios

Spain is very much a family-orientated country and for this reason there is a wide abundance of parks and children’s playgrounds all along the Costa del Sol. When enjoying a beach holiday, there are always several small playgrounds dotted along the beaches and most public plazas or squares have a small playground including swings, a…

Touring the Wildlife on the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain

Wildlife on the Costa del Sol

There is an amazing array of things to see and do on the Costa del Sol, running along the Mediterranean coast of southern Spain. In this article are just some examples of the attractions available between the city of Málaga and the seaside town of Estepona. In each case, a little wildlife is involved, and…

Area Focus: Mijas Golf

Mijas Golf Course

The Mijas Golf Resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol is not just a haven for golfers, it has top quality villas and apartments, restaurants, shops and more.  It is also a stones throw from some of the most popular resorts on the coast.  Find out more about this prestigious urbanisation…