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Diputación de Málaga
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    This monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus was built by Doctor Esteban Martín y Martín, with the help of builders from nearby Mijas, between 1987 and 1994. It pays homage to...

  • This beach can be found in the town of Arroyo de la Miel, in the district of Benalmádena. It is bounded to the south by the town of Benalmádena Costa, to the west by Benalmádena Pueblo, and to the...

    Las Yucas Beach is in Benalmádena. This district of the Costa del Sol has almost 20 kilometres of sandy shores and palm groves making up a total of 17 beaches, linked by a promenade that is home to...


    Santa Ana Beach is in the Malaga district of Benalmádena, close to Puerto Marina. It is located in the Cabo Busto area, which is a setting of great interest thanks to its natural beauty. The beach...

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    The first settlements that makes any direst reference to Benalmadena date back to the end part of the Patheolithic Era. This is witnessed to by the remains discovered in some caves within the...

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    This course opened in 1976 and was designed by Pepe Gancedo. Considered a masterpiece, it is recognised as one of the most beautiful and well established courses on the Costa del Golf with its 18...

The entertainment does not stop in Benalmádena, a town which is 20 kilometres from the centre of Málaga and has all the attractions to spend an unforgettable vacation. The offer of tourist attractions is the most complete of the Costa del Sol and is also well distributed between the three cities.

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.

This has led to almost 5,000 British having chosen Benalmádena as place of residence.




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.

To explore its historic centre, it is recommended to start with the church of Santo Domingo, next to which there is a viewpoint that offers an extraordinary view of the coast. Close to this monument are the Jardines del Muro, designed by César Manrique. This walk can add two more stages: the sculpture de la Niña (sculpture of the girl) and La Fonda, whose building is now occupied by a hospitality school.

Culture manifests itself in many different ways in Benalmádena. Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Art Museum is a must see for lovers of this genre, as it hosts one of the best collections of Spain. Culture manifests itself in many different ways in Benalmádena.

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Escudo de Benalmádena
Town Hall
Avda. Juan Luis Peralta, s/n, 29639 
Geographic Data
Surface 27 km2
Altitude 280 m
Latitude 36º 35'
Length -4º 34'
Distance to Málaga City 19,7 km
Population 68859
Men 34082
Women 34777
Nationality Benalmadenses