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Benalmádena

Benalmádena

Free admission
Avenida Antonio Machado 78

The Basics

Benalmádena is the quirkier twin of nearby Torremolinos, with Benalmádena attractions ranging from a Gaudí-esque marina to a giant Buddhist stupa. The town serves as a popular beach escape from much of southern Spain. Those who wish to sightsee between beach sessions can board the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus, which includes stops at Malapesquera Beach, Bil-Bil Castle, Puerto Marina, Parque de la Paloma, and Tivoli World Park.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Costa del Sol

star-4
Trip up to the...
Marianne_S, May 2022
City Sightseeing Benalmadena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Trip up to the Benalmadena pueblo was grate! The views were fantastic. The only thing you can complain about is the sound quality. It's really poor.
star-5
Nice trip
Olesja_K, Apr 2022
City Sightseeing Benalmadena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
We liked this trip, children was happy, adults too!!! I recommend this bus!!!! It was not long trip, the town is not big!
star-5
Excellent and well worth it.
Mary P, Sep 2019
City Sightseeing Benalmadena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
The weather was really hot and to sit on the top deck of the bus seeing all these fabulous places was just heaven.One of the trips took us up along a mountain where the sight was breathtaking.I really do recommend.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Benalmádena is a great choice for beach lovers, families, and night owls.

  • Don’t forget to pack a swimsuit, towel, and sun protection.

  • Buy sunscreen before you go, as it’s much more expensive at the shops in town.

  • Some ATMs and credit card machines in town give you the choice to pay in euros, dollars, or pounds; euros, the currency used in Benalmádena, is recommended.

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How to Get There

Benalmádena is in Malaga, midway between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. Air-conditioned trains run between Malaga and Benalmádena regularly. From the train station in Arroyo de la Miel, you can catch a bus or taxi to other parts of town.

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When to Get There

With 325 days of sunshine per year, there isn’t a bad time to visit this warm Mediterranean shore. The period between March and May offers a sweet spot of warm weather and fewer crowds. August tends to be the busiest month.

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Tivoli World Park

Tivoli World Park, the largest amusement park on Costa del Sol, is also one of Benalmádena’s most popular attractions, particularly with families. The park features more than 40 rides and attractions, as well as an excellent theater where live flamenco shows are staged. Highlights include a drop tower, go karts, and a haunted mansion.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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