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Known for its sun-soaked beaches, stunning marina, great nightlife and varied dining opportunities, the Spanish city of Benalmadena is one of the most popular destinations in the Costa del Sol region. Benalmadena is situated along the Mediterranean coast and offers something for everyone. It is an idyllic location for a family trip, a getaway with your partner or an adventure spent with your closest friends. At Voyage Privé, the team is pleased about the opportunity to help you find your best deal in this iconic area of Málaga province.

The top 5 things to see/do in Benalmadena

1. Explore Benalmadena's historic Old Town district

While on holiday in Benalmadena, spending an afternoon simply exploring the area's Old Town is a must. You can easily get lost in this magical maze of narrow cobbled streets and alleys that are lined with whitewashed houses. In the town's squares, you will find plenty of places to stop off for a drink or a tasty meal.

2. Enjoy breathtaking views during a cable car ride

If you want the chance to enjoy the most mesmerising views of Benalmadena, a cable car journey is the way to go. This trip will take you to the peak of Mount Calamorro, where you can catch a unique glimpse of the point where the city meets the Mediterranean Sea.

3. Puerto Marina

Puerto Marina

Known as Puerto Marina, the port of Benalmadena is another must-visit holiday spot. This bustling hub is home to a huge selection of bars, restaurants, traditional shops and a fabulous shopping centre.

4. Playa Arroyo de la Miel

Spending some quality time on the beach should be included in any itinerary you put together for your holiday in Benalmadena. This spectacular stretch of sand features all the services that travellers look for, and there are plenty of local bars nearby where you can grab a refreshing drink after spending some quality time soaking up the sun.

5. Parque de la Paloma

Located in the heart of Benalmadena, Parque de la Paloma is one of the city's most beautiful green spaces and a must-visit spot if you want to find a quiet place for a relaxing picnic with your family, friends or significant other.

Our best hotels in Benalmadena

1. Sahara Sunset Club by Diamond Resort

Sahara Sunset Club by Diamond Resort

The Sahara Sunset Club by Diamond Resort is one of our top recommendations for holidays in Benalmadena. During your stay, you can choose between a One or Two Bedroom Apartment. On-site amenities include a fitness centre, a spa, a bike rental, a pair of swimming pools and a playground that is perfect for those visiting with children.

2. Palladium Hotel Costa del Sol 4*

Palladium Hotel Costa del Sol

Located next to a private beach and featuring tranquil spa facilities, the Palladium Hotel Costa del Sol 4* is a luxurious property that is situated in an idyllic location in Benalmadena. This family-friendly accommodation features stunning sea views, an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace, a kids' club and on-site restaurants and bars.

3. Hotel Mac Puerto Marina 4*

Hotel Mac Puerto Marina

The Hotel Mac Puerto Marina 4* is the perfect option for a getaway to Spain's Costa del Sol region. It is home to a relaxing spa and features amenities that include a restaurant, a pair of bars, Wi-Fi, laundry service and 24-hour reception.

4. Medplaya Hotel Riviera - Adults-Only 4*

Medplaya Hotel Riviera

If you are seeking an unforgettable escape to Benalmadena with your significant other or a group of your closest friends, the Medplaya Hotel Riviera - Adults-Only 4* is a highly recommended option. The property is close to many of the area's top attractions and offers plenty of entertaining activities to enhance your stay. Key facilities and amenities include outdoor parking, a buffet restaurant, a pair of bars, spa treatments, a fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool.

5. Hotel Alay 4*

Hotel Alay

Hotel Alay 4* is a chic, modern property that enjoys an idyllic location in the Benalmadena area of Spain's Costa del Sol. The beach is just a short walk away, and the property features on-site amenities that include a buffet restaurant, a bar, a games room, a solarium and an outdoor pool.

When is the best time to go on holiday in Benalmadena?

Given its pleasant, Mediterranean climate that is characterised by hot, dry summers and winters that are mild, any time of year is perfect for holidays to Benalmadena. With this said, July to August is the best option for true sunseekers. If you want to avoid the highest temperatures and largest crowds, a getaway during the spring or autumn is a great option.

Going on holiday in Benalmadena

Holiday in Benalmadena

The closest arrivals airport for holidays to Benalmadena is Málaga. You can easily find flights out of the top travel hubs in the UK, and the average in-air time is around 2 hours and 50 minutes for nonstop flights. Upon landing, you will find an extensive network of public bus and rail options as well as available taxi services. Car hire is a great ground transportation option for a maximum level of convenience.

Enjoy your holiday in Benalmadena

We recommend booking holidays in Benalmadena for at least 3 to 5 days to give yourself plenty of opportunity to see the region's top points of interest. Longer stays are also highly rewarding if you have the available time, and they give you the chance to further immerse yourself in the amazing culture of this beloved coastal part of Spain.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on Benalmadena

Booking holidays to Benalmadena through Voyage Privé gives you the chance to get a great deal on stays in the most luxurious hotels and resorts available in this spectacular part of Spain. The sights and sounds of Costa del Sol await you when you embark on a trip to this region that is famed for its dining, nightlife, history, culture, architecture and landscapes. Browsing through our listing of exclusive, members-only deals is the perfect way to find a fabulous place to stay.

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