Boasting superb tapas bars and a majestic historic city centre, Malaga is a Spanish city
with swagger and character
. Wander down the narrow alleyways and stop off at a bustling cafe, explore their interesting museums, the Gothic cathedral or the 11th-century Gibralfaro castle
and take in this charming city with its church spires and russet-red tiled roofs.Benalmadena
Benalmadena, in the province of Malaga, is a renowned seaside resort boasting 320 days of sunshine a year
. Home to a booming economy thanks to its commercial port and fishing, this modern region has kept its authenticity through the preservation of its historical relics, where charming shaded alleyways sit alongside Roman remains and Renaissance palaces
. Nestled between mountains and sandy beaches, the locals call her "city of paradise".