It is a municipality of the province of Malaga. Its surface is almost 27 square kilometers.
Benalmádena is one of the favorite tourist destinations of the Costa del Sol along with other municipalities in the province of Malaga.
It has a Mediterranean climate, with very soft and warm temperatures all year round.
The typical cuisine of Benalmádena stands out two dishes: Migas de Leche and Sopa Cachorreña.
Place to see in Benalmádena
Castle of Colomares
The Castle of Colomares is a monument built between the year 1987 and 1994. It is a tribute to the discovery of America and Christopher Columbus.
It was built by Esteban Martín and two masons from Malaga.
This castle has an empty tomb where it is expected that one day may be the remains of Christopher Columbus.
Tivoli World is an amusement park where you can enjoy roller coasters, horror house, mysterious boat, twister, carousels and varied shows among other things...
In Tivoli World there is more than 40 attractions, restaurants, fun science museum.
In its website you can find the schedule, the map of the park and the price of the tickets of Tivoli World.
Sea Life is an aquarium opened in 1995. You can get the tickets to Sea Life Benalmádena on its website.
Among the areas that you can visit are: the island of the stingrays, oceanic tunnel, interactive zone, jellyfish invasion, oasis of otters, the island of the sea horse, reef of sharks, among others.
Selwo Marina is a dolphinarium. In this dolphinarium you can enjoy with dolphins and penguin. You will have the opportunity to know more about the flamingos, the morrocoy tortoise, and also about different exotic birds and tropical jungles.
The aim of Selwo Marina is to provide information about the importance of the preservation and care of these species.
In its website you have the possibility to buy online the tickets for Selwo Marina.
The Cable Car of Benalmádena takes you to more than 750 meters high, on the top of the mount called Calamorro.
At the top you can do different tours that will take you to viewpoints where you can watch panoramic views of the Costa del Sol.
You can buy the tickets for the Cable Car of Benalmádena in its website.
It is a small Butterfly Park located in Benalmádena, in a Thai style building.
This park offers the possibility to observe the birth, reproduction and growth of more than 1500 butterflies.
You can purchase the tickets for the Butterfly Park in its website.
Parque de la Paloma
This park has a surface of 200,000 square meters and was inaugurated in 1995.
This park has trails in which you can find animals (chickens, swans, turtles, ducks, rabbits, emus, peacocks, mouflon…), playgrounds for children, artificial lakes and a restaurant area.
The park entrance is free.