It is a municipality that belongs to the province of Malaga. It is a coastal strip at the foot of the Sierra de Mijas. Approximately 20% of those living in this municipality are foreigners.
Torremolinos is a place frequented by tourists, especially by Scandinavians, French, Irish, German, British and Spanish from other autonomous communities.
This place offers great variety of leisure, cultural attractions, beaches, green areas…
The typical dishes of this city are sardine skewers, Torremolinos cakes, roasted pepper salad and “pescaitos fritos” (fried fish).
Places to see in Torremolinos
Molino de Inca
An ancient fluor mill is the name given to this botanical garden.
It has approximately 4 hectares of extension in which a great amount of palm trees of different species are concentrated.
Also inside you can see water fountains, trees, bushes, animals, etc.
Parque de la batería
It is an old defensive infrastructure that was enabled as a park.
It preserves some bunkers and cannons used in the past.
It also has an artificial lake with boats, a lookout tower and playground for children.
This park is chosen for many people in order to take their weeding photos.
In this park in Torremolinos you can see more than 200 crocodiles from different parts of the world.
In this park is living the largest crocodile in Europe.
You can have in your own hands a baby crocodile in this park. An amazing and unforgettable adventure.
The water park where both young and old have fun.
Inside there are attractions for children and families, and it has relaxing and adrenaline rides. It opens in the summer season and it has plenty of restaurants, ice-cream and waffle shop, souvenir stores, solarium service, parking lot area and a huge amount of green areas. Everything you need to spend a lovely and fun hot day.
Torre de Pimentel
It was built approximately in the year 1300 by the Nasrid.
This tower was used as a defence for the ancient kingdom of Granada, along with the chain of defensive towers built at that time along the entire coast.
Before to take the name of "Torre de Pimentel", its name was Torre de los molinos. From this tower comes the name of the city: "Torremolinos".
Casa de los Navajas
It has been a residential palace since 1925.
It was declared a building of historical interest in the year 1991 by La Junta De Andalucia.
It is located near the beach, on a cliff. Casa de los Navajas has a neomudejar style, and has two floors. The ground floor is used as residence by the family. The upper floor is used as a lookout.
Pinar de los Manantiales
Around the exhibition center of Torremolinos you will find the Pinar de los Manantiales, an extensive green area with springs and trees.
It has tables, chairs and barbecues available to spend a good afternoon enjoying the lovely scenery.
The ideal place to enjoy a lunch in the nature.