Torremolinos & Benalmádena attractions

Historic Building in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Casa de los Navajas

Impossible to miss in the concrete jungle of Torremolinos is this neo-Mudéjar beauty, a mini palace that formerly belonged to a local sugar baron, António Navajas. Originally constructed in 1925 in a style not dissi…
Butterfly Park in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Mariposario de Benalmádena

Next to the Buddhist stupa, in a quasi-Thai temple in Benalmádena (get off the train at Torremuelle station), this butterfly park is a delight. There are some 1500 fluttery creatures, including exotic subtropical sp…
Beach in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

La Carihuela

La Carihuela, Torremolinos' most western beach, stretching from a small rocky outcrop (La Punta) to Benalmádena, is a former fishing district and one of the few parts of town that hasn't suffered rampant overdevelop…
Beach in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Playamar

This long stretch of beach in Torremolinos is lined with reliably good chiringuitos (beach bars) and is also extremely family friendly, with playgrounds, and pedalos, sunbeds and parasols for hire. The wide promenad…
Port in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Puerto Deportivo de Benalmádena

This port on the coast in Benalmádena is striking for its GaudÍ-Asian-Mr-Whippy–style architecture, and its large choice of bars, restaurants and shops overlooking the boats.
Museum in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Buddhist Stupa

The largest Buddhist stupa in Europe is in Benalmádena Pueblo. It rises up, majestically out of place, on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by new housing and with sweeping coastal views. The lofty interior i…
Museum in Torremolinos & Benalmádena

Museo Benalmádena

There are two sections to this museum: one exhibits local archaeological finds; the other, more curiously, has a fantastic collection of Mexican and Central and South American artefacts.