Benalmadena offers plenty of things to do and there are several attractions to visit in this lively Spanish town. The hop-on hop-off tour takes you to different landmarks conveniently. All the stops are strategically located so you can easily hop-on and hop-off. Along with so many attractions, you can also try something different. You can hop-off at the Benalroma ruins which are the remains of Roman settlement.
The ticket includes entry to the Sea Life Benalmadena which is an aquarium that comprises of tunnel through a giant tank of sharks. Children and adults would love this place. Here you can see amazing creatures ranging from seahorses to jellyfish and otters. Sea Life is a perfect place to spend time with friends and family. There are several attractions to visit in Benalmadena. Let’s take a look.
Puerto Marina: This is an amazing place in Benalmadena with a lively and bustling port. It is considered the center of Benalmadena. You can find several bars, restaurants, and ice-cream parlors where you can enjoy eating your favorite food.
Old Town: Explore the cobbled and narrow lanes of Old town Benalmadena decorated by an Andalusian mountain. You can see an array of houses painted in white and beautiful flowers and green plants hanging on the balconies. Spend some time at the squares and relish tasty food and drinks. You can also visit the Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Guzman.
Parque De La Paloma: Relax and enjoy nature’s gem at the central park in town. Lazy sunny noon calls for a family outing. This picturesque place offers picnic areas, play parks, and lakes. Here you can witness animals that roam freely.
Playa Malapasquera: If you love adventures, try water sports at Playa Malapasquera. You can stroll down the jetty and see the beautiful luxury boats hitched here. This is an excellent port and you should visit a beach when you are in Benalmadena. It is clean, finest and has the bestfacilities. Crystal clear water looks beautiful.
Costa del Sol: Costa del Sol is synonymous with beaches and sun. The glittering golden sand on the beach attracts tourists and locals. You can visit Malapesquera beach in proximity to Marina.
Castillo Colomares: This is a tribute to Christopher Columbus who discovered America. A surgeon named Doctor Colomares has dedicated his entire life and money to work on this great tribute. The doctor had never stopped the work and tried until his death. Now people can visit this place and witness its originality. Stroll around the gardens and see the beautiful sites.
Mariposario: This is another popular nature-themed attraction in Benalmadena. Mariposario is the bestplace for animal lovers where chickens, rabbits, peacocks, and parrots wander freely. This park is home to the biggest butterfly house in Europe. You can witness cascading waterfalls and beautiful flowers. Bright and colorful butterflies dance freely around the park.