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Reviews of our apartments in Benalmádena

We have 74 reviews of our apartments in Benalmádena.

3 bedroom Benalmádena holiday penthouse rental with swimming pool
September 2019

Very little communication from the Interhome. Property needs updating especially balcony furniture. Little or no appliance operating instructions, and no maps or tourist information leaflets. Would have helped if more access keys were provided.

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Renter: Graeme
Graeme Family from Elgin, United Kingdom
2 bedroom apartment rental in Benalmádena, Costa del Sol, with shared pool
June 2019

This is a fabulous apartment, with everything you could need for a holiday. The apartment was spotlessly clean and we were met on time by our host. The whole complex was clean and very tidy and the pool area could not be faulted, toilets and changing rooms right next to the pools. The gates are secure so only those living or staying there can access the place. Our view over the gold course and routing was stunning and made a glass of wine on the balcony each evening all the more enjoyable. The walk to the beach is down a fairly steep road but the small coves along the front are worth the walk back and each has its own bar, restaurant and toilets there. The area is pretty quite but a taxi into town and to the Marina is a few euros and its nice to be away from the hustle and bustle during the day. The taxi rank is just around the corner and getting a taxi was easy. We would definatley book this apartment again and our hosts were great at giving us any information we emailed for. Thanks for a great holiday.

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Renter: Lynn
Lynn Family from Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 bedroom apartment in Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
February 2019

Property had a beautiful view . It was quiet with only the sound of waves to help relax us. The kitchen was well equipped. Pier was quick to respond to our needs. The property is well located and a short walk to restaurants and grocery stores.

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Renter: John
John Couple from Almonte, Ontario, Canada
2 bedroom apartment with swimming pool in Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
September 2018

Cozy holiday home with good views. Spacious balcony where the sun shines all day. Next to the pool. Close to no shops or other services. I recommend using a taxi or rental car.

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Renter: Jussi P.
Jussi P.
3 bedroom Benalmádena holiday penthouse rental with swimming pool
July 2018

The apartment is very well located to visit MALAGA and its surroundings. The beach and the supermarket next door are perfect for a stay with children. The pools are very nice, with a small pool for the little ones and the presence of a lifeguard. Small flat for the little greenery where to put the towel around the pool and the lack of chairs that requires to lie on the tile hard enough. The apartment is large, very well equipped, and the large terrace is very nice. Nevertheless, the view from the terrace is average because the sea view is a bit spoiled by the tall buildings. The essential element of the apartment, in addition to its location, is undoubtedly the underground parking space because it is very difficult to park nearby.

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Renter: Johanna C.
Johanna C.
2 bedroom apartment rental in Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
June 2018

Overall all went very well the apartment was in line with the advert well located only flat general cleaning of the apartment which was quite clean overall but not sparkling (dust dust on the couch, hair in the bathroom) which was not very bad but for the rate and the 4 stars we expected a little better.

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Renter: Hamel

Travel guide

Apartments in Benalmadena

Benalmadena is a popular tourist town in Spain’s Costa del Sol between Torremolinos and Fuengirola, on the southern coast. Easily accessible, it is located just 30 minutes from Malaga Airport. The region can be divided into three parts; the traditional hilltop village, the lively downtown area of Arroyo de la Miel and the glorious beaches and coastline. With plenty of neighbouring resorts and cities, Benalmadena is an ideal base to explore the surrounding region. Discover landscaped gardens, historic monuments and excellent restaurants where you can enjoy a traditional Spanish as well as international cuisine.

Holidaymakers flock to Benalmádena for its fine golden sand beaches, but there is far more to this stunning town than its pristine coast. Our apartment rentals in Benalmádena put you at the heart of it all. Explore the traditional old village with its typical Andalucian architecture and magnificent Colomares Castle, stroll down the famous Puerto Marina with its luxury yachts, or sample the delicious gastronomy at the upscale restaurants and bars. At sundown, watch the world go by as the impressive marina, awarded 'Best Marina in the World' several times.

Benalmadena’s fine dark sand beaches are really something special, while each has its own distinct charm: some attracting the livelier crowds with an array of water sports, some quieter and more secluded, some surrounded by lush vegetation, while others offer top-of-the-range facilities, allowing you to enjoy the nearly 20-kilometre stretch of coastline in your own special way. La Viborilla beach is arguably the most beautiful and a real slice of paradise with its tiny coves, surrounded by a small forest and dotted with palm trees and pretty straw beach umbrellas.

Key holiday info

  • Benalmadena is approx. 30 minutes from Malaga airport which is less than a 3-hour direct flight from the UK and mainland Europe.
  • June to September may see sizzling daytime temperatures of up to 36°C, while the average temperature in winter is 21°C.
  • The average sea temperature in summer is 21°C.
  • Benalmadena has several golf courses. The nearest is the 18-hole Torrequebrada Golf, one of the finest in the Costa del Sol.
  • There are 4 Blue Flag beaches in and around Benalmadena: Santa Ana, Fuente de la Salud, Carvajal and Boliches.

A beginner's guide to renting an apartment in Benalmadena

Benalmadena is one of the Costa del Sol's most popular holiday destinations. Benalmadena Costa, the focal point of this area, is the seafront residential neighbourhood stretching all the way to the striking Puerto Marina, one of the most beautiful modern marinas in the world. Its sleek and modern design makes an interesting contrast to the timeless quality and authentic Andalusian charm of the Old Village. Rent one of our apartments in Benalmadena and enjoy world-class beaches, scenic views and a bustling nightlife.

Benalmadena Pueblo, a couple of minutes from the coastline, is a traditional Andalusian whitewashed village with cobbled streets dotted with cosy cafes and tapas bars where you can enjoy fine dining and awe-inspiring views of the coast and Mediterranean. The Old Village is home to the magnificent Coromanes Castle a monument dedicated to the life of Cristopher Columbus, in the town’s centre. Another cultural gem well worth a visit is the Benalmadena Benalmádena Stupa, the largest Buddhist temple of the Western World!

Benalmadena Costa stretches from the busy commercial area to the sun, sea and sand of beach life, all the way to the sophisticated Puerto Marina. In the centre of Benalmadena Costa lies Paloma Park, an urban green oasis with beautiful landscaped gardens. For families, Selwo Marina marine park with its exotic wildlife and dolphin shows is the perfect place to keep the kids entertained. 

Puerto Marina is the beating heart of Benalmadena, hosting a wide range of activities, including boat rides, fishing and dolphin-watching trips. There is also a large shopping area, evening entertainment and some excellent seafood restaurants. Once the sun goes down, it's the perfect spot to take in the atmosphere of Benalmádena's nightlife.

Benalmadena’s beaches are mainly centered around Puerto Marina. They vary from wide, sandy beaches perfect for families, to rocky coves that are best suited for serious swimmers. Undoubtedly, Benalmadena is home to some of the finest beaches on the Costa del Sol. Carvajal, Santa Ana, Fuente de la Salud and Boliches are the most famous and are awarded Blue Flag status for their beautiful fine sands, aquamarine waters, high standard of cleanliness and excellent facilities. The beaches are easily accessible by foot or car, with tranquil waters suitable for families with small children. For a change of scenery, Benalmadena Costa towards Torremuelle is where you'll find quieter, more secluded spots.

Did you know...

  • Benalmadena enjoys more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year.
  • Benalmadena Butterfly Park, 20 minutes from the old town's centre, is the biggest in Europe.
  • The Puerto Marina in the centre of Benalmadena Costa has won 'Best Marina in the World' award several times!
  • Bil Bil Castle in Benalmadena Costa, hosts concerts as well as art exhibitions and is an exquisite example of Arabian architecture.
  • Marvel at the wildlife swimming above you in the underwater tunnels of Sea Life Benalmádena aquarium, in the heart of Puerto Marina.
  • Kids will love Arroyo de la Miel in Benalmadena, home to the famous amusement and theme park Tivoli World.
  • Take a 10-minute cable car trip up Calamorro mountain, boasting amazing views of Benalmadena from the peak.

Discover Benalmádena

Take a look at our blog posts about where to go in Benalmádena and what to do on your holiday in Benalmádena.

8 Reasons To Holiday In Beautiful Benalmádena

18 September 2019 Posted in Spain, Top Lists

Benalmádena is a town in Andalusia, Southern Spain - 12km from Malaga on the Costa del Sol. This small area attracts a huge amount of tourists all year round with its balmy average temperature of 19 degrees celsius. From nature parks and beaches to Buddhist temples, we give you the top things to do in Benalmádena.