Benalmádena is situated on the Costa del Sol and lies between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. Benalmádena is a very vibrant town, with lots to offer for people of all ages. It is situated on the side of the Sierra de Mijas by the Autovía de Mediterráneo, and just 20 kilometers away from Málaga Center. There are also train and bus links to the town from Malaga, Fuengirola, Torremolinos, etc. The climate is mild, varying between a minimum winter temperature of 5 degrees and 35 in summer. Over the past twenty years Benalmadena has become one of the key tourism centers on the Costa Del Sol, tripling its off-season population of 30,000 inhabitants in the summer period.
Benalmádena is a municipality in the province of Malaga consisting of three main areas: Benalmádena Pueblo, Benalmdena Costa and Arroyo de la Miel.
Benalmádena Pueblo is a typical Spanish White Village also known as the Old Village, there are lots of little quaint streets and tucked away shops, bars and restaurants, offering a relaxed atmosphere and an insight into the Spanish way of life! It’s location also gives exceptionally easy access to all of the Costa’s local attractions. The Pueblo is the town's historical center. At 241 meters above sea level and 2.7 kilometers from the coast, the old center maintains the tradition and charm of Andalusian mountain villages.
The picturesque town of Arroyo de la Miel is situated between Benalmádena Pueblo and Benalmádena Costa. This lively town is full of winding backs streets and pretty plazas that adhere to the old village way of life. It is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and also has a large British expat community. The town offers every type of bar and restaurant imaginable and visitors can enjoy traditional Andalusian tapas, avant-garde cuisine and high-street coffee houses, especially in the pedestrianized Calle Blas Infante. One of the most popular tourist destinations is the secluded Plaza de España, a delightfully tranquil square that is entered through the 18th century Portal de San Carlos, which bears the coat of arms of the town's founder, Felix Solesio.
Benalmádena Costa spans along the district with almost 9 kilometers of clean and well taken care of beaches, equipped with a variety of all kinds of services. The fine sands alternate between lively beaches and small intimate coves which may be enjoyed throughout the whole year, thanks to the climate of this area. A modern marina with more than a thousand mooring points and an impeccable range of services, delights visitors who come to the town every year.