Located 15 minutes’ drive from Malaga Airport and in the heart of the Costa del Sol, arrange to rent a car in Torremolinos to discover this wonderful stretch of coastline.
What’s on in Torremolinos?
With its beautiful beaches and constantly warm, sunny weather, Torremolinos is the perfect beach resort. Whether you are looking to soak up the sun on a sun lounger or hit the waves on a jet ski, the beaches at Torremolinos are the ideal summer destination.
Take a stroll down the pedestrianised Calle San Miguel. Forming the heart of Torremolinos, Calle San Miguel is bursting with boutiques, bars and restaurants. Or, if you are looking to escape the crowds, head to the old fishing quarter of El Bajondillo. Peaceful and picturesque, El Bajondillo is the perfect place to enjoy an evening meal while the sun sets over the sea.
What’s Beyond Torremolinos?
Journey for 10 minutes by car to Aqualand and take the kids for a fun-filled day. Packed with water slides and rapids or even indulge in a spot of mini golf, there is certainly something for everyone here.
Discover the area of La Carihuela which is considered to be less commercial. The seafood restaurants here are difficult to surpass. Be sure to try La Carihuela’s signature dish, pescaito! Served with fresh salad and a squeeze of lemon these small fried fish are guaranteed to tantalise your tastebuds. Wander past the original fishermen’s cottages and the beautiful sea front promenade.
Just a 15 minute drive from Torremolinos is Benalmadena, another great spot to explore! Wander through the old quarter for a taste of the area’s local history. Here you will find the pretty whitewashed buildings and narrow cobbled streets typical of any Mediterranean village and plenty of pavement cafes perfect for relaxing with a coffee.
In the ‘Museo Benalmadena’ you will find interesting local archaeological finds alongside a fantastic collection of Mexican and Central and South American artefacts. The museum is a must-see for history buffs!