Top attractions in Torremolinos
Poor fishing village turned international beach paradise, Torremolinos, Spain was one of the first tourism cities of southern Spain. Surprisingly, it has maintained much of its local charm and natural beauty, making it the perfect vacation spot.
Be sure not to miss this centrally located gem. Fountains, old cannons, maintained footpaths, even a boating lake, make La Parque Bateria a peaceful stop in the afternoon.
Take a 15-minute train ride down to Benalmadena for Tivoli World, a magical family-friendly theme park with endless rides and entertainment.
While you’re down in Benalmadena, stop by the aquarium. There’s a beautiful walk-through glass tunnel and live feeding shows with the dolphins and small sharks.
Climb to the top of the famous Torremolinos escalera (stairs) for this ornate Spanish church. Be sure to check out the various restaurants and cafes in the surrounding square.
This beautifully preserved historic house is one of the city’s best-kept secrets. It’s well worth the 2€ entrance to wander through this Torremolinos beach home and garden.
Playa La Carihuela is one of the best beaches of Costa del Sol with plenty of locals offering delicious treats and drinks.
You’ll probably never get another chance to see so many crocodiles in such an informative and fun environment. It’ll be worth it to check the feeding times before booking.
This fried baby fish is a local favorite. It’s all about seafood here—from fresh sardines cooked over charcoal to the traditional dish of sea bass baked in a block of salt.
The entire Costa del Sol region is a beachside paradise. Make it a true adventure and take a bus or rent a car to get to Benalmadena, Mijas, and Malaga. Even better: look into the various boat trips offered in the area.
- CurrencyEuro (€)
- Time ZoneUTC (+01:00)
- Country Code+34
- Best time to visitSpring and summer are best for a visit, when the temperatures are warm, the days are longer, but there are fewer crowds. If you're planning to swim, visit in the early fall, when the water is still really warm.
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What people are saying about Torremolinos
We were met at the cruise terminal by a charming and friendly driver, Jose, who took us in his super comfy van to Granada, to meet our guide, Alberto. The site is spectacular and the guide was knowledgeable, fun, pleasant and very fluent in English. All in all an absolutely great tour! Thanks.
The gardens in Alhambra are very beautiful. The castles are amazing. It was one of the best tours I have ever been to. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
We really enjoyed the Tour. The guide - Paco - gave us a lot of interesting informations in variety of languages to please everybody on the trip.
My wife & I really enjoyed this day tour. It was fun & enlightening! We saw lots of not so great reviews so were skeptical but honestly I don't know what people expect for the amount of money paid & the time it takes to get there & back...all in all we thought it was exceptionally well run & organized. If you are looking for free time to shop & wander the city on your own this is not the tour for you - it is a fast paced organized tour with no time to spend exploring on your own. TIP: take eros for the street hawkers...they are VERY persistent but if you know this going in & keep a good attitude its over soon enough and some of them have pretty cool stuff plus it gets cheaper the closer you get to leaving...My only negative comment would be when we got back to Spain we had to wait quite awhile at the port for our bus to take us back because the bus driver had driven to many hours earlier & we had to wait out his mandatory rest period - they had cold beer so it was all good!
Julia Tour Operators, and their guides did a good job to cover as much as they could in one day; wish had more things to see in Tangier, as a lot of time was consumed in travelling.