Torremolinos
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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.

La Parque Batería

La Parque Batería

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.

Tivoli World

Tivoli World

Take a 15-minute train ride down to Benalmadena for Tivoli World, a magical family-friendly theme park with endless rides and entertainment.

Sea Life Benalmádena

Sea Life Benalmádena

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.

Church of San Miguel

Church of San Miguel

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.

Casa de los Navajas

Casa de los Navajas

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

Playa La Carihuela

Playa La Carihuela is one of the best beaches of Costa del Sol with plenty of locals offering delicious treats and drinks.

Crocodile Park

Crocodile Park

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.

Planning Your Torremolinos Visit

Try the Pescaito Frito

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.

Day Trips: Travel Along the Coast

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.

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    Spring 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

A very beautiful tour with a very good guide - thanks Paul

Very good planned and informative tour with a very good guide who was able to put the whole tour into kind of a story with a lot of new information. Thanks, Paul, for this great experience. The caminito, of course, is breathtaking and a wonderful and beautiful place.

A Surprise coach journey with exceptional views

Ronda The guide on the coach name was José he speaks 7 languages and flaunt is all, he was very informative about each town we passed through. The journey to Ronda had spectacular views stopping off at a village called Setenil where we was treated as it was a festival, people in local dress, riders & horses and procession. After moving onto Ronda the same festival was in Ronda but with more People and evermore elaborated dress from men & lady’s our first stop was the bullring and going through the history of the bullfights and a walk around the bullring itself. Moving onto the winery where we had some wine tasting from white, Red to sweet sherry. We then see what everyone come to see the Ronda Bridge instead of following everyone else where you only get a limited view we went down to another view point and got great views and some super photos. After we had lunch in a cafeteria up one of the side streets avoiding the Main Street as prices are higher to tourist; a great day.

Full-Day Ronda Tour from Costa del Sol Reviewed by Terence, 05/19/2019

Wonderfull and full value for money! GREAT GUIDE!

Amazing tour, very well planned, beautifull view and trip. All the Money worth it! The guide did a wonderfull job and it was very relaxing and peaceful to walk around. Perfect trip can only recommend this! The guide was from ´Czech republic and as i remember his name was Alex but not sure. Huge thanks to him for making our tour a tour we will remember!

From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey with Tapas Reviewed by Kevin, 05/14/2019

Brilliantly and seamlessly executed by wonderful guide and driver

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.

Private Alhambra Tour From Malaga & Surrounds Reviewed by Michal, 04/04/2019

The tour guide was excellent, helpful, polite and very informative.

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.

Private Alhambra Tour From Malaga & Surrounds Reviewed by Michele, 09/18/2018