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Holiday Guide to Torremolinos
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Torremolinos has something to please everyone, young or old. If your looking for a very British holiday in Spain then Torremolinos has it all to offer. Miles of seperate pure sand beaches, each one tailored to an ambience to suit all ages and desires. There's a large variety of holiday hotels and resorts to suit all budgets and activities - you can search our exclusive selection of resorts HERE...
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Torremolinos
Torremolinos is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday in the sun. The place is centrally located on the Costa del Sol, about 30 minutes drive from Malaga airport. The cozy center has a wide variety of restaurants and bars, where you can enjoy Spanish delicacies such as paella (rice dish with ingredients depending on the region, such as chicken or fish) and sangria (wine flavored with fruit). In the center is the marina, one of the best places to go out on the coast. Torremolinos has beautiful sandy beaches on a crystal clear sea, where you can enjoy swimming or water sports.

Torremolinos is conveniently located if you want to discover more of the hinterland. Take a look at the atmospheric Andalusian villages, take a tour through the hinterland and experience the ancient culture of the region. But there is also plenty to do in Torremolinos itself. Visit the crocodile park or slide down the spectacular slides in the water park of Torremolinos.
Torremolinos is a suitable holiday destination for everyone. But if you are really looking for peace and quiet, the place is not a good choice in the summer months. In the winter months, it is mainly the elderly who want to escape the Dutch cold.

Discover the surroundings of Torremolinos: Visit the aquarium of Benalmadena, where you can see sharks, eels, sea anemones and starfish in a natural environment. Stroll through the narrow streets of the medieval quarter of Barriode San Sebastian in Velez-Malaga, about 55 km away. For more options and ideas, look at the information about the Costa del Sol.

Location: Torremolinos is located in a partly flat, but mainly hilly area. The hinterland is hilly to mountainous and in the distance the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains can be seen. Torremolinos is centrally located on the Costa del Sol and has a fairly flat coast with wide and kilometers long beaches. The different neighborhoods with their beaches merge into one another. The beaches of the place consist mainly of sand and the seabed slopes quickly. mattresses and umbrellas are rented out and there are various catering facilities.

Beaches of Torremolinos:
The very long Playa de La Carihuela beach (2.3 km) consists entirely of sand and is located in the old fishing district of La Carihuela, between the beaches of Playa de Montemar and Playa del Bajondillo. The seabed slopes steeply and is covered with sand. There are sunbeds and deck chairs on the beach. There are showers, dining options and lifeguards. There are two playgrounds on the beach and the beach is cleaned daily.

The Playa del Bajondillo beach is a very long and wide sandy beach (about 6 km) between the Playa de Playamar beach and rock formations. The seabed slopes steeply and is covered with sand. There are sunbeds and deck chairs on the beach. There are showers, dining options and toilets. There is a playground for the children. There are various water sports facilities, such as pedal boats, banana riding and jet skiing. Dogs are not allowed.

The very long and wide Playa de Playamar beach is a quiet sandy beach between the beaches Playa del Bajondillo and Playa de los Alamos. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with gravel and pebbles. There are sunbeds and deck chairs on the beach. There are showers, toilets, a first aid post and beach security. There is a playground and a volleyball net on the beach. Here you will also find many so-called Chiringuitos, cafes on the beach.

The Playa de Montemar beach is a pleasant long and wide sandy beach with beach bars and shops along the boulevard. The beach is located between the beaches of Playa de la Carihuela and Playa del Saltillo. The seabed slopes steeply and is covered with sand. There are sunbeds and deck chairs on the beach. There are showers, dining options and toilets. There is a playground on the beach and the beach is cleaned daily.

The Playa de Los Alamos beach is a very long sandy beach and it merges into the beach of Malaga. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with sand, gravel and pebbles. On the beach there are sunbeds, showers, toilets, dining options, a first aid post and beach security. There is a playground and volleyball net.

The long, wide Playa del Saltillo beach is a sandy beach next to Playa de Montemar beach. The beach is adjacent to Benalmadena Beach. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with sand. You can rent sunbeds and umbrellas. There are showers and dining options. There is a playground for the children. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with sand, gravel and pebbles. On the beach there are sunbeds, showers, toilets, dining options, a first aid post and beach security. There is a playground and volleyball net.

The long, wide Playa del Saltillo beach is a sandy beach next to Playa de Montemar beach. The beach is adjacent to Benalmadena Beach. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with sand. You can rent sunbeds and umbrellas. There are showers and dining options. There is a playground for the children. The seabed is steeply sloping and covered with sand. You can rent sunbeds and umbrellas. There are showers and dining options. There is a playground for the children.

In and around Torremolinos:
If you have children, you should definitely visit the crocodile park in Torremolinos. In addition to crocodiles, this zoo also has other animals, such as raccoons and emus.
For a local pinch of culture, take a walk through the old part of Pimentel. Here are old windmills, from which the place takes its name: Tower of the mills.

If you can break free from the beautiful beaches, go to Alhaurín el Grande at about 20 km. In this quiet village you will find the ruins of an old Moorish fortress. There is also an 18-hole golf course especially for children.

Antequera is located approximately 65 km from Torremolinos, where you can get acquainted with antiquity. You will see stone age dolmens and old cuevas (rock tombs). Wander through the labyrinth of rocks that abounds in this area.

Also visit the beautiful city of Malaga at about 17 km. Here is the Moorish fortress Alcazaba beautifully situated on a hill. Next to this fortress is an old Roman amphitheater and especially the contrast between Moorish and Roman makes the visit special. Don't miss the cathedral either. It bears the name 'La Manquita' (the one-armed one), because the second tower was never completed due to lack of money.

Beaches of Torremolinos:
In Torremolinos you can eat out in the many cozy restaurants that the place has. There is something for everyone: Italian, Chinese and grill restaurants, as well as tapas bars and local restaurants. Most restaurants are centrally located and have a terrace, where you can enjoy your paella (rice dish with ingredients such as chicken or fish) or spare ribs outside.

If you want to go out in the evening, Torremolinos offers plenty of options. There are numerous bars, including cocktail bars, German beer bars, Dutch bars and disco bars. Torremolinos also has nightclubs and discos, where the party goes on well into the night. For relaxation you can visit the amusement hall. If you want to dance, you can go to the flamenco club.

Torremolinos has a bus station. From here there are regular bus connections to the surrounding coastal towns. In addition, there are bus connections with Algeciras, Ronda, Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Almeria, Barcelona, ??Granada, Cordoba, Gibraltar and Malaga.
There is also a train station in the place. There is a regular connection with various coastal towns, the airport and the city of Malaga. Tip: Make sure that the meter is on in a taxi or agree on a rate before you leave.

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