Benalmadena is an ideal destination for a fun filled family holiday with something to suit all ages and interests. Families that enjoy sun and fun will be delighted with what the resort has to offer from a budget holiday, an all inclusive deal, or a more luxurious 5 star resort hotel. It is also possible to secure child free places in some hotels if booking well in advance.
For most families a beautiful beach is a must, and the beach at Benalmadena is a leading contender for one of the best on the Costa Del Sol. The Puerto Deportivo Marina is also a star in Benalmadenas crown housing high class restaurants to snack bars and icecream parlours, discoteques, bars, and an extensive range of shops, attractions and entertainment. During the peak of the holiday season the marina is a buzzing hive of activity during both day and night and provides a lively hub for the 18-30 age group looking for music, dancing and fun.
Although some of us are content to sunbathe and swim, many like to make use of the various water attractions on offer. The beaches and Marina of Benalmadena have an extensive range of water attractions which incude jet skiing, diving, fishing, parasailing, kayaks, skiing, pedaloes, and it is even possible to hire a power boat and drive it ourselves.
If we feel the need to have a break from the beach, there are numerous interesting activities and sources of entertainment to keep the whole family happy and content during their holiday in Benalmadena. One very popular attraction is The Sea Life Centre which is located at the marina. The little ones will be fascinated with the fish and sea life, while learning about them without even realizing it, there is even a touch pool where the children have the opportunity to touch the creatures they are learning about.
Most children and teenagers love the thrill of a water park, and there is a choice of two in the area. One is at Mijas Costa, the other larger one is at Torremolinos. These can be reach by taxi, hire car, or coach trips can be booked from most of the hotel and holiday complexes. As well as basic, pools, there are waterfalls, river rapids, the high kamikaze, water slides, and shallow adventure areas with swings and waterslides for tiny tots.
If an exciting, thriving night life is high on our list of requirements for the perfect holiday, Benalmadena will not disappoint. Most of the hotels have a live entertainment program which include childrens entertainers, flamenco, live bands, singers, and comedians. There are also plenty of discoteques and karaoke bars in both the Marina area and the Plaza Solymar area which is situated just at the entrance to the port and known locally as 24hr square because many of the bars are open all night. There are also a variety of live entertainment venues in areas a short distance from the beach area.
What better time to book an inexpensive family holiday to Benalmadena and experience all the delights this family friendly fun filled resort has to offer. Whatever we are looking for in the perfect holiday, Benalmadena has something for everyone, young and old, families, singles and couples.