Located to the southwest of Málaga, Benalmádena is situated in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Famous for being the home of the Tivoli World theme park, the town offers sunny beaches and a busy marina – here’s our pick of the best Airbnbs in Benalmádena.
Located just a short drive from the city of Málaga and its international airport, Benalmádena is a popular seaside town with some fantastic accommodation options. While the yacht-filled marina attracts a more exclusive crowd, there are more affordable apartments to be found in Benalmádena if you know where to look. From cosy studio flats perfect for a romantic getaway, to luxury villas with their own mini-golf, here’s our pick of the best Airbnbs in Benalmádena.
Cosy Flat with Pool Access
This cosy flat offers great value for money | Courtesy of Airbnb
This cosy studio flat offers outstanding value for money and is ideal for couples booking a budget-friendly break. The flat is bright and modern, with french windows opening onto a small, private balcony. The decor is simple but tasteful, with a subtle blue-and-white colour scheme bringing a cool Mediterranean vibe. A kitchen area includes a stove and microwave, as well as a dishwasher and washing machine. The bathroom features a spacious shower, while the main living area contains a comfy double bed as well as a sofa and dining table. Guests are allowed access to the building’s swimming pool, which makes for a nice change from the beach.
This modern flat is stylish and functional | Courtesy of Airbnb
This modern flat has been tastefully decorated by owner Maria to help make guests feel right at home. The cosy sofa in the lounge area can double as a sofa-bed making for a budget-friendly option for families or small groups of friends. Guests all love the comfortable double bed in the bedroom and the room’s chic Scandinavian feel. From there, step out onto the flat’s own private balcony with table and chairs. A stand-alone kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven and dishwasher, as well as an espresso machine and filter coffee machine. The bathroom features a powerful rain shower and plenty of room to get ready for a night out in the town.
Enjoy exceptional views of the harbour | Courtesy of Airbnb
Treat yourself to a taste of luxury with this opulent apartment located on the waterfront of the Puerto Marina. The antique-inspired furniture lends the flat a palatial feel, in keeping with the grandeur of the building with its ornate staircases and palm trees. The flat contains two bedrooms – one double and one twin – each with comfortable beds and ample storage space. Guests can enjoy access to the building’s rooftop pool and the flat is just metres from the marina’s many restaurants, cafés and late-night bars.
Relax with these exceptional sea views | Courtesy of Airbnb
You’ll struggle to beat the views from this modern three-bedroom flat in an exclusive residential area of Benalmádena. The large open-plan living space offers panoramic views of the ocean and opens out onto a large balcony terrace with comfortable sun loungers, a dining area and barbecue. The flat is stylishly decorated with modern furniture and the kitchen is well equipped with two ovens and a stove as well as an espresso machine. A free local bus means you can easily get to the Benalmádena beach during the daytime and there are many shops and restaurants located around the apartment itself.
Enjoy your own private pool and garden | Courtesy of Airbnb
Located just five minutes’ walk from the beach, this luxury villa offers everything you would expect and more – including its own mini-golf course in the garden. There are five bedrooms in the house, including a large master with ensuite and two spacious doubles. There’s a covered outdoor terrace with comfortable garden furniture and two outdoor dining tables along with a barbecue pit. A spacious kitchen comes fully equipped with an oven, stove, dishwasher and a range of basic cooking equipment. The owners live nearby and are happy to help with local restaurant recommendations and sightseeing tips.