Benalmádena is a popular resort town located along the Costa del Sol, just down the coast from Torremolinos. It’s known for its lively beach, Tivoli World theme park and Selwo Marina marine park. If you’re planning on staying here, take a look at our pick of the best hotels, from large resorts and luxury hotels to swish serviced apartments.
The Vincci Selección Aleysa Boutique & Spa is located right on the beachfront in Benalmádena, close to the large La Paloma Park. It’s a chain hotel, yet has all the charm of a boutique hotel with just 36 guest rooms. The hotel boasts all the amenities you’d expect from a five-star property, from a luxurious spa, pool and gym to a gourmet restaurant, lounge and pool bar. It offers a variety of rooms including suites, doubles, superiors and duplexes, all spacious, stylish and offering sea views.
The Mac Puerto Marina Benalmádena occupies an ideal position in the centre of Benalmádena, right next to the marina, a large shopping mall, and many bars and restaurants. The rooms are light and bright with shiny marble floors and private balconies overlooking the pool or the Andalusian patio. The hotel also boasts a restaurant for buffet breakfasts and dinners, an à la carte poolside restaurant and a cocktail bar.
The Hotel Best Tritón is located just one block back from the beach, next to the Centro de Exposiciones de Benalmádena (exhibition centre). It’s a large resort-style hotel complete with a handful of swimming pools, tennis courts, a spa, gym and a kids’ club. There’s also a buffet restaurant with show cooking demonstrations and a poolside bar. The rooms are large and modern, with polished wood floors and soft furnishings in bright colours.
The Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta by Diamond Resorts is a lovely garden resort right next to La Paloma Park near the centre of Benalmádena. The hotel offers stunning views over the whitewashed houses of the town and down towards the sea, and is only a short walk from the beach. Think lush, palm-filled garden and outdoor pool, modern apartments with kitchens and cosy lounges, a spa and gym. There’s also a restaurant and a cocktail lounge bar.
Situated close to the beachfront in Benalmádena, the Hotel Palia La Roca is a modern complex spread over several buildings. It features 155 clean and sleek rooms and a whole host of amenities from pools and playgrounds to ping pong tables and a gym. It’s ideal for families with plenty of activities on offer for both adults and children. There’s also a large buffet restaurant with show cooking demonstrations.
The Apartamentos Don Gustavo are located just one block back from the seafront promenade in the centre of Benalmádena. Two- and three-bedroom apartments offer families ample space to stay together, as well as kitchens to cook in and lounge-dining rooms to relax in. The complex also features a communal swimming pool and gym.
The MedPlaya Hotel Riviera is situated right on the seafront promenade in the centre of Benalmádena. It is a popular hotel with a whole host of facilities including an outdoor pool, spa, bar, gym, solarium and café. There is also an entertainment programme and organised activities for guests. The rooms are light and contemporary with polished wooden floors and balconies overlooking the sea.