The Best Hotels to Book in Fuengirola, Costa del Sol

Anantara Villa Padierna Palace: a stunning place to stay near Fuengirola
Anantara Villa Padierna Palace: a stunning place to stay near Fuengirola | Courtesy of Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavis Marbella Resort / Expedia
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25 October 2021

Nowhere is a more classic sun, sea and sand holiday destination than Spain’s Costa del Sol. The town of Fuengirola combines these qualities with a rich history, absorbing the character of Phoenician, Roman and Moorish rulers. Our selection of the best hotels to book in Fuengirola offer everything you’d want for resort relaxation, from beach access and swimming pool bars to live music and comedy nights – bookable on Culture Trip.

Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton, for design chic

The Higueron Hotel Malaga rises over its tree-lined outdoor pool and terrace
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Design-conscious sea lovers will adore this hotel – its long, tree-lined infinity pool melts into the horizon. Rooms have a contemporary feel and, in many cases, sea views, while active types can choose from a range of sports – an amazing 11 golf courses surround the resort and there are also many tennis courts. Michelin-starred gastronomy awaits at the Sollo restaurant.

Hotel IPV Palace & Spa, for palatial luxe

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The Hotel IPV Palace & Spa looks over its outdoor pools and the Mediterranean Sea
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Palatial is the word for this vast resort, with everything you could want on your doorstep: six restaurants and bars, a luxurious spa complex and rooms and suites with a relaxed, beachy feel. There are two outdoor swimming pools to take a dip in, should you exhaust the possibilities of the nearby beach, while a salon is on hand to keep you feeling your best.

Hotel Angela, for promenade excellence

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A double room in Hotel Angela, decked in colours of orange and white
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Perched on Fuengirola’s promenade, this four-star resort is a sanctuary of comfort and relaxation beside the sea. An infinity pool gazes out to the Mediterranean – with aqua aerobics classes on offer – while pool, ping pong and darts are among the other activities. In the evening, comedy and live music are a regular occurrence, as well as line dancing and flamenco classes.

Occidental Fuengirola, for coastal scenes

A large, shared lounge in Occidental Fuengirola, containing numerous sofas, foutons and tables, enclosed by glass doors
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Palapa-thatched parasols line a pleasant outdoor pool at this classy seaside resort, which combines great value with lovely design and four-star rooms – some with private balconies overlooking the sea. There are two swimming pools – one heated, so you can enjoy a dip at any time of year – and several eating and drinking options. The Arrozante restaurant specialises in rice dishes, so expect delicious paella and risotto.

Hotel ILUNION Fuengirola, for marina elegance

The outdoor swimming pool of Hotel ILUNION Fuengirola, as seen from above
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With a prime location beside Málaga marina, ILUNION is a lovely spot to relax: sit by the large outdoor swimming pool and watch the boats roll in. Just beyond the pool lies a golden beach, while attractions nearby include the lovely Parque de Huelin and the CAC Málaga art museum. Back at the hotel, there’s lovely seafood at the hotel restaurant.

Hotel Florida, for classy convenience

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Two people sit on loungers by the outdoor pool at Hotel Florida
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Great for older travellers, this relaxing resort is a short walk from both the beach and central Fuengirola. Rooms have a classic style and many boast views over the Mediterranean, with some having private furnished terraces overlooking the marina. Relaxation is ramped up a notch further at the spa, where a sauna, dynamic pool and a range of wellness therapies are on offer – try the seaweed body wrap.

Hotel Casa Consistorial, for civic heritage

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The outdoor pool at Hotel Casa Consistorial, to the left of a wooden decking area
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Housed in Fuengirola’s former town hall – in a reconstructed building dating to 1868 – Hotel Casa Consistorial is a local landmark that exudes history. Rooms pay homage to this heritage with wooden ceiling beams and floors, while some feature balconies overlooking the historic town centre. An outdoor patio surrounds a pool and bar, perfect for cooling off on hot Andalusian afternoons.

Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort, for serene luxury

Three chairs at a table which has been set for a meal are shaded by a gazebo on a plant-filled terrace at Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort
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Anantara hotels are some of the most gorgeous in the world – and this one is no exception. Cypress-filled gardens lead to a coral pink villa, its grounds dotted with lakes, three golf courses and a Roman amphitheatre. Original artworks adorn the rooms, which boast stunning bathrooms hewn from travertine. The spa is similarly spectacular – as is the Mediterranean food at La Loggia, where menu highlights include crab ravioli.

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