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7 things to do in Torremolinos
Poor fishing village turned international beach paradise, Torremolinos, Spain was one of the first tourism cities of southern Spain. Surprisingly, it has maintained much of its local charm and natural beauty, making it the perfect vacation spot.
1. La Parque Batería
Be sure not to miss this centrally located gem. Fountains, old cannons, maintained footpaths, even a boating lake, make La Parque Bateria a peaceful stop in the afternoon.
2. Tivoli World
Take a 15-minute train ride down to Benalmadena for Tivoli World, a magical family-friendly theme park with endless rides and entertainment.
3. Sea Life Benalmádena
While you’re down in Benalmadena, stop by the aquarium. There’s a beautiful walk-through glass tunnel and live feeding shows with the dolphins and small sharks.
4. Church of San Miguel
Climb to the top of the famous Torremolinos escalera (stairs) for this ornate Spanish church. Be sure to check out the various restaurants and cafes in the surrounding square.
5. Casa de los Navajas
This beautifully preserved historic house is one of the city’s best-kept secrets. It’s well worth the 2€ entrance to wander through this Torremolinos beach home and garden.
6. Playa La Carihuela
Playa La Carihuela is one of the best beaches of Costa del Sol with plenty of locals offering delicious treats and drinks.
7. Crocodile Park
You’ll probably never get another chance to see so many crocodiles in such an informative and fun environment. It’ll be worth it to check the feeding times before booking.
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Planning Your Visit
Try the Pescaito Frito
This fried baby fish is a local favorite. It’s all about seafood here—from fresh sardines cooked over charcoal to the traditional dish of sea bass baked in a block of salt.
Day Trips: Travel Along the Coast
The entire Costa del Sol region is a beachside paradise. Make it a true adventure and take a bus or rent a car to get to Benalmadena, Mijas, and Malaga. Even better: look into the various boat trips offered in the area.
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- Best time to visit
- Spring and summer are best for a visit, when the temperatures are warm, the days are longer, but there are fewer crowds. If you're planning to swim, visit in the early fall, when the water is still really warm.
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What people are saying about Torremolinos
Really good trip, all went very smooth and in time,just wished it was longer as 5 hrs nowhere near enough to explore even Rock itself leave alone Gibraltar. All in all great trip if you are holidaying in Andalusia. Hope to visit gibraltar again
Worked on the 2nd attempt. 1.Reservation unfortunately no tour took place. Great service from Getyourguide, was able to rebook immediately via chat. Top experience, Gibraltar as a place to visit is really worth seeing
A must do! But not for those who cannot walk at a moderate pace for awhile. One beautiful view after another!
Top class service from start to finish coach journey was fab guide 1st class
We had a great time, Rhonda it's a beautiful town. Highly recommend!