Torremolinos - Costa del Sol
Torremolinos is one of the most important and famous tourist destinations of the Costa del Sol, a 300 km long coastal strip in the Malaga province (Andalusia, Spain). Distance from Torremolinos to Malaga city-centre: 16 km (15-20 minutes car ride).
Average temperatures during the summer are in the 86°F range, and a bit milder during spring time.
El Bajondillo, La Carihuela, Los Álamos and Playamar are some of the magnificent beaches of Torremolinos. A number of restaurants and "chiringuitos" (beach restaurants) serve typical local deep-fried fish ("pescaito frito") and other sea food dishes.
On the beach near the hotel, all sorts of beach (beach volley, beach football, etc) and water sports (water ski, kite surf, windsurf, etc) are offered for a fun-filled holiday.
Torremolinos' seafront promenade is the perfect spot for runners and joggers, as well as roller-skaters and for those enjoying an easy bike ride by the beach.
Just a ten minute walk takes you to the Torremolinos town centre and the San Miguel street shopping area.
Distance to Plaza Mayor shopping center and cinemas is 5 km (8 minutes car ride), also connected by urban rail service with downtown Torremolinos.
Nightlife spots nearby: various beach-clubs at Los Alamos beach (Torremolinos, 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel) and Puerto Marina's bars and clubs (Benalmadena, 10 minutes car ride). Marbella and Puerto Banús nightlife scene is just 30-40 minutes away by car.
Off peak season months, Torremolinos is a quiet and family-friendly destination, with warm temperatures all-year round.
Moreover, Torremolinos is a perfect starting point to visit the main cities of historical and cultural interest of Andalusia: Ronda (1 hour 30 minutes by car), Granada (1 hour 45 minutes by car), Cordoba (2 hours) and Seville (2.5 hours by highway). Gibraltar (GBZ) is located 130km away (1 hour 45 minutes by car).