Situated on the southern coast of Spain’s Costa del Sol, Benalmádena is a rich hub of activity. Offering more than just its popular sandy beaches stretching between neighbouring towns, Fuengirola and Torremolinos, this coastal town has something for both local residents and visiting tourists alike.
With 2 bed apartments starting from just €96,000 and 2 bed detached villas for sale at around €207,000, Benalmádena is a great option not only as an affordable investment, but also as a holiday home or permanent residence.
The modernised Puerto Marina is a popular port for yacht moorings and is peppered with restaurants, catering for all tastes, with an assortment of bars and clubs for those looking for a buzzing nightlife. The port also boasts plenty of sea-based activities, including boat and ferry trips, offering whale and dolphin-watching escapades. There are even a couple of scuba diving schools for those feeling adventurous.
There are ample shopping opportunities, with regular street markets, shopping centres and boutique shops, giving even the most dedicated shoppers plenty to choose from.
The town fully caters for children and those who are young at heart, and is home to Tivoli World Theme Park, a great place to spend time with family and friends. Situated nearby are the Benalmádena Teleférico cable cars, taxiing visitors up to the summit of the Calamorro Mountain, standing at approximately 770 metres high. On a clear day it offers panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Gibraltar and even the Atlas Mountains across the sea, in Morocco.
Benalmádena is not short of open spaces and is home to the Parque Paloma, a beautiful landscaped park, with a lake and a variety of animals running free, from rabbits, cockerels and hens, to terrapins.
There are a range of property developments, central apartment blocks and independent villas for sale in the commercially active municipality of Benalmádena and is well worth exploring.