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Must go place

We did not know about this place despite visiting the Benalmadena are for years. We met a couple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jim t
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Some good photo opportunities

A nice way to spend an hour strolling around this lovely castle. Plenty of photo opportunities and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruth G
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All year open from Wednesday to Sunday. Visit our webpage for further info.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Finca La Carraca S/N | Carretera Costa del Sol, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
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+34 678 03 40 11
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All reviewschristopher columbusfairy talecheap entryworth a visitsmall castlebit off the beaten tracknice photosentry feesteep hillper adultold villagewalk aroundlittle gembuddhist templecouple of hourslovely placefew hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did not know about this place despite visiting the Benalmadena are for years. We met a couple who stated you must go. It was easy to get to Benalmadena Pueblo by bus but more difficult to find Castillo de Colomares. It is a walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice way to spend an hour strolling around this lovely castle. Plenty of photo opportunities and a fascinating place. Check opening times to avoid disappointment and there is a car park close to the castle.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think nearly everybody else has managed to convey what a magical and fantastic place this is, so I’m going to add a bit about the practicalities of getting there and a bit about refreshments. Travelling from Benalmádena there are two ways of getting there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please be sure to check opening times as i got a taxi to castle with my kids only to find it was closed. We were so disappointed. But im sure its a lovely place

1  Thank Mizzcarol
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a magical place created with obvious love and talent by the owner family. Incredible array of artistry in the many buildings and ornate designs of this outdoor monumental endeavor. Each building and area has information about what it represents and the history involved.....More

1  Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Benelmdna pueblo we have stayed here before but never visited castle so glad we did this time 10 min walk down hill 15 back as steep!! Lovely place to go see 2 Euro to get in view is lovely worth a...More

1  Thank suespenc
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I really recommend this place to visit, although built 20 years ago (90'). Beautiful castle and amazing views. Easy to get there as well as by car as by train (30 minutes walk up from Torremuelle station). Entrance 2€, you are given small description of...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The castle was built in 1987, so it is not of any historical value. It is a bit tacky, but I think children might enjoy it and it only costs 2 euros per person.

Thank vickyioan
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Got an uber to this destination! It's not advisable to walk as its up a steep hill. The entrance fee is a few euros, and you get a sheet with information on the site. The site in set on about an acre, and it's truly...More

1  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice monument - from an architectural point of view, amazing. Yet we expected something bigger based on the pictures (but it still looks great). A bit remote, as location, and we found the visiting schedule very restrictive.

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Philip F
12 September 2018|
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Response from werw | Reviewed this property |
A very long uphill walk from balmoral. Dont know about taxi fare but i got the 121 bus which goes to mijas and got off at benalmadena pueblo and from there its a short walk down to colomares which is well worth a visit.
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Emiii23
2 September 2018|
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Response from Turystka42 | Reviewed this property |
For sure 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m., then fiesta and again in the afternoon between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. I don't know if it concerns also other periods (after July and August). I recommend checking the hours before arrival.
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Mizzcarol
26 August 2018|
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Hours are: 10-13.30 and 17-21.
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