About the neighbourhood
Benalmadena has more than 8km of clean, safe, sandy beaches full of sun loungers and shady umbrellas to rent daily.
The apartment overlooks a delightful place for those of you who like to stroll, the Parque de la Paloma (Doves Park). This is a massive green belt area in the town and the only park on the Costa del Sol with free roaming Rabbits, Ducks, Hens, a collection of Emus, a pondful of Turtles and the Doves that gives the park its name.
The park also caters for the kids with lots of free space to run around in, and free use of its play areas containing swings, slides and various climbing frames.
Selwo Marina at the edge of Paloma Park has a Dolphin show, as well as, Penguins in an icy replica of the Arctic, Sealions and Children's activities. (entrance fee)
Central to Benalmadena...
Local buses are regular and quite cheap. There is a bus discount card too. Works like an 'oyster' card, buy for 1.80€ from any Tabac shop, topup with min 5€ credit. This ten reduces bus fares from 1.68€ to 1.08€ per journey. One card is sufficient for any number of tickets. remaining credit displayed on your last ticket.