Tourism has been the most important economical stimulus in Benalmadena since the 20th century, mainly because of its Marina (Puerto Marina) which offers space for 1100 yachts up to 35m in length and 5m in depth.
Puerto Marina is also one of the most important in the world, where leisure, sports and accommodation
are excellently combined and as a result, the marina has been awarded numerous prizes as well as the blue flag of the European Union, which has been granted to the Marina every year since 1987. Puerto Marina
is a synonym for entertainment, attractions
, lovely walks
and numerous offers and activities.
The climate of Benalmadena is basically that which has made the Costa del Sol the thriving holiday destination it is today, with over 300 days of sunshine per year. This makes Benalmadena very attractive to Spanish and foreign visitors who like to spend their holidays
on the Mediterranean coast. This climate is also perfect for outdoor activities
in the surrounding area such as hiking in
the mountain range of Monte Calamorro
, amidst the stunning nature
and wildlife in the area.
Benalmadena also enjoys superb travel
connections, which makes the town incredibly easy to reach. The international airport
in Malaga is only 20 minutes drive from the town. Enjoy your break on the Costa del Sol in Benalmadena!