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Welcome to Benalmadena Apartments
A and A McKillop Holiday Apartments is a family run business which owns a number of apartments in the Spanish resort of Benalmadena on the Costa del Sol area of Spain. In dealing directly with us, the apartment owners, you will save yourself a fortune in accommodation costs! As you are dealing directly with us, the owners, we can assure the standard and cleanliness of the accommodation. We shall be pleased to help you with any enquiries you may have or additional information.
Benalmadena is situated on the Costa del Sol and lies between Malaga and Fuengirola. It is almost an extension of Torremolinos. It is made up of three totally different centres, Benalmadena Pueblo, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Costa. Malaga Airport is 10 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by train or you can hire a car from Malaga airport.
Benalmadena Pueblo is a typical Andalusia village set in the mountains. Visit the spectacular monument erected in honour of Christopher Columbus. The Archaeological Museum in Pueblo houses a collection of mainly South American artifacts, pre-dating the Discovery of America. Take the lift up to the local church and the small walled gardens, where you can admire the view.
Arroyo de la Miel is a commercial village, famous for its popular attractions such as Tivoli World Fun Park, where you can try the thrilling rides or relax by the bars whilst watching one of its many excellent shows. The Teleferico or cable car will take you to the peak of Mount Calmorro, more than 600m high. Or for those who like to keep there feet firmly on the ground have a relaxing stroll in La Paloma Park.
Benalmadena Costa is the coastline of the area. Here you will find activities to suit all tastes and ages. Your day can be spent basking in the Mediterranean sun or strolling along the promenade to the Puerto Marina, which has twice won the prestigious 'Best Marina In The World' award, an absolutely beautiful site, by day and night. The Marina holds a wealth of shops, restaurants, bars, boutiques and a sea life centre. It is a must see for every visitor.
La Paloma park is only a few minutes walk, a lovely place to stroll in the evenings or take the children. Centered around a large lake, which is home to all sorts wildlife, including birds, swans, ducks and turtles. The other residents in the park include peacocks, all sorts of hens, rabbits and ostriches. Beside the park is Selwo Marina, where you can see the dolphins, penguins, sea lions and parrot shows.
There are golf and water sports facilities in the area and also a casino on the outskirts of the town.
Excursions to Rhonda, Seville, Granada, Mijas and Gibraltar are all on offer at this exceptional resort, which clearly caters for every need possible!
The map below shows part of the resort along with the location of our apartments (marked in red). We offer a wide range of apartments to cater for all needs.
All the information you need on Benalmadena, Costa del Sol, Spain is here, booking details, availability and specific prices, and additional accommodation information just click on a property on the map and away you go! To go to the accommodation page please click here!
and bus information
|Wednesday||- Arroyo de la Miel (Flea market)|
|Friday||- Arroyo de la Miel (Benalmadena)|
|Saturday||- Fuengirola (Car Boot Sale)|
|Sunday (10am - 3pm)||- Arroyo de la Miel (Tivoli World garden market)|
Principle Spanish Holidays
There are many Holidays, Saints days, Ferrias, fiestas etc all year round in Spain. But during the National, Provincial and local holidays it is wise to bear in mind that many of the business and services will be shut. If in doubt, try to go to the bank a day early, change up some spare cash at the exchange and get a few extra shopping essentials.
Here are the main holidays:
|1st January||- Ano Nuevo|
|5th January (Evening)||- Procession for Dia de los Reynes|
|6th January||- Dia de los Reynes|
|28th February||- Dia de los Andalucia|
|19th March||- San Jose|
|1st May||- Dia del Trabajo|
|24th June||- San Juan|
|25th July||- Santiago|
|15th August||- Asuncion|
|12th October||- Hispanidad|
|1st November||- Todos los Santos|
|8th December||- Inmaculada Concepcion|
|25th December||- Navidad|
On religious festivals it is well worth keeping an eye on the local church in Arroyo, where you will normally be able to catch one of the processions of icons, statues etc as they are paraded around the town. Most of these take place in early evening.
Easter and Whitsun are variable. Those of you here at Easter should definitely join the throng on the streets to watch the statues of the Virgin Mary and Jesus, as they wind heir way through the side streets.
Veladilla del Carmen (16th July) is a local festival. The Patron Saint of fishermen is paraded and then lifted into a boat and is rowed out to sea. A spectacular candlelit event centered at the Marina.
English speaking Catholic community in Benalmadena HOLY MASS in English. Saturday 13.00 in Arroyo (next to the train station). This fulfils Sunday obligation.
Church of England Benalmadena HOLY COMMUNION. 1st and 3rd Sunday of month at 09.45. Chapel of Residencia Hogar Marymar, Paseo Maritimo.
Useful telephone numbers
|Police (local)||952 448 844 Emergency 091|
|Emergency Co-Ordination Center||112|
|Tourist information||952 442 494|
|Malaga Picasso airport||952 048 804|
|Taxi service||952 441 545|
|Renfe train station information||952 360 202|
|Fire Brigade (Arroyo de la Miel)||952 562 655 Emergency 080|
|Arroyo de la Miel Health Centre||952 440 404 / 952 443 545|
|Hospital Clinico Universitario||952 390 400|
|Hospital Costa del Sol||952 649 400|
|Clinica Salus||952 444 737|
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Malaga Airport is 10 minutes by taxi or 30 minutes by train or you can hire a car from Malaga airport.
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