Marina of Benalmadena

The port of Benalmadena is a real gem architectural blend of Arabic and Andalusian styles. Shops, restaurants and nightlife are mixed in one of the most important leisure areas of the Costa del Sol.

Boats in Marina of Benalmádena, Costa del Sol (3)

This port, the Marina of Benalmádena, located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, is one of the most beautiful and emblematic of the Andalusian coast. It opened in 1979 with an original and modern design, a mixture of Spanish and Moorish styles that soon gained global recognition and the nickname of “the Andalusian Venice”.


Boats in Marina Benalamadena, Costa del Sol (2)


What to do in Marina of Benalmádena?

This port has twice received the award for “Best Puerto del Mundo”. It receives an average of 7 million visitors a year, featuring much of the leisure and water sports in Benalmadena, which is something not surprising, since it offers a very wide range of activities and entertainment, and feature sailing schools, dive shops, restaurants, luxury residences and even the Sealife Aquarium. It also offers a large number of stores and shopping centers making it ideal for walking and shopping.


Restaurants and terrasses in Marina-Benalmadena-in-Costa-del-Sol


🏰 Guided tour of Colomares Castle, for only €9, you’ll discover all the secrets and symbolism of this monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus and the New World.
🐬 Dolphin watching in Benalmádena. Onboard a catamaran along the Costa del Sol, you’ll live an experience that will captivate you!
Rent a boat without a license: No titles are needed, just a desire for adventure and to explore the beautiful corners of this area of the coast at your own pace.


Visit Sealife Aquarium in Puerto Benaládena

If you are traveling with your family, you simply cannot miss paying a visit to the Sealife Aquarium. The park is located in the port of Benalmádena. Dive into this underwater world full of sharks and exotic fish. The aquarium has more than 500,000 liters of water and 2,000 marine species that will delight young and old visitors. Surely, an interesting visit for the whole family.

You can visit it from 10: 00 to 18: 00. The entry price for adults is € 15.50 (€ 12.50 – online advance purchase). And 12.50€ for children aged 3-9 years.




Night in Marina of Benalmádena:

It is when night falls when Puerto Marina shines the most, with its terraces filled with people and the Paseo full of tourists in search of the best restaurant and the best place for a drink. The lighting at the harbor, with all the luxury boats, exclusive apartments, restaurants and bars make this port a place with lots of charm and a fabulous atmosphere. If you like nightclubs and shows, Benalmádena is a very good choice.  There you will find DJ`s on the main dancefloor like Maracas , Mana , Kaleido or Skorpio . Definitely a place where there is no word boredom.




Tips on Accommodation in Benalmádena

💡 Try to book your accommodation in advance!
👉 Area: It depends on the time of year. We definitely recommend staying somewhere by the sea in Benalmádena Costa

🛏️ Right on the beach, in a new, modern building with every detail carefully considered, you have these studios with a kitchen that are a perfect 10!.
🛏️ With wonderful sea views from the room, an exquisite buffet, and top-notch customer service, you have this hotel.


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