Its good climate, its beaches, its wide range of leisure activities, its good connections, a rich cultural and artistic heritage, and a tasty gastronomy make Torremolinos the tourist destination par excellence.
Torremolinos is a Spanish municipality located in the province of Malaga located on the Costa del Sol, on the western shore of the bay of Malaga and behind the Sierra de Mijas. It is located at an altitude of 49 meters above sea level and 13 kilometers from the center of Malaga, the provincial capital. It is connected by the A-7 highway, which bypasses the city to the north, as well as by commuter train.
Its municipal term has an area of 20 square kilometers and a population density of 3,153.85 inhabitants / km², which multiplies during the summer months.
The influx of foreigners, intellectuals, bohemians, hippies, artists, aristocrats, jet-set personalities and tourists in general during the 1960s and 1970s created a liberal, permissive and cosmopolitan atmosphere that differentiated it from other areas of the Costa del Sol. Sol, becoming one of the major references of musical and nightlife in Spain. Currently its busy nightlife, its gay-friendly and uninhibited character, as well as avant-garde, seventies and eighties reminiscent of the time of the Malaga Movida make Torremolinos one of the main different tourist destinations worldwide on the Costa del Sol.
For several decades Torremolinos has established itself as the most important tourist destination in Andalusia, ranking ahead of cities such as Seville, Marbella or Roquetas de Mar, as well as being, together with Marbella, the two cities with the largest accommodation offer in Andalusia.
It is especially visited by British, German, Irish, French, Scandinavian and Spanish tourists from other communities, also one of the largest British colonies in Spain is located.
Located 40 meters from the hotel, it is located in the traditional El Bajondillo neighborhood, south of the center and between Playamar beach, to the east and west, after Punta de Torremolinos. It is about 1,100 meters long and about 40 meters wide. El Bajondillo beach is the most frequented in the municipality, since the first is the one with the best access to the Center, it also has all kinds of services. In recent years the end of this beach has become a gay-friendly area after the opening of an LGTB beach bar. The sand artists are also very interesting, who usually make their works in it and who turn this beach into an open-air sculpture museum in summer.
Located 600 meters from the hotel, Playamar beach or also called El Retiro beach, is in the Playmar neighborhood where its imposing towers rise and between Los Álamos beach, to the east and west, with the beach of The Bajondillo. It measures a little less than a km and has a width of between 40 to 50 meters depending on the area. This beach has all kinds of services and has a medium-high occupancy level. It is ideal for the rental of aquatic equipment such as pedal boats, jet skis. Volleyball nets for sand sports are also available. It is worth noting all the beach bars in the area that prepare the typical sardine skewers. This beach stands out for its nightlife, and on its promenade there are some reference places such as Maná or Goltier.
La Carihuela Beach
Located 700 meters from the hotel, La Carihuela Beach, is in what was once the old fishing district to the west of the municipality, La Carihuela, which was once the old fishing district to the east of the city, today it is a cosmopolitan area that concentrates a large number of hotel and leisure establishments, undoubtedly a true reflection of the tourist boom that the Costa del Sol experienced a few decades ago.
The beach is connected at the end of it, to the west, with Benalmádena, through Puerto Marina and limited to the east, by Punta de Torremolinos. It is about 2,100 meters long and about 40 meters wide.