A selection of the best luxury hotels in Benalmádena, Spain. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience a stay at the luxurious Vincci Selección Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa located beachfront, with direct access to Benalmádena’s Las Gaviotas Beach. Enjoy the picturesque views of the Mediterranean Sea from the hotel’s cosy and unique rooms, each with a full-led 42-inch TV with satellite channels, a laptop safe box, a small fridge and an electric kettle, as well as a stylish bathroom with bathrobe, slippers and toiletries. Relax by the outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, or take part in the complimentary yoga and pilates classes in the garden. Savour international cuisine in the hotel’s restaurant, with a selection of products for celiacs available for breakfast. Unwind in the snack bar, terrace or lounge-bar, or explore the nearby Puerto Marina leisure port, shopping centre, bars and clubs. The Torrequebrada Golf Course is also just a short drive away.
Rooms: 37 Stars: 5
Estival Torrequebrada is the perfect place to stay for those seeking a cosy room with breathtaking sea views. With indoor and outdoor pools, casino, restaurant, and direct beach access, it is the ideal destination for a memorable holiday. All rooms and suites come with free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Suites also include a living room with sofas. There is a 24-hour reception, car hire, and parking available. Plus, a children’s playground, poolside bar and entertainment programme in the summer months.
Rooms: 75 Stars: 4
Experience the luxury and charm of Hotel La Fonda, a historic property situated in the heart of Benalmádena. This white building offers a range of amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi zone, spa, and a traditional Andalusian internal patio. Accommodations feature Arab, Andalusian, and Greek influences, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with hairdryer. Enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast on the roof terrace with views of the Mediterranean Sea. Relax with a massage or sauna at the on-site spa (surcharge applies). Savour quality Mediterranean cuisine and a fusion of flavours from the sea and mountains at the Escorpio restaurant. La Fonda is just two kilometres from the coast and under one kilometre from the A-7 Motorway. The Torrequebrada Golf Course is within four kilometres and free parking is available 50 metres away.
Rooms: 27 Stars: 4
Experience a luxurious stay at Hotel Alay – Adults Only Recommended. Located on Benalmádena Marina, it is just 50 metres from the beach. Stylishly designed rooms feature modern décor, air conditioning, flat-screen TV and free WiFi. Most rooms offer stunning sea views. Relax in one of the three outdoor pools, laze in a hammock on the beach or enjoy cocktails on the terrace. The on-site restaurant serves international and Spanish cuisine, while the snack bar by the pool is perfect for a quick bite. With a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and the nearby Malapesquera Beach Club, guests have plenty of options for entertainment. Malaga Airport is 8 km away and Malaga centre is 12 km away. Enjoy a comfortable stay with great location and facilities.
Rooms: 250 Stars: 4
Experience the best of luxury at Hotel Las Arenas, located opposite Bil Bil Castle in Benalmádena. With its elegant and hip atmosphere, complete with a rooftop bar and outdoor pool, this beachfront property offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony, TV and private bathroom. Enjoy a buffet restaurant, bar and shared lounge, as well as a spacious sun terrace and views of the sea. Málaga Airport is 12.5 km away, and Benalmádena Marina and Torrequebrada Golf Club are both nearby. Free Wi-Fi access is available.
Rooms: 17 Stars: 4
Situated close to the Torre Bermeja Beach in Benalmadena, Hotel Sentido Benalmadena Beach is a unique destination for a memorable stay. With its outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi, the hotel also features air-conditioned rooms with private balconies, most of which offer stunning sea views. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel’s restaurant and bar, or explore nearby Puerto Marina Harbour which is just a 5-minute walk away. The hotel also offers a 24-hour reception and a tour desk to help arrange activities such as watersports and golf. Malaga Airport is a 20-minute drive and Marbella is a 30-minute drive away.
Rooms: 143 Stars: 4
Experience true luxury at Benalma Costa del Sol, one of the best hotels in Benalmádena. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere, comfortable beds and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. With facilities like an outdoor pool, fitness centre, restaurant, kids’ club and rooftop terrace, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind. Plus, all-inclusive rates offer a free dinner at the on-site restaurant for stays of 7 nights or more.
Rooms: 336 Stars: 4
Holiday World Polynesia is an enchanting property located in Benalmádena, Costa del Sol. It offers stylish suites with a private terrace, a spa, a free shuttle to its own Beach Club, waterpark, and a range of leisure facilities including tennis courts, mini-golf and a cinema. Each air-conditioned room features an oriental theme and comes with a kitchen, satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy a range of restaurants, piano bar and karaoke bar, as well as a spa with Turkish baths and an indoor pool. Torrequebrada Golf Course is just 5 minutes away and the property is easily accessible from the A-7 Motorway.
Rooms: 328 Stars: 4
Experience an unforgettable stay at Hotel Benalmadena Palace! Located just 250 metres from Benalmadena Beach, this hotel boasts spacious apartments and studios with stunning views of the outdoor pool, mountains or sea. Enjoy a range of free facilities including a well-equipped spa, heated indoor pool and gym. Plus, the apartments and studios come with a kitchenette and dining area, satellite TV, air conditioning, heating and a private bathroom. There are plenty of entertainment options for both adults and children, from the cinema and games room to the pub with live music and a happy hour every night. Guests can also tuck into delicious meals from the restaurant and snack bar, or enjoy drinks in the barbecue area. And for those who want to explore, Málaga International Airport is 20 km away and Torrequebrada Golf Course is just next door. The hotel also offers a minibus service to the beach and La Paloma Park.
Rooms: 182 Stars: 4
Experience a charming stay at Holiday World RIWO Hotel, situated between Benalmádena and Fuengirola. Just 500 metres away from the beach, the hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and air-conditioned suites with kitchenettes and balconies. Each suite and apartment has a separate bedroom, a seating area with satellite TV and a double sofa bed. Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at the buffet restaurant, snacks and drinks at La Tahona, and drinks at the poolside Jalapa Chambao bar. Relax and rejuvenate in the on-site spa, which includes an indoor swimming pool and a range of treatments. The beach club offers an array of pools and water slides for a fun-filled experience.
Rooms: 148 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Benalmádena, Spain
Benalmádena is a picturesque coastal town located on the Costa del Sol in the south of Spain. It is a popular tourist destination, offering visitors a range of attractions, activities, and stunning scenery. The town is home to a number of hotels, ranging from budget-friendly accommodations to luxurious five-star resorts.
When it comes to finding the best area to search for a hotel in Benalmádena, there are a few key areas to consider.
The first is the area known as Arroyo de la Miel. This is the main tourist area of Benalmádena, with a range of hotels and accommodation options. Many of the hotels here are well-equipped with facilities, offering plenty of activities for visitors. There are also plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops located in the area, making it an ideal spot for those looking to enjoy the vibrant nightlife and culture of the town.
The second area to consider is Benalmádena Pueblo. This is the old town of Benalmádena, and it offers visitors a more traditional experience. There are a number of smaller, family-run hotels in the area, as well as some larger, more luxurious resorts. This area is well known for its stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, as well as its many bars and restaurants.
The third area to consider is Benalmádena Costa. This is the area of Benalmádena that is closest to the beach. Here, visitors can find a range of hotels and resorts, as well as plenty of activities and attractions. The area is renowned for its wonderful beaches, with plenty of water sports and activities available.
Finally, the area of Torremolinos is another great option for those looking for a hotel in Benalmádena. The area is home to a range of hotels, from budget-friendly accommodation to luxurious five-star resorts. It is also close to the airport, making it an ideal spot for those looking for convenient access to the rest of the Costa del Sol.
No matter what area of Benalmádena you choose to stay in, you can be sure to find a hotel that meets your needs. From budget-friendly accommodations to luxurious five-star resorts, there is something for everyone. So, take your time to explore the different areas and find the perfect hotel for your stay in Benalmádena.