Arroyo de la Miel

Arroyo de la Miel

The picturesque town of Arroyo de la Miel is one of the three districts that make up the town of Benalmádena. Situated between Benalmádena Pueblo and Benalmádena Costa, this lively town is full of winding backs streets and pretty plazas that adhere to the old village way of life. It is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and also has a large British expat community.

The town offers every type of bar and restaurant imaginable and visitors can enjoy traditional Andalusian tapas, avant-garde cuisine and high-street coffee houses, especially in the pedestrianized Calle Blas Infante.

One of the most popular tourist destinations is the secluded Plaza de España, a delightfully tranquil square that is entered through the 18th century Portal de San Carlos, which bears the coat of arms of the town's founder, Felix Solesio.

The Telecabina takes you on an amazing 15-minute journey in a four-person cable car right up to the highest point on the Málaga coast at an altitude of almost 800m above sea level. From this… More →

Tivoli World was the largest family entertainment theme park on the Costa del Sol. It is currenly closed. It is located in the heart of Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmadena.

The picturesque town of Arroyo de la Miel is full of winding backs streets and pretty plazas that adhere to the old village way of life. The town offers every type of cuisine imaginable and… More →

The Barbie Museum is closed. One of the most unusual attractions in Arroyo de la Miel is the little known Barbie Museum, located in Calle Andalucía, at the end of the pedestrianised Calle Blas… More →

Once the nucleus of Arroyo de la Miel, Plaza España is a delightful small square tucked away off the main pedestrianized area of the town. The square is entered though an 18th century… More →

Solesio, an Italian impresario, purchased a small farm in 1784 to build six paper factories to supply the Royal Factory of Playing Cards in Macharaviaya, a small town in the Axarquia region of… More →

THINGS TO SEE nearby in Benalmadena

Selwo Marina
Selwo Marina offers a new concept in family entertainment, bringing together sea life and the Amazon in an unusual but happy combination. The Marina is a complement to Selwo Adventure wildlife park in Estepona. Visit the Dolphinarium and see the dolphins and sea lions; at Ice Island, the penguins live in a specially cooled environment, similar conditions to conditions in their native Antarctica. More>

La Paloma Park
La Paloma Park, where visitors can wander through tropical gardens while admiring the numerous forms of wildlife that live on and around the man-made lake. Popular with the younger generation, and equally with grown-ups, La Paloma Park also houses the Dolphinarium, which offers daily dolphin shows and a chance to meet the sea lions and penguins. More>

Benalmadena - Arroyo de la Miel train station

Benalmadena - Arroyo de la Miel train station is located as the name suggests in the middle of the both districts Avenida de la Estacion next to Plaza de la Iglesia. There is a purpose built station building. The train travels underground here through the centre of the town. There are steps and elevators down to the two platform separated by the double tracks. Platform 1 is for direction Fuengirola and platform 2 is for direction Malaga. Ticket machines are provided. Departure and arrival times from Adif. Next stations are Torremuelle (direction Fuengirola) and El Pinillo (direction Malaga). Info about trains on the Fuengirola to Malaga railway. Read history of Malaga to Fuengirola railway.