Located close to Malaga city, Fuengirola is one of the Costa de Sol's most popular seaside resorts, with lots of great restaurants, extensive beaches and an enviable climate. Fuengirola is a firm favourite with families and couples.
Just 25km from Malaga Airport on the popular Costa del Sol, this Mediterranean coastal town offers winter sun or a lively summer experience. Popular among tourists due to its' accessibility and inexpensive cost of living, Fuengirola has become one of the most popular destinations on this costa.
Fuengirola’s tourist journey began all the way back in the 1960s, and today it is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Costa del Sol. The town was originally a fishing village, the centre of which is the Plaza de la Constitución, although the old fishing village isn’t visible today.
Fuengirola is one of the Costa del Sol's most popular resorts, being just 25km from Malaga, located between Marbella and Benalmadena. This seaside town has an excellent selection of hotels for all your holiday needs, from five-star deluxe resorts, to more low-key family-run establishments and self-catering apartments.
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The Fuengirola tourist office is located in the centre of town a few minutes walk from the train or bus station. It was located in the 1992 restoration of the old pre 1970 railway station which, built in brick and stone and stands out amongst the concrete.
The gourmet market in Fuengirola, Mercado La Galería, opened in February, 2016, but became a favourite place for locals and visitors to meet straightaway. Right in the heart of the town, between the Plaza de la Constitución and the sea, Arquitectos Martín have created an attractive space with a barrel-vaulted glass roof that lets the light flood in.
Some visitors to Fuengirola want to do nothing but kick back, soak up the sun and forget the pressures of everyday life. And who can blame them? But if you're after animal adventures, high-octane sporting experiences, or some fascinating history and culture, you've come to the right place.