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Torremolinos

Torremolinos

See below a selection of excellent private party or family excursions from Costa del Sol with or affiliate partner Viator, perfect opportunities to see the major attractions in Andalucia without the hassle of having to organise it yourself.

Torremolinos is one of the Costa de Sol's most popular seaside resorts, with great cuisine, fabulous beaches and an enviable climate. Whether you're looking for a holiday property for yourself, an investment, or you're looking to move out to sunny Andalucia either for part of the year or full-time, Torremolinos is an excellent location.

If you're looking for basic, central accommodation in Torremolinos, there is an increasing number of welcoming hostals in the town, especially in Calle del Peligro, which is just a short stroll from the Bajondillo beach. Some of them even have a sea view.

Torremolinos: where the Costa del Sol tourism boom really exploded. Just a couple of miles to the west of Malaga airport, and with one of the coast’s better urban beaches, it isn’t hard to see why. If the town’s party-hearty reputation has relaxed a little in recent years, giving way to many family holidaymakers in the summer and older visitors looking for some winter sun out of season.

Torremolinos has thankfully long outgrown its Monty Python spam and chips image and, over recent years, has evolved as an attractive and appealing resort noted for its clean sandy beaches, wide choice of hotels and restaurants and unparalleled variety of entertainment, activities and nightlife available.

If you're looking for no-frills, central accommodation there a number of hostals in Calle del Peligro which is just a short stroll from the Bajondillo beach. Some even have a sea view. In one of the liveliest areas around 24 hour square and Calle las Mercedes there are also many hostels but some will necessitate earplugs on a summer Saturday night.

See below a selection of excellent group excursions from Costa del Sol with Viator, perfect opportunities to see the major attractions in Andalucia without the hassle of having to organise it yourself.

There are a number of privately operated health clinics in Torremolinos for patients to go without referal as an alternative to the state health service.

Some visitors to Torremolinos 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.

Pez Espada Hotel is located on the seafront in Montemar, Torremolinos, the hotel offers secluded gardens, swimming pools and large shaded terraces. Guests have a private entrance that leads directly to the beach. The former fishing village of La Carihuela is just a few minutes stroll along the promenade. Here one will find a maze of artisan shops, tapas bars and excellent fish and seafood restaurants.

There are about 100 different watchtowers (Torre Vigia or Torre Atalaya or Torre Almenara) along the coast of Southern Spain. Some are of Moorish origins others from date from the later Christian re-conquest period. All with the purpose of looking out for invaders from the South. They have lasted the centuries with remarkable strength.

Torremolinos is embellished with artistes from all occupations, and some of the most celebrated of them, as well as the eccentric and the notorious, have lived, or stayed, in the town at some point during their lives. The famous faces of Torremolinos are closely related to Torremolinos History.

One of the town's oldest clubs, which has been renamed and revamped several times since it first opened in the '80s, is The Palladium Club. This huge night club has two dance floors, a VIP area, several resident DJs playing techno house, and the best party atmosphere on offer in the area.

The Baccus Rock Bar in Calle de las Mercedes is a music bar that presents live bands at the weekends. The huge sound system pumps out classic rock music and they offer an exciting mix of live music and themed party nights. The bar has wonderful views of the Mediterranean and is popular with the middle aged Spanish crowd, although they are most welcoming to tourists and expat locals who enjoy a night of foot-stomping progressive rock.

Tina's Pub opened during the tourist boom of the 1960s (formerly known as Sheila's Bar) and it is one of the most popular with the tourists. Offering all the usual bottled and draught beers, cocktails, alcopops and shots, Tina's attracts a younger crowd and is particularly busy over the weekends.

There are several bars situated in the centre of the town that offer live music and karaoke and one of these is Branigans Irish Pub in Avenida Palma de Mallorca (behind Matahambre). This spacious bar offers all the sporting events on several large screens and they also offer music videos, pool tables.

The lovers of rock and roll should visit Peggy Sue's, which, as the name might suggest, is a small shrine to the swinging 60s. This American themed music bar is adorned with all the trimmings of the rock and roll era, including walls lied with nostalgic pictures of some of the greatest stars of the genre.

Styles Music Bar has friendly staff and a good-old-fashioned entertainment bar style ambience. They also have a large outside terrace to enjoy drinks before the show. The bar opens seven nights a week from 9pm, and following the live entertainment, customers are invited to take the stage and sing on the karaoke until three in the morning.

This well-known bar is somewhat small, although it has a large terrace that is popular with locals and tourists at weekends. Famed for playing progressive rock music, this popular bar hosts karaoke nights and occasional live groups outside on the terrace. The bar serves an extensive range of lagers and ciders and they also have an impressive cocktail list.

The club presents a high quality live show with burlesque artists, acrobats, singers, dancers, and showgirls.  The club is open between 8pm and 2am and prices vary depending on whether one opts for the dinner and show, at around 35 euros, or the show without dinner, which costs 20 euros.