Places to visit

Parque “La Batería

Battery Park

Torremolinos (5 minutes drive)

With an approximate area of 74,000 m2, the design of the new park “La Bateria” is inspired by a landscape type pattern, in which a hierarchical network of trails makes visiting different areas. Specifically, there are few major roads, 5m wide and constructed of precast concrete paving, which make access, and walking paths leading surrounding the enclosure, including two roundabouts with ornamental fountains marble paths. In addition, there are side trails with both hard and irregular, moulded concrete finishes have a width of three meters deep into wilderness areas.

Cueva de Nerja

Nerja Caves

Nerja (45 minutes drive)

Located at 4 km outside the town area of Nerja, at the bottom of Sierra Almijara and opposite the picturesque village of Maro.
Opened to the public in 1960. Declared as Project of Cultural Interest. Stands out for its geological, biological and archaeological importance. Accomplishes the tasks of broadcasting, investigation and development. Every year in July, the International Music and Dance Festival takes place in the Caves. They dispose of various spacious halls.
Even though the exterior has been qualified apt for handicapped people there are numerous steps inside the cave.

Hipódromo Costa del Sol

Mijas Hippodrome

Mijas (25 minutes drive)

If you have interest on horse races please visit the following webpage:
http://www.hipodromocostadelsol.es/eng/

Museo Picasso Málaga

PICASSO MUSEUM MALAGA

Málaga (20 minutes drive)

The Picasso Museum is devoted to the most influential artist of the twentieth century and meets the need of the artist that his work should be present in the city where he was born in 1881. The two hundred and thirty works that include MPM Collection brings together the revolutionary innovations of Picasso and the wide variety of styles and techniques that dominated materials.
The Museum is located in the Buenavista Palace, a magnificent example of Andalusian architecture of the sixteenth century. Their roots underground treasures of the ancient Phoenician and Roman city.
The Museum is free every last Sunday of the month.

Paraje Natural Torcal de Antequera

TORCAL DE ANTEQUERA NATURAL AREA

Antequera (45 minutes drive)

The “El Torcal” Natural Area, the most impressive karstic landscape in Europe, is located in the centre of the province just 12 kilometres from Antequera. Its fantasy-like rock formations cover an area of 12 square kilometres.
This impressive limestone complex was thrust upward from the bed of the sea about 150 million years ago as the result of a geological folding. The softness of the exposed rocks and the horizontal lay of some of the formations—especially in Cuaternario, according to scientists—assisted the actions of the wind and rain in sculpting in these rocks a sort of “natural museum” that the popular imagination has baptised with suggestive names relating to the shapes that the whim of nature gave to the stone.

Leisure

Aqualand Toremolinos

Aqualand Torremolinos

Torremolinos (5 minutes drive)

The largest water park at the Costa del Sol. 5 minutes from downtown Torremolinos you can find Aqualand Torremolinos which is a place to spend a day of fun and entertainment with the best water rides imaginable for the whole family.
Aqualand is a world of water and fun, perfect for unforgettable moments with family and friends.
The park has a new attraction: the “Boomerang”, plus wide area restoration, parks and a 18-hole mini golf add diversity to our leisure.
Enjoy 14 attractions including 19 water slides for adults, 15 children’s slides and a Mini golf 18 holes.

Playa de Los Alamos y Playamar

LOS ALAMOS AND PLAYAMAR’S BEACHES

Torremolinos (10 minutes’ walk from the apartment)

These beaches are characterised by the numerous apartment buildings lining the beachfront. It offers a wide variety of facilities and is very well marked with buoys. A variety of shows and performances are organised here during the summer. There are many restaurants and bars suitable for any pocket as well as many playgrounds for children.

Puerto Marina

Puerto Marina

Benalmádena (15 minutes drive)

The Benalmádena Marina is the most astonishing port and residential complex in Europe. Its architecture mixes Indian, Arabic and Andalusian features, and its artificial islands lend it a special charm that enables the complex to integrate perfectly into a setting that is harmonious in its own way. It was twice awarded as the Best Marina in the World.

Bioparc Fuengirola

Bioparc Fuengirola

Fuengirola (25 minutes drive)

Bioparc Fuengirola champions a new model of zoo based on respect for nature and the preservation of natural species, a model which has already established itself as a flagship for Europe.
What Bioparc Fuengirola represents is a different concept of zoo. A zoological park where animals live side-by-side, recreating their natural habitat and so fostering their development at all levels. Visitors are stepping inside a true documentary of the deepest tropical woodlands.
There is today no ethical sense in keeping wild animals in captivity unless this helps to preserve their species in the natural world.

Tivoli World

Tivoli World

Arroyo de la Miel (15 mins. by car or 10 by train)

You have many reasons to visit Tivoli World. It is an experience to enjoy a fantastic day in a unique place. A world of excitement to share with your family.
Enjoy the exciting new attractions, the variety of shows in different places and enjoy the many options to satisfy your appetite between bars and themed restaurants, while enjoying the magnificent ambience of the park. Among the attractions you can enjoy, the roller coaster, Twister, Jurassic Adventure mysterious ship or the free-fall tower of 60 meters Tivoli Water, Grasshopper, Tivoli Dragon, Passage of Terror, Giant Ferris Wheel and Child wells, carousels, rides, and more.

Selwo Marina

Selwo Marina

Benalmádena (15 minutes drive)

Selwo Marina is a new concept in marine life parks, offering the incomparable adventure of discovering the most representative marine mammals and birds of South America. On this particular expedition through the New World one can enjoy the first dolphinarium in Andalusia, with intelligent bottle-nosed dolphins. Selwo Marina also has the only ice penguin habitat in the Community of Andalusia, a facility that reproduces the natural habitat in which different species of penguins live.

Selwo Aventura

Estepona (60 minutes drive)

SELWO ADVENTURE is a unique animal, nature and adventure park, located in Estepona. More than 2.000 animals from across the whole Planet live in this huge terrain, in conditions similar to those of their natural habitat, animals such as elephants, Bengal tigers, giraffes, white rhinoceros, lions… and Kanvar, the only Asian elephant to be born in Spain. The visitor gets to see the animals up close as part of a tour which takes place partly on foot and partly in all terrain lorries.

Teleférico de Benalmádena

TELEFERICO/ CABLE CAR BENALMADENA

Arroyo de la Miel (15 minutes drive)

The “Área de Recreo Cumbre del Calamorro” (Calamorro Summit Recreational Area) is a supplementary leisure option, for those persons who reach the peak of Calamorro mountain (770 metres) by means of the cable car (or the paths climbing up to the mountaintop). It has viewing points, trails, cafés, horseback trails, a horse show area and a falconry show. Visitors can go to the paragliding site, the Centro de Las Águilas, an astronomical observatory (in the summer) and an eating area.

Crocodile Park

Crocodile Park

Torremolinos (5 minutes drive)

Park specialized in crocodiles, showing more than 300 crocodiles of different species. Open 365 days a year. The park has eight lakes, an African village, museum, audio visual room, nursery for baby crocodiles, fortress of the African Sahara style, spacious cafeteria, souvenir shop, playground for children and a large parking.
We offer four crocodile exhibitions per day, presenting Big Daddy to you (the biggest crocodile of whole Europe). All visitors can hold a young crocodile in hands to be photographed with their own cameras for free. The park is adapted for handicapped visitors.

Sports

Escuela Municipal de Golf

GOLF SCHOOL TORREMOLINOS

Torremolinos (5 mins. walk from the apartment)

Enjoy the best golf playground to practise and learn how to golf in the ‘Miguel Ángel Jiménez Golf Academy’ where you can find a 250 sq.m. Golf course, approach area, chipping area and putting green area. Everything beautifully designed by the very owner in the heart of Torremolinos in La Colina area. The practice site includes 9 holes Par 3.

Club de Tenis & Pádel La Colina

TENNIS AND PADDLE LA COLINA

Torremolinos (LA COLINA)

This playground solely dedicated to racquet games has 5 paddle courses and two tennis courses. Suitable for adults and children.

GOLF PARADOR

Málaga (5 minutes drive)

It boasts an 18-hole course; golf school; 3 putting greens; 2 approach greens; and club, cart and electric car rental. For further information please address the following number: +34 902 54 79 79./p>

Lidomare Fitness Club

Torremolinos (5 mins. walk from the apartment)

Only five minutes walking from the apartment this excellent fitness ‘Les Mills certified’ offers a variety of classes such as spinning, bodypump, bodycombat, pilates among others./p>

Shopping

IKEA Málaga

IKEA Málaga

Málaga (5 minutes drive)

We don’t think Ikea needs any further presentation.

Centro Comercial Plaza Mayor

Shopping Center Plaza Mayor

Málaga (5 minutes drive)

Plaza Mayor Leisure Park opened in 2002 and placed within reach of Malaga the most comprehensive leisure facilities. The concept of Leisure Park is visible in all the architectural aspects of each square, reinforced with the shows and animations consistently held since its opening. In October 2008, Plaza Mayor expanded the park with an area of Fashion, which completes the offer of the Park, offering a wide range of fashion stores in the best environment. “The expansion has led to reposition the image of the Park, the area dedicated solely to entertainment, to one of the best entertainment and shopping areas of the province, characterized by being outdoors”.

For further information please visit:

http://www.visitacostadelsol.com