Hop on hop-off bus tours in Benalmadena
These tours include 11 stops at various locations around the town. The tours are available in 9 languages and cost from €13. The tour itself recommends stopping off at stop 5 at Selwo Marina, described as a small marine park which is teeming with natural life. Stop 7 is at Playa Arroyo de la Miel. This literally translates as the ‘stream of honey beach’, at one time honey was the areas main source of income. Now it thrives through income generated by tourism in its craft shops, restaurants and bars. Stop 8 is located at the entrance to Tivoli World, an amusement park as well as the cable car that carries visitors up to Mount Carramolo.
Tours by Tuk Tuk
These tours can be arranged to suit your needs and take you to the places you want to visit in a clean energy electrically driven vehicle. Typical tours last about one hour but can be arranged to last as long or little time as you require.
There are a number of walking tours to the various areas of Benalmadena taking in the sights of each district. These tours vary in length from 2 hours to half a day up to a full day if you have the energy to last that long. A more lively tour in the evening is an organised bar tour, as you are guided from one bar to the next.
Historical and interesting places in Benalmadena
Away from its beaches, Benalmadena has lots to offer its visitors. Benalmadena has some very interesting attractions such as Colomares Castle or the 33 metre high Buddhist Benalmadena Stupa, the largest Buddhist Stupa to be found in Europe. The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times and was an area of rapid development during the period of Muslim domination in this part of Spain. The church of Santo Domingo de Guzman was built in the 17th century and is the oldest church the town of Benalmadina. These are four very different historical attractions representing different religions that have helped to develop the area.