Benalmádena is a large town on the Spanish Costa del Sol. It consists of three parts; Benalmádena Pueblo, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmádena Costa. The most worth visiting of these is Benalmádena Costa with its long stretch of sunny beaches, a lively nightlife and excellent cuisine.
It is located approximately 15 km south west of Malaga and merges with Torremolinos lies just north east of it along the coast.
Benalmádena has almost 20 kilometers of coastline, a total of 17 beaches: Arroyo Hondo, Carvajal, Bil-Bil, La Morera, Arroyo de la Miel, Benalnatura, Fuente de la Salud, La Perla, Las Viborillas, Las Yucas beach, Malapesquera / Malapesca / Torre Bermeja, Melilleros, Santa Ana, Tajo de la Soga, Torremuelle, Torrequebrada and Torrevigía.
All the beaches are accessible from the seafront that crosses from one side to another the town with chiringuitos, restaurants and other tourist establishments. The oriental beaches are wide, equiped and offer water activities; while the western ones are rocky, many of them quiet and isolated between small cliffs, ideal for fishing and diving.