More than 40 years of tourist tradition place Torremolinos as the main historical axis of the Costa del Sol. The proximity to Malaga Airport (just 6 km.), As well as the rest of coastal destinations in the province, elevate Torremolinos as one of the favorite destinations for tourists visiting Spain.
From a humble past as a fishing village, this city full of light reinvented itself in a few years, becoming a cosmopolitan and exclusive international destination. Throughout its history it has received the visits of such illustrious characters as Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra and Orson Welles among others.
Approximately 7 km. of coastline offer the visitor the mythical beaches of Carihuela and Bajondillo, spectacular scenarios for resting on the shores of the Mediterranean. Its popular beach bars, located at the foot of the beach, center their gastronomic offer on seafood, giving “Pescaito Frito” the undisputed starring role.
A city to have fun
The old fishing districts now host dozens of restaurants, bars and cafes that imprint that intoxicating festive and colorful atmosphere of the Torremolinos nightlife.
The historical center is in the upper part of the city, with narrow and steep streets that envelop the visitor in a landscape of sea smell and wet sand. It is very easy to immerse yourself in the life of the city and let yourself be carried away by the joy of its inhabitants in such emblematic places as Calle San Miguel and Plaza de la Nogalera. For the most curious, there is a wide cultural offer with a large number of artists and public with the celebration of open air concerts, theater, street exhibitions and festivals throughout the summer.