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10 reasons to discover Torremolinos if you haven´t been here before

If you have not yet visited Torremolinos, we give you 10 reasons to come and discover the charm of our city. Gastronomy, good weather, its cultural and leisure offer, excellent communications with the airport and the capital, the fundamental role of its people, for being a family friendly and cosmopolitan destination. There
are many reasons to come and we are sure that any of them will make you fall in love with our city.

1.- Perfect climate, whenever you come

Come whenever, just in case, don´t forget to bring your bikini or swimsuit, because in Torremolinos you will enjoy perfect weather and mild temperatures. With an average 18.5 degrees and 325 days of sunshine a year, you can take a relaxing stroll along the shores of the Mediterranean almost any day of the year. Some don´t miss the chance to take a dip even in winter. On thing is certain, you´ll probably never need a winter jacket, scarf or hat.

2.-A wide range of gastronomy, fried fish being its main exponent

Torremolinos a land of flavors, full of mixtures, samples of being a great cosmopolitan city. This union of cultures is also evident in our gastronomy. Here you can taste the culinary delicacies of many countries. There is a wide range of Indian, Italian and Japanese restaurants to try and taste flavors from other countries.
But if you do come to Torremolinos, you must have our tasty “espetos”, which originated in our city. You don´t know what an “espeto” is? A way to grill fish on coals in a boat by the sea, which specially enhances the taste of sardines or any other fish.

Torremolinos is the cradle of fried fish, try portions of the best fish in the Bay at any of the Beach Bars along the sea. There are many choices, take a glance at the map that Tourism has designed, to see the large variety yo can choose from.

3. Well kept beaches all year round

Torremolinos has 7 kilometers of coast, divided into 4 main beaches, listed with the Q for quality, which stands for well-maintained spaces, both, the environment and the infrastructure. Between La Carihuela Beach and El Bajondillo, the natural
monument of El Morro , will make you differentiate them perfectly. La Carihuela offers many aquatic leisure areas and El Bajondillo is a perfect urban beach, the closest to the city.
However, one of the busiest beaches is Playamar. Rent a hammock and spend a day relaxing in the Mediterranean sun. And almost in Málaga on the edge of Torremolinos, you´ll find the beach of Los Alamos, perfect for those looking for a chill out atmosphere.

4 Excellent transport network with the airport, capital and other white villages on the Costa del Sol

One of the most important reasons to come to Torremolinos, is the excellent transport network that will connect you with Málaga airport or the Maria Zambrano train station in a few minutes, by commuter train. There are 5 stops at your disposal in Torremolinos, the train will also take you into the center of Málaga in a short time.

The connection by buses and other forms of transport to differnt white villages along the Costa del Sol, is ideal, so staying in Torremolinos can be a great idea, if in addition to our city, you want to explore of the Costa del Sol.

5 Great cultural and leisure offer

In recent years, Torremolinos has become one of the cities with the best cultural and leisure offer. To the big events on the festive agenda throughout the year, such as Carnival, the Rockin´Race Jamboree Festival, the Holy Week, the Day of the Foreign Resident, the Tapa Route, the Rock Route, the Pride, the procession of the Virgin del Carmen , the Fair and Romería de San Miguel, the Divali or Christmas, we ad a wide cultural and leisure offer, which take place throughout the year with concerts, exhibitions, workshops and activities for the little ones.

The momentum of street art has been empowered since a few years in Torremolinos, giving the walls historical characters linked to our city and filling squares with art that can be touched and experienced, such as the sculptures of Elena Laverón.

6. Beach promenade full of history

Along the seven kilometers of beach, there is a network of promenades full of history. Let yourself be surprised by la Casa de los Navajas, a neomudéjar style mansion from 1925, as you stroll along El Bajondillo, from afar it already shows to be something special. Keep walking and stop in front of El Morro. Many neighbors find it to be the most striking natural monument of Torremolinos and it can be seen practically from anywhere on the Torremolinos beach front.

7 Cocktails and party by the sea

One of the main reasons to come to Torremolinos, is without a doubt the great atmosphere in town. Savor our cocktails at the cool beach clubs and move your body on the dance floor in top clubs. Live our party, in a welcoming, healthy and very cosmopolitan atmosphere, where you can also breathe the seafaring aroma, thanks to the trendy “Chiringuitos” on the beach.

8 Open and cosmopolitan character without losing the essence of the seafaring flair

Certainly the main reason to come to Torremolinos is its people, who gave the city the open, cosmopolitan and characteristic diversity. It has done so, without losing the essence of a fishing village, having its maximum exponent in La Carihuela. Let yourself be advised by neighbors, savor every different corner, with mixtures of the many cultures that coexist in town. Perhaps this is why Torremolinos is one of the favorite destinations for the LGTB+ community. Don’t miss our Pride celebration in May, as we live it for weeks at full power.

9 A family friendly destinations

Along with the cosmopolitan and open character, Torremolinos also stands out for being one of the Andalusian family friendly destinations, where the whole family can have a great time. With many activities to enjoy together, having the great epicenter in Parque la Batería, one of the corners that is a must visit, if you come
with children. Next, many more attractions make Torremolinos a perfect city to come with the little ones of the house. Water parks, adventures with crocodiles, golf, beach, musical and cultural activities. Discover everything that Torremolinos has to offer, if you come with family

10 Ideal shopping destination

What´s a vacation without a souvenir? In Torremolinos you will find everything you need to go shopping and get a whim, to remind you of your vacation for life. Visit San Miguel Street, our handicraft shops in La Cuesta del Tajo and stop by our and weekly craft markets. You’ll love to browse, discovering clothes at bargain prices.
If photography is your thing, more than shopping, you’re in an ideal destination for instagramers. Discover our most photogenic corners and then share. We love to hear about your experience. Here are the 10 reasons to discover Torremolinos if you haven’t been yet, in this
blog you´ll find 50 reasons. We could go on and on, but isn’t it better to live them? Enjoy your experience, enjoy Torremolinos.

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Navega por nuestro blog y descubrirás que Torremolinos, aunque siempre lo relacionemos con playa y verano, también es un destino cultural y moderno donde se pueden visitar rincones tan originales como el Jardín Botánico o dar un vuelta a bordo de una jábega tradicional.

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