Torremolinos is the epicentre of the Costa del Sol, the preferred destination for, both nationally and internationally travellers, visiting the area. Its beautiful beaches, its enviable climate, its exquisite cuisine and its wide cultural diversity have made it the star destination of the province since the 1950s. Without forgetting, of course, its wide variety of activities, with countless experiences and leisure plans that make any stay an unforgettable journey, however short it may be. To discover more places in the municipality, follow this link.
If you like art and history, in Torremolinos you will enjoy visiting very interesting places that will allow you to discover more about the past of the municipality and some curiosities about them. You will have the opportunity to visit an authentic flour mill of the eighteenth century, such as the Molino de Inca, surrounded by three water sources, one of them, the King’s Pond (Albercón del Rey). And you can’t miss the emblematic watchtower Torre Pimentel, from the Nasrid period, shrouded in a halo of mystery.
In Torremolinos there is also space for outdoor activities, in nature. In the surroundings of the town you can enjoy such interesting options as La Cañada del Lobo, from where you can contemplate stunning views of the coast or just take a walk or a horse ride. A perfect itinerary for any time of the year.
But even, within the city itself, it is possible to enjoy nature and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a few hours. For example, the “Botanical Garden Molino de Inca”, which houses some of the most characteristic plant and animal species of southern Europe, will make you feel like you have gone to the Far East. Although the Battery Park (Parque de la Batería) is ideal for a family afternoon. It has a playground, an artificial lake, a network of trails and a bike path.
Torremolinos is famous for its lively nightlife, with venues and establishments for everyone. The “Plaza de la Nogalera”, in the centre of town, is a reference for LGTBI tourism and the “Pueblo Blanco” area, complements the nightlife in the centre. If you are looking for places with chill-out atmosphere on the beach, you can go to the Costa Lago area or to the Paseo Marítimo of los Alamos.
Torremolinos has a wide gastronomic offer that will satisfy even the most sybaritic gourmets. In the town you will find a wide variety of “chiringuitos” (beach bars), bars and restaurants serving all kinds of dishes. But don’t miss the opportunity to taste the famous “espeto de sardinas” (sardines skewers) cooked under a slow fire or a good plate of “pescaíto frito” (fried fish) on the beaches of El Bajondillo, La Carihuela, Los Álamos and Playamar.
If your body and mind are crying out for a break, Torremolinos is a fantastic destination for a relaxing getaway. There are numerous wellness centres in the town, with relaxing SPA sessions. There is nothing better than an afternoon relaxing in pools of water at different temperatures and letting yourself be pampered a little so that you can return home with renewed energy. If you are looking for more places to relax, take a look at this post.
Calle San Miguel and its surrounding streets form the commercial epicenter of Torremolinos, where you will find the shops of allways and who retain their charm against the interiors of large chains of clothing and accessories. A true paradise for shoppers. But even if you’re not very fond of it, it’s a good place to walk, have a drink and buy some souvenirs of your trip. If you want to discover more shopping areas, we will tell you more in detail in this link.
Browse our blog and you’ll find out that Torremolinos, although we always associate it with the beach and summer, is also a cultural and modern destination where you can visit places as original as the Botanical Garden or take a ride aboard a “Jábega”, a traditional fishing boat.