Benalmadena & Costa del Sol

Sunset Beach Club is perfectly situated in Benalmádena Costa, one of the most popular holiday towns in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Benalmadena is a large resort where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, relaxing strolls, scenic views and a bustling nightlife. As you will see from the information below, there is also much more to discover in Benalmadena beyond its sunny coastline!

The Costa del Sol offers many beaches, towns and monuments for you to discover during your stay and the hotel is within easy reach of the cosmopolitan cultural city of Malaga, designer boutiques of Marbella, bustling beaches of Torremolinos, donkey rides in Mijas or a leisurely lunch portside at one of the regions fantastic marinas such as Puerto Banus, Cabopino, Fuengirola or Benalmadena.

Our dedicated Leisure Desk will be pleased to provide you with a suggested itinerary and point you in the right direction!  

Benalmadena Marina

Benalmadena Marina

Benalmadena has a stunning marina with plenty to offer during the day as well as great nightlife. Not surprisingly, the Marina hosts a wide range of activities, including boat rides, fishing trips, dolphin watching trips, a large shopping centre, evening entertainment and of course great seafood. Not surprisingly, Benalmadena’s Marina has twice been voted the World’s Best Marina

Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmádena Pueblo

In a raised position a few kilometres from the coast, fabulous panoramic views of the Mediterranean can be enjoyed from the original “Benalmádena Village”. It’s ideal for a half day visit, where you can enjoy not only stunning views, but also sample delicious tapas and local delicacies in the village restaurants and bars.  If you carry on a little further, you can take the back road to Mijas Village, to make a full day trip.

Benalmadena Arroyo de la Miel

Arroyo de la Miel

A bustling town between Benalmadena Pueblo and the coast. Arroyo de la Miel offers Spanish shops, bars and restaurants as well as everything else you would expect from a charming and typical town centre, including a frequent bus service and a very handy train station. Arroyo de la Miel is also home to Benalmadena’s amusement park, Tivoli World. 

Estupa Benalmadena


Benalmadena is now home to the largest Buddhist temple in the Western World! This unique structure can be seen from various points across the coast. If you want to have a look inside, the “Stupa” is open to visitors Tuesday to Friday. Don't forget your camera as the views down to the Coast are spectacular!

Castillo Bil Bil

Castillo Bil-Bil

The beautiful Bil-Bil castle is right on the beach close to the centre of Benalmadena and a couple of minutes walk along the promenade from Sunset Beach Club. It’s a beautiful building to see during the day or at night.

Selwo Marina Benalmádena

Selwo Marina

Why not spend a day at Selwo Marina, located just next to Paloma Park and just 5 minutes from the hotel, you'll discover all kinds of marine life.

Selwo is home to Andalucia’s only dolphinarium and ice penguinarium, with exclusive dolphin, sea lion and exotic bird shows.

The Selwo Organization also offers a discount price if you buy entrances to all three of their attractions on the Costa del Sol – the Benalmadena Cable Car, Selwo Aventura, in Estepona & Selwo Marina!

Benalmádena Cable Car

Benalmadena Cable Car

Just a few minutes from Sunset Beach Club, you will find the Benalmadena Cable Car, which offers you the chance to see the coast from a different angle, and enjoy spectacular views of the Costa del Sol. At the summit, you can enjoy a walk through the countryside or watch the spectacular birds of prey show. An entertaining and educational day out for the whole family.

Butterfly Park Benalmadena

Butterfly Park Benalmádena

Feel the experience of more than 1,500 butterflies from all over the world flying free around you in a tropical environment. The Butterfly Park Benalmádena is over 2,000 m2 and the largest climate controlled space dedicated to butterflies, in Europe.

The building was built in the traditional Thai style to give the building authenticity with many of the building materials and decorative elements brought directly from Thailand.