Benalmadena - Fuengirola Forum and Q&A

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So you live in Fuengirola or Benalmadena and are looking for answers specifically related to your city. Or maybe you're a long-term native resident with great tips for new families on the best places to visit, schools in the area, local events or recommended places to get things done in the area.

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This particular forum is dedicated exclusively to all things related to Fuengirola and Benalmadena, two cities with very large expat populations on the Costa del Sol. We understand your issues are unique and that you also may have specific insight on the best places to shop, visit and get things done. You may also be able to steer others away from things that may have not been 100% to your satisfaction in the area.

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If you're like others living in Fuengriola or Benalmadena, you know that these are two incredible cities with a tremendous amount to offer expat families. This is a great chance to let them know about what makes the area so unique!

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International Feria Fuengirola 2016 
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Fuengirola to La Canada 
How would I get from Fuengirola to the La Canada shopping centre? I do not drive. Thanks.

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Fuengirola International Fair Dates  
Can you give me the date of the Fuengirola International Fair for this year please?

Gymnastic classes Fuengirola, La Cala or Elviria 
Hi there, just wonders if anyone knows if there are any gymnastics classes in Fuengirola, La Cala or Elveria area as My daughter would love to start. …

Mums and Babes groups in Fuengirola  
Hi there, Are there any Mums and Babes/Toddler groups or meet-ups in Fuengirola? We've just moved here and I would love to meet some Mums. I have two …

Mobile hairdresser east of Marbella 
Hi I am looking for a mobile hairdresser east of Marbella? If anyone has any recommendations it would great if you could post them on here. Many Thanks …

Under 50% of parents in Fuengirola take their children for eye tests 
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Family Recommendations for Fuengriola and Benalmadena

Fantasy Land Parque Infantil is a great place for the kids with loads of fun activities to enjoy. They provide birthdays and party planing as well as amazing after school activities. Outdoors and indoors there are an unlimited list of super fun things to get up to. 

Kinder Care Nursery

Kinder Care is a bi-lingual school housed in a superb, modern and purpose-built nursery in Benalmadena Pueblo, Costa del Sol. They are an international nursery and infant school catering to children between the ages of 0-6.

Ludoteca Magico

Ludoteca Mundo Mágico is a professional Day Care Centre providing engaging and flexible day care for newborns and kids up to 10 years of age. Day Care is available all day, either on a part-time or full-time basis.

Bonita You

Bonita You is for ladies only, delivering an innovative mobile beauty service with convenient delivery on the Costa del Sol from Marbella to Mijas using an innovative three-step process. Check out their list of available treatments.


Andacare is a Finnish healthcare company providing professional in-home adult care and domestic services for families living or vacationing on the Costa del Sol. The company's staff speaks fluent EnglishFinnish and Swedish.

Cati Schiff Cooking Classes are for adults and kids of all ages to enjoy and experience the culinary arts which are so much a part of the day to day life here in Spain. Centrally located in a boutique in Fuengirola.


GRASSify is London’s finest brand of artificial grass based on the Costa del Sol, professionally installing a wide range of high-artificial grass, suitable for family, recreation and business applications.

Riviera Dental Clinic are a recommend dental clinic on the Costa del Sol that provide professional patient care. Their international team of dental experts are customer focused and ready to address your individual needs.

The Dogo Azul offer the nicest human treatment and most profesional veterinary attention at each and every of their three located veterinary's along the Costa del Sol

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