Fuengirola Things to Do with Families

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Discover fun Fuengirola Things to Do here that will please the entire family. Whether you're here for a holiday or you live on the Costa del Sol year round, chances are you probably have only scratched the surface of what this extraordinary part of Europe has to offer.

To some visitors Andalucia is simply one of the warmest places in Europe; an interesting geographical destination where you get sunny beaches and striking mountains and never-ending numbers of bars and restaurants. A classic holiday place.

The reality is that tourist attractions and amazing things to do don't end there.

To others, Andalucia is the California of Europe, complete with splashy Hollywood-style homes, celebrity culture, complete with some of the world's most famous people who have made it their summer paradise, if not their permanent residence.

To others still, Andalucia is part of the rich Spanish heritage, a place filled with ancient history, on the edge of the world's cradle of civilization, the Mediterranean Sea. And to the increasing numbers of others, this part of Spain is the hotbed of investment opportunities that contains the seeds of growth of New Europe.

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And we haven't forgotten Benalmadena

Given the proximity of Benalmadena to Fuengirola, we've included popular attractions for both cities on this one page for your convenience. If you have a specific place, activity or event that you'd like to share with families in Benalmadena, let us know about it using our Share a Tip feature. Or leave a comment about it using our Facebook comments section at the bottom of this page.

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Popular Fuengirola and Benalmadena Activities for Families

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.

Be Cool & Active Workshops offer kids, teens and adults a variety of exciting opportunities to learn how to do new things while enjoying the fun of learning a new language. Centrally located in Fuengirola.

Fuengirola Adventure Golf is a 19-hole miniature golf course and a great place to test putting skills for all ages.

Castle Sohail is a castle that has become synonymous with the city of Fuengirola. It was built in AD 956 by Abd-ar-Rahman III to strengthen the coastal defenses

Teleferico Benalmadena is a 15-minute cable car ride that takes you from Benalmadena Costa to the summit of Mt. Calamorro offering spectacular views of the Costa del Sol.

Tivoli World is probably the largest amusement park on the Costa del Sol. It is located in Benalmadena, 35 minutes away from Marbella.

Crocodile Park is where you will find yourself in front of prehistoric monsters which have miraculously survived 200 million years of evolution.

Selwo Marina is Andalusia's only delfinarium. It is located in Arroyo de la Miel, near Benalmadena.

Sea Life is a marine experience located in Benalmadena with over 500,000 liters of water where you can meet more than 5,000 different creatures.

Fairs in Spain What are ferias in Spain? Every year each city in Spain holds a fair or "feria", which is usually a week long celebration that takes place in city squares or fairgrounds.

Popular Things to Do Near Fuengirola and Benalmadena

Segway Malaga Tours offers the absolute coolest way for you and your family to discover an amazing city! Malaga is currently undergoing a cultural renaissance and there is no better way to experience it than on a Segway.

Donkey Sanctuary Antequera is a refuge for donkeys and mules and free entrance where you can ride and learn about the animals.

Laser Combat Laser Combat Malaga is a fun and unique activity in Andalusia that is created to learn the skills and tactics of combat fighting.

Roman Baths Vega del Mar is where you can see three extraordinary archaeological sites located in San Pedro Alcantara and Marbella that will impress history and archeology buffs.

Dolphin Safari is where you can see, hear and observe dolphins and whales in their natural habitat in Gibraltar.

Funny Beach is where you can test your driving skills with a go-kart or just hang out on the beach. Funny Beach is located near the heart of Marbella.

Isla Magica Sevilla is a fun amusement park offering over 40 different rides from crazy roller coasters to bumper cars located 2.5 hours from Marbella at Sevilla's original Expo site, in the isla de la Cartuja.

Enjoy Attractions on the Costa del Sol With The Whole Family

The things available to do on the Costa del Sol is all of the above and more.

There's truly something for everyone here. Families can enjoy theme parks such as the Fuengirola BioparcCrocodile Park or Selwo Aventura, the Mijas aquaparkSea LifeCable Ski,AqualandKidz Kingdom or Funny Beach. Museums, cinemas, Marbella Jazz Festival and theatres are all cosmopolitan, all multilingual and all highly enjoyable.

Adventure seekers and tourists can explore the outlaying areas from the ancient archeological sites near Cadiz to the mind-blowing caves in Nerja; from the awe-inspiring mountains of Sierra Nevada, to the hustle and bustle of the Malaga port. Other attractions include world-class casinos, some of the best restaurants in Europe, or any the numerous high class marinas such as the famous Puerto Banus. And there's also the charm of places like the old town in the Plaza de los Naranjos in the heart of Marbella, surrounded by historic structures and buildings, or the Plaza de Toros, Marbella's famous Bullring.

Go shopping at La Canada. Play golf at any of the numerous world-class golf courses or charter a boat in the Puerto Banus marina or simply enjoy any of the numerous Marbella attractions. You will always find something to do in Costa del Sol in the deep South of Spain.

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