From crocodile parks to wild west shows
Golf in the Costa del Sol is a very popular pastime and there are courses to be found in and around Torremolinos for all abilities. If riding is more your scene then a trip to the El Ranchito Riding School is in order, with lessons for all ages and experiences, and also every Wednesday an Andalucian horse show; a stunning performance by beautifully trained horses. Fancy splashing out? Then Aqualand is the place to be, the biggest water park on the Costa del Sol and fun for all the family, with splash pools and daring slides. Crocodile Park just next door is an amazing presentation of over 300 of the reptiles although you may want to stay on dry land in this park!
An evening of fun is on the menu at Tivoli World, in nearby Benalmadena, a theme park offering rides for all ages and fear factors! The Flamenco and Wild West shows here are also an amazing sight to see. Selwo Marina Dolphinarium gives the opportunity to see the cheeky dolphins showing off to their captive audience and also the chance to swim with sea lions. During late September you will witness the Feria de San Miguel in Torremolinos, a festival of music, dance, processions, fireworks and sporting events, a lively time and opportunity to join in with some traditional Spanish fun.
Thursday is market day, although the ever popular flea market comes to town on a Sunday. Torremolinos has grown from its simple origins as a fishing village to a thriving, bustling tourist resort, although hilly in parts a reliable bus service can take you wherever you want to go. If you’re looking for a lively yet family friendly break, then book your holidays to Torremolinos at Latedeals.co.uk.
Places to Visit
– If its family fun you’re looking for then Aqualand is a great day out, for adrenalin fun there is the kamikaze, Black hole, Twister, boomerang, super slalom amongst many other exciting slides. A kidzworld were the children have their very own water playground with slides and chutes, and for those just wanting to relax take a dip into one of the jacuzzi’s there really is something for everyone.
– Torremolinos has more nightlife than any other spot along the Costa del Sol.A good place to start the evening is in one of the tavernas in San Miguel Street or in one of the cafes and restaurants that line the promenade. The clubs start to open around 10 pm. The earlies action is always at the bars, which stay lively most of the night, serving drinks and tapas.