What is Torremolinos known for?

What is Torremolinos known for?

In addition to its tourism sector, Torremolinos is known locally for its vibrant and liberal nightlife, particularly its numerous bars and clubs catering to the LGBT community. Torremolinos co-hosted World Pride in 2017 in conjunction with Madrid and holds its own Pride in June, now the third largest in Spain.

Is Benalmadena or Torremolinos nicer?

Benalmadena or Torremolinos: what travelers say Benalmadena (coast) is more of a beach resort with an attractive marina and restaurants, shops, and bars located around it. Travelers generally find the beaches better in Torremolinos whereas Benalmadena has better nightlife.

What is the best part of Torremolinos?

1. Recommended area: Torremolinos Centro. Torremolinos Centro is the heart of the city and, as such, concentrates a great deal of its best restaurants, hotels, bars and attractions such as the Church of San Miguel Arcángel and the Casa de Los Navajas. Torremolinos’s City Centre is also the LGBT+ area of ​​the city.

Is Torremolinos a good place to live?

Torremolinos. From quiet gated residential areas to fun and active apartments next to the beach, no matter what your intentions or objectives are in Spain, Torremolinos is a great place to start over. With prices that vary from 180.000€ to various millions, the offers are incredibly wide and different.

Is Torremolinos like Benidorm?

Benidorm is NOTHING like Torremolinos. Torre is more Spanish. There are no (or very few) Cabaret type clubs such as you get in Beni.

How safe is Torremolinos?

Torremolinos has the highest murder rate in the entire EU. Almost 5,000 tourists, including 1,118 Irish citizens, have been killed there since 2015. The Sinn Fein has a major presence there. There are also a lot of land mines left over from the Spanish Civil War.

Is Torremolinos tacky?

The seaside resort of Torremolinos is one of the best-known resorts in southern Spain. However, thankfully, in the last few years it has outgrown its tacky image and evolved into a mature and exciting resort.

Is Torremolinos Hilly?

Re: Hilly or flat? Toremolinos is much like Bournemouth and many other seaside towns i.e. a flat beach area backed by a cliff. on which the town and shops stand.

Is Torremolinos safe?

Torremolinos is very safe. I love to walk along the very long El Bajondillo Beach, where there are about 40 beachside restaurants.

Where is the old town in Torremolinos?

Discover the bustling centre of Torremolinos Old Town that stretches from the seafront promenade. Starting along the section known as Paseo Maritimo del Bajondillo, make your way in toward the oldest section of the town to stroll along the pedestrianised Calle San Miguel.

How many British live in Costa del Sol?

It is currently estimated that over 300,000 British retirees are living in Spain, the majority of which have chosen to live on the Costa del Sol. With it’s perfect weather, low-cost of living and no-stress lifestyle, we can see why this Mediterranean resort is a favourite.

Why is Costa del Sol?

The term Costa del Sol was coined at the beginning of the 20th century by Rodolfo Lussnigg to promote the Almería coastline. Until the late 1960s, it was used in reference to the entire Mediterranean coast of Eastern Andalusia. The name refers to the sunny climate, present in the region most days of the year.

How hot does it get in Torremolinos?

The temperatures often range from 30 to 40 degrees centigrade (from 85 to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit). Torremolinos is also packed with nightclubs and discos with the latest music and open till sunrise.

What to do in Torremolinos in June-July?

– ‘Birra & Art’ beerfest in Torremolinos from June 30 to July 2 at Plaza de la Costa del Sol. National and international artesanal beers, live music every day, Brewery workshop. The event is daily from 12 am. to 1 am. – Black Music Live on 1st of July is a new event celebrated at La Nogalera Square.

When is the Torremolinos Fashion Week?

– Fashion weekend in Torremolinos is celebrated at Nogalera Square with a fashion show with latest trends brough by shops signed to this event. It use to be celebrated for the Autumn, Ainter season and in April for the Spring and Summer season.

What to do on St Patrick’s Day in Torremolinos?

– St. Patrick’s day in Torremolinos at Nogalera Square between 12am and 6pm the saturday 18th with live music, dancing, food and Irish beer. Visit our post about St. Patrick’s Day for more information. – International day of the Foreign Resident, with variable date, is celebrated in the Plaza de la Nogalera.