Fuengirola

Fuengirola has become one of the favourite destinations of tourists who come to the province of Malaga; thanks to important infrastructure development. This town, which belongs to the Costa del Sol, is located in the centre of this wonderful coastline and is easy to access from anywhere which facilitates the arrival of many tourists throughout the year. It is no coincidence, of course, that 5,550 British have chosen Fuengirola as their place of residence.

If you are looking for a vacation on the beach without the bustle of big cities, but with all services, we recommend that you check everything that can offer Fuengirola.

IN FUENGIROLA YOU CANNOT MISS

MONUMENTS

Sohail Castle is one of the main attractions of Fuengirola. It is located on a hill facing the sea dominating the coast and the Sierra de Mijas. Abderrahman III ordered the construction of the castle in the year 956; thousand years later, the building has been renovated numerous times to suit its current reality as the scenario for numerous concerts and cultural events.

The archaeological site of Finca del Secretario is also worth visiting. The discovery of this Roman enclave occurred in the 70’s. In it, there remains among the centuries I and V D.C., amongst others, including a pottery, a spa resort and salting factory were found. The site has an interpretive centre which include the spa rooms which have been recreated.

The Plaza de Toros of Fuengirola, opened in 1962, houses every season all kinds of bullfighting and equestrian festivities, such as classic dressage and national competition of hitches and carriages.

The promenade of Fuengirola is one of the largest in the Spanish coasts. It is eight kilometres long and, while on one side, there is municipality’s beaches, whereas on the other side, bars, restaurants, terraces and local hotels and shops are located.

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Characteristics

  • Inhabitants (+50,000)
  • Beach
  • Coastal area
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