In the heart of the Costa del Sol, where the blue skies blend with the Mediterranean. A paradise overlooking the sea that offers much more than just sun and beaches. Fuengirola, that has preserved its Andalusian character, is a modern beach town with the ever-present ambience of the villages of the south.
Fuengirola’s origins date back to Mediterranean civilizations such as the Phoenicians and Romans. Fuengirola offers a historical and cultural legacy: • Phoenician and Roman archaeological remains. • The Sohail Castle build in the 10th century. 20 minutes from the airport, Fuengirola has very good communications by land, sea and air and is the ideal starting point for a visit to the most beautiful corners of Málaga and of Andalusia.
Fuengirola lives overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Its 8 km of beaches part of the city have been awarded the Q certificate of quality and the Blue Flag by the European Union, thanks to the excellent quality of its water and its sand. Its exceptional beach promenade opens up to the sea like an immense balcony with a large hotel offer of 13.000 beds.
Situated right on the Fuengirola Promenade, it shares the enclosure with the Fishing Port, and offers comfortable terraces and a large selection of restaurants. This marina offers the possibility of cruises to see dolphins, water sports, scuba diving, sea fishing and its Yacht Club has distinguished sailing monitors.
At 10 minutes from the centre of Fuengirola are ten 18-hole golf courses. In addition, in a radius of only 30 km. there are some twenty other perfectly equipped golf courses. In Fuengirola, the practise of any sport is assured. Two heated indoor pools, one of them olympic, three football grounds, two sports pavilions, tennis and paddletennis clubs, sailing, equestrian centres, gyms, spas, the riverside park and Skate park
Fuengirola’s gastronomic offer adapts to all tastes, with restaurants of all categories and traditional tapas bars, the delicious Mediterranean cuisine, the exquisite espetos of sardines, fried fish, ajoblanco, gazpacho or the delicious oven baked fish.
Young people, children and older people are guaranteed to have a good time in Fuengirola: the Bioparc, children’s parks, the tourist train, the Water Park, romantic rides in horse-drawn carriages, different cruises, cinema complexes, lively night-time areas.
In Fuengirola town centre we discover Fuengirola Bioparc, an exhaustive recreation of the Equatorial Africa, southeast Asian, Madagascar tropical forest and the islands of the Indo-Pacific. This last generation Zoo is involved in 40 endangered species breeding programmes and according to the National Geographic Magazine, Fuengirola Bioparc is one of the most modern animals parks in Europe because of its zoo- immersion avant-garde concept. During July and August you will take pleasure in a night visit, unique in Europe. Open all year round from 10:00 am.