Torremolinos Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain)

Image of a minature golf courseThe high concentration of tourist attractions in Torremolinos have long been one of the area's main draw cards. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Torremolinos include endless sandy beaches, family theme parks, marinas and a lively nightlife.

For those who enjoy the thrills and speed of fast rides and roller coaster attractions, a visit to the Torremolinos Tivoli World is in order. If sharks, aquariums and underwater marine attractions are more your bag, then Torremolinos will not disappoint, being home to the exceptional Sea Life Centre.

Further tourist attractions in the Torremolinos area include numerous cinemas and theatres, excellent restaurants and plenty of shopping opportunities.

Picture of shopping promenade

Paseo Maritimo de Torre del Mar / Seafront Promenade

The Seafront Promenade in Torremolinos stretches between the areas of Playamar and La Carihuela, right up to Benalmadena Marina, offering spectacular coastal views along the way. The promenade is lined with many attractions, including bars and restaurants, together with hotels and nearby sandy beaches.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free


Much of Torremolinos comes alive at night time, with large crowds descending on the centre of the resort to soak up the party atmosphere. Nightlife in Torremolinos is extremely varied, offering something for everyone, ranging from restaurants, tavernas and bars in Calle San Miguel, to some of the largest nightclubs in Europe, such as 'Pipers' and 'Fun Beach', which are located along the Avenida Palma de Mallorca and open at around 22:00. Other popular nightclub attractions in central Torremolinos include nearby Atrevete, Palladium and Voltage, which all offer large dance floors and discos. Also worth a visit, the Taberna Pepe López features traditional Flamenco dancing, while the large Principe de Asturias auditorium, along the Calle Pedro Navarro Bruno, offers a range of seasonal events and concerts. Further night clubs can be found in nearby Benalmadena, close to the marina. Gay clubs in Torremolinos are centred around the La Nogalera area, with attractions often including exotic dancing.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free, charge for some night clubs

Photo of a Tivoli World

Tivoli World

Address: Avenida Tivoli, Arroyo de la Miel, Costa del Sol, 29631, Spain
Tel: +34 95 244 2848
One of the largest and oldest theme parks in the whole of the Costa del Sol, Tivoli World is home to around 35 different fast rides with many thrilling, state-of-the-art roller coasters, such as the Twister and the Dragon. Other attractions at this vast park include a popular ghost train, impressive gardens, fountains, a 'Pirate Park' play area for young children, three theatres, restaurants, cafés and gift shops. Tivoli World stands on the outskirts of Torremolinos, in nearby Arroyo de Miel.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 18:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children

Photo of a Tivoli World


Address: Calle Cuba, 10, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, 29620, Spain
Tel: +34 95 238 8888
Situated to the north of the resort's Calle San Miguel area, Aqualand is one of the main family attractions in Torremolinos, appealing to all ages. This popular waterpark features a number of fast rides and water slides, a wave pool and lagoon, a shallow pool for young children, a lazy river and an array of cafés and restaurants. Aqualand also offers sea lion shows, miniature golf, gift shops and spacious gardens.
Open hours: May to September, daily - 10:00 to 19:00
Admission: charge, discounts for seniors and children, children under four free

Sea Life Centre

Address: Benalmádena Costa, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 95 256 0150
Full of aquariums and marine life exhibits, the Torremolinos Sea Life Centre contains many large, colourful fish, sharks, giant moray eels, sea turtles, sea horses and rays, with more than 5,000 sea creatures from oceans all over the world. One of the main attractions for children is the 'touch pool' area, where starfish and other marine creatures can be handled. The Sea Life Centre also features a popular underwater glass tunnel, over thirty large tanks, exhibitions and demonstrations, jelly fish, octopuses and a prehistoric species of crab. The Sea Life Centre can be found near to Benalmadena Port, with a range of cafés and bars close by.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 20:00
Admission: charge, discounts for children under 12

Benalmadena Marina photo

Benalmadena Marina

Address: Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
Situated in the centre of the main waterfront promenade, Benalmadena Marina stands next to the Torremolinos area and is popular with tourists. Lined with restaurants, cafés and bars, Benalmadena Marina contains boats of all sizes and is known for its exceptional nightlife attractions. The marina also offers boat hire and harbour cruises.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free

Equestrian Shows and Events

Tel: +34 95 238 3140 La Colina
A variety of events and shows are available in the Torremolinos and Costa del Sol area, appealing to both horse lovers and tourists. The nearby Racetrack Costa del Sol offers races and betting both day and night, attracting many experienced jockeys. The Escuela de Arte Ecuestre Costa del Sol features exciting weekly shows, with seating areas and an 'equestrian ballet', together with a school area offer inexpensive lessons and pony trekking.
Open hours: daily, hours vary for shows
Admission: charge

Photo showing Selwo Marina a family favourite

Selwo Marina

Address: Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
Selwo Marina is a major family attraction in the Benalmadena area and contains many playful dolphins, penguins, sea lions, parrots and other exotic birds. Particularly popular with children, the park also features underground slides, playground areas, a gift shop and many exciting animal shows.
Open hours: February to November, daily - 10:00 to 21:00
Admission: charge, discounts for seniors and children, children under seven free

Picture of croodiles in a poll at Crocodile Park

Crocodile Park

Address: Calle Cuba, 14 29620, Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
Tel: +34 95 205 1782
Another major family attraction in Torremolinos, Crocodile Park contains more than 300 crocodiles, including many giant specimens and a number of different species from around the world. Crocodile Park is also home to a nursery and breeding area, where young crocodiles can be held and touched. Covering around 50 acres / 20 hectares, the park contains a crocodile museum, a small zoo, a playground area for children, and an African gift shop.
Open hours: daily - March to June, October and November - 10:00 to 18:00; July to September - 10:00 to 19:00; December to February - 10:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge, discounts for groups, seniors and children under 12, children under four free