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Find all of the apartments in Torremolinos right in front of you. We look at over c100 different websites and find all of their holiday rentals in the same place so that you can easily compare thousands of apartments on the beaches of La Carihuela and El Bajondillo. Escape to the Costa del Sol without paying extra for your accommodation in Torremolinos, Spain. In no time at all, our comparison technology highlights the best price above the rest, so that you will not lose sight of the cheapest Torremolinos apartments. The symbol of this city is the Torre de Pimentel, next to the beaches that line its coast such as Los Álamos, El Bajondillo, La Carihuela and Playamar which are the main reasons for the great growth of Torroles in the second half of the 20th century. Together with them, most of the holiday apartments in Torremolinos are concentrated in one area and are those which are in highest demand year after year. With one of the most extensive accommodation offers in Andalusia, finding low cost accommodation in Torremolinos is quite affordable. This old fishing district has grown so much in recent years that you can now sleep in the oldest areas of the city such as El Calvario or the Old Town, as well as in the most popular areas along the coast. The famous Calle San Miguel in the heart of the Old Town is at the heart of commercial activity in the city, and leisure activity is another reason why the number of self-catering apartments have multiplied. The movement that began with the ‘movida malagueña’ of the 1970s is still present today, particularly in the beach area of ​El Cañuelo. Moliere Beach, Kokun, Parthenon and a long list of nightclubs liven up every summer night in the city of Torremolinos. This is undoubtedly one of the destinations with the best nightlife in the country and a worldwide reputation in LGBT tourism: Torremolinos is a city that has always positioned itself as gay-friendly. It is the most touristic city of the Costa del Sol, so book your apartment for the weekend today to check it out for yourself.

Best places to stay in Torremolinos

Torremolinos is an Andalusian municipality located in the Malaga province, just a few kilometres from the capital on the Costa del Sol. It is frequented by national and international visitors, however the origins of Torremolinos are far from their current condition. The Punta de Torremolinos which was located at the foot of the Sierra de Mijas was an attractive location for its first settlers who decided to settle in that precise place for the unbeatable conditions that it offered. It had easy access to the sea and its resources, but also to the mountain, where mills began to proliferate to take advantage of the water that flowed from the mountains. Years later, the abundance of the mills together with the appearance of the Pimentel Tower ended up giving it its current name: Torremolinos which means ‘tower - mills’. Up until the beginning of the last century they began to disappear and the activity of Torremolinos began to focus on the sea, and became a small fishing village. That’s when Torremolinos began to position itself as a tourist destination, with the first travellers including Salvador Dalí and Gala Eluard. These were the first great names to spend their holidays on the Torremolinos coast to make it famous worldwide. It would not be until after the Civil War, a stage in which Torremolinos even had a Francoist concentration camp, and the Second World War, when the final outbreak in the tourism sector would appear. Grace Kelly, Elton John and Frank Sinatra were among those to choose Torremolinos as their summer destination. Positioning itself from the beginning with a libertine and hedonistic philosophy, it normalised homosexuality and extravagance even during the Franco regime. During the movida, the city took another step and consolidated itself as one of the great tourist destinations in Spain. It has the largest capacity for holiday accommodation in all of Andalusia and after the great growth of recent years, apartments in Torremolinos Costa del Sol have multiplied throughout the city, generating new neighbourhoods with different characteristics. Before deciding where to stay, it will help you to explore them a little more in detail:

  • Centre: This neighbourhood encompasses the historic centre of the city and is slightly separated from the coast by the Paseo Maritimo. It is a very lively area throughout the year with Calle San Miguel at its centre. This is the main artery of the city, full of shops and especially restaurants. The area of ​​Plaza de La Nogalera and Pueblo Blanco is one of the great meeting points of the LGBT collective, both to stay and to hang out. The María Zambrano train station is also located next to this square, which makes it an option for connections.
  • El Bajondillo: The apartments in El Bajondillo will transport you to one of the most typical neighbourhoods of Torremolinos, with the Torre de Pimentel separating it from the previous one. Along with the Paseo Marítimo, it borders its homonymous beach from the beginning at Punta de Torremolinos to the Playamar neighborhood, making it a very good option to stay in one of our Bajondillo apartments in Torremolinos just a few metres from the beach. Its chiringuitos offer the best of local cuisine with the best views of the Mediterranean.
  • La Carihuela: The apartments in La Carihuela, on the other hand, will put you at the heart of the old fishing area of the city. To the south of the previous one, both separated by the famous Torremolinos point and Santa Clara Castle, it also has its own beach, which gives it its name, and is an extension of the Paseo Marítimo. Despite having been renovated in recent years, it still retains its narrow streets and old shops. It is the perfect area for family trips.
  • Los Álamos: Located in the west end of the city, this is the most isolated area of ​​Torremolinos. It is no coincidence, since the great attribute of Los Alamos, apart from the beach with which it shares its name, is its nightlife. Without a doubt this is the most lively neighborhood, with a mostly young atmosphere and a great concentration of beach clubs. So much so, that the Los Alamos Beach Festival electronic music festival is held here every year.
  • Montemar and El Calvario: Both share a settlement in the upper part of Torremolinos. Being further from the coast, they have not undergone changes as much as all the previous ones. That is why they are mostly residential and have plenty of villas in Torremolinos Spain, in the case of quiet areas with a large concentration of local shops and bars. Among its great attractions include the Battery Park and the Spring Fountain.

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Best time to visit Torremolinos

It is not merely by chance that Torremolinos is the most touristic city of the Costa del Sol - every inch of its surface is designed for holidays from its 7km of coastline, in which Playa del Bajondillo is one of the most popular in the country, fully equipped to meet the needs of all audiences. However, the most extensive is that of El Carihuela which is two kilometres long located at the other end of Torremolinos. Both are perfectly complemented by the other two in the city: Playamar and Los Alamos beach. The latter is an important focus of nightlife, is full of music bars and cocktail bars of all types such as Lömbok or Café del Sol. Although Torremolinos nightlife extends far beyond this area, the atmosphere during the holidays is generally young. Other clubs such as Kiu and Dare generally attract younger crowds. As a gay friendly destination, most of the best options are in the downtown area with the likes of Paladium and Passion. There is no doubt that both day and night, Torremolinos is a destination that shines brightest in summer with a high season that can increase the average price of holiday accommodation up to 50%. During the winter months there are plenty of other options for your holiday, such as visiting the Pimentel Tower, the Molino de Inca Botanical Garden or the famous Crocodile Park. As temperatures fall, demand also falls for this typically summer destination. Visiting in low season is a much cheaper alternative, since prices are up to 60% cheaper than the annual average. Although it is clear that the best way to get the full potential of Torremolinos is during July and August.

Best beaches and other points of interest in Torremolinos

  • El Bajondillo beach: This is the most central and a favourites among tourists. With dimensions of 1km in length and 40m wide, it stands out for its dark sand and moderate waves. It has all the necessary services, from hammocks to showers and chiringuitos with the best of local gastronomy. We recommend finding apartments in Torremolinos near the beach to make the most of the sun, sea and sand.
  • Playa de La Carihuela: This beach starts at the end of the previous one, just after the famous tip of Torremolinos. It is double the length of the other, and also with a lower tide. Its aesthetic is very similar, dark sand and equipped with very popular beach bars, as well as other services.
  • Playa de los Álamos: This is the furthest from the city, bordering the municipality of Málaga from the northeast. It stands out for being an important leisure area, both during the day and night. By day, it is very popular with surfers and offers other activities of all kinds; at night, it is one of the liveliest with beach clubs such as Kokun or Playa Summer Club.
  • Playamar: This is between the former and El Bajondillo, being the extension of both sides. Therefore, its sand is also dark along the kilometre of length that it occupies. It is great for water sports and is used for volleyball matches.
  • Pimentel Tower: Also known as Torre Molinos, this is an old defence tower built during the Nasrid rule in the year 1,300. At 12 meters high and an adobe structure, it is a Site of Cultural Interest and Historical Heritage of Spain.
  • Botanical Garden Molino de Inca: This is a botanical garden of 4 hectares next to the old Inca Mill. It is the only one that is preserved after the disappearance of Molino de Batán, Cea and the others. Inside it has a museum about wheat grinding.
  • Casa de los Navajas: This is a small residential palace of Neomudéjar style on the outside and with an interior decoration that aims to imitate the very one of the Alhambra in Granada. Located in front of El Bajondillo beach, on top of a cliff, this building was declared of Historical Interest in 1991.
  • Pinar de los Manantiales: Located in the upper part of Torremolinos, this is a small, leafy forest with views of the sea. An excellent space to unwind as a family, either with an excursion or an outdoor barbecue. In that area there are two other symbols of the city, the Crocodile Park and Aqualand. Very close is the Molino de Inca.
  • Crocodile Park: This is a theme park focused on crocodiles, one of the most important in Europe in its field with more than 200 specimens. All of them roam freely within a lagoon and among which stands out Big Daddy, also known as Paco, the largest crocodile on the continent weighing 600 kilos.
  • Aqualand: This is the largest water park on the Costa del Sol and is composed of four major thematic areas. The Adrenaline Fun is the main one and includes the highest slide in Europe, the Kamikaze at 22m in height. The opposite is the Chill out & Play, for more relaxed moments; while Kidzworld and Family fan are alternatives for the little ones.
  • El Ranchito: The third great alternative for trips with children. From shows to horseback riding through a rural setting with views of the bay of Malaga. In addition, for children over 6 years old there is also the option to enter a children's camp to learn all about the handling and care of these equestrian animals.
  • Parque de la Batería: The other great green space of the city and one of the most emblematic places of Torremolinos. Covering an area of ​​70,000m, it has historically occupied a strategic surveillance zone in the face of pirate attacks. During the Civil War it was fortified and equipped with bunkers, tunnels and artillery batteries; hence its name. It offers spectacular views of the Playa de la Carihuela.
  • Natural Ecosystem of the Montes de Torremolinos: Located between the Guadalhorce Valley and the Sierra de Mijas, this limestone massif is the ideal setting for hiking, while discovering the natural heritage of the area. The Puerto de la Ovejas is its highest point at 623m high and the viewpoint of the Cañada del Lobo, its most outstanding viewpoint.
  • Parish of the Resurrected Christ: This is a beautiful church of the last century located in the Torremolinos neighborhood of El Calvario. As the current headquarters of the diocese of Málaga, its white facade makes it one of the most famous buildings in the city.
  • Hermitage of San Miguel: This is the oldest Catholic temple in the city, dating from 1718. It responds to a neoclassical style in spite of its later reform of 1896.
  • Church of the Virgen del Carmen: Located in the Carihuela neighbourhood, it is much more recent than the previous one. It was built in the 70s on the previous chapel dedicated to the Virgin of Carmen, the patron saint of sailors.
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