Where to Stay in Torremolinos – What You Need to Know
Torremolinos is a small city located within the Malaga metropolitan area , in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, located south of the Iberian Peninsula.
Located just 20 minutes drive from Malaga, Torremolinos stands out for mixing an Andalusian fishing village aesthetic with a vibrant nightlife, including many gay bars and clubs that make it one of the LGBT destinations in Spain par excellence.
Torremolinos is also part of the Costa del Sol, one of the most visited regions in Spain, which is why during the summer, the high season, beaches such as La Carihuela and Bajondillo are filled with tourists from all over Europe.
Therefore, although summer is the best time to travel to Torremolinos and do outdoor activities, it is recommended to book accommodation in advance and, of course, bring sunscreen, since temperatures can exceed 30ºC.
.The closest airport to the city is Malaga-Costa del Sol, from where you can take a train to Torremolinos station, located in the centre of the city
When choosing the best areas to stay in Torremolinos, the city centre is the best option for its variety of accommodation and proximity to the beach (see accommodation in Torremolinos City Centre).
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The best hotels to stay in Torremolinos
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The Best Areas to Stay in Torremolinos, Spain
1. Recommended Area: Torremolinos City Centre
The central area of Torremolinos has it all, from Andalusian gastronomy to fast food chains, shops, bars and clubs.
Therefore, this is the best area to stay in Torremolinos, regardless of the reason for the trip, since it is located near the Buhardillo beach, the train station and houses Calle San Miguel, the shopping street of the city.
One of the main attractions of Torremolinos is also in the city centre: La Casa de los Navajas, a beautiful Neo-Mudejar-style house that can be accessed for free.
Likewise, the city centre is the best area to stay in Torremolinos for nightlife, especially since it is home to most of the gay bars and clubs in the city, as well as many bars with terraces.
From this area, you can go by train to Malaga and its airport or to other Andalusian cities such as Fuengirola, while, to go to other neighbourhoods in the city, you can take a bus or taxi.
The centre of Torremolinos is a very pedestrian-friendly place with accommodation of all kinds, including pensions, hostels and hotels with spectacular views.
Why Stay Here:
- Heart of the city
- Best area for sightseeing
- Best area for nightlife
- Great restaurants and shops
Hand-Picked Hotels in This Area
- Our Top Pick
Guadalupe Cozy Inns is located next to the Bajondillo beach, in the centre of Torremolinos. All its rooms are individually decorated and some have a terrace or balcony.
- Budget Option
SolRoom is located in Torremolinos, 400 metres from the Bajondillo beach. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and express check-in and check-out.
- Midrange Option
Hotel Torremolinos Centro is located in Torremolinos, 600 metres from Bajondillo Beach, and it offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and express check-in / out.
- Luxury Option
Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea is centrally located in Torremolinos, a 5-minute walk from Bajondillo Beach. The property has a rooftop pool, sauna, indoor pool and gym.