Fuengirola is presented as an ideal destination for family holidays. A spectacular weather and beaches, joins a diverse cultural, sporting and social activity that will delight adults and children.
His more than eight kilometers of coastline are low and sandy beaches and calm waters, all accessible from the promenade. In 2009 he became the only municipality in Spain where all the beaches have the distinctive blue flag. The occupation of this town in high season is complete, so it has a wide variety of hotels suitable for all tastes and budgets.
At the mouth of the River Fuengirola, on a small hill, we find the castle Sohail, an Arab fortress built on a Roman fort; that today, besides the main cultural attraction in Fuengirola, works as an open space where you can hold various events such as the Festival City of Fuengirola, the Medieval Market or the popular version of Oktoberfest, which is held every summer.
The river, river park become a few years ago, has manicured gardens, sports facilities, entertainment and recreation. Jogging trails or biking, pedal boats to navigate the channel and lush vegetation make it a nice place to do sports or relax. It is in the second phase and when completed will have an area of 75,000 m2, which will become a green point of reference in Andalusia.
Furthermore, within the artistic heritage of Fuengirola we can find the Finca del Secretario, a Roman site that has great archaeological value. It integrates into a municipal public park, so it is an original space of fun, leisure and culture, open to residents and visitors.
Numerous leisure activities converge in Fuengirola, popularly known as “A sun city”.
For sports enthusiasts can find entertainment like Adventure Golf, an ideal place to go with children minigolf, which is out of the traditional with its surroundings, and has a nice little bar at the entrance. In addition Fuengirola has several companies dedicated to paragliding flight; and electric bike routes, known as quads popularme nte, through which you can discover the best scenery in the area.
There are also many related to the environment and animal activities. So we can see dolphins and whales from a boat or visit the spectacular Bioparc, where different species of four different habitats, and offers daily shows and an area specially designed for children.
We can not forget other leisure activities as it provides us the Hippodrome Costa del Sol in Mijas but less than 10 minutes drive from Fuengirola. This equestrian center along with racing features with various shows and activities such as car shows, flea markets, tastings and other events.
All this diversity is completed by the Miramar Shopping Centre, which offers a variety of shops, restaurants and theaters to enjoy the family entertainment; and a karting circuit for kids.
For all this Fuengirola is positioned as the ideal choice for those seeking the best combination of a beach holiday destination, but without sacrificing other leisure activities to complete idyllic days on the coast.