BENALMADENA (11 km away) is divided into a maritime part, famous for its numerous beaches, also well equipped. There is a water park, an amusement park (TIVOLI WORLD), cable cars with a magnificent view of the surroundings and a birds of prey show. The Benalmádena market takes place on Friday mornings near TIVOLI. There is also an original marina to explore and a SEALIFE aquarium. You should take a walk through LA PALOMA park, where you will discover its animals in freedom and its beautiful cactus garden. Then you have BENALMADENA PUEBLO (4.4km), a typical Andalusian village with narrow streets, facades decorated with flower pots, the church SANTA DOMINGO on a promontory with a panoramic view over the sea and the castle of COLOMARES (this castle is worthy of a fairy tale). A little further on there is a Buddhist temple, STUPA, and next to it a butterfly house (MARIPOSA).
CALA MIJAS (18 km away) is a small seaside resort with a very pleasant 6 km walk on hard ground and wooden planks overhanging the promenade between beaches and cottages. It is also necessary to go up inland (+- 30mn by car from Cala Mijas) and visit some of the golf courses. The hinterland and its hills For lovers of hiking: We liked it a lot the CAMINITO DEL REY (at 74 km): 7 km of trail and hanging bridges that cross the natural area of the LOS GAITANES gorge at the bottom of which the GUADALHORCE flows at a depth of about 700 m THE TORQUAL OF ANTEQUERA (+- 75 km): Natural reserve famous for the forms that erosion has given to its limestone rocks,
The center of Seville (old town) is very attractive, you must also see the Palace of Spain and visit the different mansions. You should also discover the different styles of flamenco, either in the flamenco museum or in very local places, stop in the small bars in the neighborhood and enjoy the many tapas and the atmosphere.