Fuengirola Holidays

Known for its sun-kissed beaches and historical sites, Fuengirola is a tourist jewel lying on the picturesque Costa del Sol in southern Spain. With its rich history marked with vestiges of Roman and Arab civilisations, Fuengirola effortlessly blends its beachlife with a heritage that extends far back into the annals of history.

Boasting an impressive array of leisure and shopping complexes, mesmerising cultural festivals, and international palate pleasing culinary experiences, Fuengirola has something for every traveller. With a subtropical Mediterranean climate inviting all year round, the town redefines the ultimate sunny escape from the mundanity of ordinary life.

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Things to See and Do

Fuengirola offers a wide selection of experiences that makes it an unforgettable holiday destination. From strolling along sun-kissed beaches to discovering historical marvels and indulging in local culture, there’s no end to what you can find in this fascinating Andalusian town.

Sohail Castle

Uncover the area's rich history at Sohail Castle, an important emblem of Fuengirola's cultural legacy dating back to the Caliphate period. Marvel at the ancient ruins of the Termas de Torreblanca, a significant Roman site with thermal buildings and a necropolis.

Archaeological Complex Fuengirola

Let yourself be fascinated by Fuengirola's archaeological complex unveiling structures from the 1st to 6th centuries A.C. Feed your adventurous side with an exciting visit to the critically acclaimed Bioparc Fuengirola, a zoo specifically designed for captive breeding for endangered species.

Miramar Shopping Centre

Shopping enthusiasts will find satisfaction in the bustling Miramar shopping centre, offering a plethora of stores catering to every imaginable shopping desire. With its delightful variety of attractions suiting different visitor tastes, Fuengirola certainly provides a uniquely charming Spanish holiday experience.

Food and Drink

No visit to Fuengirola is complete without sampling Andalusian cuisine, a gastronomic journey rooted in tradition yet bursting with contemporary flavours. Packed with fresh seafood, varieties of tapas, and excellent local wines, eating and drinking in Fuengirola is a treat in itself.

Crispy sardines and Paella Malagueña

Try crispy sardines grilled on an olive wood fire, a local summertime speciality best enjoyed beachside. For a richer seafood variety, Paella Malagueña offers a mouth-watering mix of fish, shellfish, and rice.

Cartojal wine and Piononos

As you absorb the flavourful culture of Fuengirola, don't miss trying a glass of Cartojal wine, a traditional sweet wine usually served chilled – perfect to beat the Spanish heat! Sweet-tooths must try the creamy Piononos, a small, sweet pastry typical of Andalusia.

Destination Essentials

Fuengirola's beautiful weather makes it an attractive holiday destination all year round. If you seek the sweet embrace of the sun, plan your visit between June and August where summer temperatures soar over 30- degrees Celsius, perfect for beach lounging.

On the other hand, if you prefer milder weather while enjoying the coastal charm, January offers an average daily maximum of 18 degrees. These cooler months provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the city's heritage sites and shopping centres comfortably.

Being a major tourist resort, Fuengirola is well-connected via bus and train services, making it an accessible destination from cities like Malaga, Marbella, and Gibraltar. So, pack your bags and get ready to dip your toes in the vibrant mix of sun, sand, and culture that is Fuengirola!


Fuengirola is a sun-seeker’s paradise, boasting over 8km of sandy beaches, each with its unique charm. Their subtropical climate makes these beaches an idyllic playground all year round.

The Playa de Fuengirola

The Playa de Fuengirola’s fine sand and crystal-clear waters is a darling among families, offering excellent amenities and a multitude of waterfront entertainment options. Not to forget Playa Alexis’s sapphire blue waters perfect for sunbathing and swimming.

Playa de Torreblanca

Looking for more privacy, Playa de Torreblanca with its underrated beauty is your go-to beach. The beach’s moderate occupancy during the high season gives ample space to enjoy the golden sand and blue waters. Easily accessible with good amenities, it's an ideal spot for a relaxing day by the sea.

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