Benalmadena Puerto Marina

The Port of Benalmádena (known as Puerto Marina) is one of the best ports in the world and also has a luxurious residential complex. Known for its beauty and unique interior architecture, this port has a wide range of leisure and entertainment options for all tastes. Its location in the heart of the Costa del Sol makes it a popular and easily accessible tourist destination

Puerto Marina

In addition to its impressive marina, Puerto Marina also has beautiful nearby beaches and a wide variety of restaurants and shops. One of the newest attractions is the panoramic Ferris wheel Mirador Princess, which offers stunning views of the area.

Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, enjoy water activities or simply stroll around the marina, you’re sure to find something you like in Puerto Marina.

History

The history of Puerto Marina begins during the 1960s with the tourist boom of the time.

Construction began on November 12, 1972 and was completed 10 years later. Puerto Marina has been named the best marina in the world on 2 occasions (1995 and 1997), an honor that has been awarded by specialized international magazines.

Puerto Marina boats

Activities

There are many activities you can do in Puerto Marina. The Benalmádena Marina is one of the most important on the Andalusian coast for its beauty and interior architecture, for the number of berths and for the wide range of leisure and entertainment it offers. You can do outdoor activities such as bike and walking tours, water sports, cultural and thematic tours, gastronomy and nightlife. You can also visit the shops in Puerto Marina and its variety of items such as clothing, jewelry, sunglasses and accessories. Another great activity during the day is to go sailing, see dolphins or go paragliding.

Panoramic Ferris Wheel

There is a panoramic Ferris wheel called Mirador Princess in Puerto Marina in Benalmádena. It is located in the parking area of the dry dock area in the port and is 40 meters high. The cabins have family space and you can take beautiful photos from above.

Noria en Puerto Marina

Boat trips

Do you want to spend an exciting day in Benalmádena? Why not try a boat trip from Puerto Marina? There are many options available for all tastes and budgets.

If you prefer a more relaxed experience, there are boat trips that take you along the coast to enjoy the views and the sun. If you prefer something more exciting, there are options that include water sports such as water skiing and paragliding.

If you want to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion in style, some companies offer special packages that include food and drink on board.

In addition, if you are interested in local marine life, there are boat trips that take you to see dolphin parades. It’s a unique and unforgettable experience!

Prices vary depending on the duration of the trip and the activities included. In general, prices start at around 20 euros per person for a short trip and can go up to 100 euros or more for a complete package.

We hope you enjoy your next boat trip from Puerto Marina!

Seafood Fair

The Seafood Fair is an annual event held in Puerto Marina in Benalmádena at the end of April or beginning of May. During the fair, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of fresh seafood and other sea products.

In addition to the food, there is also live music and other activities for the whole family. The fair is a great opportunity to try some of the best seafood in the region and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

The Seafood Fair is a very popular event on the Costa del Sol and attracts visitors from all over the region. If you are interested in attending, be sure to stop by during the designated dates.

Beaches

Puerto Marina in Benalmádena is surrounded by beautiful beaches. One of the most popular and closest beaches to Puerto Marina is Santa Ana Beach. This beach has a large number of beach bars and restaurants, making it an ideal place to enjoy a traditional summer dish or simply relax with friends and family.

Next to Puerto Marina we have two adjacent beaches:

Fuente Salud beach

Fuente de la Salud Beach is located in Benalmádena, Málaga. This beach is an ideal place to relax and enjoy nature. Fuente de la Salud Beach is a fine golden sand beach with crystal clear water and a seabed ideal for snorkeling. This beach has all the necessary services for visitors to enjoy an unforgettable day: umbrellas, sun loungers, showers, toilets, etc…

In addition, Fuente de la Salud Beach offers numerous water activities for all tastes. From sports such as surfing or windsurfing to more relaxed activities such as kayaking or paddle surfing. There is also a play area for children.

Finally, Fuente de la Salud Beach is a perfect place to enjoy local cuisine."

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/DjFfej7iGPxGhb357

Malapesquera or Torrebermeja Beac

Another beach near Puerto Marina is Malapesquera / Torrebermeja Beach. This beach is especially recommended for families with children and older people due to its calm waters and wide range of services. It is a beach where young people often go to practice sports such as beach soccer or volleyball among others.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/mbXxpikEfQ9c2yZw7

Getting to Puerto Marina

entrada a Puerto Marina

If you are on the western Costa del Sol and want to get to Puerto Marina, you can take the AP-7 towards Málaga. Continue on the AP-7 until exit 222 towards Benalmádena/Arroyo de la Miel. Follow the signs towards Benalmádena Costa/Puerto Marina and you will reach your destination.

If you are in Málaga and want to get to Puerto Marina by car, you can take the MA-20 towards Algeciras. Continue on the MA-20 until exit 1 towards Torremolinos/Benalmádena. Follow the signs towards Benalmádena Costa/Puerto Marina and you will reach your destination. The journey is approximately 20 km and can take around 20 minutes depending on traffic.

From the eastern Costa del Sol you can take the A-7 towards Málaga. Continue on the A-7 until exit 222 towards Benalmádena/Arroyo de la Miel. Follow the signs towards Benalmádena Costa/Puerto Marina and you will reach your destination.

If you prefer to use public transport, you can get to Puerto Marina by bus or train. Bus lines M-110 and M-123 have stops near Puerto Marina. You can also take the C1 train line which has a stop at Benalmádena-Arroyo De La Miel, about a 15-minute walk from Puerto Marina.

The main entrance to Puerto Marina is shown in the image above.

Parking at Puerto Marina

Although there is free parking in the Puerto Marina area, it can be difficult to find a free space for your car. However, there are paid parking options in the center of the port. In the Marina there are 3 car parks, 2 open-air and one underground. There is also a blue parking zone at the beginning of the port, opposite Hypercor supermarket.

Further information

Name

Puerto Marina

Location

Benalmadena, Malaga.

Phone nº

+34-952-677022 Fax : +34-952-441344

E-mail

pdbenal@spa.es

Position

36°35'.7N 04°30'.7W

Radio

Ch 09

Shelter

Some berths uncomfortable with strong W winds.

Navigation

Care needed of reefs off Laja de Bermeja to the S of the entrance

Facilities

Petrol/Diesel
24 hour Surveillance
Showers
Toilets
Drinking water
Electricity
Used oil collection
Refuse collection
Hard standing
Hoisting tower
1002 berths
Min/Max Draught: 2.3m.

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