What to visit in Torremolinos

Torremolinos is undoubtedly a popular destination all year round, but especially during the summer season. If you come to Torremolinos and you want to know more about this town, read on. We are going to make a list of places that you should not miss if you come to visit, from characteristic monuments of the municipality to natural environments, viewpoints or places where you can eat or go shopping while strolling.

St Michael's Chapel

San Miguel is the patron saint of Torremolinos, something that dates back to before the construction of the hermitage in the early 18th century. The present church and chapel of San Miguel was built in 1896 over the hermitage on the edge of the cliff of El Bajondillo. In this area we would once have found several mills, all protected by the Torre de Pimentel, a symbol of Torremolinos.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Fm4KofqVfxeMxhYaA

Pablo Ruiz Picasso Cultural Centre

Located inside an early 20th century building known as the College of Railway Orphans, it was reopened as a cultural centre in 2001. It currently offers courses, readings and has gardens and sculptures.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/2kSXvngoqCt6qszP6

Torremolinos Fairgrounds

The Palacio de Deportes and the Auditorio Municipal are located in the northern part of Torremolinos. Every Sunday there is a flea market with lots of second hand objects.

During the month of September there is also the Torremolinos fair.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/mvT8HxK2d2MikZ4i8

Pinar de los Manantiales

This is the site of one of the highest quality springs in Andalusia; although it is still in operation today and many people enjoy its water, it is no longer the same as it was when it was collected from the sierra. Nearby is the Hermitage of San Miguel Arcangel, the municipal nursery and the mills of Batán and Inca, both with botanical gardens and activities on special dates in the calendar.

This green area of the municipality has beautiful fountains and many different species of trees. There is a barbecue area and tables for those who want to spend a day in the countryside.

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Conference and exhibition centre

Large building where all kinds of events and exhibitions are held, from technological innovations to gastronomic festivals.

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Torre de los Molinos

The symbol of Torremolinos, erected to protect the coast both by the Arabs and by the Christians after the conquest. Under its protection were several windmills that have now disappeared.

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The Navajas' House

Moorish style palace overlooking the sea and located in the Playamar area. It was ordered to be built by Antonio Navajas Ruiz in 1925, the original owner of the airport land. It is now part of the heritage of Torremolinos.

Casa de Los Najava, Torremolinos

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/4ykSsaPx2uSevj7V9

San Miguel street

This pedestrian street with shops on both sides is located in the centre of Torremolinos, being the central axis of the municipality. It has all kinds of shops, from jewellers to shoe shops, fashion and through its branches you can access bars and restaurants. The Torremolinos train station is located in a square next to Calle San Miguel.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/X5bJvNMM8JSrzNyz7

Trails in Torremolinos

In the area you will find hiking routes in this natural ecosystem that links Torremolinos with the Sierra de Mijas along trails, suitable for both walking and cycling.

One of the most popular places is the Cañada del Lobo trail.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/U1LCcdZvz3ct5my2A

Sea promenades

There is nothing better than taking a walk by the sea and breathing the healthy sea breeze while relaxing. In Torremolinos you will find a long promenade that links different areas of the municipality and its beaches. Along the promenade you will find all kinds of businesses, from restaurants and beach bars to shops, fast food, pharmacies and tobacconists.

In some areas you can wander into one of the streets running parallel to the promenade where you will find many other shops and businesses. Life extends beyond the sand and we're sure you'll find plenty of interesting places to visit as you stroll along.

The promenade stretches along its entire coastline, from El Saltillo to the border with Malaga at Los Alamos.

Torremolinos Beaches

One of the main attractions of the municipality are its beaches, with about 7 kilometres of beaches and a long promenade, showers and the possibility of practising many water sports. The most popular beaches are: El Saltillo, Montemar, La Carihuela, Bajondillo, Playamar and Los Alamos.

Viewpoints

There are many places from where you can marvel at the views in Torremolinos, we are going to show you some of them:

Sansueña viewpoint

A good place from where you can enjoy the beautiful views of Playamar from the heights.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/tCxn7mhN5E3Dvw4w6

Lift and viewpoint of Tarifa

Another viewpoint overlooking Playamar and a descent to the beach from the centre of Torremolinos that not many know about. You can choose to use the stairs or the lift, it is a popular passage during the summer for those going to the beach or the promenade from the centre.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/jwtbDs731gNgB8SG9

Mirador Plaza Cantabria

Another viewpoint which on this occasion will allow us to enjoy the western views of the coast of Torremolinos, from La Carihuela to the port of Benalmádena and beyond.

Locationn: https://goo.gl/maps/834pNd4TxicKGHfa8

Cañada del Lobo Viewpoint

A viewpoint with stunning views of Torremolinos from the sierra. It is part of a path that connects Torremolinos with the Sierra de Mijas.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/vwN1PX9beBybaofp7

Cueva del Toro (Bull's Cave)

Although it is not a viewpoint and the cave is enclosed with gates, you can enjoy great views of Torremolinos along the way.

Locationn: https://goo.gl/maps/96ir2Wk4DAJ4UvmY9


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