Weather Averages for Benalmadena in September
Averages for Benalmadena in September
September sees temperatures cool ever so slightly in Benalmadena, but it remains very pleasant and very busy.
Daytime temperatures still reach a very warm high of 26°C (79°F) and only cool to 17°C (63°F) in the evenings.
This is a great time of year to catch the last of the summer sun before autumn sets in over the rest of northern Europe. There are still ten hours of sunshine per day and very little chance of rain (just 15mm over 4 days), so you will still get to hit the beach. The sea water temperature is a still very pleasant at 23°C.
Dates for the diary
An event called Arabian Souk takes place around the second weekend of September in Benalmadena Pueblo. A large, vibrant Arab market situated on Calle Real brings Arabian music, tents, crafts, storytelling, dance, theatre, workshops and games for all ages to town.
Tourist Day’s date varies and pays homage to the foreigners who have visited the city over the years, with food, music and cultural performances.
Things to do
The Sea Life Aquarium is a marine themed water park, a marine life zoo and a real animal reserve all in one that is a must to visit by nature lovers and kids of all ages while visiting Benalmadena. Here you will get your chance to examine numerous local marine species up close including rare species of fish and various aquatic mammals.
Perfect for beginners and kid golfers, Playa Mini Golf Espana is a fun filled mini golf course inside the park of Santa Ana. The games and mini courses here will offer countless hours of fun and lots of mini golf challengers to mini golfers of all ages. This is a great place for kids to play with other tourist children in Benalmadena.
Plaza de Ole is a beautiful local square located in the centre of Benalmadena. This is a very popular walking spot for families with children and elderly tourists who wish to breathe in fresh air without overexerting themselves in the great Hispanic outdoors.
Popular with young and old alike, Discover Sailing is a well established sailing company that offers sailing lessons and trips across Costa del Sol to tourists of all ages. Sailing is made easy here thanks to the friendly trainers, all of whom are very fluent in English and always eager to help newbies learn the ins and outs of sailing.
Hit the beach
The Torre Bermeja is a sunny beach in western Benalmadena that has recently become very popular with families with children and large groups of tourists. The beach features very good lifeguard services along with a number of convenient facilities including cheap sun loungers, changing rooms, showers (free) a playground and more.
Popular and scenic, the beach underneath Bil-Bil castle makes for the ideal backdrop for water sports such as jet skiing, banana boating, paragliding and water skiing for the whole family. This is a very popular beach among young tourists who come here for the fun and accessible water-based games.
Where to eat & drink
Casa Rafael is one of the most popular tapas restaurants in Benalmadena and one that attracts tourists and locals from all across Costa del Sol with its authentic tasty food and generous portions. The restaurant offers incredible food at very low prices and is known for its friendly and prompt service, too.
Focusing on high gastronomy and fine flavours, Sopranos is a classy European restaurant in Benalmadena’s Calle Ronda. The food here is exquisitely cooked and combines unusual flavour combinations with refined culinary methods.
Affordable and family friendly, the Blue Lamp is a British restaurant located on Las Palmeras avenue. This family run restaurant serves inexpensive food and generous portions without skimping on quality. The staff is very friendly and the restaurant is owned by a couple of British expats who know how to make a tourist feel at home.
Restaurante La Nina is a Spanish themed eatery with a laid-back, family friendly atmosphere and an impressively large menu. The restaurant serves fresh food, cooked from local ingredients, while its kitchen draws upon the great cuisines of the world to create interesting and unusual culinary delights.
Located next to Benalmadena’s marina, Palm 5 Beach Bar is a chic beachside bar that attracts stylish tourists and locals alike. This is a classy joint – with prices to match.
Low-key and open until after midnight, the Any Time Bar is a popular British bar with well-priced drinks, good music and an atmosphere to match. The Anytime organises various events and charitable fundraisers along with music shows and themed nights, so there’s always something fun going on.
Mombasa is Benalmadena’s oldest and most widely known disco. Still going strong thanks to a roll call of timeless classic hits from the 70s and 80s, Mombasa is ‘where it’s been at’ for three decades now, so it must be doing something right!
Where to stay
Hotel Casa Rosa is a budget hotel near the local airport of Benalmadena. The hotel is fairly close to Costa del Sol and all rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, comfy furniture and all the amenities needed to make your stay hassle free and enjoyable. This is a decent no - frills hotel.
Located at the centre of Benalmadena and just 250 metres from the sea, Hotel Los Patos is a fancy 4 star hotel with lots of things to do and see for the whole family. The hotel is especially accommodating to families with young children thanks to its upbeat décor, polite staff and numerous child - friendly activities that are available in and around the hotel.
Playabonita is an elegant hotel that caters to romantic couples and newly weds on their honeymoon. The hotel offers its visitors a number of different experiences to create unique memories in Benalmadena. The Playabonita has a beautiful pool area and is a pebble’s throw from the local beach.