Sahara Sunset Outdoor Swimming Pool
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Things to do in the Costa del Sol

Plan Your Holiday to Southern Spain

Golden beaches. Rich history. Delicious dining. Pulsating nightlife. Spain’s Costa del Sol offers all of this and much, much more – and Sahara Sunset places it all within your reach. From bustling street markets to extraordinary museums, first-rate golf courses and dozens of outdoor activities, there are countless things to do during your visit.

Puerto Banús

(34 kilometres from the resort)
Catch a glimpse of how the world’s wealthiest people live at this luxurious marina just west of Marbella, which features massive yachts, fancy cars, high-end boutiques and exciting nightlife.

Tivoli World

(2 kilometres from the resort)
Kids of all ages will have a blast at this theme park, which offers roller coasters, a huge Ferris Wheel, go-karts and other exhilarating attractions – not to mention a full calendar of events and live shows.

Sea Life Benalmádena

(2 kilometres from the resort)
Dive into discovery at this interactive aquarium, where you can spot rare starfish, feed the rays and take a behind-the-scenes tour with tour guides.

Aqualand Torremolinos

(5 kilometres from the resort)
This seasonal water park is tailor-made for families, with everything from relaxed wave pools to heart-pounding attractions including Kamikaze, the highest water slide in Europe!

Golf Torrequebrada

(5 kilometres from the resort)
There’s a reason why the Costa del Sol is sometimes referred to as the “Costa del Golf” – the courses here are incredible. With challenging play and picturesque sea and mountain views, Torrequebrada is a must-visit for golf enthusiasts.

Miramar Shopping Centre

(15 kilometres from the resort)
Miramar Shopping Centre has been one of the Costa del Sol’s premier retail destinations for almost 15 years; it features 119,000 square metres of space, with shops including H&M, Mango, Zara, Adidas and more.

Bioparc Fuengirola

(18 kilometres from the resort)
This incredible animal park is so much more than your typical zoo. It has been carefully designed to emulate various tropical ecosystems, in order to provide a natural habitat for its wildlife. Journey to Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands without ever leaving Spain.

Málaga City

(24 kilometres from the resort)
Brimming with energy, Málaga is home to world-class museums, beautiful beaches, great nightlife and the legendary Alcazaba fortress. Be sure to spend time in peaceful Málaga Park, located between the Alameda Principal and the Paseo de España.

Picasso Museum

(24 kilometres from the resort)
Housed in a 16th-century building, this museum celebrates the life and art of Pablo Picasso, who was born in Málaga. The museum’s collection includes nearly 200 of Picasso’s works, organised predominantly in chronological order.


(43 kilometres from the resort)
With almost 30 kilometres of stunning coastline, Marbella has established itself as one of Andalusia’s most popular tourist destinations. It also offers several excellent museums and hosts a number of annual festivals, as well as the luxurious Puerto Banús marina.


(110 kilometres from the resort)
Perched high in the mountains, this historic city is as fascinating as it is breathtakingly beautiful. Ronda is known for its bullfighting history; the city’s iconic 18th-century bullring, Plaza de Toros, is now a museum. The resort offers a weekly guided tour of this unique city.


(118 kilometres from the resort)
Measuring a little under seven square kilometres, Gibraltar offers a slice of Britain in the heart of Southern Spain. A British overseas territory, it’s home to roughly 30,000 people and is affectionately referred to as “The Rock” (after the famous Rock of Gibraltar, which covers much of its land area). The resort offers a weekly guided tour of Gibraltar.

Butterfly Park of Benalmádena

(6 kilometres from the resort)
Europe’s largest butterfly park is just moments from the resort! Catch a glimpse of over 1,500 butterflies from all over the world, as well as spectacular flora and modern facilities including a gift shop.