Tourist Guide of Fuengirola

The leading portal about tourism in Fuengirola

Hello, welcome to “Ven a Fuengirola,” the leading portal for tourism in Fuengirola! Are you planning to visit our wonderful city but unsure about what to do, where to go, or where to eat? Don’t worry, organizing a trip can be a bit complicated sometimes, and that’s why we’re here to make it easy for you. On our website, you’ll find all the information and assistance you need to make your visit to Fuengirola as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

Don’t know where to stay?

Are you planning to come to Fuengirola and looking for accommodation? As we all know, finding a good hotel or apartment can sometimes be a bit tedious, as it requires investing a lot of time in researching the advantages and disadvantages of each place, their location, price, etc. But don’t worry about that because we are here to help you plan your trip to Fuengirola. Take a look at our list of the best hotels in Fuengirola and the best apartments in Fuengirola!

Hotels in Fuengirola
Apartments in Fuengirola

Don’t know what to see?

One of the common questions that visitors ask when exploring the city is: What can I see or do in Fuengirola? It’s a perfectly normal question, especially when visiting an unfamiliar place. That’s why at Ven a Fuengirola, we’ve compiled the best plans for you to make the most of your visit to this incredible municipality. Click the button below and discover the top plans!

 

On our website, you’ll find the best plans to visit Fuengirola.

Beaches of Fuengirola

Fuengirola boasts 7 wonderful beaches integrated into the urban area of the city, stretching along 8 km. All of these are easily accessible thanks to the Fuengirola Promenade that connects to all the city’s beaches. Additionally, all of them are suitable for swimming as they have the Tourism Quality (Q) certification and the Blue Flag award.

 

Miramar Shopping Center

Fuengirola boasts one of the best shopping centers on the Costa del Sol, which is Miramar. This center offers a fairly wide variety of establishments and is divided into two parts: Miramar Shopping Center and Miramar Commercial Park. Both parts are a 10-minute walk from each other, and each offers different services and venues. However, the main and most visited by tourists is the Miramar Shopping Center, which features over 170 high-quality retail stores and restaurants, 12 cinema halls, and completely free parking.

Miramar Shopping Center
Miramar Commercial Park

The Weather in Fuengirola

One of the great attractions of Fuengirola and the reason why many tourists visit throughout the year is its wonderful subtropical Mediterranean climate. Thanks to this climate, Fuengirola enjoys an average annual temperature of 18°C, reaching over 35°C on some occasions during the summer months and boasting an average of 3000 hours of sunshine per year. As for winters, they tend to be quite mild compared to other parts of the Peninsula, and precipitation is generally scarce throughout the year.

Where is Fuengirola?

Fuengirola is a city in the province of Malaga, located in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Over the last 30 years, it has become one of the main tourist hubs in the entire province of Malaga. Thanks to its wonderful Mediterranean climate, its central location (32km from Malaga and 29km from Marbella), its culture, incredible cuisine, and especially its remarkable tourism development, Fuengirola is visited by thousands of tourists throughout the year.

Buscar Hotel Fuengirola

Map of Fuengirola

One of the main features of Fuengirola, as can be seen on the map, is that it is a coastal city located along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Thanks to this, Fuengirola is one of the most important tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol. During the summer months, it attracts a large number of tourists, and its population reaches an incredible 250,000 inhabitants.

How to Get to Fuengirola

Getting to Fuengirola from any location is quite easy, given its good transportation connections with different countries, provinces, and regions. Depending on the chosen mode of transportation, you will need to follow different steps to reach Fuengirola.

How to Get to Fuengirola by Plane

Coming to Fuengirola by plane is one of the most popular options for tourists, as Fuengirola attracts a significant number of international visitors from outside Spain and various parts of the world. Since Fuengirola is located 25km from Malaga Airport, one of Spain’s major airports, it has excellent transportation connections, both public and by road. From Malaga Airport, you have several options to reach Fuengirola:

  • Cercanías RENFE Train: From Malaga Airport, you can take the Cercanías RENFE train heading to Fuengirola, which takes approximately 35 minutes and has 4 different stops in Fuengirola: Carvajal, Torreblanca, Los Boliches, and Fuengirola Centro.
  • Taxi or Uber: Upon exiting the airport, you will find the taxi stand where you can take an Uber or a taxi to reach Fuengirola.
  • Car rental: Malaga Airport has various car rental services where you can rent a car and drive to Fuengirola. The journey on the A-7 highway takes about 20 minutes.

How to Get to Fuengirola by Car

Another very popular option, especially for people from Andalusia, is to come to Fuengirola by car. The advantage of using this method of transportation is the freedom it provides to move around and visit different points in the city, as well as the ability to freely explore nearby places such as Mijas or Marbella.

To get to Fuengirola by car, the best option is to use the A-7 Mediterranean Motorway, whether you are coming from Marbella or Malaga Capital, as it passes practically through the middle of Fuengirola. Thanks to its 9 different exits, you can easily access any part of the city. In fact, thanks to the highway and its exits, you can travel from one point to another in the city in less than 5 minutes.

How to Get to Fuengirola by Bus

If you decide to come by bus, Fuengirola has a bus station located in the city center that is well connected to different points in the country and the province. Buses depart and arrive daily from various destinations such as Madrid, Seville, Cadiz, or Malaga Capital, so it is also a viable option.

How to Get to Fuengirola by Train

To reach Fuengirola directly by train from outside Malaga Capital is not possible, but you can reach it with a small transfer thanks to the Cercanías RENFE. Typically, if you come by train from outside the province (e.g., on the AVE or AVLO), your journey will end at María Zambrano Station in Malaga Capital. From this station, located in the heart of Malaga, you can take the Cercanías RENFE towards Fuengirola, and in approximately 50 minutes, you will have reached the city.

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