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Imogen and I were left to ourselves in Malaga; all our tour guides had left and Ruben was at work.
We made our way into the city for lunch, after all the greasy tapas I was quite excited to devour my Mexican salad at the port. It was quite a cultural experience; the restaurants were all joined in one section, offering us Greek, Indian, Mexican or Argentinian Grill.
Malaga has a rich Moorish past with a well preserved Alcazaba in its ...
... home. Got back and Les couldn't believe we were home so early so got some cash from home and headed back down to the waterfront. Had a couple of drinks at a couple of different bars and people watched. All the black people are out along the footpath with their sheets, selling handbags, t-shirts, braiding hair etc.. We noticed one girl who was selling some bracelets get a bit stressed out and was trying to hurry her customer up, as soon as she paid she whipped all her stuff away ...
... in Spanish to them, they haven't even heard of Australia. One person thought it was a town in northern Spain.
So yeah most of Malaga was a joke; just getting wasted, sweating profusely in the heat, enduring reggaeton music at the clubs, staying out till sunrise, then sleeping till the afternoon. Only other stuff we did was hit the beach, with its ****** sand and ...
... buy more beer as we just didn't have enough from Eroski. Later that night we went to an International Culture Feria in Fuengirola. It was hoochin' with people and there were around 35 different countries and regions represented, all offering representations of their food and drink and demonstrating traditional activities such as Serbian folk dancers, Argentinian tango dancers and even a pipe band, the Gibraltar Sea Scouts, none of whom looked under forty. ...
... girl and she introduces her boyfriend who is preparing some nearby land for cultivation. She tells us that she will make soup for us and some kind of bread patty. We check that beer is also available, and tell her we will be around at 7 ish. When we arrive, the room is decorated in wonderful greens and orange. It's a melange of Hindu, reggae and flamenco. Strains of Bob Marley fill the air, and short of the log fire being lit to take away the chill, everything is perfect in ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Benal Beach Complex Benalmadena
Just come back from 2 Nights in the BenalBeach Hotel, Benalmadena. Fantastic Views of the Sea and gardens. Room very clean, Hotel very well kept. Facilities second to none, the pools were great, although the swim up bar wasnt open yet, as it wasnt in season! Just a short walk down to the beach and the lovely Marina. Very friendly staff, they couldnt do enough for you. Didnt see any vandalism at all while we were there. We will definatly be returning very soon. Brilliant Holiday.
me and my two friends have just arrived back from a week staying at benal beach. on arrival we were very impressed with the standard of the building.we were shown to our room which was very basic and needed up-dating but liveable. went to have a shower that evening and there was no hot water,so we showered cold not a problem.next morning awoke to cock-roaches two under living bed and one over turned on its back. complained to reception and was moved to other side of building to a different room,where on entering the room the seetee was crawling with ants,back down to reception was moved across the hall,the key wont open the door so the man on reception came and opened it evenually,he told us that we would stay in that roomand just have to struggle with the key.the pool area is lovely clean area and ideal for children and adults,i just wish that the rooms were (having the cleaner come in the day before we go).I was also disappointed that the pool bar wasnt open as it is advertised as a key feature,and having waited 6 years to stay at benal beach was really pissed off. all in all not the best place i have stayed bring it up to date and fumigate it and it will be ok.mind you the four lads next door were very impressed and said after a few beers they didnt mind what they slept with!!!!!!
Hated this hotel
This is by far one of the worst hotels i have stayed in.Stayed March 2006 as a member of Sunterra would only rate at 2star.There was no restaurant open,pools were shut if you wanted to use health club on sight you had to pay extra.We stayed in room705 block 1 the room is the only reason i would give it 2 stars,because that was clean and tidy,all the lifts were working when we stayed so being on the 7th floor did not matter,Had to check in at La Quinta about 250yards away and you could use facilities there.Very suprised that Sunterra are letting clients stay at Benal Beach because they sell you on 5 star accomadation
Really bad hotel
i went to the benal beach during new year we went up to our room and while we were walkin down the corrider a spainish came out and told us to be quiet we weret even noisey it moustly timeshares we got to our room unpacke our stuff and my daughter started to dry her hair the electricty kept on goin out so we askt he maids she siad it was a fault we packed our stuff up and moved it was the same AGAIN there were goin to move us again but we knew people who stayed at the bali so we went there bali is really good we didnt get our money back but this hotel is really dated and looks like its nees a good clean the reception is the only nice bit about it
I originally booked in at a different hotel up the road, but due to problems there we were moved to Benal Beach. This hotel was closer to the beach and amenities in the resort, and was only 15 mins from the airport (20 euros for a cab is about right). We stayed in block 3 on the 6th floor. It was out of season so the pool and slides were empty, but the room was clean and pleasant, and considering we paid just over £20 for the 3 nights we stayed, it was fab. The hotel shops were shut, again because of the time of year, but if you are wanting somewhere to simply crash and get ready for nights out, then i would recommend this as a place to stay. 11 of us stayed there on a hen weekend and for this purpose it was fine, and we didnt get any complaints about the amount of noise we made either!! AND to top it off, the weather was fabulous, it was 26 degrees!!
block 1 room 1007.top floor,great views very clean,but very dated&shabby,only paid £20 a night so what do you expect.staff great,a smile,ola,por favor,gracias goes a long way. the park across the road is a great place to catch the last of the sun with a coffee after a long walk from torremolinos along the prom.hotel has no left luggage room.so if you have late flight you leave bags in front of reception desk!!!word of warning, look out for women on prom who try to force flowers in to your hands they are pickpockets!!!we cought them as they opened our bags!!they did'nt get anything...except a few bruises.
My girlfriend and I stayed at the Benal Beach Aug/sept 2005 for 10 nights and had a very pleasant trip. We were only 19 and it was our first trip abroad and we thoroughly enjoyed benal beach. I knew what to expect really because I'd read reviews and seen pictures but having been to spain lots of times this was by far a nice experience compared to some.
Myself and my boyfriend stayed at these apartments last summer and what a complete varce.
2* you must be kidding
Just returned JAN 1ST from these apts 1 WEEK STAY 6 DAYS TOO LONG,dirty room dirty hotel no maid no help from any staff if you could find anyone 1 good thing about benal beach apts NO MICE OR RATS SEEN ! COLONY OF CATS LIVING ON THE GROUNDS
Stayed here at the Benal Beach Apartments. I booked this apartment through a company called Flamingo Rentals via the Internet but they are located in Benalmadena. The internet company was very efficient, returning my e mails promptly and e mailing photos of the apartment. The apartments they rent out are all privately owned.