Torremolinos has grown to a city with over 50.000 inhabitants. It is a favourite destination for package holiday deals. It offers simply everything not only for holiday-makers but visitors and residents alike. From sunbathing along the 7 km. beach, inexpensive dining in the town centre, just off the main street, Calle San Miguel, enjoying tapas in Carihuela or along the beach in Bajondillo.
During the summer Torremolinos is one of the hottest places among youngsters for going out to one of the numerous pubs, discos and nightclubs!
Other tourist attractions include the Crocodile Park, the Aqua Park, and Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca and the Puerto Marina. For culture a visit to the Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca is a must.
There are many 4 star hotels in Torremolinos catering to all budgets. The most notable ones being the Hotel Melia, Hotel Sol Principe and Hotel Isabel.
The price of living and indeed buying or renting a property there is substantially lower. A two bedroom apartment with sea views can be snapped up for as little as 75,000 Euros.
For healthcare there is the private hospital Clinica Santa Elena which is renowned as one of the finest orthopaedic hospitals in Europe.
For education there is the Centro Aladino, a language and technogy School. When originally built in 1953 resembling a ship it became a symbolic landmark on the Costa del Sol.
As far as the location is concerned Marbella is only a thirty minute drive away and Malaga International airport is 10 minutes by train, and the 4th busiest airport in Spain in carrying nearly 14 million passengers annually.