The meaning of the name Torremolinos is tower of the mills.  The area used to be covered by water mills.
Then in the year of 1960 the resort of Torremolinos was born with the opening of the first luxury hotel on the Costa the Pez Espada.  Within a few years the town was regarded as a major tourist destination and indeed was the first tourist resort on the Costa del Sol. In those days the rich and famous gathered around the pools of the luxury hotels around La Carihuela, with its lovely beach bars and chiringuitos.

Beach in Torremolinos

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.

Activities TorremolinosThere 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.

Apartments and pool

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.

Beach property Torremolinos

Beach side San Pedro de Alcántara – 10 ultra contemporary off plan villas

San Pedro de Alcántara
Detached Villa
4 bedrooms
€ 1.600.000

Private Villa in Miraflores close to the beach

Detached Villa
4 bedrooms
€ 699.000

Detached Villa in Riviera del Sol

Riviera del Sol
Detached Villa
5 bedrooms
€ 1.200.000

Townhouse in Bahía de Marbella

Bahía de Marbella
3 bedrooms
€ 565.000
Villa for Sale in Riviera del Sol

Detached Villa in Riviera del Sol

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3 bedrooms
€ 455.000
New Development Costa del Sol

New Development in Los Monteros

Los Monteros
Middle Floor Apartment
2 bedrooms
€ 195.000

New Development in Alhaurín de la Torre

Alhaurín de la Torre
3 bedrooms
€ 203.000

Middle Floor Apartment in Calahonda

Middle Floor Apartment
3 bedrooms
€ 225.000

Brand new apartments in Benalmadena

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2 bedrooms
€ 219.300
Villa For Sale in Torreblanca

Detached Villa in Fuengirola

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€ 580.000