Fuengirola is located half way between Málaga and Marbella and is only 25kms from the international airport, which makes it a perfect choice for anyone who needs to fly frequently. Indeed, when you live here, you don’t even need to make the 15-minute drive to the airport, as there is a train line from the town with a stop directly outside the airport entrance.
Fuengirola has developed over the years from a small, Spanish fishing village to a popular tourist destination thanks to its six kilometres of sandy beaches, its beautiful promenade and its hundreds of restaurants and bars representing a cosmopolitan array of cuisines.
The Port and Marina area offers a range of leisure services including fishing and dolphin charters and a ferry service to the neighbouring town of Benalmadena. Fuengirola’s attractions include the award winning Bioparc, where animals are housed in natural surroundings rather than cages, and there is a really popular waterpark as well.
Fuengirola is also known for its shopping. It has a good mix of high street names, such as Mango and Zara, alongside designer clothes stores and local boutiques, with many of the shops located around Plaza de la Constitución and on the promenade, near the beach. The nearby Miramar shopping Mall has a host of stores, as well as a cinema and plentiful parking.
And it has its historical sites, such as the famous Sohail Castle, where many international musicians perform, a bridge that dates back to the Moors and the beautiful Nuestra Señora del Rosario Coronada church located in the Plaza de la Constitución, and a local history museum.
Golf in Fuengirola
Golfers are also well catered for in Fuengirola, as there are eight courses in the area, catering for beginners to advanced level players, including Mijas Golf International, designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones. Most of them have excellent clubhouses, and one even has a hair and beauty salon.
Where to live in Fuengirola
The most popular residential areas within Fuengirola are the town centre, and Los Boliches and Torreblanca to its east. Others areas we recommend looking at, because they are within a short drive of Fuengirola are Mijas Costa, La Cala de Mijas and Mijas Pueblo.
Overall, Fuengirola’s appeal lies in the fact that it has something for everyone. It is not overly exclusive and the cost of living here is not prohibitive. It is known for it cultural variety – it has a theatre –as well as its friendliness. Furthermore, its properties for sale are always well-priced, as some of the newest developments demonstrate.
The Jade Tower development in Fuengirola is an extraordinary residential complex of 116 apartments and luxury penthouses, all with garage, and only 100 metres from the sea. We have a selection of apartments available for sale in this development, including a fantastic penthouse.
Middel Views is a newly constructed development offering apartments for sale in Fuengirola. The open plan lay-out and the orientation of the buildings ensure magnificent sea views from almost all the properties. It has two, three and four-bedroom apartments, all with spacious terraces.
And Panorámica, from Kronos Homes, is an elegant luxury development in Fuengirola. Its apartments have large living areas, spacious terraces, communal saltwater swimming pools, a gym and a business centre, all less than 400 metres from the sea and in an area with excellent services, including an internationally renowned hotel, three restaurants (including one with a Michelin star), spa, tennis, padel, supermarket and cafes.
We have a fantastic selection of new developments and resale properties in Fuengirola just waiting for you. Contact us to find out more about the properties for sale in Fuengirola.
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