Fuengirola is a charming and relaxing resort that if very popular with families and middle-aged couples. Golfers will also enjoy the resort. The resort is only 30 minutes from Malaga airport meaning that you get to spend a lot of time in your actual resort. The beach in Fuengirola is ideal for tourists and at 6 and a half miles long, you are bound to find a spot to relax on. The beach is covered in fine, golden sands leading down to the water. There are also spots for water sports and cafés and bars. You will find a wide variety of accommodations in Fuengirola form hostels to 4-star hotels. They offer an all-inclusive board basis where as lower hotels will offer self-catering, bed and breakfast or half boars. You will also find many self-catering apartment blocks and complexes.
The beach is very popular with tourists for more than just relaxing. There are many water sports and other activities available for you to enjoy. The water sports that you can enjoy are windsurfing, surfing, water-skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling. If you would prefer to stay out of the water then why not try beach volleyball. Everyone is welcome to join in. There are also plenty of other sites to go and see such as the Moorish Castle of Sohail. This will enable you to experience some history and culture in Spain. You will also find a zoo and water park on the outskirts of the town which are very popular with children.
Fuengirola is home to many restaurants offering many different cuisines to ensure that everyone is well catered for. The local speciality of the resort is seafood, however you will find Chinese, Italian and British cuisines as well. The nightlife in the resort is very varied and there is something to suit everyone from late night clubs and bars to quieter pubs. You will find live music in some places to keep you entertained for the evening. There is a good selection of shops in the resort with clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery, souvenirs and electrical goods. There are also frequent and reliable buses that run from Fuengirola into Marbella, Torremolinos and Malaga. You will also find train services in some areas.
Fuengirola has an average temperature of around 22°C with the average water temperature being 18°C. During the summer months, the water temperature can reach up to 23°C making water sports perfect. If you want to avoid visiting in the hottest months then visit in May or June where temperatures are around 27°C. The highest summer temperature tends to be around 30°C. The coldest month is January, however temperatures still manage to reach 16°C. The sun is always out and when it does rain, it is cleared up very quickly.