With the boom of tourism in the Costa del Sol in the late sixties and early 70's, Torremolinos fast became an attraction for gay tourists. So much so that today, this beachside destination is considered the capital for gay visitors on the Costa del Sol coast. There are numerous specialised nightclubs, bars and saunas, which makes this corner of the Mediterranean a must-visit destination for gays and lesbians.
Only 15 minutes from Malaga, Torremolinos is a small corner of the Costa del Sol that offers gay and lesbian tourists possibilities unimaginable elsewhere in Andalucia. One of its main advantages is the gentle climate of the region. In a privileged location offering hot temperatures in summer and mild winters, it's perfectly feasible to visit Torremolinos all year round.
Many gays and lesbians who decide to spend their holiday in Torremolinos, and even more flock to the town at weekends. The leisure activities that are offered are mainly focused on the La Nogalera. This area is situated in the heart of the city and is where you will find many gay and lesbian tourists during the summer months.
Known by many as the Costa del Golf, Torremolinos offers many options for tourists in general. In addition to golf, theatre and opera in the summer, relaxing on the beach or shopping at the numerous shopping centres are some of the options.
In many establishments within La Nogalera cyou will be able to buy a map that indicates the location of the numerous leisure facilities aimed at gays and lesbians. For example, Sauna Miguel, where you can relax in a very relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, with a jacuzzi that can hold up to 25 people. You can visit bar/restaurants such as The Poseidon or The Cat Lounge, gay bars where you can enjoy tapas, drinks and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.
Just three miles from the centre of the town, you will find a nudist beach for lovers of naturism, and a good quantity of beachbars. Torremolinos offers a superb nightlife where you can choose from discos such as Paradise, which recently released a room dedicated solely to girls, or Parthenon, two clubs which enjoy greater prominence in the city.
The atmosphere of Torremolinos is one of the most cosmopolitan on the Andalusian coast and the offer goes beyond the night, as visitors flock to Spain and other European countries with very varied tastes. We offer a number of hotels, hostels or apartments inTorremolinos including a selection of gay friendly and gay-only accommodations.
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