Interested in Benalmadena?
We'll send you updates with the latest deals, reviews and articles for Benalmadena each week.
Topics include Transportation, Spain: For Foreign Visitors & more!
The building is painted red and the exterior is decorated with attractive tile. There are gardens with fountains and there is a beautiful view of the beaches. The City Hall owns the building and it is used as a cultural center, with art exhibitions, conferences, concerts, and other cultural events. It is one of the favorite places for civil weddings on Saturdays.
The castle has a more romantic history. It was built by a Spanish merchant for his moorish bride who was pining for her homeland across the Mediterraen Sea. He reproduced a moorish house to make his bride feel at home. It is a beautiful example of a well to do Moorish house, complete with indoor courtyard, Fine plasterwork and a wonderful garden filled with fountains and running water . There are regular art exhibitions held there now. It isd situated on a headland with the waves crashing all around., looking across to her beloved North Africa.