Property to rent Arroyo de la Miel
Arroyo de la Miel is an area within the region of the Costa del Sol, in Spain. It has been merged with the town of Benalmadena, which is spilt into three sections. Arroyo de la Miel is the “town centre” separating the village from the sea. The meaning of Arroyo de la Miel is “Stream of honey”. It was once its own village and was founded in the 18th century. At this time it was used to house workers who worked at the paper mill in the village.
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Main Tourist Attractions
One of the main attractions to be found at Arroyo de la Miel is the world renowned theme park, Tivoli World. The park has over 30 attractions and rides as well as flamenco dancing shows. It also uses its own currency called “Tivolino”. In the plaza of Arroyo de la Miel you will find the original paper mill factory, the reason that the town was first built. Another attraction is the “teleferico” or cable car rides that take you to the top of Mount Calamorro. The trip takes about 10 minutes and takes you to a height of 769 metres and on a clear day it is possible to see the coast of Morocco. In the surrounding area you will find the “Jardin de las Aguilas”, the Garden of the Eagles, which includes falconry shows and a Raptor reserve. There is also a large sports centre, pool and one of the few women only gyms to be found on the coast.
Arroyo de la Miel is the business centre for Benalmadena and there are many shops, boutiques and family-owned stores to be found in this area. There is a flea market held at Tivoli World every Wednesday and a boot sale held every Saturday. The normal market in Arroyo de la Miel is held on a Friday.
Eating out and Nightlife
Due to its close proximity to Malaga which results in more tourists visiting Arroyo de la Miel, there is a wealth or restaurants, cafés and bars to be found. There is a lot of English cuisine as many ex-pats have opened bars and restaurants in Arroyo de la Miel. There are also authentic Spanish cafés serving Tapas, as well as Chinese restaurants. A great feature of Spanish and some Chinese restaurants is the “Menu del Dia”; you can eat a three course meal including a drink for as little as 5 Euros.
Nightlife is vibrant and buzzing in this popular tourist area. You will find many clubs, bars and nightclubs that are open until the early hours of the morning. Many clubs are situated in a square fondly known as “24 hour square”. For a more serene pace, head to the marina where the bars have dance floors overlooking the moored boats. There is also live music acts performing in this area of town.