Located off the Mediterranean Sea, in the Andalucia region, is the city of Fuengirola. Known for its sandy beaches that stretch for five miles, Fuengirola offers a variety of activities as well as food and entertainment. Many Spanish nationals have holiday homes in Fuengirola where they come to enjoy the weekend. Fuengirola is easy to travel to, as it is just twenty minutes from Malaga airport with local trains passing through the city.
Known for its beautiful beaches, such as the Gaviotas Beach or the Torreblanca Beach, Fuengirola has a lot of water activities to offer any visitor to the city. Activities such as windsurfing, diving, beach volleyball, and much more. Fishing is a popular sport amongst the locals, and there are several restaurants in Fuengirola that serve the locally caught fish. The El Mercadillo, or market day, is on Tuesday; this large market attracts residents from neighboring towns and many various items being sold by the locals. Some historical sites worth exploring is Constitution Square, the main square in Fuengirola, the Church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario, and the Castle of Sohail, built atop a hill that overlooks Fuengirola.