The Costa del Sol

The Sunset Beach Club, Benalmedena

The Sunset Beach Club offers hotels and apartments and is very family friendly and located on the beachfront. Accommodation consists mostly of one bedroom Hotel Apartments, all with their own terrace and kitchen, which are ideal for family holidays or travel with a baby. The resort also offers unrivalled 4* hotel services and facilities, including a range of bars and restaurants, games room, fitness centre (fee applies), onsite supermarket and bakery. During the winter months there is still plenty going on and our great value winter room rates give you the perfect excuse to escape to the Costa del Sol for some rest and relaxation.

Marriott Marbella Beach Resort

The Marriott Marbella Beach Resort is set within beautiful gardens on the sea front, the 5 star Marbella Beach Resort offers elegantly furnished rooms with a balcony, TV and CD player. The apartments have direct access to the beach. Guests can enjoy 2 indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, surrounded by gardens and a sun terrace along with a fitness centre.Santa Maria and Santa Clara Golf Courses are within 3 km of the hotel. Funny Beach is also just 3 km away. The apartments at the Marriott’s Marbella Beach Resort feature a kitchen, and separate living and dining areas, making tham ideal for travel with younger kids. There is a laundry room and the bathroom includes a spa bath. The complex offers several restaurants and bars including the seasonal El Med Terrace restaurant and Beachside Grill. There is also a supermarket on-site where you can buy your essentials.

Holiday Village Costa del Sol, Falcon Holidays/ Thomson


This 4 star family Holiday Village lies on the road between Benalmadena and Fuengirola. It offers an all-action Beach Club, where swimming pools are paired with panoramic sea views and fun extras like a wave machine and pirate ship. There is also a toddler splash pool and there’s even a life sized elephant! There is a poolside Jacuzzi at the Beach Club and loads of activities like mini golf and archery. For kids, there is a crèche, kids club for 3-11 year olds run to Bristish Ofsted standards a swim and soccer academy and child friendly buffets and a la carte restaurants. There is also an extensive kids entertainment programme, mini disco, a cinema and karaoke. There are one and two bedroom apartments available and there’s a mini market on site where you can buy all your essentials.

Hotel Riu Monica, Nerja

The Hotel Riu Monica is located in Nerja, Malaga, with only the promenade separating it from Playa de la Torrecilla beach. It is ideal for families or for travel with babies. This hotel is situated in a quiet area of Nerja. It includes a freshwater swimming pool, solarium terrace, indoor pool and the Naturaclass health and beauty centre with a range of different treatments and massages. There is also a buffet restaurant within the hotel. The hotel includes a playground, table tennis, shows and live music. You can visit the village on foot or in a horse-drawn carriage. Cots are available free of charge on request.

See also…

Eating out on the Costa del Sol

Baby & Toddler Essentials