Fuengirola basks besides the seaside in southern Spain's Costa del Sol, attracting a healthy mix of families, couples, and soon-to-be expats. While its sprawling beach is a haven for swimmers, sunbathers, and water sports junkies, the town also boasts nearby golf courses, and a great selection of shops and restaurant.

    Unsurprisingly for this portion of Spain, there's also a booming nightlife, particularly on the beachfront. There's a handful of attractions too, including Biopar Fuengirola, a zoo featuring animals from Asia and Africa, and Sohail Castle – a 10th-century Moorish fortress, which hosts festivals and a medieval market come summer.

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    • 9 Best Things to Do in Fuengirola

      The best things to do in Fuengirola are mostly geared towards families with kids. Besides being blessed with a string of wide and sandy beaches along its 7-km-long coastline, there’s a waterpark and a mini amusement park around town for sharing some fun times with the little ones. The beaches and imposing landmarks, like Sohail Castle, are conveniently...

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