Guide to Los Boliches

The beautiful fishing town of Los Boliches is part of Fuengirola, with its 7 km of glorious sandy beaches; situated just 17 km from the airport in Malaga.

You can spend the day on the beach and hire a sunbed for around 5 euros per day and enjoy waiter service on the beach.

Whether you are a couple, group of friends or a family with children, there is something for everyone.

Try some typical fried or salt baked fish dishes at a seafront "chiringuito"restaurant or the traditional grilled sardines, cooked on an open fire on the beach.

Los Boliches has an array of winding streets, full of shops, bars and restaurants, catering for every taste.

For a bit of culture you can head to the Roman archaeological ruins in the town, where you can see the excavations of a Roman fish salting factory, which dates back to 200 BC. There is also a museum in Fuengirola. In the capital Malaga, there are many, including the famous Picasso museum.

Children are welcome in all bars and restaurants and there is so much for them to do, playing on the golden sands and splashing in the sparkling Mediterranean, there are water parks, jet skis,pedalos, fishing trips, dolphin watching and go-karting to name just a few. Visit the Bio Park zoo in Fuengirola for a great day out.

For an evening out for dinner, try the La Carihuela Chicha for amazing fish dishes, other recommendations are La LeonaEl Rio and Los Enebros. Try La Parra Gold if you fancy some excellent fish and chips more UK style.

There is a train station in the middle of Los Boliches traveling to Fuengirola and in the other direction, the airport, Malaga and beyond. Trains run from 6am to 10 pm every 20 minutes.

The main bus station is in Fuengirola, but there are regular buses running from Los Boliches all day. You could take a trip up to the beautiful white village of Mijas.

The weather in Los Boliches is wonderful,the average temperature is 18c-26c (64f-82f) the hottest being in July and August, with no lack of sunshine for your dose of vitamin D.