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Recommended gay friendly hotels in Torremolinos

There are so many places to stay in Torremolinos on Spain's Costa del Sol, and at GayMapper, we want to make sure you get great value and a good experience, so check our recommendations below for Gay Friendly hotels. As an LGBTQ+ traveller, it's important to stay somewhere welcoming, with great value and maybe near to gay venues. Treat yourself to a luxury hotel or stay budget and spend what you save on partying! Please support GayMapper by checking out our hotel deals in Torremolinos as this helps us to keep the site updated with all this useful information!


2* Guadalupe Cozy Inns

This cosy and charming place is situated next to Bajondillo beach in the centre of Torremolinos. Gay friendly, it is located well for access to the gay beach club as well as the gay nightlife in La Nogalera. A great budget choice with friendly service. All rooms have been uniquely decorated and some boast a terrace or balcony. On the ground floor, the restaurant offers lunch and dinner services from a varied menu. You can relax next to the sea here and enjoy the cosmopolitan and lively atmosphere of the Costa del Sol.

2* Hostal La Palmera

This family-run guest house is located in the centre of Torremolinos, close to the gay area in La Nogalera, San Miguel street and only 5 minutes' walk from Bajondillo beach. Rooms at Hostal La Palmera feature simple decor and come with air conditioning, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Numerous bars and restaurants serving national and international food can be found nearby. Torremolinos Train and Bus Stations are 10 minutes' walk away while the Aqualand Torremolinos Water Park is only 5 minutes' drive from the guest house. Benalmadena or Malaga Airport are 10 minutes' drive away.

3* Apartments Bajondillo

The beachfront Hotel Apartamentos Bajondillo in Torremolinos are located just a few minutes walk from the Eden gay beach club and also the gay village in La Nogalera. It has an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. They offer a wide range of entertainment, and a free airport shuttle. Each of the apartments has a private terrace, some of which offer sea views. They also have small kitchens with a hob and fridge. There is a choice of pillows. The complex also offers self-service laundry. The Bajondillo's swimming pool is surrounded by gardens with sun loungers and a seasonal pool bar. Guests can also enjoy table tennis, a library and a games room. The property organises a variety of entertainment programs, both during the day and in the evening, such as live music. There is free onsite parking, as well as secure garage parking at an extra cost.

3* El Pozo Hotel

Situated right in the centre of gay Torremolinos, this gay friendly hotel is located just steps from the gay nightlife and one of the best shopping streets, Calle San Miguel. The hotel is a few minutes walk to the beach and also conveniently located for getting around, being just 100 m from the train station and 300 m from the bus stop. All rooms include free WiFi, TV, and a bathroom with a hairdryer. The Suite Terrace includes a private furnished sun terrace with hot tub and sun loungers. Torremolinos is an attractive and appealing resort. It has clean sandy beaches, and a good selection of bars, cafes and restaurants and renowned nightlife.

3* Ritual Torremolinos

This gay hotel is located in the La Nogalera area of Torremolinos, known for its lively gay scene and offers a spa and 2 outdoor pools, including a rooftop nudist zone. Hotel Ritual - Adults Only has direct access to Bajondillo Beach via a lift, which saves the walk up and down the stairs. All air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, minibar, modern decor and private balcony, some with sea views. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. Hotel Ritual - Adults Only has a pool bar and a restaurant. There are many shops, bars and restaurants within a short walk from the property. Hotel Ritual - Adults Only offers a transfer to Malaga Airport for an additional charge. Malaga Airport is 15 minutes drive away from the property, and Tivoli World Theme Park is 6 km away.

4* Essence Don Paquito

The recently refubished Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito is very gay friendly and situated in Torremolinos, 100 m from Playamar and Bajondillo beaches and the seaside promenade, about 10 minutes walk up a gentle hill to the gay nightlife in La Nogalera. Their air-conditioned and heated rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, kettle, coffee maker, safe and minibar. The private bathroom includes hair dryer, bathrobe, shower and free toiletries. The hotel offers an outdoor heated swiming pool (to 30c in winter!), sun terrace, a hot tub and a turkish bath. Their buffet restaurant offers a range of culinary options. Free WiFi is featured. The Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito is within easy reach of all kinds of attractions, places of interest and the renowned nightlife. Malaga Airport is 12 minutes drive away.

4* Fenix Torremolinos

This adults only hotel is popular with gay guests. Featuring a spa and wellness centre and swimming pool, Fenix Torremolinos is located in Torremolinos a short walk to the gay bars and 170 m from Bajondillo Beach. The hotel offers a roof terrace hot tub with sea views. Each air-conditioned room features satellite TV, desk, kettle, minibar and safe. The modern bathrooms are equipped with a bath, shower, and hairdryer. The spa is available for an extra charge and includes a sauna, Turkish bath, and solarium. The outdoor pool is converted into an indoor pool in winter by a glass wall. There is also a lift from the property to the beach. The hotel's buffet restaurant offers great views of the Mediterranean Sea. There is also a snack bar. Fenix Torremolinos is just 100 m from San Miguel Street, Torremolinos' main shopping area. Torremolinos Bus and Train Stations are just 400 m from the hotel.

4* Gran Cervantes

Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea is centrally located in Torremolinos, near the gay life and 5 minutes' walk from Bajondillo Beach. It offers a rooftop pool and a sauna, indoor pool and gym. The rooftop pool offers great views of the Mediterranean and is heated and covered in winter months. A massage service is available. Bright, air-conditioned rooms are soundproofed and feature a satellite TV and private balcony, some with sea views. A safe can be hired, and the private bathroom comes with a hairdryer and amenities. A buffet breakfast is offered and room service is available. There is a lobby bar with live music, and you can dine by the pool in the summer and enjoy weekend shows. A children pool and a seasonal kids club is also available. There is a 24-hour reception, and you can hire a car from the tour desk. Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea offers on-site parking for an extra charge. Free WiFi throughout the property. Torremolinos Bus and Train Stations are 300 m away. Malaga Airport is 7.4 km drive away from the property.

4* Melia Costa del Sol

Ever popular with gay guests, Melia Costa del Sol is recently refurbished, set on Bajondillo Beach in Torremolinos, close to the Eden gay beach club and offering a new rooftop terrace with sea views and free Wi-Fi. It has an outdoor pool, a gym and a spa. Modern rooms are bright and spacious. They have a terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. All are air conditioned and have a safe, flat-screen satellite TV, a well-equipped bathroom and free WiFi. Melia Costa del Sol offers a buffet and continental breakfast, as well as Mediterranean cuisine for dinner. A la carte options are also available, and there is live music in Bar Central. The Thalasso Spa, available at an extra cost, includes a dynamic pool, sauna and a steam bath. Carihuela Beach and central Torremolinos are within 500 m and the Puerto Marina is a 5 km drive of the hotel. Benalmadena Casino is 6 km away and it is 7 km to Malaga Airport.

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Torremolinos Gay Scene

The main gay bars in Torremolinos can be found in La Nogalera, close to the railway station and right in the heart of the town. Set in walkways under a 1970s apartment complex, you'll find a wide range of bars, dance clubs and cruising clubs, most with outdoor seating. Close by is the gay friendly Pueblo Blanco area, built in traditional Andalucian style. Down by the beach, you'll find the gay beach club and nearby bars.

Tours & Experiences in Torremolinos

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