Fuengirola travel guide

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With a population of 71,482, Fuengirola is a must-see destination in Andalusia, Spain.

When to visit Fuengirola

Fuengirola in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fuengirola in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fuengirola in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 115 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Fuengirola, with an average rainfall of 2 mm.

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How to Get to Fuengirola


When flying to Fuengirola, you’ll arrive at Malaga Costa del Sol Airport (AGP), which is located 19 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Fuengirola from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 37h 40m.


iryo is the most popular train carrier serving Fuengirola, followed by Renfe. The train journey from Fuengirola to Seville takes 2h 02m and costs around $76 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Madrid, expect to pay about $20 for a 2h 44m trip. The train station in Fuengirola is called Fuengirola, and is located 0.2 km from the city centre.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fuengirola, including iryo, ALSA and Interbus. From Seville, the bus ride to Fuengirola takes 241 km and will cost you around $69. From Madrid, the ticket costs about $67 for a journey of 264 km.

Airports near Fuengirola

Airlines serving Fuengirola

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Fuengirola

From 5-star hotels such as the Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton to great affordable options like the Hotel Las Rampas, Fuengirola offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $147 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $128 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hostal Los Corchos and Hotel Agur.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fuengirola

Most booked hotels in Fuengirola

Occidental Fuengirola by Barceló
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Melia Costa del Sol
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Las Rampas
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Leonardo Hotel Fuengirola Costa del Sol
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Aparthotel Myramar Fuengirola
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Ilunion Fuengirola
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Fuengirola

Expect to pay $3.16 per litre in Fuengirola (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $37.85 and $50.46. The most frequently booked car type in Fuengirola is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Renault Clio or similar) is, on average, 89% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.