Benalmádena is a large town on the Spanish Costa del Sol. It consists of three parts; Benalmádena Pueblo, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmádena Costa. The most worth visiting of these is Benalmádena Costa with its long stretch of sunny beaches, a lively nightlife and excellent cuisine.
The Benalmadena  coast (Spanish: Benalmàdena Costa) is the southernmost portion of Benalmádena, this is the strip along the Mediterranean Sea. There are many hotels, bars, and of course beaches, and the Puerto Marina is here. The Puerto Marina is an open-air shopping mall, marina, and on-the-water (literally) apartment complex. Next door to the shopping portion, which surrounds the harbor, there is a complex containing Benalmádena's nightclubs.
The closest airport is Malaga, AGP, which is along the coast between Torremolinos and Malaga and takes just 20 minutes by train, taxi or hire car. You can get a taxi from outside terminal 3 where there is a taxi rank. A taxi from Malaga Airport to Benalmadena town centre is around €25 
Benalmadena can be reached by the frequent, (every 20 minutes), inexpensive, and comfortable air conditioned trains which run along the coast from Malaga to Fuengirola, with a station at Malaga Airport. The station at Benalmadena is in Arroyo de la Miel, with taxis and buses to take you to all parts of the town.
Train Timetable 
Benalmadena is integrated in Malaga Metropolitan Transport Consortium. The following bus routes:
You can get to Benalmadena by taxi with Autosol Malaga airport transfers. Autosol offers chauffeur driven cars for Malaga airport transfers, weddings, stag/hen nights, day trips, business trips for Benalmadena and main destinations in Andalucia.
The Portillo buses, green and cream, run along the coast from Benalmadena to Estepona, La Linea, Algeciras, Malaga, Fuengirola and inland to Benalmadena Pueblo, and Mijas. Taxis cost appprox €6 per trip within the town limits during the week and €8 on Sundays; they can take up to 4 people. This place is hilly with several roads having the Cardiac Hill nickname so buses and taxis can be a valuable health aid.
The best boat trip, takes place daily from 10-00am, out to sea looking for wild dolphins. Costa Party Catamarans operate luxury sailing catamarans and their english speaking crews are fabulous. take a look at the website [http:/www.costapartycats.com].
Benalmádena by Bike
The harpenny bridge is a great bar to watch football , as you guessed it is a irish pub and they do amazing variety of whiskeys and spirits , they also are one of the only bars around allowed to sell black vodka.
Also Monkey Business, (in front of Hotel Riviera). A great place for drinks and fun. The food is great and bar staff are Irish so there's always great craic.
Tours are available from almost everywhere in Benalmádena and lots go to Malaga,Marbella,Ronda,Estepona,Algeciras,Cadiz,Sevilla and Gibraltar (UK).
Be aware that if you decide to go to Gibraltar, you will need a passport or ID to get in. Some countries may require visas, although uncommon.