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Kildare, Ireland
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Need help deciding


We are a family of 5 ( kids 2,4 & 14). We've booked flights for 10 days in sept. we would like to rent a 2 bed apartment but I just can't decide where is best. We've stayed at sunset beach a few times but had a car so getting around was fine. This time no car , so reliant on public transport. We would love to be close to beach , the closer the better. Not too pushed about nightlife . Should we stay in pueblo , arroyo or costa. Any tips and advice would be very welcome as time is pushing on !!!! Thanks :)

Benalmadena, Spain
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1. Re: Need help deciding

Hi,If what you want is beach,then the costa is ideal.You can´t get closer to the beach than that.

London, United...
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2. Re: Need help deciding

The Pueblo is a long way from the beach or rest of Arroyo/Benal. Do not consider it.

Arroyo or the beach are, to my mind, one and the same place. No trip would be complete without spending time in both. So you will end up doing some walk. There will be hills.

However, as Janice confirms from what you say yourself, if you want the beach, you know you're going to be spending a lot of time there, why is it not a no-brainer to stay there?

Arroyo de la Miel...
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3lilboys, as you've stated you'd like to be clse to the beach, then the costa is your answer.

You can always take a trip up to the Pueblo, and further up Mijas. Likewise you can also wander up to Arroyo too.

What time in September will you be over? I ask as Mijas has their annual feria (fair) the beginning of the month.

Arroyo de la Miel...
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4. Re: Need help deciding

Cant see that Sunset Beach is too far out really. However Las Arenas, Villasol, The Bali and Sirocco are all closer to the marina end of town yet still only 10 mins to Arroyo.

Kildare, Ireland
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5. Re: Need help deciding

Thanks for the replies . Just wanted to be sure that by staying by the beach we are not missing out on the best parts of benal. Think ill go ahead and book today !!!!

London, United...
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6. Re: Need help deciding

You've been a few times before so you know the place isn't that big. Wherever you stay you are not precluded from going and seeing anywhere else.

Enjoy your trip.

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