SEA LIFE Benalmadena
SEA LIFE Benalmadena
3.5
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:15 PM
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J.D
13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Visited Sealife with our 2 young kids. Loved the area where we could touch some of the sea animals and the staff members were all very friendly. It's relatively small so you probably only need 1 to 1.5 hours. Recommend to also book tickets online as there's a 25% discount. Note however website is in Spanish with no option to switch to English (that I could find) however it's easy enough to work out.
Written January 20, 2020
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Thank you very much for your comment! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you soon again :)
Written January 26, 2020
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Margaux M
Belgium16 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020
A nice pirate-themed aquarium, it has a lot of fun things for little kids, but also enjoyable for adults. I visited with my boyfriend and as he is a student in biology he had a lot of interesting facts that were not on the explanation plates. Not every fish was named but it did give quite a bit of information. We bought the ticket with the Bioparc which saves about €7 each which is nice, they are about 20 min drive from each other though. One small negative point is that at the time of my visit there were quite a bit of algae in the tanks, I am an aquarium owner myself and this bugged me a tiny bit.
Written September 16, 2020
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Thank you very much for sharing your experience! We are really happy that you and your boyfriend liked our aquarium and you also enjoyed our special offer with Bioparc. Thank you and we hope to welcome back you soon again!
Written November 12, 2020
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Catherine Hale
Cardiff, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Family
Arrived not long after they opened so for first half hour had the place to ourselves which was great as able to take some great pics. We had a 2 yr old & an 11 year old both really enjoyed the interaction. Only a small place so you only need 1 to 2 hours. Had a money off coupon so paid 24 euros for 2 adults & 11 yr old which wasnt too pricey for the 3 of us. Had a great coffee in the roof top cafe very reasonable prices. Would definitely recommend a visit
Written February 22, 2020
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Thank you very much for your comment! We are very happy that you enjoyed a nice experience. We hope to see you soon!
Written February 23, 2020
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Laura
West Bromwich, UK19 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Pretty disappointing really. I've been to quite a few Sea Life Centres up and down the UK and this has to be the smallest I've been to yet. The whole experience lasted less than an hour. What was there was pleasant enough but really wasn't enough. The feature "sea at night" was pretty cool however no animals were on display, just pyrotechnics. The otter enclosure was way too small to see the otters being fed (we went out of season so was very quiet) and still couldn't get close enough to see anything. The only open enclosure was at the very start of the tour and again very small. Only other amenities were mini golf which was an additional fee. Nowhere to sit and have/purchase food or drink. The only toilet facilities were in the gift shop at the very start of the tour, meaning you had to go back through to the entrance no matter how far around the tour you were. We could not download the app to accompany the tour as we couldn't get any phone signal. This would not be an activity to keep the family entertained for hours and feel it's very overpriced in terms of value for money. In the peak season it would be too busy to enjoy most of the aquarium and too cramped. We paid 18 euro each. Go on a boat trip and get value for money. Wouldn't return unfortunately.
Written January 23, 2024
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theresa
London, UK53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Family
We've been coming for the past 9 years at least twice each holiday. My daughter loves this one, and says it's miles better than the London one. Always clean , staff friendly helpful happy. Very covid safe and precautions taken. My daughter loves it so much she wants to work here when she is older. Worth every penny especially as you can leave and te visit the Same day. Keep up the good work. See you hopefully Christmas
Written August 25, 2020
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Thank you very much for your comment! We are so happy to know that you and your family enjoyed discovering the sea creatures. We hope to welcome back you again at Christmas!
Written September 1, 2020
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sophie
Mansfield, UK4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Took prob 30 mins to visit.
We’ve been to lots of sea life centres and this is the most expensive and shortest ever!
Check prices online before but even then it’s pricey for the time spent!
And sea life… if you reply to my comment, like the others, advising to slowly walk round then you clearly don’t have two small children!?!
Also When we left we went to ask for some money back but it was closed! And so was the mini golf! (It was well within closing time for us to have had a game!)
Written October 7, 2023
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Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We apologize for the inconvenience you faced during your visit. Thank you again, best regards.
Written November 10, 2023
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Tracey Davis
3 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
It was a nice experience and interesting. Clean and well set up. But even though we took our time the trip was maximum 45 minutes so value for money isn't there. It is very pricey for an hour activity..
Written October 11, 2022
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Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you had a nice and interesting experience during your visit. We appreciate your positive comments about the cleanliness and setup of the aquarium. We apologize for any disappointment and we hope that despite this, you still enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future!
Written July 24, 2023
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Peter545
Ipswich, UK23 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Thought we would take a look around the Sea Life centre whilst staying in the resort. It was easy to find near the entrance to the Marina complex. An interesting display and an easy to follow pathway through the exhibits.
Written March 21, 2020
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Thank you very much for your comment, we are happy that you enjoyed your visit! :)
Written March 24, 2020
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Nelli L
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
Unfortunately i have to say this, but it was a complete waste of our time and money. Tickets were really pricey, 2 adults and one child was ~50€, and it took us only about 30 minutes to go through the whole aquarium. We're big fans of all aquariums, and always visit ones that we come across, and this was so far the worst one. Usually, we love Sea Lifes, and have visited many amazing ones, but this was beyond bad. The place was dirty and old, paint was chipping from the walls. Some animals had small exhibits, and just swam in a tiny circle for the time being. Only good things were the big sea turtle, and an active octopus. We didn't see any employees during the whole tour, there was no one to ask questions about the sea animals, like has been, in all other Sea Lifes we have visited. We went through the whole aquarium twice, and it took us 45 minutes in the end. Even our child was disappointed, and went 'it's over already?' When it ended suddenly. When we left, we saw someone demanding their money back. I don't recommend it at all. So many more better aquariums out there, that are so much cheaper.
Written July 15, 2021
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First of all, thank you very much for your feedback. We are sorry you felt your experience did not represent good value. The aquarium is not very huge, but we have a big variety of species, also our staff is always ready to help you to explore thoroughly. We sincerely hope you’ll visit us again and we are sure we can change your opinion.
Written July 27, 2021
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GurungPankaj
London, UK160 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely species of gishes. Quite crowded but expected as was holiday in Spain. Worth a visit if you’re around. Good day out.
Written August 18, 2022
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Thank you for your lovely review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the variety of fish species during your visit. We understand that holiday periods can be busy, but we're pleased that you still found the experience worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you back if you're ever in the area again!
Written July 24, 2023
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