Gay Torremolinos has become a gay hotspot in Europe thanks to its dreamy beachside location in the south of Spain and its active LGBTQ scene. Just 20 kilometers from Malaga, Torremolinos is a cinch to visit any time of the year. Positioned on the Costa del Sol, gay Torremolinos offers golden sandy beaches including the popular El Gato Gay Beach, which attracts gay sunbathers throughout the day. With its rainbow flags flapping in the wind, it is near impossible to miss this gay beach area. Spend a day here, and enjoy drinks and food options from the bar, all the while socializing with other gay travelers.
However, Torremolinos is not just about sand and chill. In the evening, Torremolinos comes alive with plenty of nightlife transpiring in several gay bars, clubs, and gay-friendly restaurants. Whether you plan to have some sangria in a charming square and spend a relaxing evening with friends, or you’d rather dance the night away in a gay club meeting some locals, gay Torremolinos will be sure to keep you entertained. After a day sunbathing at El Gato Beach, head to La Nogalera - the gay district of Torremolinos. Here you will find many gay bars open throughout the night. For mingling, try Vida Bar, which offers a terrace and regularly welcomes a friendly crowd. Altenatively, go glam for the night with a serve of cocktails from quirky venue, La Nuit.
Gay and lesbian travelers will also appreciate the selection of gay clubs in Torremolinos. Centuryon is one of the newest and most popular gay clubs, often welcoming special guests and big-name DJs who spin sounds well into the night. Generally, parties here take place Saturday nights, however events sometimes occur on Fridays. If gay cruising in Torremolinos is on your agenda, make a beeline for Aqua Club. This late-night venue is on the fringe of La Nogalera and has a dance floor with house music as well as a separate cruising area with darkrooms.
If beach is key while in Torremolinos, spend the day at El Gato Beach. Not only can you sunbathe here, but there is also the El Gato Lounge - a very popular gay hangout in Torremolinos during the summer months. You can enjoy cocktails as well as local Andalusian dishes and sandwiches to prevent you from swimming on an empty stomach! This is arguably the best beach party in town! While Torremolinos is hot enough, you can take things to a steamy level at Apolo Sauna. Enjoy the usual features including a Finnish Sauna, private cabins, and a Jacuzzi, along with the added bonus of live drag performances.
Torremolinos is also home to the iconic Delice Dream Festival, which takes place various times throughout the year, including in April for its annual Gay Spring Break Festival. So if you are looking for sun, sand, gay boys, and a whole lot of fun, try Torremolinos for your next gaycation.