Parque La Bateria (Battery Park), Torremolinos

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Also dubbed “Heaven on Earth,” Parque La Bateria (Battery Park) is a beautiful park that was once a military fortress. Don’t miss the four preserved cannons and two underground bunkers. This park is virtually a botanical garden, with plant life from around the world. Go up the lookout tower and enjoy the view of the coastline. Stroll or jog along the pathways, and visit the lake to rent a boat and skim across the water. Kids will love the merry-go-round. It’s best to take snacks and drinks with you, although vending machines are also provided near the entrance. For Parque La Bateria (Battery Park) and beyond, use our Torremolinos vacation trip planner to get the most from your Torremolinos vacation.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Beautiful park and arranged for children great fun with a large play area. Beautiful Lake with a single euro you can do a half-hour ride on a small boat. Look for young and old cannons. From the tower you can see all the seascape
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  • August 18, 2017
    This is a great place for a day out - there's a lake where you can hire boats (although check the times as they do close during the day, I think it's shut 12-2). The kids play park is really good too ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    This place is beautiful with boating lakes and kids play area it's huge, The down side is it's up a hill to get to it and only 1 way in and out, we got a taxi there but walked back.  more »
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  • A nice park with a bit of history. Great views from the top of tower which is accessible by elevator. A lovely little boating lake and an excellent children's play area. Downsides are that it lacks some good shade or a little cafe for those hot summer days.
  • Lovely fountains etc. There only seems to be one entrance/exit so we couldn't walk through it, had to retrace ours steps to get out.
  • I visited this park in the morning and it was very peaceful, there were plenty of people out for their morning walk/jog, but that didn't detract from the beauty of the place. If I were a local I would visit this often.
  • A nice try , but few grown up trees to provide shade on a summer's day. The other minus is the lack of a proper cafeteria to sit down and enjoy your stay.
  • Good for running. The park has track/path for running, toilets, water, outside gym equipment and a kids play park.

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A stay in central Torremolinos offers immediate access to the main walking street Calle San Miguel. For a scenic setting among beaches, consider a hotel in the Benalmadena area or near the marina.
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