For those looking to relax and unwind while in Torremolinos, a visit to Jardín Botánico Molino de Inca is an absolute must. Designed by the municipal technician Manuel Simón, and opened in 2003, Jardín Botánico Molino de Inca has become one of Spain’s best public palm gardens. Home to over 70 species of palm trees, as well as different trees and shrubs, the garden is a beautiful green oasis. While here, visitors must make it a point to visit the hundred year old Araucaria which is located in the centre of a maze, as well as the gigantic Eucalyptus trees. Also found here are a few ponds and lakes, fountains, a real flour mill, a Japanese Zen garden, marble statues and more.
Tuesday to Sunday – 11.30am to 2.00pm and 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Around an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The flour mill, the hundred year old trees and the Japanese garden
While there are no prayer facilities at Jardín Botánico Molino de Inca, Muslim visitors will be able to find a clean, quiet area in the park to offer their prayers. They can also use the facilities offered at the mosque in Torremolinos; the Masjid Al Momin. There are also a few other mosques and prayer facilities in the surrounding areas of Torremolinos.
There are no known cafés or snack bars at Jardín Botánico Molino de Inca. It is however possible for Muslims visiting Torremolinos to find a few Halal restaurants in the city. Raj Mahal and El Tapeo are two known Halal restaurants in Torremolinos. Muslims visiting the botanical gardens could therefore ask to be guided to the best Halal restaurant nearby.