Torremolinos is a municipality of the province of Málaga, Andalusia, Spain. It has an area of 91 km² and a population of about 31,000 inhabitants. The average temperature ranges from 18 °C in January to 30 °C in August. Annual rainfall is 526 millimeters.
The city owes its name to the first count Pedro Fajardo de Córdoba y Saavedra. He was responsible for building many roads that are still being used today as the main road that runs through Torremolinos’ territory since 1757 that connects Fuengirola until Marbella passing by Benalmádena Pueblo and Archidona .
Torremolinos wasofficially founded on January 6, 1757.
Torremolinos has grown to be an important city in the province of Málaga and Andalusia because of its great development of tourism. More than fifty-five years ago, Torremolinos was a small town but had already become famous among tourists as a summer resort for European aristocracy. Between 1960 and 1980…two million tourists visited the city every year….The beginning of the golden age of tourism brought more than two billion dollars between 1960 and 1994 to the state coffers. This period also marked a huge demographic increase as well as social changes that have helped lift much of the area’s population out of poverty. Today it is referred to as “the pearlof the Costa del Sol,” and it is one of Spain’s most important tourist cities, hosting millions of visitors every year.