Malaga surpasses Torremolinos in number of tourists
According to data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), after Malaga, the biggest increase of tourists in the province was recorded in Nerja, with 10.2 percent, while in Fuengirola, the number of visitors increased during this period in just over three percent.
The biggest decline in this period has been in Benalmádena, with a 25.9 percent less visitors. Marbella is located in these ten months in the third most visited place in Malaga, with a 1.3 percent less.
Accumulated from January to October the city of Malaga has increased stays in 14,5 percent, with a total of 1,391,016 overnight stays. However, the municipality with most registered visitors in the province has been Torremolinos, with 3.5 million (-7.8 percent), Benalmádena, with 2.1 million (-11.9 percent), Marbella, with more than two million (+4 percent), Fuengirola, with 1.6 million overnight stays (-6.1 percent) and, finally, Nerja, with 680,962 (+4.7 percent).