There were plans to create the butterfly park in 2006 however plans to make it bigger and better pushed the opening date back to 2011. The centre will be home to over 100 different species of butterfly along with plenty of activities for all of the families to enjoy. The butterflies will live in semi captivity which means that visitors to the park will be able to experience the creatures flying around over their heads and observe their natural behaviour. One of the biggest problems faced with developing the park was the proposed maintenance of such a large project. The owners of the centre have invested over one million euro’s in ensuring that it runs smoothly, this including maintaining a specific climate for the butterflies to develop within.
The major of Benalmadena has stated that the park will hour some of the world’s most spectacular and endangered species of butterfly and will become one of the biggest tourist attractions in Spain. Whether you are a butterfly enthusiast looking to find out more about their natural behaviour or a family looking for something different to do during your holiday, the butterfly park definitely ticks a wide range of boxes! If you are planning on getting away next year but are stuck for ideas on where to go, make sure you consider Benalmadena as your destination of choice. Along with this brand new, exciting attraction the resort also boast hot sunshine, great beaches and plenty of things to see and do. With so much going on, what more could you possibly want from a holiday destination?
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