In the heart of Torremolinos, near the historic center, a residential palace called the Casa de los Navajas, a sensational house built in the Neo-Mudejar style, looks out between some trees and buildings that creates great curiosity and amazes visitors.
Where is the Casa de los Navajas located?
The Casa de los Navajos is located in the center of Torremolinos which is located about 20 minutes from the center of Malaga. specifically next to the beach of El Bajondillo 5 minutes from the historic center.
Can we visit this place?
Yes, you can visit this palace. It opens from Friday to Sunday, and its hours are from 11am to 2pm and from 6pm to 8pm, and the entrance to the building is completely free. Always check the current schedule before visiting this monument at +34 952 37 19 09
Who built this building?
This residential palace was built between 1926 and 1927 by a businessman from Málaga named Antonio Navajas dedicated to the cultivation of sugar cane. The building after many years of abandonment was acquired and restored by the Torremolinos town hall to reopen to the public in 2014.
What is its architectural structure?
The palace was built in the neo-Mudejar style that flourished in the province of Malaga at the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. The decoration of the building has a great inspiration in the Alhambra in Granada with touches of Mozarabic art.
The construction consists of two floors with two round towers at each end of the building. The ground floor for the family’s home while the upper floor serves as a viewpoint over the sea.
What is the building currently used for?
Currently, apart from visits by thousands of tourists a year, it also hosts a large number of public events such as concerts, exhibitions and theater. The building also has rooms for private events such as weddings and other ceremonies.