There is a zoo, known as Bioparc Fuengirola since 2010, which was modernized in 2001 to feature "tropical-forest" dwellings.The Arab castle of Suhayl, or Suhail, remained an abandoned ruin until renovations began in 1995.

The area is also served by the A7 motorway; the closest airport is Málaga-Costa Del Sol.The city of Suel ceased to be mentioned at the beginning of the Middle Ages.

It is a major tourist resort, with more than 8 km of beaches and a medieval, moorish fortress.It has a series of natural habitats for different species.