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12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

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Things to do in Benalmadena over ChristmasAlthough not the high season here in Benalmadena, Christmas time offers lots of interesting things to keep the whole family entertained.

Our guests often ask us for recommendations on things to do at this time of year so we’ve decided to put together this list which includes activities and specific places you can visit during the holidays. Although the title of this post specifically states Benalmadena, you’ll find that out list wanders a little further down the Coast; that being said, all of these places are well connected by public transport. If you’re planning on visiting the Coast this Christmas I’m sure you’ll find something of interest on the list. Here goes… Continue Reading →

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The Museum of Malaga: The City’s New Cultural Jewel

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museo-de-malagaAs of last Monday the 12th December 2016, Málaga city boasts a stunning new museum to add to its’ – already impressive – collection: The Museum of Malaga.

The new museum is located in the ‘Palacio de la Aduana’, the old Custom’s building. The original museum closed 20 years ago (almost to the day) and the opening date is no coincidence as it marks the 19th anniversary of the first demonstration demanding that the Customs building be used for cultural purposes. Continue Reading →

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You Can Now View the Costa del Sol’s 70+ Golf Courses in 360º

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360 degree images of Costa del Sol Golf CoursesAt the start of the year, we told you about the new project launched by the Costa del Sol Tourism Board where they offer visitors a unique perspective of our beautiful destination through the use of 360º images and videos.

Now, after the success of this first phase of this ambitious project, they have just launched their new Golf 360º Tool which will offer a new and unique way to view the coast’s ample selection of golf courses which lovers of the sport can enjoy whilst holidaying on our ‘Costa del Golf’ 🙂 Continue Reading →

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4 Interesting Things to do in Málaga over Christmas

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Things to do in Malaga at ChristmasWith just a couple of weeks to go until Christmas, Málaga city centre is bustling with  festive fun and excitement!

A walk through the streets of the city’s historic centre at Christmas time is an experience we would recommend to all who visit the Costa del Sol at this time of year. The stunning Christmas lights, mouth-watering gastronomy and magical ambience make for a truly wonderful visit to the Coast’s capital.

There’s lots going on in Malaga over Christmas; however, the four suggestions listed below are absolute musts: Continue Reading →

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Programme at Sunset Beach Club

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Festive Programme 2016 at Sunset Beach ClubHave you made any plans for Christmas and New Year? 

It’s a fun and exciting time to visit Sunset Beach Club, and whilst it’s a little different than spending it in front of the fire with rain or snow outside, there’s something special about enjoying a glass of bucks fizz whilst sitting out in the Winter sunshine 🙂

As is the tradition here at Sunset Beach Club, we’ve put together another fantastic Festive Programme for all guests who choose to spend Christmas and New Year with us (see below).  Continue Reading →

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5 Malaga Museums You’ve Probably Never Heard of (But are Well Worth a Visit)

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5 Malaga MuseumsThe city of Malaga is quickly becoming one of the most attractive Cultural destinations amongst international travellers. The town hall has invested heavily in the growth of its historical and artistic heritage and now offers visitors an impressive collection of more than 30 museums, each with its own unique and varied theme.

The most popular include The Picasso Museum, Centre Pompidou and the Carmen Thyssen museum and each attracts hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts every year. However, Malaga has other museums which, although not as famous, are definitely worth a visit.

Below you’ll find information on five of our favourite Malaga museums you might not have heard of. Continue Reading →

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Malaga Pass: The Easy (and Economical) Way to Explore Málaga City Centre

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If you are planning to explore the impressive array of art and culture that the city of Málaga has to offer, and would like to save a little cash, you may want to read on.

Making your way around all the museums, galleries and other “must see” tourist attractions which the Costa del Sol’s capital has to offer can get rather expensive. But don’t worry. We’re going to tell you about a nifty little card called a ‘Malaga Pass’ which will come in handy if you’re planning on visiting many of the city’s museums and attractions.
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Malaga International Jazz Festival: Events Programme

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Poster for Malaga International Jazz Festival in Malaga

The city of Málaga is getting ready to host the 19th edition of its International Jazz Festival which takes place from the 7th to the 13th November 2016.

This year’s programme stands out for the quality of musicians taking to the stage of the Cervantes Theatre. Spectators will be able to enjoy the music of artists such as Al Di Meola, Lee Konitz, Stanley Clarke, The Bad Plus y Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

The jazz festival will also offer a special parallel section featuring free jazz sessions in different locations throughout the city (see programme below). Continue Reading →

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Fuengirola’s Erotic Tapas Route: A “Spicy” Gastronomic Adventure

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Erotic Tapas Route in FuengirolaOn the 4th November 2016, our neighbouring town of Fuengirola kicks off the 8th edition of the “Ruta de la Tapa Erótica” (Erotic Tapas Route), a simple and original idea which, since the first edition, has become a reference all over Spain.

Up until the 20th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to enjoy this traditional Spanish snack, with a slightly “spicy” touch. This year, the route sees 101 different establishments take part, each preparing a sensual and fun tapa, with creativity and flair being the main ingredients. This year, four of the participating establishments will be offering special ‘gluten free’ tapas and beers.

Anyone who visits one of the participating restaurants or bars will be able to sample one of these “erotic” tapas and a cool beer for a – very reasonable – €2.50. If you choose one of the sweet dessert tapas available in some establishments,  you can choose to accompany it with a coffee, tea or sweet wine. Continue Reading →

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Blues at Moonlight: A Festival of Rockabilly and Music with American Roots

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On the weekend of the 3rd, 4th,  5th and 6th November 2016, the Moonlight Bar at Sunset Beach Club will once again host Blues at Moonlight, and international music festival for fans of Rockabilly and music with true American roots.

Blues at Moonlight 2016 PosterNow in its 9th year, the event promises a fantastic line-up of international (and national) artists and groups. Quickly establishing itself as one of the most important festivals in this musical genre, Blues at Moonlight is definitely one to add to your calendar! Continue Reading →

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