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10 Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to Try Next Time You Visit the Costa del Sol

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Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to try on the Costa del SolAre you looking for something more adventurous to do next time you visit the Costa del Sol?

A visit to this beautiful part of Spain doesn’t mean you have to make do with sun, sea and sangria. If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you’re going to love this list of 10 exciting activities to try next time you are here.

If you’re travelling with kids, you might want to take a look at our monster blog post featuring 50 fun things to do with kids on the Costa del Sol, we guarantee you won’t have any kids complaining of boredom with this list under your belt! 😊 Continue Reading →

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 ‘La Cazuela de la Abuela’ Gastronomic Contest: A Great Opportunity to Sample Traditional Spanish Casserole Dishes

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If you enjoy a warm and hearty casserole during these cooler winter days (well, cooler by Costa del Sol standards) then we highly recommend you take a quick trip down to Fuengirola for their annual ‘Cazuela de la Abuela’ (Grandma’s Casserole) event.

poster for Grandma's Casserole event in FuengirolaFrom the 16th February to the 4th March, locals and visitors to Fuengirola will be able to sample tasty traditional Mediterranean casserole dishes – including yummy ‘lentejas’ and ‘callos’- just like the local’s Grandmas used to make (or still do!). Continue Reading →

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It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

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Poster for Benalmadena CarnivalIt’s almost Carnival time in Benalmadena!

This traditional festivity of colourful fun, singing and dancing starts on the 9th February, and goes on until Sunday 18th February, offers local residents and visitors a full events programme with activities and entertainment to suit all ages.

The fun-packed programme takes place in Benalmadena Pueblo and in Arroyo de la Miel; however, to save you the hassle of deciding what to see, we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a few suggestions…  Continue Reading →

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Carnival ‘Madness’ in Malaga (and the rest of the Costa del Sol)

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Poster for the 2018 Malaga CarnivalWe’re just a few days away from the start of Carnival Season and most towns and cities on the Costa del Sol are gearing up for a week of fun and entertainment.

Although the Carnival is celebrated all over Andalucia – The Cadiz Carnival is probably the most famous – for the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on the Málaga Carnival; only 25 minutes from our hotel and easily accessible, it’s a ‘must visit’ if you are planning a trip to the Costa del Sol in February.

We’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters and this luxury allows the city of Málaga to live one of its most colourful, multicultural and spontaneous festivities of the year: The Carnival.

With hundreds of activities and events taking place during the week-long (sometimes a little longer) festivities, you’re guaranteed to have a ball! Continue Reading →

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Weekend of Soul & Motown in Benalmádena: Costa del Soul

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Poster for Costa del Soul February 2018Northern Soul promoters, GoldSoul, are heading back to Sunset Beach Club this February with another edition of their 5-night winter soul break. 

As many of you know, for the last 10 years we’ve welcomed GoldSoul for their week-long Costa del Soul events. These usually take place at the end of October, and are, undeniably, the top soul music events on the Costa del Sol.

Building on the success of their autumn Costa del Soul holidays, GoldSoul recently added a new event to their calendar: a 5-day Soul and Motown Break!

From the 2nd to 7th February (2018) Soul and Motown music fans can enjoy a fun-packed break in the sun with music every night in the Sunset Beach Club Moonlight Theatre. Continue Reading →

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Have You Made Any Plans For Valentine’s Day?

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Valentines Day at Sunset Beach Club, BenalmadenaHave you made any plans for Valentine’s Day?

This year the 14th February falls on a Wednesday so we’ve decided to offer our Valentine’s Gala Dinner every evening from Saturday 10th February to Saturday 17th February so that you can choose the day that works best for you! We’re going to celebrate it in style here at Sunset Beach Club! 🙂

Surprise your loved one with a romantic dinner in our Oasis Restaurant with live music and a superb menu our chefs have put together for the occasion. 

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The Rockin’ Race Jamboree: A 50’s Music Festival in Torremolinos

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Poster for Rockin Race Jamboree in TorremolinosThursday 1st February 2018 sees the start of another edition of the Rockin’ Race Jamboree music festival in Torremolinos. This is the event’s 24th anniversary and will attract thousands of visitors from all over the world eager to enjoy a fun packed long weekend (1st, 2nd,3rd & 4th February) to the sounds of their favourite musical genre: music with American roots from the 50’s.

This year’s festival features  some of the world’s top artists exclusively for the event! There are approximately 28 artists and bands playing during the 4-day event, including:

  • The Ragtones
  • Pike Cavalero
  • The Vargas Brothers
  • Si Craunston
  • Wayne Hancock
  • Untamed Youth
  • The Savage Hornets
  • The Bullets
  • Chris Montez
  • Scotty Baker
  • James Intveld

Please click here to see all the featured artists at this year’s Rockin’ Race Jamboree

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Ricky Lavazza’s Rock n Roll 50’s Rewind Weekender

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poster-ricky-2018-alojamiento-copyRicky Lavazza, one of Sunset Beach Club’s most popular entertainers, is putting on a special and fun-packed weekend of Rock ‘n roll on the 27th and 28th January with great music and activities throughout the weekend.

It all kicks off on Saturday 27th January with a welcome drink followed by the first of two amazing shows in the Moonlight Bar. ‘The Rock ‘n Roll Rewind Show’ featuring Ricky and The Memphis Trio, the Costa del Sol’s nº1 Rock ‘n Roll band!

On Sunday 28th January, you’ll be able to enjoy the classic car show featuring over 20 stunning cars from the ‘Classic Car Club Andalucia’. A couple of these cars will be parked around the main pool area! Continue Reading →

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Timetable for the Three Kings Parades in Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Málaga 

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Three Kings Parades in Malaga, Benalmadena and Fuengirola
On Friday evening (5th January) kids all over Spain will be lining the streets of all the main towns and cities to watch the traditional Three Kings Parades.

This is the highlight of the Christmas festivities and a must-watch for anyone visiting at this magical time of year. Many of our guests like to venture into town and watch the colourful parades so we’ve put together this blog post highlighting some of our favourite processions with timetables and exact locations of each. All you have to do is choose the one which most appeals to you! Continue Reading →

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Things to do in Malaga in Winter: Visit these Fantastic Art Exhibitions

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Art and Culture in MalagaMálaga city is quickly becoming one of the top cultural destinations in Europe. The impressive selection of museums coupled with the splendid weather enjoyed year-round make it a perfect choice for a cultural winter getaway.

Many of the city’s top museums offer unique temporary exhibitions to add to their already stunning permanent collections. Continue Reading →

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