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Málaga Gastronomy Festival: The City’s Biggest Food Event

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Malaga Gastronomy FestivalFrom the 25th April to the 7th May, the city of Málaga will host Andalucia’s most important gastronomic event: Malaga Gastronomy Festival.

This will be the 4th edition of this festival which is a strategic project for the city of Málaga, its province and Andalucía. The objective of making the city a gastronomic reference is slowly becoming a reality with yearly growth in terms of content for the festival and the level of chefs taking part.

Visitors will be able to enjoy debates, food tasting, movies, photographic exhibitions, workshops, show cooking and lots more. It’s a festival which serves as a showcase to the areas gastronomic heritage and culture attracting food lovers of all ages and with varied tastes. 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 the Cazuela de la Abuela in Fuengirola

Poster for the Cazuela de la Abuela event

From the 10th February to the 26th February, 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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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 Tuesday so we’ve decided to celebrate our Valentine’s Gala Dinner on the evening of Saturday 11th February so that those who have to work can enjoy their romantic dinner without worrying about having to work the next day! We’re going to celebrate it in style here at Sunset Beach Club! 🙂

Surprise your loved one with a romantic dinner in our Sala Málaga Banquet Room located on the 7th floor of the hotel and boasting stunning views out to sea.  

Here’s a quick look at the delicious menu our chefs have put together for the Valentine’s Day dinner… 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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7 Refreshing Summer Drinks (+ Recipes) You Need to Try Next Time You Visit Spain

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7 refreshing spanish summer drinksSummer is upon us and it looks like we’re in for a hot one! So we thought we’d put together a list of refreshing summer drinks to help ward off the heat and keep cool.

Many of these are alcoholic but it’s easy to make them into non-alcoholic versions. You’ll recognise a few of but we’re sure there are some you’ve never heard of and may even seem a little strange… we recommend you try them all; you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

For those of you who like to try out new drinks at home or would like to impress friends when you get home from your hols, we’ve included a list of ingredients and instructions on how to prepare each of these delicious summer drinks. Cheers! Continue Reading →

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Our New Takeaway Menu: Pizzas, Paella, Wok Noodles and Lots More!

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Takeaway menu at Sunset Beach ClubThe beauty of our self-catering apartments is that you always have the choice to stay in and eat lunch or dinner on the balcony overlooking the Mediterranean (if you have a sea view, if not the mountains will have to do :-)).

Yes, our Oasis Restaurant is located nearby – on the 1st floor – but sometimes you don’t feel like going to all the trouble of dressing up to eat in the restaurant; you’d rather just stay in your shorts or bikini and relax on your balcony. Continue Reading →

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Food Truck Festival at the Sohail Castle in Fuengirola

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Food Truck event in FuengirolaFoodies are in for a treat this weekend as Fuengirola’s Sohail Castle hosts Andalusia’s first ever Food Truck Festival.

From the 20th to the 23rd August, this unique event promises a fabulous gastronomic experience as well as music and entertainment for all the family. These food trucks will offer around 15 different street food options, most from local establishments.

Equipped with modern kitchens and appliances it’s amazing what these chefs can rustle up in such a tight space: succulent and tasty dishes at very reasonable prices. During this weekend’s event, visitors will have the chance to sample a wide selection of food including meats, kebabs, fish, seafood, Iberian hams, sandwiches, hotdogs, burgers, home-made ice-creams, milkshakes, cocktails and lots more.  Continue Reading →

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Mijas Tapas Festival: Enjoy a Tapa and a Drink for Just 2€! 

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Mijas Tapas FestivalAs from the 27th February – and until the 29th March – the white village of Mijas will celebrate it’s Tapas Festival (Festival de la Tapa de Mijas).

Every weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) participating bars and restaurants will offer their best tapas to all visitors. You’ll have the chance to sample traditional and typical tapas dishes as well as more exotic and innovative recipes. Continue Reading →

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Benalmadena Launches New Initiative: A Healthy Tapas Route 

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Healthy Tapas Route - BenalmadenaBenalmadena Council and the Association of Local Businesses (ACEB) will launch a new initiative at the end of the month, one that fits in perfectly with their ‘Benalmádena, Ciudad Saludable’ (Healthy City) programme: The ‘Ruta de la Tapa Saludable’ (Healthy Tapas Route).

From the 28th January to the 5th February, the first ever Healthy Tapas Route will allow locals and visitors to enjoy the very best of Mediterranean cuisine… in tapas!  Continue Reading →

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Survey Reveals Top 10 Favourite Dishes of Tourists Who Visit Spain

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List of Favourite Foods of Tourists who visit SpainDid you know that, every year, almost seven million people choose Spain as a holiday destination because of the gastronomy? That’s a massive 12% of the 60 million visitors Spain welcomes each year!

A recent article in the travel section of one of Spain’s largest newspapers (abc.com) – using data from a Jetcost survey – revealed some interesting facts about the gastronomic preferences of travellers who visit the country, in the form of a top 10 list. Continue Reading →

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