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50 Fun Things to Do With Kids on the Costa del Sol

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50 Fun Things to do with kids on the Costa del SolSo you’re planning a family holiday with the kids and the Costa del Sol is top of your list… but you’re looking for some fun things to do with the little – or not-so-little – ones during your holiday.

Well, you’re going to love this post as we are going to give you a list of 50 fun activities, excursions, parks, daytrips, outdoor activities, cultural activities, water parks and some inland adventure activities you can enjoy whilst you are here. We’ve included activities and attractions all along the Coast so it doesn’t matter if you are staying in Estepona, Marbella, Fuengirola, Benalmadena or Torremolinos, you’ll find something of interest in the list. Continue Reading →

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Thinking About Getting Dental Treatment in Spain? We’ve Got You Covered

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New dental clinic at Sunset Beach Club

The new dental clinic at Sunset Beach Club

Have you ever considered getting dental treatment abroad? If you live in the UK or Ireland, receiving major dental treatment here is Spain can mean savings of more than 40% on your dental treatment!

So at Sunset Beach Club we’re delighted to introduce our new Dental Commercial Office located on the first floor of the hotel (Just next to the supermarket). Run by ‘Clinica Crooke’ a well-established and respected dental practice with various offices on the Costa del Sol, this new office is open daily from 10am to 6pm (Monday to Friday). Continue Reading →

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Luna Beach Club and Salitos Bar Open for the New Season

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Luna Beach Club & Salitos BarAfter a rather wet start to the new season, we’re delighted to announce that our beach club, Luna Beach, and chill-out bar, Salitos are now both open daily!

If you’ve never been before, Luna Beach Club, is located just 400 metres from Sunset Beach Club hotel in a secluded beach called Torrevigía (Just below the Torrequebrada Hotel). Recently awarded a coveted ‘blue flag’, it’s one of Benalmadena’s best kept secrets and a great place for a family beach day.

The relaxing and laid back ambience you’ll find at Luna Beach Club makes it a popular venue for Sunset Beach Club guests, visitors to Benalmadena as well as local residents. Continue Reading →

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Looking to Book a Flight from the UK to Malaga? Save up to 70% by Following These Simple Tips

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Saving money on flights to MalagaDo you want to save up to 70% on your next flight to Málaga?

According to Kayak, one of the world’s most popular travel search engines, it’s possible to do. The British version of the site Kayak.co.uk recently analysed data from more than a billion – yes, one billion! – searches on their site and revealed some interesting results about the best time for brits (although we’re sure it’ll work for our Irish guests too) to book travel to the top 10 European destinations per season for 2016.

You’ll find all their results revealed on the detailed infographics we’ve linked to at the bottom of this post. However, we’re – obviously – only interested in the results for travellers flying to Málaga, which, incidentally, is just 20 minutes’ drive from Sunset Beach Club 🙂 Continue Reading →

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Visit Sohail Castle in Fuengirola: Entrance is Now Free!

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The grounds of Sohail Castle in FuengirolaFuengirola’s councilor in charge of Culture recently announced that access and visits to the city’s impressive Sohail Castle will now be free for all visitors – it used to cost 3€ for adults and 2€ for children!

Opening times are between 10:00am and 2:00pm daily from Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays), plenty of time for visitors to walk around this iconic building with centuries of history behind it (see below). Continue Reading →

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10 Top Things To Do in Benalmadena: Our Facebook Fans’ Favourites

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Top 10 Things to Do in Benalmadena (Our FAcebooks Fans Favourites)Are you planning a holiday in Benalmadena? Looking for ideas on things to do and places to see? You’re going to love this list of ideas.

We thought it would be fun to ask our Facebook Fans to tell us what they like to do when they visit Benalmadena… We’ve outlined the best answers below. This list should keep you reasonably busy next time you come and stay in Benalmadena (Hopefully at Sunset Beach Club ;-)) Continue Reading →

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Malaga at Christmas: Where to Go and What to See

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Malaga Christmas Lights in Calle Larios

Malaga Christmas Lights in Calle Larios

Málaga city centre is famous for its’ stunning Christmas lights. Hundreds of thousands of people visit the city’s Calle Larios to see the spectacular lights, and every year, we’re treated to a more impressive display!

This year is no exception with the town hall spending a whopping 573,201 Euros on the lights! This might seem like a lot but when you see the amount of people who show up at 6:30pm every day to watch the lights be switched on, you begin to understand why. Business is booming and the city has a real Christmassy feel to it. Continue Reading →

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Malaga’s New Ferris Wheel Offers Visitors Stunning 360º Panoramic Views of the City

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Malaga New Ferris Wheel A visit to Malaga’s city centre provides a multitude of interesting activities and attractions and, since last September, there’s a new attraction which will allow you to view the city’s beauty from a unique and privileged position: The Malaga Ferris Wheel!

Located at the entrance to the port, parallel to the Muelle de Heredia (next to the Ferry terminal) this impressive 70 metre-high structure offers visitors stunning 360º views of Málaga city and beyond. Apparently on a clear day, you can see up to 30 Kilometres! 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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Why You Need to Visit Mayan Monkey Mijas, the World’s Smallest Chocolate Factory 

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Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate FactoryThe white village of Mijas has a hidden secret which for the last few years has been delighting chocolate lovers from all over the world… We’re referring to Mayan Monkey Mijas, the world’s smallest chocolate factory! 

The sign above the entrance to this delightful chocolate factory and museum says it all, “Happiness Laboratory”.

Located in the village’s ‘Plaza Virgen de la Peña’ Mayan Monkey isn’t your ordinary chocolate factory. From the minute you walk in you are greeted by friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who are on hand to help you with all your chocolate related queries or needs. They’ll tell you stories about the chocolate’s origins and offer you samples to try. And trust us, the place has an impressive collection of exotic chocolate treats which will make you think you’re in Chocolate Heaven! Continue Reading →

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