Benalmádena Marina is getting ready to host a very special gastronomic event… the Food Truck Experience. It’s that second time this unique culinary experience – which is having great success in other towns and cities – is celebrated here.
Although we enjoy approximately 320 days of sunshine a year here in Benalmadena, there are those odd days when the heavens open and you have to make use of the dreaded umbrella!
On these rare rainy days, we often get guests asking for tips and ideas on what to do on a wet day. Thankfully Benalmadena is not all about sun, sea and beaches; there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to do…Here’s a list of 11 ideas to keep you busy in Benalmadena (and the surrounding area) when it rains.
#1: Visit the Marina
Jump on the bus (nº110 or 120) or grab a taxi (Both stop just outside the hotel) and head down to the Marina. You’ll find lots of great restaurants to enjoy a lovely lunch and can also visit the popular Sea Life Aquarium with its fascinating range of sea creatures including sharks, stingrays and a giant Pacific octopus. A must if you have kids! Continue Reading →
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. Malaga town hall has recently re-launched its ‘Malaga Pass Card’ which helps tourists gain access to the cities best attractions and monuments.
We’re going to tell you all about this 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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Are 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 →
Málaga 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 →
If you’re spending the Christmas Holidays on the Costa del Sol and have kids, you’re probably looking for ideas of things to do to keep them busy…
Well, a visit to Malaga’s MIMA Children’s fair is a great option for a fun day out for all the family. This fabulous event is now entering its 14th year and was originally conceived to provide a large, fun and educational space where kids and parents could enjoy a wide selection of activities and attractions over the Christmas holidays. Continue Reading →
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 →
The year has flown by and we’re just a couple of weeks away from the start of the busy Christmas Holiday period.
As regular guests and visitors know, December at Sunset Beach Club, and in particular our Moonlight Theatre, means we get to enjoy some fantastic Christmas Shows and performances. If you’re looking for a fun and Christmassy afternoon or evening out, here are 3 great shows you might want to watch. Continue Reading →
If you’re planning on visiting the Costa del Sol this Christmas, you’ve got to visit Málaga City Centre to see the stunning Christmas Light display and show in the city’s famous Calle Larios. Continue Reading →
Are you looking for a list of fun things to do and attractions to visit in Benalmadena?
Well, you’ve come to the right place. There are loads of things to do when you come to spend your holidays in Benalmadena. We’ve put together an A to Z list with 26 ideas to get you started…
A – Aqualand
Have a splashing time at the Costa del Sol’s biggest water park. The kids will love it…and so will the adults. There are plenty of fun rides to keep the whole family entertained for hours!
B –Butterfly Park
Visit Europe’s largest Butterfly exhibition where you’ll be able to see more than 150 species of butterflies. You can read more about the Benalmadena Butterfly Park on our blog.