If you’re looking for a bit of watersport fun during your holiday in Benalmadena, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for an exhilarating adrenalin rush or a more leisurely activity like paddle surfing, Benalmadena’s beaches offer a fantastic range of activities for all the family. Below we’ve listed some of our favourites. Continue Reading →
If you enjoy adventure games and challenges then you’re going to love Benalmadena’s fabulous new attraction: Prison Island!
Located in Benalmadena Marina’s main shopping centre, this new attraction promises hours of fun and adventure for all the family (from 9 to 99 years of age!). Based on hit TV show ‘Fort Boyard’ the Prison Island experience requires participants to work in teams to solve tricky challenges and tasks in a series of ‘cells’ in order to collect the maximum number of points. These challenges require a series of skills including physical, mental and tactical.
A visit to Prison Island is the perfect activity for a fun family outing. Work together as a team to solve problems and earn the maximum number of points. Continue Reading →
The city of Malaga is getting ready to host, for the 4th year running, a fabulous series of summer evening concerts. This latest edition, of what has become a consolidated event in the city’s summer events calendar, will delight spectators with a series of free music concerts to be held in the Gibralfaro Castle and the Alcazaba fortress.
The Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra, musical ‘ensemble’, ‘Músicos Concerto Málaga, Duo del Valle, The Insostenible Big Band, Coral Cármina Nova and Música Prima, will be performing in two of Malaga’s most iconic land marks. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
This weekend – from the 11th and 12th September – the picturesque white village of Guaro celebrates the 19th edition of its famous ‘Luna Mora’ Festival.
This year’s festivities have been reduced to two days (It’s usually four) but they’ve still managed to put together an impressive programme of events with activities and entertainment for all the family.
Throughout the weekend, the village becomes a meeting point for traditional Andalusí music and culture. The streets come alive in the evenings with the stunning illumination of 25,000 candles strategically positioned to create a unique and magical ambiance. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the traditional Arab artisan market, workshops (Henna and belly dancing), street performers, storytelling and mouth watering gastronomy. Continue Reading →
Foodies 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 →
The 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 →