Category Archives: What’s On

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

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.

Cazuela de la Abuela Fuengirola 2016From the 19th February to the 6th 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!). Read More…

It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

Benalmadena Carnival 2016It’s Carnival time in Benalmadena!

This traditional festivity of colourful fun, singing and dancing will take place from the 5th to the 14th February offering 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 hassle of deciding what to see, we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a few suggestions…  Read More…

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

Rockin Race Jamboree in TorremolinosNext Wednesday 4th February 2016 sees the start of another edition of the Rockin’ Race Jamboree music festival in Torremolinos. This is the event’s 22nd anniversary and will attract thousands of visitors from all over the world eager to enjoy a fun packed long weekend to the sounds of their favourite musical genre: music with American roots from the 50’s.

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

  • The Bellfuries
  • Johnny Tedesco
  • Bobby Brooks Wilson
  • The Kaisers
  • George Tomsco
  • Ray Collins’ Hot Club
  • Nico Duportal ¬ His Rhythm Duddes
  • The Beat From Palookaville

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

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Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai Comes to Malaga

Cirque du Soleil in Malaga - VarekaiThe ‘greatest show on earth’ is coming to Malaga!

From the 21st to 24th January, Cirque du Soleil, arguably the best circus experience on the planet will visit Malaga with their touring production titled Varekai. This stunning show first premiered in Montréal (Canada) in April 2002 and has since travelled all over the world delighting spectators wherever they perform.

The word ‘Varekai’ actually means ‘Anywhere’ in the Romani language, the language of the eternal nomads. The show is an “acrobatic tribute to the nomadic soul” and the art of the circus tradition. Read More…

Benalmadena’s Christmas Market: Perfect for Some Last Minute Christmas Shopping!

Christmas is just a week away and here in Benalmadena, we’re starting to get into the Christmas spirit. Starting tomorrow (18th December) you’ll be able to visit the traditional Christmas Market which takes place every year in Arroyo de la Miel’s ‘Pueblosol’ Square.

Christmas Market in Arroyo de la Miel, BenalmadenaThe market will be there until the 6th January 2016 so you’ve got a couple of weeks to stroll up there and enjoy the stalls and activities programmed over the festive period. Read More…

The Over 50’s Show: The Ultimate Lifestyle Event for the Coast’s Seniors

Over 50s Show in EsteponaThe popular Over 50’s Show is returning to Estepona this November. Sunset Beach Club participates in Over 50’s shows run by the same organisers in Dublin and Galway and we certainly recommend it to anyone looking to spend a fun and educational day out. And you don’t have to be ‘over 50’ to attend as activities and exhibitors are interesting to people of all ages. 

This admission-free lifestyle event aims to provide the Costa del Sol’s senior community with an entertaining, educational and informative experience. There’s lots happening during the event with visitors able to enjoy the following activities:  Read More…

Malaga International Jazz Festival: Events Programme

Malaga Jazz Festival

Poster for this year’s Malaga Jazz Festival

The city of Málaga is getting ready to host the 19th edition of its International Jazz Festival which takes place from the 9th to the 15th November 2015.

This year’s programme stands out for the quality of musicians taking to the stages of the the Cervantes and Echegaray Theatres. Spectators will be able to enjoy the music of artists such as  Richard Galliano, China Moses, Chapi Pineda, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Esperanza Spalding, Jerry Gonzalez or Dayna Kurtz.

The jazz festival will also offer a parallel activities programme (concerts, cinema and kids activities) as well as a special ‘Off’ Section featuring jazz sessions in different locations throughout the city (see programme below). Read More…

Fuengirola’s Erotic Tapas Route: A “Spicy” Gastronomic Adventure

Erotic Tapas Route in Fuengirola On the 30th October 2015, our neighbouring town of Fuengirola kicks off the 7th edition of the “Ruta dela Tapa Erótica” (Erotic Tapas Route), a simple and original idea which, since the first edition, has become a reference all over Spain.

Up until the 15th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to enjoy this traditional Spanish snack, with a slightly “spicy” touch. This year, the route sees 100 different establishments take part, each preparing a sensual and fun tapa, with creativity and flair being the main ingredients.

Anyone who visits one of the participating restaurants or bars will be able to sample one of these “erotic” tapas and a cool beer for a – very reasonable – €2. Read More…

Halloween at Sunset Beach Club: What’s on?

Halloween at Sunset Beach ClubHalloween is almost here and we’ve got a fun packed activities programme for all the families visiting us over this half term holiday period. 

From Saturday 17th October to Friday 30th October, our animation team will be offering a full daily entertainment programme with activities for children, teenagers and adults.

Here’s a quick look at some of the activities available for each age group (You can download the full activities programme here): Read More…

Blues at Moonlight: A Festival of Rockabilly and Music with American Roots

On the weekend of the 6th and 7th November 2015, the Moonlight Bar at Sunset Beach Club will once again host Blues at Moonlight, and international music festival for fans of Rockabilly and music with true American roots.

Blues At Moonlight #8 (Cartel)Now in its 8th year, the event promises a fantastic line up of international (and national) artists and groups. Quickly establishing itself as one of the most important festivals in this musical genre. Blues at Moonlight is definitely one to add to your calendar! Read More…

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