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Costa del Soul: 7 Days (and nights) of the Best Northern Soul

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Costa del Soul 2016 - Sunset Beach ClubOctober is ‘Soul Time’ here at Sunset Beach Club! 

For the 8th year running, our friends at Goldsoul – well established UK Soul event promoters – are coming back for a fun week of the best tunes, lots of dancing and, of course, sunshine!!!

This year’s ‘Costa del Soul’ event promises to be the best yet with dates extended to 9 days (7th to 15th October) and some of the top DJ’s from the UK playing the greatest Soul Music Tunes throughout the day

Soul music lovers can enjoy their daily dose of Classic Soul tunes by the hotel’s Tikki Poolside Bar whilst enjoying a cool jug of Sangria and working on their tans!

After a hard day by the pool, the fun continues in the Panorama Bar with some laid back soul from 6 to 9pm. This includes the ever-popular happy hour and the chance to catch up and watch the latest live Premiership or Champions League football matches. Continue Reading →

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Benalmadena Pueblo Hosts its Annual Arab Market

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Arab Market in BenalmadenaStarting tomorrow, 29th September, and until Sunday the 2nd October, Benalmádena Pueblo (the old town) will host the 6th edition of its Arab Market (Zoco), event that serves as the perfect start to the town’s autumn and winter cultural programme. 

The Arab Market will take place in the following locations throughout the town: Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Plaza de España; in the Real and Santo Domingo de Guzmán streets and in the ‘Jardines del Muro’. Aimed at promoting the town’s beauty and charm, the town hall hopes that this unique event will attract tourists from all over the Coast.  Continue Reading →

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World Tourism Day: A Great Opportunity to Visit Malaga’s Museums and Attractions for Free  

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World Tourism Day 2016 in MalagaNext Tuesday 27th September 2016 is World Tourism Day and to celebrate this special occasion, Malaga Town Hall, in conjunction with the city’s main museums and monuments, has prepared a special events programme.

This initiative – promoted by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) – aims to raise awareness of the important impact tourism has on countries and communities around the world; socially, culturally, politically and economically. This year’s event goes under the following title: Tourism for all – Promoting Universal Accessibility.  Continue Reading →

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The Luna Mora Festival in Guaro: A Weekend of Music and Culture

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Festival de la Luna Mora de GuaroOn the 9th and 1oth September – the picturesque white village of Guaro celebrates the 20th edition of its famous ‘Luna Mora’ Festival.

As was the case last year, this year’s festivities have been reduced to two days (It’s used to be 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 →

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Take a Trip Back in Time… Visit the Medieval Market in Fuengirola’s Sohail Castle

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Medieval Market at Sohail Castle in FuengirolaLast year it managed to attract over 90.000 visitors and this year, organisers are hoping to improve upon this impressive figure. We’re referring to the Medieval Market which is taking place in Fuengirola’s Sohail Castle from Thursday 11th August until  Monday the 15th August. 

This is the 13th consecutive year that the event has been held and just goes to prove its success. So much so that it has now become one of the most important in Spain thanks, mainly, to its unique setting in an XIth century Muslim fortressContinue Reading →

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Why You Need To Visit The Málaga Fair

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Feria de Málaga 2016This weekend sees the start of the Costa del Sol’s largest and most popular fair, the Malaga Fair or Feria de Málaga as it’s referred to here!

If you haven’t been before, we highly recommend you do so! Get ready for 9 days of fun and entertainment as the city welcomes thousands of visitors from all over Spain for, what has become, the most popular summer fair in Andalucía and one of the most popular festivities in Spain.

The official opening of the fair is on Friday 12th August and promises to be an entertaining affair with a spectacular pyrotechnical display and a free concert by Spain’s Eurovision Song Contest candidate, Barei. This all takes place on the Malagueta Beach just next to the port’s famous lighthouse from 11:30pm.  Continue Reading →

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‘Virgen del Carmen’ Celebrations this Weekend in Benalmadena

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Virgen del Carmen en Benalmadena

Benalmadena is preparing itself for its annual celebrations in honour of the ‘Virgen del Carmen’. Also known as Stella Maris, she is the patron saint of fishermen (Please click on this link for more information on the Virgen del Carmen).

The Benalmadena town hall has prepared various events which will take place on Friday 15th July and Saturday 16th July (public holiday) including a wonderful procession through the streets of Benalmádena Costa in which the fishermen will carry their ‘Stella Maris’ to the Marina; here she’ll be lifted aboard a fishing boat and paraded along the Benalmadena coastline. If you’ve got some good binoculars, a great place to watch this is from the terrace in our Panorama Bar here at Sunset Beach Club  or from the promenade just in front of the hotel.  Continue Reading →

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol: A Full List of This Summers Top Live Acts

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol Summer 2016Concert season is in full swing on the Costa del Sol. Many of our guests like to know what’s going on up and down the Coast as they often like to get out and experience some of the great night life we have on offer in this wonderful part of the world and a good concert is the perfect excuse for a great night out.

Yes, we do have a great entertainment programme on site at Sunset Beach Club, with live music, tribute bands and musicals; however, sometimes even we can’t compete with the likes of Seal, Simply Red or Il Divo!

There are plenty of live concerts programmed along the coast over the summer: Below, we have highlighted some of the top concerts and shows with information on specific dates, venues and ticket prices.

(Note: Ticket prices are correct at the time of publishing this post but could vary as ticket availability changes. Please check the links at the bottom to see latest prices.) Continue Reading →

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Beerfest Costa del Sol: 3 Days to Enjoy the Best Craft Beers

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We’re not surprised at the fact that beer is one of the most popular and consumed drinks in the world, but the following figures did amaze us… Apparently 177 billion litres of beer are consumed every year and more than 5.600 litres every second! That’s a lot of beer 🙂

Beerfest TorremolinosBeer lovers rejoice! From the 17th to 19th June you’ll be able to enjoy your favourite drink at a new event which will be held at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones in Torremolinos: The Beerfest Costa del Sol, 1st International Beer Fair. Continue Reading →

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New Activities and Entertainment Programme for This Summer (2016) at Sunset Beach Club 

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Summer Activities & entertainment at Sunset Beach ClubThe summer season is almost upon us and we’ve been busy putting the finishing touches to our fun-packed activities and entertainment programme which officially started on the 1st June.

If you’ve got kids and are planning on spending your summer holidays with us, you’re in for a ‘funtastic’ time! Our animation team is working overtime rehearsing for their latest show which this year will be A Tribute to Aladdin. Due to the success of last years Tribute to Frozen, we’ll also be repeating this wonderful show every week throughout this summer. So that’s two fab shows for you to look forward to! 🙂 Continue Reading →

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