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8 of the Most Popular Easter Processions in Malaga

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8 of the most popular Easter Processions in MalagaWith less than a week to go until the start of its famous ‘Semana Santa’ (Holy Week) – From 7th to 16th April 2017 – the city of Malaga is gearing itself up to welcome thousands of visitors who every year line its streets to watch the breathtaking processions. 

It’s a truly unique experience which all visitors to the Costa del Sol should experience at least once. The sight of the gigantic thrones (known as Tronos) being carried by over 200 men and the colourful costumes worn by members of the brotherhoods; the smell of fresh flowers and burning incense; the sound of music and peoples cheering and singing… a truly memorable experience!  Continue Reading →

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Holy Week Processions in Malaga: A Must-See During Your Easter Holiday

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Holy Week in MálagaWe’re just days away from one of the most important events in Málaga’s calendar year: The Holy Week or ‘Semana Santa’ as it is known here.

If you’re planning a holiday to this part of the world for your Easter Holidays this year, we highly recommend you take – at least – a day to explore the wonders of this amazing festivity; you won’t regret it.

The ‘Semana Santa de Málaga’ is famous for its impressive processions in which the ‘cofradías’ (brotherhoods) proudly parade their ‘Tronos’ (Thrones) through the streets of the city as the expectant crowds cheer, sing and applaud to the sound of the unmistakable music played by the marching bands.  Continue Reading →

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Benalmadena: Here’s the Plan….

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St Patricks Day in BenalmadenaSt Patrick’s Day is a popular celebration in Benalmadena. Every year over 1000 people (Irish locals, visitors and pretty much anyone looking to have a good craic) join in the parade in the centre of town and the amazing party which takes place next to Paloma Park afterwards!

It’s no secret that Sunset Beach Club is an Irish-owned hotel, therefore, the 17th March is an important day on our calendar. Every year we prepare our “Sunset Style” celebrations which include consuming copious amounts of Guinness at the Panorama Bar and a fantastic “Irish Themed” set menu for all our guests in the Oasis Restaurant! Continue Reading →

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Benalmadena’s Healthy Tapas Route: Enjoying the Very Best of the Mediterranean Diet

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From the 9th to 19th March, Benalmadena will host the 3rd edition of the Healthy Tapas Route to promote all the virtues of our famous Mediterranean Diet.

Healthy tapas route in BenalmadenaAfter the success of previous years, this unique tapas route is back promising visitors exquisite tapas based on the healthier Mediterranean Diet. Organised by the Association of Local Businesses, the Benalmadena Town Hall, the Healthy Lifestyle Habits Group and the Andalucian Health Service, the Healthy Tapas Route also forms part of Benalmadena’s ‘Healthy City’ programme. Continue Reading →

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Jurassic Expo in Málaga: A Chance to see Life-Sized Animated Dinosaurs

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Jurassic Expo in MalagaIf you’re planning on visiting the Costa del Sol over the next few weeks and you have kids (or are interested in dinosaurs) you might want to pay a visit to the Jurassic Expo taking place in Málaga from the 4th February 2017 to the 26th February 2017.

Located in a large marquee in Malaga’s fairground (next to the Conference and Exhibition Centre) the Jurrasic Expo will feature more than 20 life-size dinosaurs many of which are animatronic,  simulating real life movements and behaviours of these fascinating prehistoric creatures. You’ll come across all your favourite species of dinosaur including, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Protoceratops, Diplodocus and Triceratops! Continue Reading →

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The Torremolinos Oktoberfest: From the 20th to 23rd October

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Oktoberfest Beer Festival in Torremolinos - 2016Our neighbours in Torremolinos will be celebrating the second edition of their ‘Oktoberfest’ beer festival from Thursday 20th October to Sunday 23rd October.

The event will be held in a large thousand square metre marquee located in ‘Plaza de la Nogalera’ and will be open to the public from 12pm til late every day. Visitors will be able to sample some of the World’s best beers as this year’s festival will have a special bar serving beers from all over the world including those made from wheat and barley, black beers and other select flavours. Another highlight this year will be the ‘Jägermeister’ tap serving shots of the famous herbal liqueur at -10ºC! 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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Sunset Beach Club Raises 10,136 Euros in Aid of 3 Amazing Childrens Charities

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Concert for the Kids Charity ChequeFor the last two years, Sunset Beach Club hotel – and guests who visit – have been actively supporting three children’s charities: The Butterfly Children Charity (Debra Spain) which helps children with EB, a condition which makes skin as fragile as a butterfly wing;  Make-a-Wish Spain which grants magical wishes to children fighting life threatening medical conditions and Barretstown, a unique camp that provides medically endorsed residential programmes of therapeutic recreation for children with cancer and other serious illnesses. Continue Reading →

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Come and Celebrate the Arrival of Spring at the Holi Festival of Colours in Benalmádena

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Holi Festival of Colours in BenalmadenaNext Sunday the 3rd April Benalmádena celebrates its first official ‘Holi Festival of Colours’, the famous and colourful Hindu festivity which welcomes spring.

The local Hindu community have worked in conjunction with the Benalmadena Town Hall to prepare a fun and authentic event which is open to everyone. Once again, the local authorities have demonstrated their support of the many celebrations and traditions of Benalmadena´s multicultural population 🙂 Continue Reading →

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