This traditional festivity of colourful fun, singing and dancing will take place from the 5th to the 15th 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…
Sea Life Benalmádena is the place to go over the next few weeks if your kids are fans of hit TV show SpongeBob SquarePants!
To celebrate the worldwide premier of the new SpongeBob movie: Sponge Out of Water, Sea Life Benalmádena has been chosen as the only aquarium in Spain to take part in the official launch of the film.
Between the 23rd January and the 24th February 2015, visitors to the aquarium can take part in SpongeBob’s special SpongeHunt. The staff at Sea Life have been busy redecorating the aquarium tanks with all the movie’s characters and there will be special screenings of the film’s official trailer. Read More…
Did you know you can go Ice skating in Benalmadena?
We’re fortunate enough to have one of the first permanent (and covered) ice skating rinks in all of Andalucia. Located in the ‘Club Municipal de Hielo’ in Arroyo de la Miel, this superb facility boasts a 900 square metre ice rink.
If you’re looking for a fun activity for all the family or are visiting Benalmadena during the quieter winter months, a visit to the ice skating rink is the perfect choice for an enjoyable afternoon out.
These are just some of the activities and services available at the Benalmadena Ice Rink:
Recreational ice skating (see times and prices below)
Ice Skating lessons (28€ per person)
Ice hockey lessons
Celebrations and birthday parties (Starting at 11.50€ per child)
Cafeteria with drinks and snacks next to the ice rink.
Video of the Benalmadena Ice Rink
Ice Skating Prices
Monday to Thursday *
Adults: 6.50€ (includes rental of ice skates)
Children (under 17): 6.50€ (includes rental of ice skates)
Friday & Saturday
Adults: 10.50€ (ice skates NOT included)
Children (under 17): 7.50€ (rental of ice skates NOT included)
Groups of more than 10 pax: 8.65€ (ice skates included)
Sundays & Bank Holidays
Adults: 12€ (ice skates NOT included)
Children (under 17): 9€ (rental of ice skates NOT included)
Groups of more than 10 pax: 8.65€ (ice skates included)
*Prices in December, January and Easter are the same as on Fridays and Saturdays.
Monday to Thursday: 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Friday: 7:00pm to 9:45pm
Saturday: 12:30pm to 2:20pm and 4:00pm to 9:45pm
Sunday: 11:00am to 2:20pm and 4:00pm to 7:45pm
*Please note that if you’re planning on going ice skating, you are required to wear gloves, socks and long trousers.
How to get to the Benalmadena Ice Rink
If you have any questions or queries about Ice Skating in Benalmadena, just stop by the Sunset Beach Club Leisure Desk located on the 6th floor of the hotel and our colleagues will be more than happy to help you
The Summer Season is almost at an end and the small village of Mijas wants to celebrate in style by organising a large party in honour of the thousands of tourist who have visited them throughout the year; it’s their particular way of saying thank you!
Mijas’ Tourist Day – a celebration which has been going for more than 10 years – will take place next Wednesday 17th September from midday in the town’s ‘Virgen de la Peña’ square. The town hall has prepared lots of fun activities to thank their visitors for their loyalty, including two fantastic flamenco shows by Flamenco Group ‘Jaleo’ and the ‘Zambra’ Spanish Ballet.
All that singing, dancing and music wouldn’t be the same without some tasty thrist quenching wine. And that’s just what the organisers have arranged… lots of free wine will be served to visitors throughout the afternoon!
Are you going to join in the fun at the Mijas Tourist Day?
It’s one of the Costa del Sol’s biggest and most popular events, and it starts this Friday (15th August)… the Malaga Fair (or ‘Feria’ as it is called in Spanish).
Eight days – and nights – of complete madness where visitors will be treated to the best of Ansalucian culture and traditions. The Malaga Fair has something for everyone: Culture, Great food (and drink!), dancing, live music, entertainment, to name but a few.
This year, there will more than 200 free shows providing over 200 hours of fun and entertainment for all who attend. The official programme is a massive 23 pages long (You can download a copy – in Spanish- HERE) however, for those short on time, we’ve included a list of events and activities which we think you’ll enjoy. Read More…
Selwo Marina in Benalmádena has to be one of our favourite family attractions. Located just next to Paloma Park this is the only Dolphinarium in Andalucia and offers visitors a spectacular experience which includes dolphin exhibitions, sea lion show, exotic birds show and penguin feeding to name but a few.
As well as the regular programme and shows, Selwo Marina also offers special and unique experiences which allow you to see behind the scenes and interact with its friendly inhabitants. You can choose between the special VIP visit (includes pretty much everything), the dolphin encounter, swimming with sea lions and the VIP penguin visit.
There’s lots to see when you visit Selwo Marina so we thought we’d include the whole timetable below so that you can plan your visit accordingly. Read More…
Fancy trying a fun new water park where you’ll be able to jump, slide, dive and test your balance skills?
If you’ve walked along the promenade in Benalmadena, Puerto Banus or Fuengirola, you may well have seen some bizarre looking inflatable structures floating about 50m off shore. Well these are actually new state of the art water parks where you and the family will have a whale of a time! Read More…
One of our favourite local attractions, Mijas Water Park (Parque Acuático Mijas) opens today for the new season.
Knowing that many of our guests are regular visitors to this popular water park, we thought we’d give you a few tips on how you can save a few Euros next time you and the family decide to spend the day shooting down water slides!
Although great fun, water parks such as the one in Mijas can prove to be a seriously- expensive day out, especially if you have a big family! The normal prices for a day at ‘Parque Acuático Mijas’ are as follows: Read More…
Here in Benalmadena, we are fortunate to enjoy one of the most spectacular public parks in Andalucia: Paloma Park. Its’ total surface area of 100.000 square metres makes it the ideal spot to enjoy many outdoor activities and observe the diverse wildlife and flora.
Within its grounds there is an area that houses one of best open-air collections of Cacti and other Succulent plants in all of Europe. This impressive 6000 square metre exhibit is open all year round for visitors to enjoy its stunning and varied collection. Read More…