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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Benalmadena’s Bil-Bil Castle

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Bil-Bil Castle in BenalmadenaBil-Bil Castle is one of Benalmadena’s most iconic landmarks and one of the most popular attractions for visitors who choose to spend their holidays here.

Located on the promenade just a 10 minute walk from Sunset Beach Club, this Moorish-looking building isn’t really a castle. Although it looks like it was built centuries ago, nothing could be further from the truth. We did a little investigating and came up with some interesting facts about Bil-Bil Castle which we’re pretty sure you didn’t know… we certainly didn’t! 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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Come and Join us for the 2016 Edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

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Cudeca Walkathon 2016On Sunday 15th May 2015,  the promenade in front of Sunset Beach Club in Benalmádena will become the meeting point for the 14th edition of the Cudeca Walkathon. 

Every year, we here at Sunset Beach Club provide our unconditional support to this fantastic event which aims to raise awareness for the incredible work the Cudeca Foundation does for Cancer patients here on the Costa del Sol. The funds raised during the Walkathon also allow for the continued palliative care the Cudeca hospice offers to more than 800 cancer patients and their families totally free of charge.  Continue Reading →

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Enjoy the Best Seafood at the ‘Feria del Marisco’ in Benalmadena Marina

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Seafood Fair in BenalmadenaBenalmadena is getting ready to host it’s popular ‘Feria del Marisco’ (Seafood Fair). This event usually takes place at the end of March but last year’s dodgy weather might have convinced the organisers to change the event to the end of April. From 29th April to the 2nd May, all visitors to the Marina will be able to sample some of the most delicious seafood at a bargain price! Continue Reading →

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The ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ (Bicycle Party) in Benalmadena: A Fun Day Out For All the Family

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Fiesta de la Bicicleta en Benalmadena Next Sunday the 24th April Benalmadena will host the 33rd edition of its popular ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ or Bicycle Party, one of the city’s oldest and most emblematic events in its busy sports calendar.

It’s not a race. The whole event is designed to be a fun family day out, fitting in perfectly with Benalmadena’s image as an idyllic destination for tourism and sports.

At the event’s press conference the mayor of Benalmadena, Victor Navas, pointed out that he and his team have made a strong commitment to promoting the city as the perfect destination for sports and tourism. There are even plans to create a cycle lane which will run from Torremolinos to Fuengirola along the old N-340 coast road; an amazing addition to Benalmadena’s tourism infrastructure which will help attract new visitors looking for a more active holiday mixed with the superb weather we enjoy in this wonderful part of Spain. 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 11th to 20th March, Benalmadena will host the 2nd edition of the Healthy Tapas Route to promote all the virtues of our famous Mediterranean Diet.

Healthy Tapas Route in BenalmadenaAfter the success of last year’s event, 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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It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

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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…  Continue Reading →

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10 Top Things To Do in Benalmadena: Our Facebook Fans’ Favourites

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Top 10 Things to Do in Benalmadena (Our FAcebooks Fans Favourites)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 →

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

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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! Continue Reading →

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Benalmadena Pueblo Hosts its Annual Arab Market

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Arab Market in BenalmadenaStarting today, 27th August, and until Sunday the 30th August, Benalmádena Pueblo (the old town) will host the 5th edition of its Arab Market (Zoco), event that serves as the perfect end to the summer’s 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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