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12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

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Things to do in Benalmadena over ChristmasAlthough not the high season here in Benalmadena, Christmas time offers lots of interesting things to keep the whole family entertained.

Our guests often ask us for recommendations on things to do at this time of year so we’ve decided to put together this list which includes activities and specific places you can visit during the holidays. Although the title of this post specifically states Benalmadena, you’ll find that out list wanders a little further down the Coast; that being said, all of these places are well connected by public transport. If you’re planning on visiting the Coast this Christmas I’m sure you’ll find something of interest on the list. Here goes… Continue Reading →

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Christmas Shows & Events in our Moonlight Theatre this December

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Christmas Shows at Sunset Beach ClubThe year has flown by and we’re just a couple of weeks away from the start of the busy Christmas Holiday period.

As regular guests and visitors know, December at Sunset Beach Club, and in particular our Moonlight Theatre, means we get to enjoy some fantastic Christmas Shows and performances. If you’re looking for a fun and Christmassy afternoon or evening out, here are 3 great shows you might want to watch. 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 16th, 17th,  18th and 19th November 2017, the Moonlight Bar at Sunset Beach Club will once again host Blues at Moonlight, an international music festival for fans of Rockabilly and music with true American roots.

Poster for the Blues at Moonlight Festival in Benalmádena
Now in its 10th 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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Malaga International Jazz Festival: Events Programme

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The city of Málaga is getting ready to host the 31st edition of its International Jazz Festival which takes place from the 8th to the 13th November 2017.

Malaga International Jazz FestivalThis year’s programme stands out for the quality of musicians taking to the stage of the Cervantes Theatre. You’ll be able to enjoy the music of artists such as Steve Coleman and The Five Elements, Ron Carter, Eliane Elias, Medeski’s Mad Skillet,and The Dave Holland Trio. On the final night of the Festival, there’s a special show called Fancinemajazz and which, under the musical direction of Javier Navas, focuses on the iconic music of the movies. Continue Reading →

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Costa del Soul: 9 Days (and nights) of the Best Northern Soul

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Costa del Soul 2017
October is ‘Soul Time’ here at Sunset Beach Club!

For the 9th 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. After the success of last year’s extended 9 day event (It’s usually seven nights) this year Goldsoul have decided to repeat this winning formula and Costa del Soul will run from Friday 13th October to Saturday 21st October featuring 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 9 pm. 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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Why You Need To Visit The Málaga Fair

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This 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!

Poster for the Málaga Fair

This year’s poster for the Málaga Fair

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 11th August and promises to be an entertaining affair with a spectacular pyrotechnical display and a free concert by local group, Chambao. This all takes place on the Malagueta Beach just next to the port’s famous lighthouse from 11:50pm.  Continue Reading →

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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with Over 200 Free Activities

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La noche en Blanco (White Night) in MalagaMalaga’s ‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one the city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 20th May – from 7:00 pm to 02:00 am – all who visit the Costa del Sol’s capital will be treated to an unbelievable selection of free cultural activities. 

This year’s event will have 217 different activities and spread out over 92 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  •  Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Artistic performances. Urban and Street actions
  • Literary and Scenic Arts
  • Music
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities

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Carnival ‘Madness’ in Malaga (and the rest of the Costa del Sol)

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Official poster for the Malaga Carnival 2017

We’re just a few days away from the start of Carnival Season and most towns and cities on the Costa del Sol are gearing up for a week of fun and entertainment.

Although the Carnaval is celebrated all over Andalucia – The Cadiz Carnival is probably the most famous – for the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on the Málaga Carnival; only 25 minutes from our hotel and easily accessible, it’s a ‘must visit’ if you are planning a trip to the Costa del Sol in February.

We’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters and this luxury allows the city of Málaga to live one of its most colourful, multicultural and spontaneous festivities of the year: The Carnival.

With hundreds of activities and events taking place during the week-long (sometimes a little longer) festivities, you’re guaranteed to have a ball! Continue Reading →

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Ricky Lavazza’s Rock n Roll 50’s Rewind Weekender

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Ricky Lavazza's Rock n Roll Rewind WeekenderRicky Lavazza, one of Sunset Beach Club’s most popular entertainers, is putting on a special and fun-packed weekend of Rock ‘n roll on the 28th and 29th January with great music and activities throughout the weekend.

It all kicks off on Saturday 28th January with Jive dance lessons followed by the first of two amazing shows in the Moonlight Bar. ‘The Rock ‘n Roll Rewind Show’ featuring Ricky and The Memphis Trio, the Costa del Sol’s nº1 Rock ‘n Roll band!

On Sunday 29th January, you’ll be able to enjoy the classic car show featuring over 20 stunning cars from the ‘Classic Car Club Andalucia’. A couple of these cars will be parked around the main pool area! Continue Reading →

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