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It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

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Poster for Benalmadena Carnival 2015

Poster for Benalmadena Carnival 2015

It’s Carnival time in Benalmadena!

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…

Local Photographic Exhibition Features Images of Benalmádena Taken Over the Last 60 Years

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Exposición Benalmádena de Ayer y HoySince  the 30th October the Benalmadena Exhibition Centre (Located just in from of the Riviera Hotel) has been featuring a stunning collection of photographs which highlight Benalmadena’s urban evolution over the past 60 years.

The exhibition, named ‘Benalmadena de Ayer y Hoy’ (Benalmadena of Yesterday and Today), features over 100 photos from an important database of images collected and treasured over the last 60 years by local families and with contributions from the Local Library’s archives.  Read More…

Costa del Jive… Part 2: From 9th to 16th November 2014

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costa del jive 2014Costa del Jive is a week-long event for fans of modern jive.

The first edition  took place in March of this year and was a resounding success. So much so, that the organisers have arranged the second edition which will take place from the 9th to the 16th November here at Sunset Beach Club.

With a jam packed events programme full of fun activities throughout the week, we’re sure participants will have a whale of a time. Here’s a quick look at what’s in store for them: Read More…

Fuengirola Gets ‘Hot & Spicy’ with the 6th Edition of its Erotic Tapas Route

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Erotic Tapas Route - FuengirolaFuengirola is getting ready for the 6th edition of its, now famous, Erotic Tapas Route (Ruta de la Tapa Erótica). 

From the 31st October to the 16th November, local residents and visitors to Fuengirola will be able to enjoy one of town’s most popular events of the year and a must-visit for fans of the traditional Spanish tapa!

A hundred bars and restaurants have already signed up for this year’s edition, that’s twenty two more than last year! Of these one hundred businesses, twenty six are taking part for the first time and many are newly opened. There’s no doubt that the popularity and success of the Erotic Tapas Route over the past few years has encouraged these high participation numbers. Read More…

Benalmadena Pueblo Celebrates its 7th Tapas Route

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Benalmadena Pueblo Tapas  RouteFrom the 17th October to 26th October, visitors to Benalmádena Pueblo will be able enjoy a delicious assortment of tapas as the town celebrates its 7th annual Tapas Route. 

Twenty of the town’s bars and restaurants will be taking part in this gastronomic event which has become one of the main culinary, cultural and touristic attractions for the town during the lower autumn season.

Residents of Benalmadena and all who visit over the next few days will have the opportunity to taste a wonderful selection of tapas dishes, from the most innovative creations based on local cuisine to more traditional style dishes. Read More…

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

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

For the 6th 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!!!

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. Read More…

4 Reasons to Visit the ‘San Miguel’ Fair in Torremolinos

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Feria San Miguel 2014 in TorremolinosThis weekend, our neighbours in Torremolinos celebrate their local festivities in honour of their patron. The ‘Feria de San Miguel’ is the biggest event of the year and offers 4 days (from 26th to 29th September) of fun and entertainment to all who visit the town. 

There’s lots going on over the course of these 4 days and below we’ve put together 4 reasons why we think you should visit the Torremolinos fair this weekend. It’s a great opportunity to experience true Spanish culture and have a blast whilst you’re at it! :-) Read More…

Guaro Celebrates the 18th Edition of its ‘Luna Mora’ Festival

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Candles at the Luna Mora Festival in Guaro

Candles lighting the streets of Guaro

The white village of Guaro is set to become the focal point of Andalusi music and culture over the next two weekends (5th & 6th September and 12th & 13th September) with the celebration of the 18th edition if its ‘Luna Mora’ Festival. 

Once again, the streets of Guaro will glow to the light of 25,000 candles distributed throughout the town creating a mysterious and magical ambience. One of the festivals main attractions is the Arab Market which will open daily on the streets if the town centre. The market stalls will be filled with hand made products such as gifts, leather goods and delicious food! Read More…

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 until Sunday the 17th August. 

This is the 11th 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 fortressRead More…

Mijas Hosts it´s First Luna Mora Festival: From 18th to 20th July

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Luna Mora MijasFrom the 18th to 20th July, the streets of the historic centre of Mijas will host the Luna Mora Festival, a unique event which will light up the picturesque town with 5000 candles! 

This is the first time this famous festival – which has been held for the last 18 years in different towns throughout the province of Málaga – is being held in Mijas. Coinciding with the 28th edition of the ‘Villa de Mijas’ theatre festival, visitors to the town will be be treated to a spectacular cultural experience.

The organisers have put together a superb programme of events and activities including: Street performers, Moorish market, dance workshops, musical performances, theatre and lots more!  Read More…

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