Benalmadena Council and the Association of Local Businesses (ACEB) will launch a new initiative at the end of the month, one that fits in perfectly with their ‘Benalmádena, Ciudad Saludable’ (Healthy City) programme: The ‘Ruta de la Tapa Saludable’ (Healthy Tapas Route).
Did you know that, every year, almost seven million people choose Spain as a holiday destination because of the gastronomy? That’s a massive 12% of the 60 million visitors Spain welcomes each year!
A recent article in the travel section of one of Spain’s largest newspapers (abc.com) – using data from a Jetcost survey – revealed some interesting facts about the gastronomic preferences of travellers who visit the country, in the form of a top 10 list.
Are you looking for some good restaurant recommendations for your next visit to Benalmadena?
Two years ago we asked our Facebook Fans to recommend their favourite restaurant in Benalmadena and then put all these recommendations together into what has become one of the most popular posts to date on this blog). It’s also proved a valuable resource for many of our guests as well as visitors staying at other hotels in the Benalmádena area.
Fuengirola 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.
During the summer, we introduced our fantastic value lunch menus and the special paella offers, and the feedback from our guests was extremely positive; at 12€ for a 3 course meal, it’s no surprise that these menus were a great success!
As we enter the Autumn and Winter seasons and the days become shorter, many of our guests, especially those from the northern hemisphere, enjoy having an early dinner in our restaurant. So, we’ve just recently introduced a new ‘Early Bird’ menu which is available every day from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.
Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Costa are getting ready to celebrate the 7th edition of their annual Tapas Route (Ruta de la Tapa), a gastronomic event which helps promote the town’s culinary culture as well as its establishments.
If you love Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine, then you’ll want to make a note on your calendar to visit the upcoming Málaga Food & Wine Festival which takes place from the 23rd May to the 1st June.
One of the most popular activities here at Sunset Beach Club is the Spanish Cooking lessons our animation team puts on for our guests every Wednesday.
The star of these cooking lessons? Spain’s most famous and popular dish: The Paella.
There are many recipes and formulas that promise the secret to the ‘Ultimate Paella’; however, the reality is that a Paella can be made with lots of different ingredients allowing the cooks creativity to shine.
If you go to Valencia (Where the paella originated) it’ll look and taste different to the paella you’ll find here on the Costa del Sol. The important thing is that they all taste amazing and make for a delicious and enjoyable meal
We recently wrote about the Erotic Tapas Route which was to be held in Fuengirola at the start of November. This fun and ‘cheeky’ event has grown in popularity over that last few years and now attracts thousands of visitors from all over Spain.
As it’s such a unique concept, we like to get our roving reporters on the scene to grab photographic evidence of these ‘erotic’ tapas and see what all the fuss is about. Our intrepid colleague, Inma, enlisted the help of some of her friends and – camera in hand – started her adventure visiting many of the bars and restaurants participating in the Erotic Tapas Route.
Are you ready to enjoy 4 days of music, dancing, delicious food and lots of great ‘vino’? This Thursday sees the start of the Feria de San Miguel in Torremolinos; from the 26th to the 29th September our neighbouring town will be in full festive mode to celebrate the most important date on their calendar.