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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Concert season is in full swing on the Costa del Sol. Many of our guests like to know what’s going on up and down the Coast as they often like to get out and experience some of the great night life we have on offer in this wonderful part of the world and a good concert is the perfect excuse for a great night out.
Yes, we do have a great entertainment programme on site at Sunset Beach Club, with live music, tribute bands and musicals; however, sometimes even we can’t compete with the likes of Seal, Simply Red or Il Divo!
There are plenty of live concerts programmed along the coast over the summer: Below, we have highlighted some of the top concerts and shows with information on specific dates, venues and ticket prices.
(Note: Ticket prices are correct at the time of publishing this post but could vary as ticket availability changes. Please check the links at the bottom to see latest prices.) Continue Reading →
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 →
Going on holiday is supposed to be a relaxing experience; however, sometimes we need a little help to switch into relaxation mode.
We’ve certainly got a few suggestions as to how to go about disconnecting from the hustle and bustle of your hectic daily life, but we thought we’d ask our guests (through our Facebook page) for their recommendations on the best activities to relieve stress in Benalmadena. Here’s a great list of options 🙂 Continue Reading →
Benalmádena is a fantastic holiday destination for all types of traveller, especially families with children.
Here at Sunset Beach Club we are constantly on the lookout for interesting information about our wonderful resort which we can then pass on to our guests to help them plan their holiday. That’s what this blog is all about… sharing useful information about Benalmadena and the Costa del Sol in general. 🙂
If you’re staying with us, you can always head up to the Leisure Desk located on the 6th floor of the hotel (next to the main entrance) and ask Susanna about the best tourist attractions in Benalmadena. If not, you can use this blog post as your very own guide to the best places to visit. Continue Reading →
This Thursday the 24th July sees the start of the 2nd edition of Benalmadena’s Great Beer Festival. Once again, this fun event takes place in the Marina and will be open to the public until Sunday the 3rd August.
All visitors to the Beer Festival will have the opportunity to sample the best wheat and barley beer (König Ludwid Weissbier) as well as taste some traditional German dishes including: red and white sausages, roast pork knuckles, pretzels, sauerkraut or flamenkuchen (german pizza). Continue Reading →
IMPORTANT UPDATE (Sept 2015)…. This train service has been cancelled until further notice!
Those of you who have visited Benalmadena will be familiar with the small ‘hop on, hop off’ tourist trains which ferry passengers around the Marina and the central area of Arroyo de la Miel. Well, in the next few weeks, the company that runs these trains will be introducing a new service taking tourists and visitors to Benalmadena Pueblo, located in the hills overlooking the coast.
If you’ve never been to Benalmadena Pueblo, this is the perfect opportunity to visit this stunning and picturesque village. The new tourist train service will leaves from the Alay Hotel (approx. 30 minutes walk from Sunset Beach Club) at 9:30am every morning. Continue Reading →
Do you enjoy walking and hiking in the countryside? Although better known as a sun and beach holiday destination, Benalmadena also offers many fun and entertaining activities during the quieter winter months. Two of those activities are walking and hiking.
Benalmadena actually boasts an impressive network of natural walking routes and trails from which you can experience unbelievable views of the Costa del Sol and beyond.
These routes are spread over the Municipality’s vast expanse which stretches into the hills and mountains behind Benalmadena Pueblo and Arroyo de la Miel. The town hall has actually been promoting these walking routes at recent travel trade fairs and has also invested in maintenance and cleaning-up of the 6 routes it recommends. Continue Reading →
Next week sees the start of the 6th edition of Benalmadena Town’s popular Tapas Route. From the 18th to the 27th October, many of the Benalmadena’s bars and restaurants will take part in this gastronomic event which every year produces some mouth-watering creations!
The establishments which take part in the Tapas Route will have to prepare a special tapa designed only for this event. This way visitors will be able to make their way around the town following the ‘route’ and trying a different and unique tapa in each bar and restaurant; just make sure they are officially taking part in the event. Continue Reading →
They say it’s “The Coolest Place in Spain”, literally! With temperatures inside its frozen walls reaching a chilling -14ºC Boal’s Ice Bar in Benalmadena Marina is actually Spain’s first ice bar and an extremely popular destination for tourists and locals looking for a fun and unique experience.
Everything in the bar is made of ice: The walls, the bar, the seats, the sculptures and even some of the glasses (the ones used for shots) are made of ice! And don’t worry of you haven’t packed your fleece… as part of the entrance fee, you are provided with a thermal cape, gloves and socks to keep you warm! Continue Reading →