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Come and Join us for the 2022 Edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

Cudeca Walkathon 2022


On Saturday 28th May 2022,  the promenade in front of Sunset Beach Club in Benalmádena will become the meeting point for another 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 1400 cancer patients and their families totally free of charge.

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

Seafood Fair Benalmádena sign 2022
Benalmádena is getting ready to host it’s popular ‘Feria del Marisco’ (Seafood Fair) which is back this bank holiday weekend after being cancelled the last 2 years due to the pandemic. This event will take place from the 29th of April to the 2nd of May next to the boathouse in Benalmádena Marina. All visitors to the Marina will be able to sample some of the most delicious seafood at a bargain price! (more…)

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

Fiesta de la Bicicleta Benalmadena 2022Next Sunday the 24th of April, Benalmadena will host the 37th 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. After a two year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, this year the event returns stronger than ever with a fun-packed morning of cycling for all who choose to participate. 

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, reminded us that this unique tradition started almost 40 years ago to foment the use of bicycles as a healthy habit and an alternative form of transport. Many years later there’s still a lot of work to do in this aspect and the town hall remains committed to promoting the use of more eco-friendly and non-contaminating transport to help stop climate change. (more…)

Fuengirola’s Feria Internacional de los Pueblos: 6 Days of Culture, Music and Gastronomy

Fuengirola’s main fairground is ready to host the ever-popular ‘Feria Internacional de los Pueblos’ (International People’s Fair), a multicultural event where visitors can experience the rich cultural diversity the city has to offer.

Just a quick heads up… this year the fair changes it’s name to ‘Feria Internacional de los Paises’ (International Countries Fair). That being said, the logo and unifying spirit of the fair remains the same.

This year the Fair will last 6 days (from 27th April to 2nd May, 2022) as the organisers have decided to extend it by a day seeing as the 1st May bank holiday falls on a Sunday. 

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8 of the Most Popular Easter Processions in Malaga

Most popular easter processions in Malaga

With less than a week to go until the start of its famous ‘Semana Santa’ (Holy Week) – From 10th April to 17th April 2022 – the city of Malaga is gearing itself up to welcome thousands of visitors who every year line its streets to watch the breathtaking processions. 

It’s a truly unique experience that all visitors to the Costa del Sol should experience at least once. The sight of the gigantic thrones (known as Tronos) being carried by over 200 men and the colourful costumes worn by members of the brotherhoods; the smell of fresh flowers and burning incense; the sound of music and peoples cheering and singing… a truly memorable experience! (more…)

Holy Week Processions in Malaga: A Must-See During Your Easter Holiday

Holy Week in Malaga 2022

If you’re planning a holiday to the Costa del Sol for Easter this year (Holy week is from the 10th April until the 17th April), we highly recommend you take – at least – a day to explore the wonders of this amazing festivity; you won’t regret it.

The ‘Semana Santa de Málaga’ (Malaga Holy Week) is famous for its impressive processions in which the ‘cofradías’ (brotherhoods) proudly parade their ‘Tronos’ (Thrones) through the streets of the city as the expectant crowds’ cheer, sing and applaud to the sound of the unmistakable music played by the marching bands. (more…)

The 15th edition of the Collector’s Plant Fair in Benalmádena

Benalmadena Town Hall’s department for Environment, Parks and Gardens will organize the 15th edition of the Collector’s Plant Fair to be held on the weekend of April 15 to April 17 in the Parque de la Paloma.

This stunning park with more than 100,000 m2 of green areas is the ideal place to celebrate this new edition of the Plant Fair which returns after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. Paloma Park is home to an impressive collection of palm trees (with more than 90 species), Bamboo, Aquatic plants and one of the best and most spectacular open-air collections of Cacti and other Succulents in Europe (6000 m2 of surface area).

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What to do in Benalmadena When it Rains: 11 Fun Ideas

What to do in Benalmadena when it rainsAlthough we enjoy approximately 320 days of sunshine a year here in Benalmadena, there are those odd days when the heavens open and you have to make use of the dreaded umbrella!

On these rare rainy days, we often get guests asking for tips and ideas on what to do on a wet day. Thankfully Benalmadena is not all about sun, sea and beaches; there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to do…Here’s a list of 11 ideas to keep you busy in Benalmadena (and the surrounding area) when it rains.

#1: Visit the Marina

 Jump on the bus (nº110 or 120) or grab a taxi (Both stop just outside the hotel) and head down to the Marina. You’ll find lots of great restaurants to enjoy a lovely lunch and can also visit the popular Sea Life Aquarium with its fascinating range of sea creatures including sharks, stingrays and a giant Pacific octopus. A must if you have kids! (more…)