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The Night of San Juan and the Arroyo de la Miel Fair: Two Festivities you Wont Want to Miss

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The Night of San Juan

A bonfire during the Night of San Juan…

If you are planning on visiting Benalmadena this week (from the 23rd June) there are a couple of events you won’t want to miss: The Night of San Juan and the San Juan Fair in Arroyo de la Miel. 

The Night of San Juan is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of the summer. All over Spain, people flock to the beaches to enjoy a magical night with bonfires, barbeques, fireworks and lots of food and drink!

Benalmadena is no exception with bonfires being lit all along its beaches. This year, there’s the added attraction of a full piro-musical show (fireworks, music and lasers) which takes place just down the road from the hotel, at the Bil-Bil Castle.  Continue Reading →

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Our Very Own Guide to Benalmadena on Google Maps

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Guide to Benalmadena on Google Maps
Are you planning on visiting Benalmadena for the first time?

Do you need a guide to Benalmadena?

Although we get many repeat guests at Sunset Beach Club, many are first timers and as a result, often require local information to help them get around.

Our Leisure Desk staff are more than happy to provide guests with local information and a long list of things to do; however, its handy to have a quick reference at hand before travelling so that you can plan your activities and decide where to go and what to see.

That’s why we prepared our quick guide to Benalmádena on Google Maps. If you click on the link below, you’ll be taken to our tailor-made map which includes a list of places to see and things to do in the Benalmádena area. Here are just some of the interesting places highlighted on the map:

  • Puerto Marina (Benalmádena Port)
  • Selwo Marina
  • Sealife Park
  • Tivoli World
  • Parque La Paloma
  • Aqualand
  • Bioparc Fuengirola (Zoo)
  • Butterfly Park
  • Cable Car
  • And lots more…….

Click here to see the Map of Benalmadena

The map is by no means finished; we will constantly be adding new locations to it. If anyone has any suggestions as to places to include on the map, please let us know in the comments below!

Are you looking for accommodation in Benalmadena?

At Sunset Beach Club we have comfortable apartment-style accommodation and fantastic 4-star facilities for you to enjoy a fantastic holiday in the sun. Visit www.sunsetbeachclub.com for more information and to check availability online!

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol: A Full List of This Summer’s Top Live Acts

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol Summer 2018
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 nightlife 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 Sting, Pet Shop Boys, James Blunt or Santana!

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 →

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Corpus Christi Celebrations in Benalmádena

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This Sunday 3rd June, Benalmádena will celebrate Corpus Christi, a gorgeous festivity full of colour and amazing aromas thanks to a spectacular carpet of flowers laid on the streets by the villagers.
This beautiful festivity is celebrated in many Andalusian villages sixty days after Easter Sunday; however, Benalmadena Pueblo’s rendition is now regarded as one of the most beautiful in the province, attracting many visitors.

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Málaga Gastronomy Festival: The City’s Biggest Food Event

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Malaga Gastronomy FestivalFrom the 24th May to the 27th May, the city of Málaga will host Andalucia’s most important gastronomic event: Malaga Gastronomy Festival.

This will be the 5th edition of this festival which is a strategic project for the city of Málaga, its province and Andalucía. The objective of making the city a gastronomic reference is slowly becoming a reality with yearly growth in terms of content for the festival and the level of chefs taking part.

Visitors will be able to enjoy debates, food tasting, movies, photographic exhibitions, workshops, show cooking and lots more. It’s a festival which serves as a showcase to the areas gastronomic heritage and culture attracting food lovers of all ages and with varied tastes. Continue Reading →

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Charity Concert at Sunset Beach Club: A Night at the Movies

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On Saturday 26th May 2018, our Moonlight Theatre will host “Night at the Movies”, a charity concert in aid of three children’s charities.

Charity concert in Sunset Beach ClubPresented by one of the Coast’s most popular entertainers (and Sunset Beach Club resident performer), Ricky Lavazza, and with special guest, Karen Danzig, you’re guaranteed a fun evening of fabulous music and dancing to songs from your favourite classic films. Not only will you be treated to a fantastic selection of movie hits but there’s also a ‘surprise’ closing act where Ricky and several volunteers – including Sunset Beach Club staff- will be performing a Full Monty tribute! Continue Reading →

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Come and Join us for the 2018 Edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

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Cudeca Walkathon
On Sunday 20th May 2018,  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.  Continue Reading →

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

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Noche in Blanco - White Night in Malaga‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one the city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 12th May – from 8:00 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 204 different activities and spread out over more than 100 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  • Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Performing Arts
  • Music & Dance
  • Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities

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

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Seafood fair in Benalmadena 2018
Benalmadena is getting ready to host it’s popular ‘Feria del Marisco’ (Seafood Fair). This event used to take place at the end of March but dodgy weather a couple of years ago might have convinced the organisers to change the event to the end of April. From 27th April to the 2nd May, all visitors to the Marina will be able to sample some of the most delicious seafood at a bargain price! Continue Reading →

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A Multicultural Weekend of Culture, Folklore, Music and Gastronomy in Fuengirola

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Feria Internacional de los Pueblos, FuengirolaFrom Friday 27th April to Tuesday 1st May 2018, Fuengirola celebrates one of the most important events in its calendar: The “Feria Internacional de los Pueblos” (International People’s Fair).

This unique fair has grown to become a reference at local, regional and even international level. For 5 days, the Fuengirola fairground will be home to a fun and multicultural event for all the family.

In previous editions, this same event managed to attract over 1 million visitors! The town hall hopes to equal this impressive figure this year, thereby serving as a perfect stage to promote the virtues of Fuengirola and its multicultural population. Continue Reading →

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