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Crocodile Park: Home to ‘Paco’ the 600 Kg Monster Croc!

Crocodile Park in TorremolinosOne of the most popular places to visit in the Benalmadena/Torremolinos area is the Crocodile Park. If you’ve got kids and are looking for a fun day out, you’ll definitely want to add this one to your to-do list!

Located next to the popular water park in Torremolinos, the Crocodile Park is home to more than 200 crocodiles, including ‘Paco’(also known as Big Daddy), a 600 kg monster croc!

The visit to the park lasts approximately 2 hours and includes guided tours and live demonstrations. Watching ‘Paco’ at feeding time must be quite a spectacle 🙂 The Park’s experienced guides show you how they handle these fascinating creatures and explain the intricate details of the croc’s lifestyle. Continue Reading →

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Ricky Lavazza’s Rock n Roll 50’s & 60’s Rewind

Ricky Lavazza, one of Sunset Beach Club’s most popular entertainers, is putting on a special and fun-packed long weekend of Rock ‘n roll on the 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th January with great music and activities throughout the weekend.

Ricky's 50's Rock n Roll RewindAfter last year’s successful event, this year’s Rewind will go on for 4 days and will feature all the greatest hits from the 50’s and 60’s.

Guests purchasing tickets for the whole event (including accommodation) are in for 4 days of fun with a packed activities program. It all kicks off on Saturday 26th January with a welcome drink followed by Professional Jive Sessions in the Malaga Suite. At 9:00pm you can enjoy the first of 4 amazing shows in the Moonlight Bar. ‘The Memphis Trio’ the Costa del Sol’s nº1 Rock n’ Roll band will be  Ricky’s guests for this rockin’ evening!

On Sunday 27th January, you’ll be able to enjoy Jive lessons at 11.00am followed by a Hawaiian BBQ (loud and colourful shirts expected) in the Oasis Restaurant and a 1950’s Trivia quiz for dessert.  Continue Reading →

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Timetable for the Three Kings Parades in Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Málaga 

Three Kings Parade in Benalmadena, Fuengirola & Malaga
On Saturday evening (5th January) kids all over Spain will be lining the streets of all the main towns and cities to watch the traditional Three Kings Parades.

This is the highlight of the Christmas festivities and a must-watch for anyone visiting at this magical time of year. Many of our guests like to venture into town and watch the colourful parades so we’ve put together this blog post highlighting some of our favourite processions with timetables and exact locations of each. All you have to do is choose the one which most appeals to you! Continue Reading →

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12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

Things to do in Benalmadena over ChristmasAlthough not the high season here in Benalmadena, Christmas time offers lots of interesting things to keep the whole family entertained.

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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Activities for Kids This Christmas in Málaga: The MIMA Children’s Fair

MIMA Malaga 2018
If you’re spending the Christmas Holidays on the Costa del Sol and have kids, you’re probably looking for ideas of things to do to keep them busy…

Well, a visit to Malaga’s MIMA Children’s fair is a great option for a fun day out for all the family. This fabulous event is now entering its 15th year and was originally conceived to provide a large, fun and educational space where kids and parents could enjoy a wide selection of activities and attractions over the Christmas holidays. Continue Reading →

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Winter Dance Holidays on the Costa del Sol, Spain

Winter Dance Holidays in Benalmadena, Costa del SolFancy a dance holiday in sunny Spain this coming Winter?

Get away from the damp and cold UK and Irish winters and jet off to sunny ‘España’ for an amazing dance holiday here at Sunset Beach Club in Benalmadena, Costa del Sol, next January (2019). With average daily maximum temperatures of 18ºC in January, clear skies and sunshine prevailing and only 6 days of rain in the whole month (2016 figures), it’s the perfect destination for your next dance holiday abroad! Continue Reading →

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Arroyo de la Miel’s Famous ‘Urban Turkey Race’: A Fun & Healthy Morning Run for all the Family

Arroyo de la Miel is getting ready to celebrate the 36th edition of its famous ‘Carrera Urbana del Pavo’ (Urban Turkey Race) which will take place on Sunday the 16th December, 2018.

Urban Turkey RaceThis traditional race was first held 36 years ago when participants had to run after a live turkey! Nowadays the turkey is taking a well-earned rest; however, the winner of the race does get to take home a fantastic specimen to enjoy with their family over Christmas dinner! 🙂  Continue Reading →

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The Top 10 Museums in Malaga City

A list of the top 10 museums in MalagaAre you looking for recommendations of the best museums to visit in Malaga city?

We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Museums you must try and visit next time you’re in the Costa del Sol’s capital.

It’s no secret that Malaga is quickly becoming one of Spain’s most popular cultural destinations and with more than 30 excellent museums, tourists and local visitors are spoilt for choice.

The list below is in no particular order and we recommend you try and visit them all as they each offer a unique experience. Don’t forget to use the map at the bottom of this post to see the location of each museum! Continue Reading →

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Christmas & New Year’s Eve Programme at Sunset Beach Club

Festive Programme 2016 at Sunset Beach ClubHave you made any plans for Christmas and New Year? 

It’s a fun and exciting time to visit Sunset Beach Club, and whilst it’s a little different than spending it in front of the fire with rain or snow outside, there’s something special about enjoying a glass of bucks fizz whilst sitting out in the Winter sunshine 🙂

As is the tradition here at Sunset Beach Club, we’ve put together another fantastic Festive Programme for all guests who choose to spend Christmas and New Year with us (see below).  Continue Reading →

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