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Benalmadena’s New Theatre and Music Festival

This summer Benalmádena will host a festival which is unique to all of Spain, the Benalmádena Theatre and Music Festival. There is no other like it in all of Spain and during the months of July and August we will be able to enjoy the best productions that Madrid’s ‘Gran Vía’ (Equivalent of London’s West End) has hosted.

The fun starts on the 6th July and goes on until 29th August. Every day (with the exception of Monday) you´ll be able to enjoy one of the 13 shows included in the Festival’s programme.

This first edition of the Festival will feature a wide variety of shows: musicals such as Annie or Peter Pan, comedies, special tributes to Queen and Michael Jackson, magic with Jorge Blass (one of Spain’s top magicians) and much more (see image with billboard). There is something for all audiences who´ll be able to enjoy these shows in a unique and open-air setting … the Benalmádena Municipal Auditorium.

We have two months of uninterrupted programming with established shows at affordable prices (between € 15 and € 35 depending on the seat) to look forward to. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or on the festival website www.auditoriobenalmadena.com.

If you want to enjoy all the shows at great prices, you can choose to buy special vouchers. You can choose when to see the shows and the voucher is transferable (although you can only see each show once). You have two types of vouchers to choose from:

Royal Voucher: Seating in the Royal Area of ​​the auditorium. With each entry you will enjoy the Gourmet Experience (Tapa and drink) – € 300

Blue Voucher: Choose your seat in the Blue Zone of the auditorium – € 250

And if you plan to visit Benalmádena this summer to enjoy this Theatre and Music Festival, and you are looking for accommodation, Sunset Beach Club Hotel offers comfortable apartments on the beachfront at great prices. You can check availability and prices at www.sunsetbeachclub.com.

Remote Working at Sunset Beach Club: Your Private Office with Stunning Sea Views

Remote working in Benalmadena at Sunset Beach Club

After the Covid debacle and all the mobility restrictions imposed by the government in all facets of our daily lives, something as common as going to work has become an odyssey.

Working remotely has been postulated as the salvation of many workers, entrepreneurs and digital nomads. It is, without a doubt, an excellent option for a better work-life balance and in many cases can be much more productive.

At Sunset Beach Club we have the ideal facilities for you to set up a great office with breathtaking views. It may be the perfect place to find the inspiration and creativity you are looking for.

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New Free Travel insurance with Covid-19 Cover for all Tourists Who Visit Andalusia in 2021

Free travel insurance for tourists who visit Ansalusia

If you’re planning on visiting Benalmadena or the Costa del Sol this year (2021) you’ll be delighted to know that the Andalusian regional government is offering FREE travel insurance covering Covid-19 to all international tourists who travel to our beautiful region from the 1st January to the 31st December 2021.

This insurance provides free coverage for you when you travel to Andalusia (with the small exception of having to pay a €100 excess fee). You must be staying in fully registered and regulated accommodation such as Hotels, Hostals, Touristic Apartments, aparthotels, registered rural accommodation or Campsites. If you stay at Sunset Beach Club you will be covered by this new insurance. 😊

Coverage includes:

  • Medical, surgical or hospitalization costs for patient and companions
  • Medical costs of transport and repatriation
  • Transport and repatriation in the event of death due to Covid-19
  • Costs for the extended stay at a hotel by the insured and companions

For a more detailed explanation of the coverage available and to download a copy of the General Terms and Conditions of the Travel Insurance please CLICK HERE!

A few more important details to keep in mind…

  • The insurance is available to tourists who come on holiday by plane, boat or car.
  • Only non-residents and people visiting on holiday are eligible for this insurance cover.
  • If you stay in a self-catering apartment or with friends you will not be covered.
  • There are no age limits. This insurance is for all ages.

So, when you’re ready to book your holiday at Sunset Beach Club again, you can do so safe in the knowledge that you will we covered by this new free insurance should you fall ill and need treatment whilst here.

For more information visit the official site for the new International Travel insurance for Andalusia.

Fuengirola’s Erotic Tapas Route: A “Spicy” Gastronomic Adventure

Erotic Tapas Route 2020 FuengirolaOn the 30th October 2020, our neighbouring town of Fuengirola kicked off the 12th edition of the “Ruta de la Tapa Erótica” (Erotic Tapas Route), a simple and original idea which, since the first edition, has become a reference all over Spain. Although current circumstances are difficult, the Fuengirola Town Hall has decided to go ahead with the event and support the local restaurant industry which is going through a very tough time.

Up until the 15th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to enjoy this traditional Spanish snack, with a slightly “spicy” touch. This year, the route sees over 71 different establishments take part, each preparing a sensual and fun tapa, with creativity and flair being the main ingredients. Some of the participating establishments will also be offering special ‘gluten-free’, sweet or vegetarian tapas.

Anyone who visits one of the participating restaurants or bars will be able to sample one of these “erotic” tapas and a cool beer (or glass of wine) for a – very reasonable – €2.50. If you choose one of the sweet dessert tapas available in some establishments,  you can choose to accompany it with a coffee, tea or sweet wine. (more…)

Malaga International Jazz Festival: Events Programme

The city of Málaga is getting ready to host the 34th edition of its International Jazz Festival which takes place from the 6th to the 11th November 2020 in spite of the uncertainty caused by Covid-19. Great news for Jazz lovers! 

Malaga International Jazz Festival 2020This year’s programme stands out for the quality of musicians taking to the stage of the Cervantes Theatre. You’ll be able to enjoy the music of artists such as Kyle Eastwood, composer and double bass player, flamenco fusion pianist Chano Domínguez and multi-instrumentalist and singer Diego Amador, the voice of Robin McKelle and the Latin and Caribbean rhythms the Cuban Jazz Syndicate. (more…)

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to Try Next Time You Visit the Costa del Sol

Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to try on the Costa del SolAre you looking for something more adventurous to do next time you visit the Costa del Sol?

A visit to this beautiful part of Spain doesn’t mean you have to make do with sun, sea and sangria. If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you’re going to love this list of 10 exciting activities to try next time you are here.

If you’re travelling with kids, you might want to take a look at our monster blog post featuring 50 fun things to do with kids on the Costa del Sol, we guarantee you won’t have any kids complaining of boredom with this list under your belt! 😊 (more…)

World Tourism Day: A Great Opportunity to Visit Malaga’s Museums and Attractions for Free  

World tourism day malaga 2020

Next Sunday 27th September 2020 is World Tourism Day and to celebrate this special occasion, Malaga Town Hall, in conjunction with the city’s main museums and monuments, has prepared a special events programme.

This initiative – promoted by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) – aims to raise awareness of the important impact tourism has on countries and communities around the world; socially, culturally, politically and economically. This year’s event goes under the following slogan: Tourism and Rural Development.  (more…)