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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Benalmadena: Here’s the Plan….

St Patricks Day in BenalmadenaSt Patrick’s Day is a popular celebration in Benalmadena. Every year over 1000 people (Irish locals, visitors and pretty much anyone looking to have a good craic) join in the parade in the centre of town and the amazing party which takes place next to Paloma Park afterwards!

It’s no secret that Sunset Beach Club is an Irish-owned hotel, therefore, the 17th March is an important day on our calendar. Every year we prepare our “Sunset Style” celebrations which include consuming copious amounts of Guinness at the Panorama Bar and a fantastic “Irish Themed” set menu for all our guests in the Oasis Restaurant!

This year we’ll also be hosting the International Celtic Festival on Saturday 16th March in our Moonlight Bar. The show starts at 8pm and you’ll get to enjoy Ceili Dance with Irish dancers and fantastic music with singers and musicians from Ireland! Tickets for this event are available from the Sunset Beach Club Leisure Desk on the 6th floor and are just €10 for a fun evening of traditional Irish music and dance! Continue Reading →

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 ‘La Cazuela de la Abuela’ Gastronomic Contest: A Great Opportunity to Sample Traditional Spanish Casserole Dishes

If you enjoy a warm and hearty casserole during these cooler winter days (well, cooler by Costa del Sol standards) then we highly recommend you take a quick trip down to Fuengirola for their annual ‘Cazuela de la Abuela’ (Grandma’s Casserole) event which starts this weekend.

Grandma's Casserole - La Cazuela de la Abuela - Fuengirola 2019From the 8th March to the 24th March, locals and visitors to Fuengirola will be able to sample tasty traditional Mediterranean casserole dishes – including yummy ‘lentejas’ and ‘callos’- just like the local’s Grandmas used to make (or still do!). Continue Reading →

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It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

Benalmadena Carnival 2019

The poster for this years Carnival in Benalmadena.

It’s almost Carnival time in Benalmadena!

This traditional festivity of colourful fun, singing and dancing which starts on the 2nd March, and goes on until Sunday 10th March, offers local residents and visitors a full events programme with activities and entertainment to suit all ages.

The fun-packed programme takes place in Benalmadena Pueblo and in Arroyo de la Miel; however, to save you the hassle of deciding what to see, we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a few suggestions…  Continue Reading →

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Sea Life Benalmádena: Dive into an Amazing Underwater World

Sea Life BenalmadenaDive into an amazing incredible underwater world by visiting the Sea Life Aquarium in Benalmadena Marina. You’ll be closer than ever to fascinating sea creatures and marine life such as sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, octopuses and an array of colourful tropical fish.

Ready to step into a world of slimy scales, tentacles and razor-sharp teeth?

Sea Life aquarium offers a wide selection of underwater environments for its inhabitants, each one with its particular characteristics. The following is a brief summary of what you’ll find when you visit the creatures that live in each one of these dedicated areas. Continue Reading →

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Carnival ‘Madness’ in Malaga (and the rest of the Costa del Sol)

Malaga Carnival Poster 2019

The poster for this year’s Málaga Carnival

We’re just a few days away from the start of Carnival Season and most towns and cities on the Costa del Sol are gearing up for a week of fun and entertainment.

Although the Carnival is celebrated all over Andalucia – The Cadiz Carnival is probably the most famous – for the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on the Málaga Carnival; only 25 minutes from our hotel and easily accessible, it’s a ‘must visit’ if you are planning a trip to the Costa del Sol in February.

We’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters and this luxury allows the city of Málaga to live one of its most colourful, multicultural and spontaneous festivities of the year: The Carnival.

With hundreds of activities and events taking place during the week-long (sometimes a little longer) festivities, you’re guaranteed to have a ball! Continue Reading →

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Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience

Faulty Towers Dining Experience at Sunset Beach Club, BenalmadenaFaulty Towers, The Original Dining Experience is coming to Sunset Beach Club on Saturday 23rd February 2019!

Officially the world’s longest-running dining experience, this one-of-a-kind original has been selling out at venues around the world for nearly 22 years – including Sydney Opera House and London’s West End. Critically acclaimed as an ‘outrageously funny’ night out (Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe), this all-in-one experience returns to Spain and Gibraltar for a short tour February-March 2019 and will be held in Sunset Beach Club’s Sala Málaga Banquet Hall on Saturday 23rd February. Be warned: tickets for all the other shows on the Coast are practically sold out, so early booking is essential so that you don’t miss out on this evening of fun dining! Continue Reading →

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The Rockin’ Race Jamboree: A 50’s Music Festival in Torremolinos

Rockin Race Jamboree Torremolinos 2019

Poster for this year’s Rockin Race Jamboree 2019

Thursday 7th February 2019 sees the start of another edition of the Rockin’ Race Jamboree music festival in Torremolinos. This is the event’s 25th anniversary and will attract thousands of visitors from all over the world eager to enjoy a fun packed long weekend (7th, 8th, 9th & 10th February) to the sounds of their favourite musical genre: music with American roots from the 50’s.

This year’s festival features  some of the world’s top artists exclusively for the event! There are approximately 28 artists and bands playing during the 4-day event, including:

  • Mike Hillman & His Latin Hillbillies
  • The Blasters
  • The Kabooms
  • Eddie & The Head-Starts
  • Los Torontos
  • The Radions
  • The Phantom Surfers
  • The Paladins
  • Mitch Polzak
  • Sarah Vista
  • Eddie Angel’s Guitar Party
  • Mike Bell & The Belltones
  • And lots more!

Please click here to see all the featured artists at this year’s Rockin’ Race Jamboree

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Weekend of Soul & Motown in Benalmádena: Costa del Soul

Costa del Soul poster February 2019Northern Soul promoters, GoldSoul, are heading back to Sunset Beach Club this February with another edition of their 5-night winter soul break. 

As many of you know, for the last 11 years we’ve welcomed GoldSoul for their week-long Costa del Soul events. These usually take place at the end of October, and are, undeniably, the top soul music events on the Costa del Sol.

Building on the success of their autumn Costa del Soul holidays, GoldSoul recently added a new event to their calendar: a 5-day Soul and Motown Break!

From the 7th to 12th February (2019) Soul and Motown music fans can enjoy a fun-packed break in the sun with music every night in the Sunset Beach Club Moonlight Theatre. Continue Reading →

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Have You Made Any Plans For Valentine’s Day?

Valentines Day at Sunset Beach Club, BenalmadenaHave you made any plans for Valentine’s Day?

This year the 14th February falls on a Thursday so we’ve decided to offer our Valentine’s Gala Dinner every evening from Saturday 9th February to Saturday 16th February so that you can choose the day that works best for you! We’re going to celebrate it in style here at Sunset Beach Club! 🙂

Surprise your loved one with a romantic dinner in our Oasis Restaurant with live music and a superb menu our chefs have put together for the occasion. 

Here’s a quick look at the delicious menu… Continue Reading →

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