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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with 108 Free Activities

La Noche en Blanco Malaga 2022

‘La Noche en Blanco’ (translated it means Sleepless Night) has established itself as one of Málaga city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 8th October 2022 – from 7:00 pm to 12:00 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 108 different activities and spread out over more than 50 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  • Street Performances
  • Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Performing Arts
  • Audiovisual Arts
  • Music & Dance
  • Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities
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All You Need to Know About This Year’s Fuengirola Fair

Fuengirola Fair 2022The Fuengirola Fair starts on Thursday the 6th October. This is one of the most popular festivities in Andalusia and the highlight of the city’s entertainment calendar.

From the 6th to the 12th October, all who visit Fuengirola are in for a fun and entertaining time! The ‘Feria del Rosario’ (named after the city’s patron saint) is the perfect opportunity to experience a true taste of Spanish culture.

During the day you can visit many of the different ‘casetas’ where your flamenco dancing skills will be put to the test! Alternatively, you can just sample some of the delicious food and drinks on offer; we recommend you try the typical Andalucian feria drink called a ‘rebujito’ a refreshing mix of manzanilla (or fino) wine, lemonade and lots of ice.  (more…)

Costa del Soul: 9 Days (and nights) of the Best Northern Soul

Costa del Soul - October 2022
October is ‘Soul Time’ here at Sunset Beach Club!
 

For the 14th year, our friends at Goldsoul – well-established UK Soul event promoters – are coming back for a fun week of the best tunes, lots of dancing and, of course, sunshine!!!

This year’s ‘Costa del Soul’ event promises to be the best yet. After the success of the extended 9-day event (It’s usually seven nights) this year Goldsoul have decided to repeat this winning formula and Costa del Soul will run from Friday 7th October to Sunday 16th October featuring some of the top DJ’s from the UK playing the most fantastic Soul Music Tunes throughout the day.

Soul music lovers can enjoy their daily dose of Classic Soul tunes by the hotel’s Tikki Poolside Bar whilst enjoying a cool jug of Sangria and working on their tans!

After a hard day by the pool, the fun continues in the Panorama Bar with some laid-back soul from 6 to 9 pm. This includes the ever-popular happy hour and the chance to catch up and watch the latest live Premiership or Champions League football matches. (more…)

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

World Tourism Day 2022 Malaga

Next Tuesday 27th September 2022 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: Rethinking Tourism

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Daphonbury 2022: Coast’s Top Performers Unite for a Great Cause

On Friday 30th September the Coast’s top musicians and entertainers will be performing in the 2nd edition of the Daphonbury Festival, an amazing event to raise funds for Bowel Cancer UK.

This live music festival takes place in our Moonlight Bar and has been organised by Tony Whitehouse, (many of you will know Tony as he has performed at Sunset Beach on many occasions as a key member of Diverse, and their fantastic Tributes to Take That and Westlife).

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The European Cricket Championship Returns to Cartama from 12th September to 14th October

Sunset Beach Club is proud to have been selected, once again, as the official hotel partner for the European Cricket Championship (ECC) which takes place at the Cartama Oval from the 12th September to the 14th October 2022.

Teams from 21 European Countries will take part in the T-10 competition and will be split into 4 groups, each consisting of 5 teams. The shortened format of these matches – they last 90 minutes – means that cricket fans can enjoy several matches each day.

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Why visit Benalmadena in September (Plus Our List of Things to Do & Places to See)

Benalmadena in September

Visiting Benalmadena during the busy summer months – July & August – can be stressful. Too many people, too much traffic, too many queues, it’s too hot… stress!

However, if you’re willing to hold off on your holiday plans until September, the panorama changes… drastically!

September is probably one of the best times of year to visit Benalmadena. Although it’s still busy, kids are back at school and Spanish travellers (who usually holiday in August) are back at work. You’ll also find that flights and accommodation are considerably cheaper and the weather is still fantastic; lots of sunshine but not as stiflingly hot as July and August.

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The ‘Great Festival of Legends’ of Benalmádena: Tributes to all-time Musical Greats

Next Saturday, September 3, the ‘Great Festival of Legends’ kicks off at the Benalmádena Auditorium. This cultural event will offer several ‘Tribute’ concerts throughout the month of September and up to the 11th October.

The concert series begins on the 3rd September with a tribute to Phil Collins, Tina Turner, Robbie Williams and the Bee Gees. Throughout the month we can also enjoy a program composed of great artists who will perform the best songs by musical legends such as Michael Jackson, Queen, Pink Floyd or ABBA. A highlight this year will be that many of the shows will include professional dancers to add to the spectacle.

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Benalmadena Pueblo Hosts its Exotic Annual Arabian Market

From Thursday 25th August to Sunday 28th August, Benalmádena Pueblo (the old town) will host the latest edition of its Arabian Market (Zoco), an event that once again returns to the town’s summer cultural programme. 

The Arab Market will take place in the following locations throughout the town: Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Plaza de España; in Calle Real and in the ‘Jardines del Muro’. Aimed to promote the town’s beauty and charm, the town hall hopes this unique event will again attract tourists from all over the Coast. 

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Top Events at This Year’s Benalmadena Town Fair

This week (from the 11th to the 15th August) is ‘Feria’ week here in Benalmadena with the ‘Pueblo’ (Town) celebrating festivities in honour of their patron, the Virgen de la Cruz.

Poster for Virgen de la Cruz Fair in Benalmadena Pueblo 2022Obviously, this is a very traditional event and many of the activities and events organised for the week may not appeal to many of our guests; however, we’ve put together a short list of – what we feel are – some of the highlights of the fair and that you might enjoy. Here goes… (more…)