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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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Blues at Moonlight: A Festival of Rockabilly and Music with American Roots

On the weekend of the 15th, 16th,  17th and 18th November 2018, the Moonlight Bar at Sunset Beach Club will once again host Blues at Moonlight, an international music festival for fans of Rockabilly and music with true American roots.

Poster Blues at Moonlight nº11 Sunset Beach Club Benalmadena
Now in its 11th year, the event promises a fantastic line-up of international (and national) artists and groups. Quickly establishing itself as one of the most important festivals in this musical genre, Blues at Moonlight is definitely one to add to your calendar! Continue Reading →

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Malaga International Jazz Festival: Events Programme

The city of Málaga is getting ready to host the 32nd edition of its International Jazz Festival which takes place from the 29th October to the 4th November 2018.

Malaga Jazz Festival 2018This 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 Gogo Penguin, Madeleine Peyroux, Michel Legrand, Billy Cobham Band, Stefano Bollani or John Scofield’s Combo 66″.  Continue Reading →

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

Erotic Tapas Route Fuengirola 2018On the 1st November 2018, our neighbouring town of Fuengirola kicks off the 10th 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.

Up until the 18th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to enjoy this traditional Spanish snack, with a slightly “spicy” touch. This year, the route sees over 72 different establishments take part, each preparing a sensual and fun tapa, with creativity and flair being the main ingredients. This year, 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. Continue Reading →

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The Andalucia Valderrama Masters: Top Flight Golf on the Costa del Sol

Andalucia Valderrama Masters 2017The famous Valderrama Golf Club in Sotogrande will host the 4th edition of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters this weekend (18th to 21st October 2018). For the second year running the tournament returns to the club famous for hosting the 1997 Ryder Cup.

As was the case last year, this edition of the Valderrama Masters will benefit charities supported by the Sergio García Foundation which hosts the tournament. Continue Reading →

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

Costa del Soul 2018 - Sunset Beach Club Benalmadena
October is ‘Soul Time’ here at Sunset Beach Club!
 

For the 10th year running, 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 12th October to Saturday 20th October featuring some of the top DJ’s from the UK playing the greatest 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. Continue Reading →

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