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Our Very Own Guide to Benalmadena on Google Maps

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Guide to Benalmadena on Google Maps
Are you planning on visiting Benalmadena for the first time?

Do you need a guide to Benalmadena?

Although we get many repeat guests at Sunset Beach Club, many are first timers and as a result, often require local information to help them get around.

Our Leisure Desk staff are more than happy to provide guests with local information and a long list of things to do; however, its handy to have a quick reference at hand before travelling so that you can plan your activities and decide where to go and what to see.

That’s why we prepared our quick guide to Benalmádena on Google Maps. If you click on the link below, you’ll be taken to our tailor-made map which includes a list of places to see and things to do in the Benalmádena area. Here are just some of the interesting places highlighted on the map:

  • Puerto Marina (Benalmádena Port)
  • Selwo Marina
  • Sealife Park
  • Tivoli World
  • Parque La Paloma
  • Aqualand
  • Bioparc Fuengirola (Zoo)
  • Butterfly Park
  • Cable Car
  • And lots more…….

Click here to see the Map of Benalmadena

The map is by no means finished; we will constantly be adding new locations to it. If anyone has any suggestions as to places to include on the map, please let us know in the comments below!

Are you looking for accommodation in Benalmadena?

At Sunset Beach Club we have comfortable apartment-style accommodation and fantastic 4-star facilities for you to enjoy a fantastic holiday in the sun. Visit www.sunsetbeachclub.com for more information and to check availability online!

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Corpus Christi Celebrations in Benalmádena

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This Sunday 3rd June, Benalmádena will celebrate Corpus Christi, a gorgeous festivity full of colour and amazing aromas thanks to a spectacular carpet of flowers laid on the streets by the villagers.
This beautiful festivity is celebrated in many Andalusian villages sixty days after Easter Sunday; however, Benalmadena Pueblo’s rendition is now regarded as one of the most beautiful in the province, attracting many visitors.

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5 Ways to Travel from Málaga Airport to Sunset Beach Club (Benalmadena)

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How to get from the airport to Sunset Beach Club

It’s a question we get asked daily: What’s the easiest way to get to the hotel from Málaga airport? Well, for all those of you who have yet to visit Sunset Beach Club and would like to know all the travel options open to you, here’s a list of 5 different methods of transport.

#1 Taxis

This is probably the most popular, convenient and fast way to get to Sunset Beach Club from Málaga airport. The taxi rank is located just outside the main arrivals hall and – with the exception of the busy summer months – you won’t have to wait to jump in a taxi which will bring you straight to the hotel.

The journey lasts approximately 20 minutes and the fair should be between €27 and €30 one way. If you have lots of luggage or are travelling late at night or public holidays there may be an additional surcharge fee, but this should not be too significant. Continue Reading →

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What to do in Benalmadena When it Rains: 11 Fun Ideas

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What to do in Benalmadena when it rainsAlthough we enjoy approximately 320 days of sunshine a year here in Benalmadena, there are those odd days when the heavens open and you have to make use of the dreaded umbrella!

On these rare rainy days, we often get guests asking for tips and ideas on what to do on a wet day. Thankfully Benalmadena is not all about sun, sea and beaches; there are plenty of interesting places to visit and things to do…Here’s a list of 11 ideas to keep you busy in Benalmadena (and the surrounding area) when it rains.

#1: Visit the Marina

 Jump on the bus (nº110 or 120) or grab a taxi (Both stop just outside the hotel) and head down to the Marina. You’ll find lots of great restaurants to enjoy a lovely lunch and can also visit the popular Sea Life Aquarium with its fascinating range of sea creatures including sharks, stingrays and a giant Pacific octopus. A must if you have kids! Continue Reading →

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Malaga Pass: The Easy (and Economical) Way to Explore Málaga City Centre

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Malaga Pass Card

Examples of the 24hr and 48hr cards.

Making your way around all the museums, galleries and other “must see” tourist attractions which the Costa del Sol’s capital has to offer can get rather expensive. But don’t worry. Malaga town hall has recently re-launched its ‘Malaga Pass Card’ which helps tourists gain access to the cities best attractions and monuments.

We’re going to tell you all about this nifty little card called a ‘Malaga Pass’ which will come in handy if you’re planning on visiting many of the city’s museums and attractions.
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10 Adrenaline-Pumping Activities to Try Next Time You Visit the Costa del Sol

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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! 😊 Continue Reading →

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Things to do in Malaga in Winter: Visit these Fantastic Art Exhibitions

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Art and Culture in MalagaMálaga city is quickly becoming one of the top cultural destinations in Europe. The impressive selection of museums coupled with the splendid weather enjoyed year-round make it a perfect choice for a cultural winter getaway.

Many of the city’s top museums offer unique temporary exhibitions to add to their already stunning permanent collections. Continue Reading →

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

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MIMA Malaga Christmas Fair for Kids
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 14th 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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12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

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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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