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Where to Try Tandem Skydiving in Southern Spain

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Tandem skydiving in AndaluciaAre you planning a holiday in the South of Spain and looking for the ultimate thrill?

We can probably help you!

Have you ever tried skydiving? Read on to learn about tandem skydiving in southern Spain.

Our friends at Skydive Spain offer the ultimate skydiving experience. Located just outside Seville, their centre is a destination dropzone for thousands of skydivers each year and is regarded as one of the best places in the world to make your first skydive! Continue Reading →

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Benalmádena Gets Ready to Host its 1st Music Route

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Next Saturday the 1st September Benalmadena will host an event in which participating businesses, bars and restaurants will host concerts with all different types of music: The Ruta de la Música (Music Route).

Poster for Benalmadena Music Route

This new project is a collaboration between Benalmadena Town Hall’s Youth Department, The local chamber of commerce (ACEB) and Benalmadena´s Association of Musicians. All three have joined forces to create a route which will allow visitors to enjoy good music as well as the local shops and businesses. The idea is to use live music to revitalize local business. Continue Reading →

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Jellyfish Stings: What To Do and How to Avoid Them

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Jellyfish stings - How to treat themThe dreaded “J” word! Although our beaches here on the Costa del Sol are generally safe for swimming, we sometimes receive visits from unwelcome visitors: Jellyfish.

Under certain conditions, usually after heavy easterly winds and when the sea temperature is warmer than average, these slippery creatures head towards the shoreline and cause havoc amongst swimmers. They aren’t particularly dangerous; however, their sting can be painful and causes discomfort for their unfortunate victim.  They are usually difficult to spot in the water and bathers get stung by coming into contact with the jellyfish’s tentacles. Continue Reading →

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A Summer of Culture in Benalmadena

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Culture in the streets of BenalmadenaDuring the months of July and August, Benalmadena town hall has organized a special programme called “Cultura en la Calle” (Culture in the streets), an impressive selection of free cultural shows in different locations around the municipality (Benalmadena Pueblo, Arroyo de la Miel and Benalmadena Costa): Plaza de Austria, Jardines del Muro, Plaza de la Tribuna, Plaza de las Flores, Los Nadales Fairground, Paloma Park and the area in front of Bil-Bil Castle (just a few minutes walk from Sunset Beach Club). Continue Reading →

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Paintball in Málaga: An Action-Packed Afternoon at Paintball Mountain

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Paintball MountainAre you looking for somewhere to play Paintball in Málaga?

Our colleague from the Sunset Beach Club Marketing Department, Tommy, recently visited Paintball Mountain with friends. Below is his first-hand description of this experience at this fun paintball park.

Over to you Tommy…

The day had arrived. It was Saturday afternoon and we had decided to spend the day at Paintball Mountain to celebrate my friend’s birthday. It was the first time for almost all of us so there were a few nervous faces. Continue Reading →

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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. Continue Reading →

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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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