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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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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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