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Van Gogh Alive: The World’s Most Visited Multimedia Exhibition is in Málaga

Van Gogh Alive - MalagaMálaga Port will host ‘Van Gogh Alive’, the world’s most visited multimedia exhibition experience until the 9th June 2019. This is by no means a traditional museum visit… You’ll venture into a unique and exciting new world which will allow you to engage with the work of Van Gogh from a completely new perspective.

This experience comes to Málaga after breaking attendance records in 45 cities across 4 continents. After visiting Seville, Alicante and Madrid, it’s now Málaga’s turn to enjoy Van Gogh’s masterpieces from new angles and discover unique perspectives thanks to the state-of-the-art technology used to display his work on giant screens, walls, columns, ceilings and even the floor. You’ll be treated to an explosion of vibrant colours and details so characteristic of Van Gogh’s style. Continue Reading →

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Crocodile Park: Home to ‘Paco’ the 600 Kg Monster Croc!

Crocodile Park in TorremolinosOne of the most popular places to visit in the Benalmadena/Torremolinos area is the Crocodile Park. If you’ve got kids and are looking for a fun day out, you’ll definitely want to add this one to your to-do list!

Located next to the popular water park in Torremolinos, the Crocodile Park is home to more than 200 crocodiles, including ‘Paco’(also known as Big Daddy), a 600 kg monster croc!

The visit to the park lasts approximately 2 hours and includes guided tours and live demonstrations. Watching ‘Paco’ at feeding time must be quite a spectacle 🙂 The Park’s experienced guides show you how they handle these fascinating creatures and explain the intricate details of the croc’s lifestyle. Continue Reading →

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12 Interesting Things to do in Benalmadena at Christmas Time

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

MIMA Malaga 2018
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 15th 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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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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Where to Try Tandem Skydiving in Southern Spain

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

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

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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