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Kids Get to Enjoy Benalmadena’s Top Attractions for Free This Summer

This summer, kids under the age of 12 who visit Benalmadena with their parents will be able to enjoy visiting the resort’s top leisure attractions for free! 

Benalmadena Town Council and many of the city’s tourism community have joined forces to launch this fantastic campaign which means that kids won’t have to pay this summer when they visit their favourite tourist spots (see a list of the free* attractions below).

*Conditions apply : Each park or attraction has their own conditions and offers, which are subject to change and date restrictions. You will find more information through the Benalmadena Tourism website (link at bottom of page), and in turn the page of each supplier. There is a Promo Code, so take this with you in case you are asked for it benalmadenaniñosgratis2020JA

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Visit Benalmádena’s Mussel Beds Aboard a Glass Bottom Boat

Glass bottomed boat in BenalmadenaDid you know that mussel production on the Costa del Sol is an industry with an annual growth of 122%? The excellent quality of our waters and the nutrients they contain make it possible to produce high quality mussels. Since last summer a local company aims to give away the secrets to mussel production through tourist visits, a very interesting activity for tourists who wish to learn about the fishing culture of Malaga and its contribution to the economies of local families. You can visit the mussel farming facility located in front of the Castillo de Santa Clara to learn how these molluscs are grown and the method of collection used in this area. (more…)

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. (more…)

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

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. (more…)

The Museum of Malaga: The City’s New Cultural Jewel

museo-de-malagaAs of last Monday the 12th December 2016, Málaga city boasts a stunning new museum to add to its’ – already impressive – collection: The Museum of Malaga.

The new museum is located in the ‘Palacio de la Aduana’, the old Custom’s building. The original museum closed 20 years ago (almost to the day) and the opening date is no coincidence as it marks the 19th anniversary of the first demonstration demanding that the Customs building be used for cultural purposes. (more…)

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