The Benalmadena town hall has prepared various events which will take place on Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th and Monday 16th July, including a wonderful procession through the streets of Benalmádena Costa in which the fishermen will carry their ‘Stella Maris’ to the Marina; here she’ll be lifted aboard a boat and paraded along the Benalmadena coastline (weather permitting). If you’ve got some good binoculars, a great place to watch this is from the terrace in our Panorama Bar here at Sunset Beach Club or from the promenade just in front of the hotel. Continue Reading →
If you are planning on visiting Benalmadena this week (from the 23rd June) there are a couple of events you won’t want to miss: The Night of San Juan and the San Juan Fair in Arroyo de la Miel.
The Night of San Juan is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of the summer. All over Spain, people flock to the beaches to enjoy a magical night with bonfires, barbeques, fireworks and lots of food and drink!
Benalmadena is no exception with bonfires being lit all along its beaches. This year, there’s the added attraction of a full piro-musical show (fireworks, music and lasers) which takes place just down the road from the hotel, at the Bil-Bil Castle. Continue Reading →
Concert season is in full swing on the Costa del Sol. Many of our guests like to know what’s going on up and down the Coast as they often like to get out and experience some of the great nightlife we have on offer in this wonderful part of the world and a good concert is the perfect excuse for a great night out.
Yes, we do have a great entertainment programme on site at Sunset Beach Club, with live music, tribute bands and musicals; however, sometimes even we can’t compete with the likes of Sting, Pet Shop Boys, James Blunt or Santana!
There are plenty of live concerts programmed along the coast over the summer: Below, we have highlighted some of the top concerts and shows with information on specific dates, venues and ticket prices.
(Note: Ticket prices are correct at the time of publishing this post but could vary as ticket availability changes. Please check the links at the bottom to see latest prices.) Continue Reading →
On Saturday 26th May 2018, our Moonlight Theatre will host “Night at the Movies”, a charity concert in aid of three children’s charities.
Presented by one of the Coast’s most popular entertainers (and Sunset Beach Club resident performer), Ricky Lavazza, and with special guest, Karen Danzig, you’re guaranteed a fun evening of fabulous music and dancing to songs from your favourite classic films. Not only will you be treated to a fantastic selection of movie hits but there’s also a ‘surprise’ closing act where Ricky and several volunteers – including Sunset Beach Club staff- will be performing a Full Monty tribute! Continue Reading →
On Sunday 20th May 2018, the promenade in front of Sunset Beach Club in Benalmádena will become the meeting point for another edition of the Cudeca Walkathon.
Every year, we here at Sunset Beach Club provide our unconditional support to this fantastic event which aims to raise awareness for the incredible work the Cudeca Foundation does for Cancer patients here on the Costa del Sol. The funds raised during the Walkathon also allow for the continued palliative care the Cudeca hospice offers to more than 1400 cancer patients and their families totally free of charge. Continue Reading →
‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one the city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 12th May – from 8:00 pm to 02:00 am – all who visit the Costa del Sol’s capital will be treated to an unbelievable selection of free cultural activities.
This year’s event will have 204 different activities and spread out over more than 100 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:
- Art, Museums and Exhibitions
- Performing Arts
- Music & Dance
- Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
- Extraordinary Visits & Activities
Benalmadena is getting ready to host it’s popular ‘Feria del Marisco’ (Seafood Fair). This event used to take place at the end of March but dodgy weather a couple of years ago might have convinced the organisers to change the event to the end of April. From 27th April to the 2nd May, all visitors to the Marina will be able to sample some of the most delicious seafood at a bargain price! Continue Reading →
From Friday 27th April to Tuesday 1st May 2018, Fuengirola celebrates one of the most important events in its calendar: The “Feria Internacional de los Pueblos” (International People’s Fair).
This unique fair has grown to become a reference at local, regional and even international level. For 5 days, the Fuengirola fairground will be home to a fun and multicultural event for all the family.
In previous editions, this same event managed to attract over 1 million visitors! The town hall hopes to equal this impressive figure this year, thereby serving as a perfect stage to promote the virtues of Fuengirola and its multicultural population. Continue Reading →
Next Sunday the 22nd April, Benalmadena will host the 35th edition of its popular ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ or Bicycle Party, one of the city’s oldest and most emblematic events in its busy sports calendar.
It’s not a race. The whole event is designed to be a fun family day out, fitting in perfectly with Benalmadena’s image as an idyllic destination for tourism and sports.
At the event’s press conference the mayor of Benalmadena, Victor Navas, pointed out that he and his team have made a strong commitment to promoting the city as the perfect destination for sports and tourism. There are now firm plans (the project goes out to tender this year) to create a cycle lane which will run from Torrequebrada to Carvajal along the old N-340 coast road; an amazing addition to Benalmadena’s tourist infrastructure which will help attract new visitors looking for a more active holiday mixed with the superb weather we enjoy in this wonderful part of Spain. Continue Reading →
The town of Benalmádena celebrates Holy Week with its traditional interpretation of “The Passion of Christ” (referred to as ‘El Paso’).