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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Kooza’ Show will be in Malaga from 13th September to 13th October

Kooza - Cirque du Soleil in Málaga

Cirque du Soleil, the largest theatrical producer in the world arrives in Málaga next week with their show ‘Kooza’. From the 13th September to the 13th October locals and visitors to the Costa del Sol can enjoy this fun and colourful show in the ‘Grand Chapiteau’ which will be located in the Recinto Ferial Cortijo de Torres in Málaga.

Kooza premiered in Montreal, Canada, in 2007 and has since been touring the world delighting audiences. Written and directed by David Shiner, a former clown in Cirque du Soleil’s production of Nouvelle Expérience, this unique show offers a return to Cirque’s origins. Continue Reading →

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The Luna Mora Festival in Guaro: A Weekend of Music and Culture

Festival de la Luna Mora de GuaroOn the 6th and 7th September – the picturesque white village of Guaro celebrates the 23rd edition of its famous ‘Luna Mora’ Festival.

As has been the case the last two years, this year’s festivities have been reduced to two days (It’s used to be four) but they’ve still managed to put together an impressive programme of events with activities and entertainment for all the family.

Throughout the weekend, the village becomes a meeting point for traditional Andalusí music and culture. The streets come alive in the evenings with the stunning illumination of 25,000 candles strategically positioned to create a unique and magical ambiance. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the traditional Arab artisan market, workshops (Henna and belly dancing), street performers, storytelling and mouth-watering gastronomy. Continue Reading →

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Benalmadena Pueblo Hosts its Annual Arabian Market

Arab Market in BenalmadenaFrom Thursday 29th August to Sunday 1st September, Benalmádena Pueblo (the old town) will host the 9th edition of its Arabian Market (Zoco), an event that once again returns to the town’s summer cultural programme. 

The Arab Market will take place in the following locations throughout the town: Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Plaza de España; in the Real and Santo Domingo de Guzmán streets and in the ‘Jardines del Muro’. Aimed at promoting the town’s beauty and charm, the town hall hopes that this unique event will attract tourists from all over the Coast.  Continue Reading →

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Top Events at This Year’s Benalmadena Town Fair

This week (from the 14th to the 18th August) is ‘Feria’ week here in Benalmadena with the ‘Pueblo’ (Town) celebrating festivities in honour of their patron, the Virgen de la Cruz.

Poster for Virgen de la Cruz Fair in Benalmadena PuebloObviously this is a very traditional event and many of the activities and events organised for the week may not appeal to many of our guests; however, we’ve put together a short list of – what we feel are – some of the highlights of the fair and that you might enjoy. Here goes…

  • The traditional ‘Chocolatada’ which takes place every morning at 11.00am in the Plaza de España. Organised by the town hall, it’s basically free hot chocolate for everyone! Head on up there for breakfast one day and try some original Spanish hot chocolate (note: we’re not sure if the ‘churros’ are included ;-)) Continue Reading →
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Why You Need To Visit The Málaga Fair

This week sees the start of the Costa del Sol’s largest and most popular fair, the Malaga Fair or Feria de Málaga as it’s referred to here!

Poster for the Málaga Fair

If you haven’t been before, we highly recommend you do so! Get ready for 10 days of fun and entertainment as the city welcomes thousands of visitors from all over Spain for, what has become, the most popular summer fair in Andalucía and one of the most popular festivities in Spain.

The official opening of the fair is on Wednesday 14th August and promises to be an entertaining affair with a spectacular pyrotechnical display and a free concert by Spanish musician, Huecco. This all takes place on the Malagueta Beach just next to the port’s famous lighthouse from 11:50 pm.  Continue Reading →

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‘Virgen del Carmen’ Celebrations this Weekend in Benalmadena

Virgen del Carmen Benalmadena 2019

The ‘Virgen del Carmen‘ celebrations take place in Benalmadena Marina this weekend (from Sunday).

The Benalmadena town hall has prepared various events which will take place on Sunday 14th, Monday 15th  and Tuesday 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 →

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New LEGO® Exhibition in Malaga’s Muelle Uno Waterfront

Lego Exhibition in Malaga

An 11 metre-long Titanic model

LEGO® fans are in for a treat!

From the 16th June to the 22nd September 2019 you can visit the largest exhibition in Europe of models made with LEGO® pieces.

The organizers of the exhibition (Expo Pieces Lego) have chosen the corner of Muelle Uno (On the Waterfront in Malaga Port) to present this project that is divided into 12 thematic areas with more than 100 models in a 1,100 square meter area.

Read on for more detailed information about the different zones within the exhibition and the models that you will find in each one. Continue Reading →

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The Night of San Juan and the Arroyo de la Miel Fair: Two Festivities you Wont Want to Miss

The Night of San Juan

A bonfire during the Night of San Juan…

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 →

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol: A Full List of This Summer’s Top Live Acts

Concerts on the Costa del Sol Summer 2019
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, The Jacksons, The Beach Boys or Rod Stewart!

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 the latest prices.) Continue Reading →

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Sunset Beach Club Charity Gala in Aid of Three Children’s Charities

On Saturday 25th May Sunset Beach Club will be celebrating its 4th annual charity gala in aid of three amazing children’s charities: Debra Spain (The Butterfly Children Charity), Barretstown and Make-A-Wish® Spain.

Disco Fever at Sunset Beach Club Charity GalaThe talented Ricky Lavazza will once again take to the stage for this fun “Disco Fever” show along with special guests, The Abba Experience. Featuring hits from artists such as Kool and the Gang, Sister Sledge, Barry White and, of course, Abba, you’ll certainly need your dancing shoes for what promises to be a fantastic evening. Continue Reading →

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