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Top Events at This Year’s Benalmadena Town Fair

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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.

Virgen de la Cruz Fair in BenalmádenaObviously 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

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This weekend 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 Malaga Fair 2018

Poster for the Málaga Fair

If you haven’t been before, we highly recommend you do so! Get ready for 9 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 Friday 10th August and promises to be an entertaining affair with a spectacular pyrotechnical display and a free concert by local group, Efecto Mariposa. 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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Benalmadena celebrates the first edition of its Craft Beer Festival

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Craft Beer Festival Benalmadena PuebloWe’re just a couple of days away from the start of the first edition of the Benalmadena Pueblo Craft Beer Festival, ‘Birra&Art’. From the 27th to the 29th July, from 7:00 pm to 01:00 am, visitors will be able to enjoy a wide variety of craft beers, exquisite gastronomy and live music.

The event will have a family feel to it with live music every evening, great food and an impressive selection of craft beers to sample. The location is also ideal… the Los Nadales fairground in Benalmadena Pueblo. Continue Reading →

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‘Virgen del Carmen’ Celebrations this Weekend in Benalmadena

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Virgen del Carmen celebrations in Benalmadena 2018The 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 →

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

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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

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol Summer 2018
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 →

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Charity Concert at Sunset Beach Club: A Night at the Movies

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On Saturday 26th May 2018, our Moonlight Theatre will host “Night at the Movies”, a charity concert in aid of three children’s charities.

Charity concert in Sunset Beach ClubPresented 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 →

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Come and Join us for the 2018 Edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

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Cudeca Walkathon
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 →

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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with Over 200 Free Activities

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Noche in Blanco - White Night in Malaga‘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

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Enjoy the Best Seafood at the ‘Feria del Marisco’ in Benalmadena Marina

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Seafood fair in Benalmadena 2018
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 →

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