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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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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with 183 Free Activities

La Noche en Blanco Málaga 2019‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one of Málaga city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 18th May – from 7:00 pm to 01:00 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 183 different activities and spread out over more than 80 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  • Street Performances
  • Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Performing Arts
  • Music & Dance
  • Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities
  • And you can also see…

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Benalmadena’s Healthy Tapas Route: Enjoying the Very Best of the Mediterranean Diet

From the 10th to 19th May, Benalmadena will host the 5th edition of the Healthy Tapas Route to promote all the virtues of our famous Mediterranean Diet.

Health Tapas Route in Benalmadena 2019After the success of previous years, this unique tapas route is back promising visitors exquisite tapas based on the healthier Mediterranean Diet. Organised by the Association of Local Businesses, the Benalmadena Town Hall, the Healthy Lifestyle Habits Group and the Andalucian Health Service, the Healthy Tapas Route also forms part of Benalmadena’s ‘Healthy City’ programme. Continue Reading →

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“Little Italy” in Benalmádena Marina: An Opportunity to Discover Italian Culture

On the 10th, 11th and 12th May, Benalmádena Marina will host a new event called “Little Italy”, an opportunity for visitors to get to know Italian culture through its gastronomy, fashion, art and folklore.

Little Italy in Benalmadena MarinaOrganised by the “Italiano Vero” collective who are dedicated to the promotion of Italian culture throughout Europe, “Little Italy” will offer local residents and visitors a little piece of Italy in our Marina, as well as help raise awareness of the Benalmádena’s spectacular Marina in Italy. Continue Reading →

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Come and Join us for the 2019 Edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

Cudeca Walkathon 2019 Benalmadena
On Sunday 12th May 2019,  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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The ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ (Bicycle Party) in Benalmadena: A Fun Day Out For All the Family

Fiesta de la Bicicleta en Benalmadena Next Sunday the 5th May, Benalmadena will host the 36th 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 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 →

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