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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with 108 Free Activities

La Noche en Blanco Malaga 2022

‘La Noche en Blanco’ (translated it means Sleepless Night) has established itself as one of Málaga city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 8th October 2022 – from 7:00 pm to 12:00 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 108 different activities and spread out over more than 50 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  • Street Performances
  • Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Performing Arts
  • Audiovisual Arts
  • Music & Dance
  • Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities
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All You Need to Know About This Year’s Fuengirola Fair

Fuengirola Fair 2022The Fuengirola Fair starts on Thursday the 6th October. This is one of the most popular festivities in Andalusia and the highlight of the city’s entertainment calendar.

From the 6th to the 12th October, all who visit Fuengirola are in for a fun and entertaining time! The ‘Feria del Rosario’ (named after the city’s patron saint) is the perfect opportunity to experience a true taste of Spanish culture.

During the day you can visit many of the different ‘casetas’ where your flamenco dancing skills will be put to the test! Alternatively, you can just sample some of the delicious food and drinks on offer; we recommend you try the typical Andalucian feria drink called a ‘rebujito’ a refreshing mix of manzanilla (or fino) wine, lemonade and lots of ice.  (more…)

World Tourism Day: A Great Opportunity to Visit Malaga’s Museums and Attractions for Free  

World Tourism Day 2022 Malaga

Next Tuesday 27th September 2022 is World Tourism Day and to celebrate this special occasion, Malaga Town Hall, in conjunction with the city’s main museums and monuments, has prepared a special events programme.

This initiative – promoted by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) – aims to raise awareness of the important impact tourism has on countries and communities around the world; socially, culturally, politically and economically. This year’s event goes under the following slogan: Rethinking Tourism

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Benalmadena Pueblo Hosts its Exotic Annual Arabian Market

From Thursday 25th August to Sunday 28th August, Benalmádena Pueblo (the old town) will host the latest 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 Calle Real and in the ‘Jardines del Muro’. Aimed to promote the town’s beauty and charm, the town hall hopes this unique event will again attract tourists from all over the Coast. 

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Top Events at This Year’s Benalmadena Town Fair

This week (from the 11th to the 15th 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 Pueblo 2022Obviously, 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… (more…)

‘Virgen del Carmen’ Celebrations this Weekend in Benalmadena

Virgen del Carmen Benalmadena 2022

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

The Benalmadena town hall has prepared various events which will take place on Thursday 14th, Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th 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. (more…)