Environment & ESG

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Here at Sunset Beach Club hotel, in Benalmadena, we are constantly striving to find new ways in which to protect our environment, especially concerning energy and water management, use of ozone-friendly products wherever possible, and recycling of waste materials.  Here are just a few of the ways in which we achieve this:-

Download our Environment & ESG Statement (pdf version)

Energy Management

  • Solar photovoltaic panels on hotel roof to generate and save electricity
  • Upgrade of lighting with installation of LED lighting to reduce energy consumption
  • Automatic light controls in public toilets
  • Automatic energy control in apartments with use of room card
  • Double glazing to save heat and energy
  • Air-conditioning systems using coolant gases in accordance with current ozone-protection laws
  • Independent cooling and heating system in each apartment

Water Management

  • Partial water discharge system in toilets
  • Reducing water usage through the fitting of aerator faucets
  • Automatic irrigation system in garden areas
  • Ecological Housekeeping
  • Ozone-friendly products wherever possible
  • Very limited use of sprays
  • Optional towel and sheet changes
  • Automatic detergent dispenser in washing machines
  • Automatic chlorine dispenser in swimming pools

Waste Reduction Policy

  • Pro-active recycling policy throughout the resort with new recycling points around the hotel
  • Office paper, cardboard and ink cartridges are recycled
  • Separate waste recycling bins for paper
  • Battery recycling programme. You can find a bin for batteries in the Reception and Supermarket
  • We recycle mobile chargers and cell phones
  • We also recycle used items such as microwaves, toasters, and fridges
  • Glass and fluorescent light recycling programme


  • Non-smoking policy in all public areas of the hotel
  • Sound-proofing of the Moonlight Bar to prevent noise pollution
  • We donate to the Remar Charity all sorts of used household items and used furniture
  • Electric vehicle charging units on the hotel grounds with future plans to increase the number of units (Indoor & Outdoor Parking)
  • Conversion of paper marketing to QR code system
  • Monthly analysis and reporting on electricity, gas, carbon and water usage

  • Provide complimmentary facilities for local community and charitable organisations
  • Donations to AECC (Spanish Association against Cancer), Cudeca (Cancer Hospice) and Debra (Butterfly Children)
  • Coaching for our management team on emotional leadership
  • Recognition of Staff by markin releant events with celebrations 
  • Well-being conselling service made available to employees 
  • Employee, friends and family initiative offerig discounts to stay in other hotels 

  • We are part of FBD Hotels & Resorts, which is solely owned by Farmer Business Developments plc.
  • Strong and experienced board in place at group level
  • Comprehensive reporting structure on financial and operational performance
  • Ethical business conduct supported by internal and external auditing
  • A new partnership with CBRE to deliver a roadmap for future ESG goals
  • Bribery/Corruption and whistleblowing policies in place
  • Commitment to reporting in compliance with the corporate sustainability reporting directive at hotel level


Click here to see FBD Hotels & Resorts ESG Sustainability Commitment