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Marbella Family Fun Daily Newsletter -- January 8, 2011
January 08, 2011
Marbella Family Fun update - Saturday January 8, 2011
* English movie listings
These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday January 7th until Thursday January 13th.
Cinema Gran Marbella:
Plaza Mayor Malaga:
* Looking for fireworks display
One of our readers is planning a party and needs to find a company able to put on a fireworks display:
"i celebrate my 50th birthday this year and will be arriving los flamengos sat 26th june staying at a beautiful villa. is there any firework company that can do a private fire work display reasonable price?"
We´ve given a couple of leads, however if you are able to help too, please answer. Click here to read more...
* Holiday sales started on Friday
If you´ve been to La Cañada or El Corte Inglés yesterday or this morning you surely have seen the crowds. Everyone is returning and exchanging gifts now from Three Kings Day or finally spending the money they´ve been saving up for the sales for that item they´ve been waiting for.
The sales usually last two months, so if you don´t get a chance now, you´re better off when the crowds thin out in a week or so. Click here to read more...
* Visit the Alhambra in Granada
During the New Years holiday our family visited Granada and the Alhambra. We had an amazing time and recommend visiting the Alhambra if you ever get the chance. Our children also enjoyed the trip and finally have their own reviews! Click here to read more...
* Last chance to ice skate in Marbella
This is the last weekend before the kids head back to school and the last chance to ice skate in Marbella before the Palacio de Congresos wraps up the rink and closes. So if you haven´t been yet, tomorrow is the last day. Click here to read more...
* Summer camp 2011
Some of our readers are way ahead of us and are already planning their summer holidays. One of our readers is looking for recommendations for kids camps. If you´ve had a good experience please share it!
She asks:"Does anyone know how can I find a local summer camp July & August,2011 for the kids from 6-8 years old?" Click here to read more...
* Looking for summer rental in Marbella
One of our readers is looking to rent an apartment in Marbella. If you have one or can recommend one, please check out her question below.
"How much to rent a 1/bedroom apt in Marbella within July & August?" Click here to read more...
* Looking for summer job as nanny
Another one of our readers is heading out to Marbella with her family for the holidays and is looking to make extra money as a babysitter/nanny. If you´ve got kids and need some help, read her posting here: Click here to read more...
* Roscon de Reyes tasting in Marbella
If you haven´t tried the delicious traditional Spanish holiday cake Roscon de Reyes, then here is your last chance. The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella will be hosting a tasting of a giant Roscon de Reyes cake this Sunday January 9th at 12:00pm. Click here to read more...
* Useful info on non-Spanish plated cars
One of our readers has posted useful information regarding non-Spanish plated cars. Interesting if you´re residing (or planning to reside) on the Costa del Sol.
"I have lived and worked here on the costa del sol for 12 years. My car broke down and a my neighbor offered to lend me his car as he was going back to the UK for a few months, his car was insured for any driver over 30 ( which I am ) Taxed and Tested, and fully legal, however it was on French number plates, due to the fact he owns property ion France as well as Spain. I was stopped at a police check point in Calahonda, asked to provide I.D and documents for the car which I did." Click here to read more...
* Cheap car rental
Another reader has shared a useful link to a budget rental car company in Malaga. We´ve checked out their site and it seems to offer quite a good deal relative to other rental companies.
If you´ve used this service before please share your experience. It would be very useful to our readers. Click here to read more...
* The beach in the winter
Read about the lovely experience one of our readers had along the beach in Marbella. It´s inspiring to wake up early, get your walking or running shoes on and head to the water.
"I have lived and worked here for over 12 years and wake up each day to a great sea view and I see the beach every day when I am in the car, however as the years have gone by i have tended not to go to the beach in the summer, too many people, too hot, too much sand! so i tend to laze on my terrace, or in a bar." Click here to read more...
* Ecological food products on the Costa del Sol
One of our New Years resolutions is to eat more healthily and start consuming more ecologically friendly products. The old saying, "You are what you eat" is ringing in my ears. If you are looking for places to buy bio-/eco- friendly products along the coast, then check out some of the postings we have. Or, if you have a business yourself or know of one that you are satisfied with, don´t hesitate to add to the list. Click here to read more...
* Need to increase the exposure of your business?
It´s a new year and if one of your New Years resolutions is to jump start your business, then maybe you should advertise with us on Marbella Family Fun? Simply upload your information for FREE.
Or, if you are looking for even more exposure please review our offers below (listings and banners) and contact us. Business Class and First Class rates are paid annually. Click here to read more...
Thank you... and see you next Friday.
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