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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday June 28, 2013

* English movie listings

This is the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Costa del Sol in English from Friday June 28th until Thursday July 4th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Monsters University
After Earth
Mano of Steel

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Monsters University
Man of Steel
After Earth

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Great Gatsby
After Earth
The Internship
Monsters University
Man of Steel
Man of Steel 3D
Fast & Furious 6
The Hangover Part 3
Iron Man 3 3D

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Costa Bear summer camp

Kids will love spending the summer at Costa Bear Marbella camp where they will learn ceramic painting, Make a Bear, textile painting, paster classes, pizza cooking, table manners, English and Spanish classes, cupcake workshop, disco and much more! A truly unique camp experience.Click here to read more…

TIP: Breakfast is included, so kids can sleep in and head straight to camp.

* Route 66 American Diner

Route 66 has a fantastic kids menu with all of the kids' favorites like chicken nuggets and chips, macaroni cheese and hot dogs. This all American diner is conveniently located on Antonio Banderas square in Puerto Banus, so it's a perfect location where the kids can run around outdoors while parents enjoy the terrace. Get your kicks on Route 66! Click here to read more…

* Cafe de Ronda

Cafe de Ronda is a great place for a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner offering fantastic Spanish tapas as well as international favorites. They have a lovely outdoor terrace right in the center of town, so a perfect spot to just chill and enjoy the Spanish summer. Free wifi! Click here to read more…

TIP: Try the traditional Spanish breakfast - pan con tomate!

* Danzzas dance academy

Danzzas dance academy is a great place to take children as young as two years old to start learning the basics of dance up until professional level. I.D.T.A. dance exams are offered on a yearly basis as well as end of year show. Click here to read more…

TIP: Conveniently located in the Puerto Banus area near Aloha College.

* Gastrogems catering

If you hosting a dinner party and don't want the bother of cooking and cleaning, consider Gastrogems Catering to take care of all your needs.

They have an incredible selection of dishes that are hard to find in Spain, such as Caribbean Salt Fish & Plantain Fritters or traditional Seafood Chowder.

What are you waiting for? Book your meals now! Click here to read more...

TIP: Gastrogems can even prep all your barbeque favorites so that all you have to do is throw it all on the grill.

* Michael Bolton concert

For one night only, international super star and soulful rock legend Michael Bolton and his incredible band will be performing for the first time ever in Marbella on August 1st 2013.Click here to read more...

* Expat Baby Shop

There is a new service in town that can take care of all your baby needs and have them delivered right to your door. Many of us are frustrated in Spain without easy access to our favorite UK brands, so the Expat Baby Shop has solved this problem for us! Click here to read more…

TIP: The Expat Baby Shop has very competitive prices, so leave your UK brands at home and order them from Spain!

* Casa Alfredo Restaurant

We have another fantastic restaurant review from our favorite restaurant critic Morris Bishop. This time he tells us about Restaurante Alfredo in San Pedro de Alcantara, just 5 minutes from Puerto Banus. He writes:

”I am somewhat reluctant to use the phrase “Horses for Courses”, and can promises you that this particular protein is definitely not on the menu, but we, like a good many other diners, inevitable go to certain restaurants for certain dishes.” Click here to read more… TIP: Do you have a restaurant you would like to review?

Tell us about it! We love to hear your opinion.

* Marbella gyms

One of our readers is looking into staying in shape during the summer and asks, ”Hello - we are looking for a gym open on Sundays around Marbella/Estepona?”

We have a few responses already for Hennie, so take a look if you are also interested in going to the gym on a Sunday. Or, if you know of a gym open on Sundays, please tell us about it and add your comment. The more information we give to our readers, the better! Click here to read more…

TIP: Just want to see what other gyms are out there? Check out our Health & Fitness guide.

* Swans school uniform

One of our readers is already getting organized for next year and is looking for a Swans School uniform. If you have one to get rid of, get in touch with Ana! Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out our School Uniform Forum where you can exchange, sell, buy or get rid used (but in good condition) uniforms.

* Looking for an English speaking helper

One of our readers is looking for a little help and asks, ”Hi! I need an english speaking teen or young lady to play and read, do activities around the house in english (no need to take her anywhere). it would be for a few hours in the morning (from 9 to 12, or 10 to 1PM Flexible). I think it would be from from the 2nd week of july to the 2nd of august.”

If you fit this profile and are looking for a bit of work, contact Cecilia. Click here to read more…

TIP: Need a job? Take a look at the Marbella Job Board or post your needs if you are looking for work.

* Marbella Festivals

Marbella festivals take place all throughout the year particularly in summer when everyone takes to the streets for any excuse to celebrate. We have organized a list of some of the main festivals taking place in Marbella so you can plan your holiday. Click here to read more…

* Kitten needs home

One of our readers has found a stray kitten and posts, "HELP! I need a home, I am female and about 8 weeks old. House trained and very friendly. Please call Julie on 952815006/664747318 Prrr!"

* Camping in Malaga

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ”Looking for a lake (where you can swim as well) with camping, Malaga area,... can anyone recommend anywhere? ”

We have some fantastic suggestions, so take a look if you are also planning a camping trip in the Marbella area. Or, if you hvae somewhere to recommend, please let us know. The more options we give, the better. Click here to read more…

TIP: Tarifa is also a great place to camp!

* Marbella summer camps

Looking for a summer camp for the kids during your next trip to Marbella? Marbella camps are fun and a great way to keep the kids occupied whether you live on the Costa del Sol full time or are simply visiting. These summer programs offer your kids to learn sports, art, music, theater and so much more. Check out our listings to see which summer programs are most suitable for your child. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Magic Route

Marbella Magic Route is taking place June 28 and 29. These fun magic shows will be held at 10 different restaurants in Marbella Old Town and Puerto Deportivo Virgen del Carmen from 8pm to 11pm.

On the 28th: Bar La Tosta (Calle Jacinto Benavente, 8), Bar La Polaca (Calle Haza del Mesón, 6), Restaurante Casanis Bistro (Calle Ancha, 8), Bar El Palique (Calle Ancha, 1) and Bodeguita El Torero (Calle Ancha, 6).

On the 29th: Charlotte Food & Drinks (Calle Ramón Gómez de la Serna, 10), Taberna Makandé y Factory Copas (Puerto Deportivo), Bar Saltaluna (Calle Mesoncillo, 8) and Restaurante Casamono Brasserie (Calle Estébanez Calderón, 19) Click here to read more…

* Wooden sandbox

One of our readers is looking for something specific and asks, ”Does anyone know where to find a wooden sandbox and perhaps a nice little playhouse also in wood?”

We’ve got a few answers for you if you are also looking for something similar. Or, if you have somewhere that you can recommend, please tell us about it! Our readers will appreciate it. Click here to read more…

* Nourish The Children

Marbella Family Fun provides free content and we are always happy to help answer questions guiding families through their travel and holiday plans.

If you found our services to be useful and would like to express your gratitude, please consider donating a bag of Vitameal through Nourish The Children to our charitable initiative A Million Meals

Our objective is to fund 1,000,000 daily nutritional meals before November 1st, 2013, to help feed 2,740 children for a year. Click here to read more…

* Advertise with us

Does your business need a boost? Looking for a way to promote your family friendly business? Consider advertising with to reach the audience you need. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from to list and promote your business. Contact us if you would like to meet up or have any questions: 609 790 305. Click here to read more…

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Zoriana - Marbella Family Fun

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