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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- March 29, 2013
March 28, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday March 29, 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 March 29th until Thursday April 4th

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
The Croods

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
GI Joe: Retaliation
Anna Karenina
The Croods

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Croods
GI Joe: Retaliation
Anna Karenina
Oz, The Great and Powerful
The Paperboy
The Host Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Cafe de Ronda

Cafe de Ronda is quickly becoming one of our favorite places to eat lunch. This is a great family friendly restaurant in Marbella center where you can grab a quick breakfast, leisurely lunch or hearty dinner at reasonable prices. From traditional Spanish tapas to French favorites, Cafe de Ronda is one of those places you just gotta try! Click here to read more...

TIP: Free wifi makes it a great place to catch up on emails or meet for business.

* Flat Six Cafe

Flat Six Cafe is one of those places off the beaten path that is worth a visit when you are looking for good food at great value with a wide variety of choices for the whole family. From English breakfast to traditional Spanish tapas there is something for everyone.

Flat Six is also a fantastic place to watch live sports on six different screens in a family friendly atmosphere. Click here to read more…

TIP: You will find THE BEST COFFEE around town here too.

* Online supermarket shopping

One of our readers is looking for some help and asks, "Is it possible to do online shopping with a supermarket that is situated in San Pedro Marbella or one fairly close to San Pedro. If so, can this be done in English? And maybe I could do the on line shopping in the UK to be delivered to the villa on our arrival?"

We have some tips for you if you are also looking to plan ahead, so check out some our replies. Or, feel free to add a comment for our readers. Click here to read more…

TIP: Here are a couple of recommendations where to buy ecological groceries online.

* Pools with slides

One of our readers is planning their trip to the Costa del Sol and asks, "We come to Marbella/Puerto Banus every summer for a few weeks.Do you know of any resort or urbanisation that offers a pool with water slides?

Do you know a urbanisation that has a saltwater pool?"

We have some answers if you are also interested in saltwater pools and slides. If you have some recommendations, please add them to our list. The more options we have, the better! Click here to read more…

* Street markets

No trip to Marbella is complete without a visit to the street market. Catch the Puerto Banus market this Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm to find an Aladdin's cave of souvenirs, antiques, local arts and crafts and much more. Click here to read more...

TIP: Visit our Shopping page to find more street markets and other places to shop.

* Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus is Marbella´s most famous marina and was the brainchild of local property developer José Banus. The marina is closed off for traffic and is home to the biggest names in fashion from Dolce & Gabbana to Louis Vuitton. This is a must see while visiting Marbella and a great place to people watch day or night. Click here to read more...

TIP: There are loads of other things to do in Marbella.

* One day visit to Marbella

If you only have a day to see the sights in Marbella, then follow our Marbella Tour Guide - a list of the top things for you to see and do. Since Marbella is a small town with little traffic, having a vehicle should enable you to see all of Marbella´s main sights in a single day. Click here to read more…

TIP: Have more than a day? Check out some other excursions to take during your stay.

* Marbella restaurants

Not sure where to go out to eat in Marbella? Check out our list of favorite family friendly restaurants to help decide where to spend your next meal. We have our own opinion as well as other parent reviews on many of the top local restaurants in the area. Click here to read more...

TIP: More restaurants can be found in the Family Forum.

* Galaxia Easter party

Looking for some Easter celebrations with the little ones? Join the Easter fun at the Galaxia San Pedro play centre with an Easter egg hunt, balloon animals, face painting and special visits from Mickey, Minnie, Winnie the Pooh and even the Easter Bunny on Sunday March 31. Click here to read more…

* Easter camps

Easter may be over next week, but there are still plenty of us who are on holiday and are looking for ways to keep the kids busy. Many camps run all week next week from sports to arts and crafts, so check out some of our most recommended camps in the Easter events page. Click here to read more…

* Triple A international day

The animal rescue centre AAA is having their annual open day on April 7th. There will be several countries represented with international foods, second hand market, live music, etc. Help support a good cause and have a fun day out with the family at the same time. Click here to read more…

* Easter processions

There are still a few more Easter processions scheduled this weekend, so if you still havent seen one, check out where the last few are running. "Tronos" (thrones that are as big as floats) which can weigh more than 5,000 kilos are carried throughout the city on this holiday. The ornately carved thrones are hundreds of years old (some dating to the 17th century) and are carried by members of the local brotherhood, which is witnessed by thousands of people who come to see and applaud their favorite thrones. Click here to read more…

* Marbella with babies

Coming to the Costa del Sol with baby in tow? Then check out some of these baby friendly places to find out what to see and do with the family. Click here to read more…

* Easter boat fair

If you are a fan of boats and yachts, you don’t want to miss the Easter boat fair in Puerto Banus held from March 28 to April 1. An estimated 100 boats, from 17 to 84 feet, are expected to be present. The port will be bustling during this time, so it’s a fun time to go and dream of your next yacht...or buy the boat of your dreams. Click here to read more…

* Marbella weather

If you are planning a trip out to the Costa del Sol and not sure how to pack, then check out our seasonal weather guide to find out what to expect for your next trip. We get loads of sunshine here, but temperatures can vary. 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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