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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- August 30, 2013
August 30, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday August 30, 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 August 30th until Thursday September 5th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
One Direction: This Is Us

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
The Lone Ranger
One Direction: This Is Us

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Pain & Gain
The Lone Ranger
Kick-Ass 2
Pacific Rim
World War Z
The Smurfs 2
Monsters University
Despicable Me 2
One Direction: This Is Us
One Direction: This Is Us (3D)

Click here to find movie times and locations...


Good news! Our whole team for the 3 Million Club made it to the top of Kilimanjaro last Monday August 26th. We have some brilliant sponsors/members from Marbella and abroad who are joining us in the fight to eradicate childhood mortality due to malnutrition and wipe it off the face of the earth forever.

Please join us in this massive effort at or by helping us spread the word via Facebook or website Every little bit helps a lot. Click here to read more…

* Duck n Dive

Learning how to swim is fundamental this summer for babies and kids of all ages. Duck n Dive is the largest swim school on the Costa del Sol offering classes for both children and adults and understanding the needs and motivations of both. Classes are taught by qualified instructors who speak English, Danish and Spanish in clean pools at various urbanizations throughout the Costa del Sol or private lessons can be arranged in your own pool at home or in your community. Click here to read more…

TIP: Swim lessons could save your child’s life one day, so book now!

* Costa Water Park

Costa Water Park is the biggest attraction to hit Marbella this summer. Choose from two different locations in Marbella center and Puerto Banus where kids and adults can enjoy over 800 m2 of slides, trampolines and water fun. We have been getting some great feedback from this aquapark and guarantee a fun filled day for the whole family. Click here to read more…

TIP: Get here early to avoid long waits!

* Route 66

Route 66 is the best place to take the kids in Puerto Banus where you will find family friendly choices on the menu as well as a beautiful square where the kids can run around without the constraints of a formal restaurant. Centrally located, Route 66 turns into a great place in the evening to meet up with friends for a drink, dinner or to watch the live sports. Click here to read more…

TIP: Easy parking and plenty to see and do within walking distance after your meal.

* Zoroastro

Why spend your holidays cooking for your guests? Do something special and have Zoroastro catering take care of your meals offering the best homemade Persian and Armenian cooking that you will find on the Costa del Sol. In a place where it is hard to find exotic cuisine such as Persian and Armenian cooking, Zoroastro Caterting is a blessing to have in Marbella and throughout the Costa del Sol. Click here to read more…

TIP: Don’t wait until the last minute and avoid disappointment - place your orders early!

* Tarifa

Tarifa is a beautiful place to visit during your stay on the Costa del Sol when you have more than just a few days to spare. This funky beach town is located only 1.5 hours from Marbella and has some of the best beaches in the world.

September is an ideal time to visit Tarifa when the weather has slightly cooled down, the tourists have dwindled and the prices come down. Click here to read more...

TIP: Make this a day trip or an overnight.

* Top Marbella attractions

If you only have one day in Marbella, these are the top MUST SEE attractions on your list. Be sure to see some of these attractions before you leave town no matter how long you stay. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Restaurants

So many restaurants to choose from and not sure where to go so that the whole family will be pleased? Check out the Marbella Restaurant Guide to find the most family friendly choices out there at reasonable prices. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out our Reader Restaurant Recommendations for more choices and information on food and dining in Marbella.

* Back to School

It will be back to school next month, which reminds us that some of you may be looking for schools in the area after a big move, or are perhaps thinking about switching schools. Check out the Marbella School guide to find all the biggest schools in Marbella as well as lots of parent questions and answers on education in Spain. Click here to read more…

TIP: This question and answer thread is fundamental to read if you are looking for a school to place your children in.

* Marbella School Uniforms

Sort out the childrens’ school uniforms now before it’s too late. The Marbella School Uniform Forum is here to help parents exchange, buy, sell or recycle their used, but in good condition, uniforms. Check it out! Click here to read more…

* Marbella tapas bars

One of our readers is looking for recommendations and asks, ”I will be in Marbella over the Christmas holidays. Could you suggest a few places to eat tapas? Tx.”

We have collected some great recommendations from our experienced readers, so check it out! If you have a favorite tapas bar that is not on this list, please let us know! The more recommendations we have, the better the choice for our readers. Click here to read more...

* Marbella History

Your bag is packed and you are ready for your trip to Marbella, but do you know where you are going and what kind of history this beautiful city holds? Read our quick run down on the history of Marbella to grab a little knowledge and culture of where you are headed. Click here to read more…

* Marbella pets

The Marbella Pets Guide is a great resource of information if you are coming to Marbella with pet in tow. Find out where to take your dog or cat in an emergency, where to find grooming services, rules and regulations about walking your dog in public areas, registration and more. Click here to read more…

* Recommended shop

Read up on Andalusia and get the appropriate equipment and knowledge before you pack your bags and head out the door. We have a list of recommended Spanish books, maps, music and more that we believe will be useful for your next trip to the Costa del Sol. We also have gathered a sampling of some of the best products that Andalusia has to offer. 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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