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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- August 9, 2013
August 09, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday August 9, 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 9th until Thursday August 15th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
The Smurfs 2

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Pacific Rim
World War Z
The Smurfs 2
The Wolverine

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Pacific Rim
Red 2
World War Z
The Smurfs 2
The Conjuring
Now You See Me
The Wolverine
Monsters University
Despicable Me 2
After Earth

Coming Soon... One Direction: This Is Us (3D)

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Neli G Cafe

Neli G’s Cafe is one of those new places you just have to try. This family friendly cafe offers hand prepared, wholesome dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner at affordable prices that the whole family will love. Located in Benavista, Estepona, Neli G’s cafe is a place where passion is creating the most delicious food. Don’t miss it! Click here to read more…

TIP: Easy to find and easy parking!

* La Campana veterinarian

Clinica Veterniaria La Campana has been offering professional pet medical services, grooming and animal shop for the last 17 years in Marbella. Their dedicated staff strives for the kindest and most caring environment to reduce any stress to a minimum for both pet and owner.

Our little dog gets haircuts regularly here and always looks so smart and happy. We love them! Click here to read more…

TIP: English and Spanish spoken!

* Wellness Studio Los Naranjos Golf Club

Check out The Wellness Studio at Los Naranjos Golf Club and its fantastic classes. The Studio has the best in Pilates, fitness classes and great massages as well as the most amazing beauty and laser treatments. Get fit and get beautiful in one go! Click here to read more…

TIP: Easy parking and a great restaurant at the golf club for a coffee or lunch after your workout.

* Costa Bear summer camp

Boys and girls are loving the summer camp at Costa Bear Marbella, which runs all throughout August. Ceramic Painting, Make a Bear, textile painting, plaster classes, make your own pizza, table manners, English and Spanish classes, cupcake workshop, disco and much more. Click here to read more…

* La Latina Baby School

La Latina Baby School still offers summer school for kids 1 to 6 from 7:30am to 5:00pm (you choose your hours) until September 15. It is one of the most flexible and longest lasting summer programs in Marbella. Click here to read more…

TIP: We have some fantastic reviews for La Latina. Check it out!

* Stock! 2nd Feria Outlet Marbella

The second edition of the outlet sale Stock! 2a Feria Outlet Marbella is being held at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella August 9 - 11. Find discounts from 50% to 90% on a number of items for sports, children, computers, surf, furniture, household items and much more. Click here to read more…

* Sara Baras in concert

Sara Baras is playing tonight at the Starlite Festival in Marbella. This is a cultural and charitable event you won't want to miss this summer. Running until August 24, concerts are performed by international stars such as Julio Iglesias, Bryan Adams, Jamie Cullum, Enrique Iglesias, and UB40 among others. Click here to read more…

TIP: If you miss this concert, check out Bananarama and The Human League next week!

* Gatos y Amigos

GATOS Y AMIGOS is a new association run by volunteers to help the cats around Estepona. The aim is to control the reproduction of the cats by neutering them. They really need help from people who feel for the cats by giving a hand with transport, trapping, feeding etc.

If you can help, please get in touch, or help spread the word. 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...

* Bananarama & The Human League concert

Dont miss two of the hottest bands from the 80s - Bananarama and The Human League - in concert in Marbella at the Tennis Club Hotel Puente Romano on August 12th. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out our Calendar of Events for more upcoming summer concerts.

* Eating lobster in Marbella

One of our readers is looking to eat lobster this summer and asks, ”We are staying in San Pedro in September. Where is the best place to have Lobster? We always went to Robertos Puento Romano but so very sadly it has closed down & is something else now. It was our favourite place for lobster so can you help please?”

We have a few responses already, so take a look if you are also interested in finding a good place for lobster on the Costa del Sol. Or, if your favorite lobster place isn’t on this list, please tell us about it and add your comment. The more options we give our readers, the better! Click here to read more…

TIP: Do you have a question? Just ask us! We love to help you out.

* Looking to hire

Marbella Rent a Bike is looking for part-time staff (expandable to full-time for right candidate) for customer service, bike delivery & maintenance. Must be sporty; speak English/Spanish; have driving licence and be able to work weekends & Evenings. Click here to read more…

TIP: Marbella Rent a Bike is a great business with a fine reputation. Think about renting your bikes from this professional company.

* Getting Tarifa by boat

One of our readers needs help and asks, ”Are there any boat trips from Puerto Banus to Tarifa?”

We are still looking for a service either public or private, so please tell us if you know of any. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out this article for other guided boat trips in the Marbella area.

* Private Spanish lessons at home

One of our readers is looking for some recommendations and asks, ”I will spend my holiday at Villa Padierna/ los flamingos from 10th sept. -21st.sept. I am looking for a qualified Spanish teacher who will visit us at home, teaching my twins 19 years old, three times a week! Hope receiving many replies, greetings from Germany, Susanne”

We have a few recommendations, so read this if you are also looking for a Spanish tutor. Or, add to our growing list if you have a recommendation to pass on. Click here to read more…

* Family cat needs home

One of our readers needs to rehome her cat and asks, "Due to my son starting university in the UK we need to find a good home for our wonderful cat. We are certain the trauma of moving back would be too stressful. View this Top Cat on his Facebook Tigi Mogs. He’s a real people person with all ages"

If you can take in this lovely feline, please get in touch. If you cannot, it would be very helpful to share this link with your friends and family. Together we can help Tigi Mogs find a good home. Click here to read more…

* International Opera Festival

The XII International Opera Festival of Marbella continues tonight with Carmen de Bizet at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella. Tickets from 20 - 40 euro. Click here to read more…

* Alejandro Sanz in concert

This Sunday (August 11) Alejandro Sanz is playing at the Starlite Festival in Marbella. Alejandro Sanz is one of the world's best-known Latin artists selling over 22 million albums and largest Spanish winner for the most Grammy awards. This is a once in a lifetime chance to hear him live in a different, intimate and close-up enclosure. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out more concerts playing at the Marbella Starlite Festival.

* Marbella summer camps

Looking for a summer camp for the kids in August? 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…

* Paco de Lucia concert

Don’t miss Paco de Lucia, one of the world’s greatest guitarists, playing at the Starlite Festival in Marbella on August 15th. With over 60 flamenco recordings, Paco de Lucia is world famous with fans spanning the globe who adore him for his traditional music mixed with new ideas and form. This is a great chance to hear flamenco music at its best performed by a world renowned artist in an intimate setting. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out more concerts playing at the Marbella Starlite Festival.

* Charity shop

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ”Does anybody know of a children's charity, on Coast, I could donate a moses basket, crib, children's bedding, children's clothes, toys, books, Bugaboo buggy, swing to? Thanks, Axx”

We’ve got a few answers for you if you are also needing to recycle some of your used items. Or, if you have somewhere that you can recommend, please tell us about 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…

* Going to Gibraltar?

You may have noticed in the press the tension building between Spain and Gibraltar which has made crossing the border by car very stressful with long waits. We suggest you park your car on the Spanish side of the border and walk across. You can use local transport once you are there. We hear there are 8 hour lines to cross over by car. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out this useful site before heading out to Gibraltar to see how long the queues are.

* Spanish Au Pair

Looking for a Spanish au pair during your summer holiday in Spain? Check out some of these options. Click here to read more…

* 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 sights before you leave town no matter how long you stay. Click here to read more…

* Discounts in Marbella

Print a discount coupon for OpenCor minimart to get 3 euros off on purchases over 15 euro. Valid until September 22. Click here to read more…

TIP: More discounts in the Marbella area as well as the Costa del Sol can be found here.

* Marbella top holiday destination

Marbella has been rated as the top luxury holiday destination by Hello magazine. No surprises here! Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out the top things to do and see on the Costa del Sol.

* 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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