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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011
Marbella Family Fun update - Friday July 15, 2011
* English movie listings
These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Thursday July 14th until Wednesday July 20th. Note: Puerto Banus cinema changes their movie schedule on Fridays while Fuengirola and Malaga cinemas have started changing their movies on Thursdays.
Cinema Gran Marbella:
Plaza Mayor Malaga:
If you just can´t get yourself out of the house, or prefer to watch movies at home, we discovered this great service that allows you to download unlimitied full movies for either a 3 month, 1 year or 5 year basis. Full Movies gives unlimited downloads on your computer, TV or mobile 24/7 with no timer or title limits or monthly bills. And the movies are downloaded to you forever. We use Apple TV, but this service offers more, so we will be testing it out ourselves. Click here to learn more.
* River canyoning trip in Marbella
Team Xtreme is organizing a kids (9-16 yrs) canyoning experience in Benahavis on Monday July 20th. This is an excellent outdoor activity that the whole family can experience only 10 minutes from Marbella. Our family had an amazing time and we highly recommend this adventure trip!
Canyoning is a sport where you travel in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and/or swimming. Don´t miss this chance!
Team Xtreme will be organizing many other fun events this summer from night trekking (July 15 – tonight!!), canyoning in Rio Verde (Sunday July 17) to a multi-adventure experience for the kids on Wednesday July 27th. Check out our Calendar of Events to see what other events they are organizing or go to their website directly. Click here to read more...
* Queen Tribute concert August 5th
Don´t miss the Queen tribute concert on Friday August 5th in Marbella! Dream Ticket Promotions, the team that brought you the sell-out BJÖRN AGAIN ABBA show last year, bring you the most anticipated event of the summer - the huge “QUEEN TRIBUTE CONCERT” on 5th of August at the stunning new Pinillo Beach open air concert arena in Marbella.
Last year our family attended the ABBA concert and we all had the time of our lives, so the kids are totally excited to rock on at the Queen tribute concert this summer. Tickets are going fast, so be sure to reserve them in advance. Click here to read more...
* The Great Nutrition Company
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, candida or just want to improve your overall health, consider trying out the products offered by the Great Nutrition Company. Their products are designed to help manage these lifestyle diseases as well as bring you more energy so you can lead a healthy life. Click here to read more...
* Virgen del Carmen festivities this weekend
Towns along the coast have been holding celebrations in honor of the Patron Saint of fishermen and the sea, the Virgen del Carmen since Thursday and the festivities will continue until Sunday July 17th.
The main event is a procession on Saturday, which in many coastal towns takes the image of the Virgin out to sea on a boat. Locals bring carnations and throw them on the Virgin del Carmen before the boat is taken into the sea. Be sure to be near the sea that evening and you won´t miss it! Read the schedule of events for times and places. Click here to read more...
* Joaquín Cortés concert on Saturday
World famous flamenco dancer Joaquin Cortes will be performing in ‘Calé’ at El Pinillo beach in Marbella on July 16, 2011 at 10:30pm. Doors open at 9:00pm. This is a chance to get a glimpse of the best flamenco there is to offer. We´ve got our tickets, do you have yours? Click here to read more...
* Siente Marbella! Food, art and music festival
Don´t miss “¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos” (Feel Marbella! Wander with the senses) - an event to tempt the senses with sound, touch and taste – on Saturday July 16th. This event starts at 19:00 to 23:00 at Plaza de los Naranjos and throughout the streets of Old Town Marbella. Click here to read more...
Earth, Wind & Fire come to Marbella
Hey, hey, hey! Another great concert is coming to Marbella this summer. Earth, Wind and Fire! The 2011 Earth Wind & Fire Marbella concert will be held on August 13, 2011 at the intimate Tennis Club at the Hotel Puente Romano Marbella. Click here to read more...
* Sport and adventure on the Costa del Sol
Are you looking for a more adventurous holiday on the Costa del Sol? Check out our list of sport activities that are offered in Marbella. There are a ton to choose from.
Don´t forget that we also have a SPORT Forum where we collect information all about sport and adventure that has been posted to us. Let us know if you have a favorite. We´d love to hear from you. Click here to read more...
* San Pedro arts and crafts market
San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo". Click here to read more...
* Swimming lessons in Marbella
One of our readers asks, “I would like to find someone to give my 4 year old private swimming lessons at my home. Do You know of anyone.?”
We have received some nice recommendations, so take a look at this page if you need one. Or add to our list by posting a comment at the bottom of the page. The more the merrier! Click here to read more...
* Top Marbella sights to see
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, having a vehicle should enable you to see all of Marbella´s main sights in a single day. Click here to read more...
* Tour of Gibraltar from Marbella
One of our readers asks, “We are 2 families staying at Elviria outside Marbella, and we are planning to get a guided tour to Gibraltar. So we were wondering if you have any links for us to use for a guided tour from Marbella to Gibraltar and back at the same day?”
There are loads of agencies offering this service, so we´ve gathered a few of them for you and please add your own if you have had a good experience. Click here to read more...
Thank you... and see you next Friday.
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