Starlite Festival

Starlite Catalana Occidente is the best boutique festival in Europe. After nine editions, it has established itself as the longest-running festival, with more than 50 days of concerts. After having led the new era of Covid Free concerts, it has shown that safe culture can be done, being one of the only emblematic festivals that have been held this summer worldwide. Music, culture and gastronomy coexist in a single space. A unique appointment for those who want to enjoy close and intimate concerts in an incomparable place. Its programming includes options for all audiences, ages and musical tastes.

Artists such as Enrique Iglesias, Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Lionel Richie, Andrea Bocelli, Maluma, Ricky Martin, Tom Jones, Pet Shop Boys, Alejandro Sanz, Eros Ramazzotti, Luis Fonsi, Plácido Domingo, Anastacia, Jessie J, Nicky Jam, Luis Miguel, Sting, Maná, David Bisbal or Hardwell have gathered at Starlite Catalana Occidente offering unforgettable concerts.

Starlite Catalana Occidente is not just music. The experience begins before the concert with its gastronomic offer in a summer terrace atmosphere, and continues after the show with shows and DJs where you can dance in a unique environment. Starlite Catalana Occidente offers the possibility of acquiring the complete experience by adding dinner to the concert at its gourmet restaurant or a table in the Sessions area to enjoy the after parties after the concert.

In addition, the Starlite Gala takes place every year. Hand in hand with its hosts, Antonio Banderas and Sandra García-Sanjuán, it has become the quintessential charity event, rewarding the solidarity work of those who have made others their own cause.

Ladies European Tour Tournament – ​​Alferini Golf

Right in our Colina del Paraíso complex, the Alferini Golf course, in Benahavís, hosts a Ladies European Tour tournament for the first time between November 24 and 27.

Alferini Golf, located in the municipality of Benahavís, opens its doors at the end of November to the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, proof that it will close the season on the Ladies European Tour and that it will crown for the third consecutive year not only the tournament champion but also to the winner of the Race to Costa del Sol, the order of merit of the European circuit.

The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022 will be held at Alferini Golf from November 24 to 27 and is part of the Solheim Cup 2023 programme. The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España, the last event on the Ladies European Tour calendar, is sponsored by Turismo Costa del Sol, Andalucía and Acosol as main sponsors, together with the Marbella City Council, the Benahavís City Council and Reale Seguros. Vithas is the official medical service. Solán de Cabras, Eversheds Sutherland, Mahou and Puerto Banús are official suppliers. Marca and Radio Marca are official media. Collaborate in your organization LET, RFEG, RFGA and Sport & Business.

This tournament, erected as the finishing touch of the women’s season in Europe, has achieved a dizzying list of winners since it became the closing of the Race to Costa del Sol. In the 2020 season, the Danish Emily Kristine Pedersen asked for the double – tournament and Race to Costa del Sol-, to put the rubric to a spectacular year. Last season the tournament was awarded to Carlota Ciganda, thus achieving the only tournament she needed to win in our country, and the order of merit went to the Thai Atthaya Thitikul.

The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022 is held at Alferini Golf from November 24 to 27 and is part of the Solheim Cup 2023 programme.

Malaga celebrates the Digital Enterprise Show (DES) 2022

Malaga celebrates the Digital Enterprise Show (DES) 2022 from June 14 to 16. The event, which will bring former United States President Barack Obama on its opening day, will bring together international congressmen who will attend Malaga to learn about and discuss the latest innovations and solutions for the digital transformation of different industries.

The colloquium of the former US president is the most prominent event on the agenda of this DES 2022, which under the slogan ‘Reimagine Business’, brings together more than 500 experts from around the world. to share strategies, knowledge and success stories of technology application in different sectors.

In total, there will be more than 250 hours of presentations in a content agenda that is completed with six vertical forums focused on different industries (industry 5.0, retail and logistics, health, smart cities, banking, and tourism and hospitality) and agendas focused on each professional profile (CEO, CIO, CMO, CDO, CFO and Human Resources).

With the conversation of the 44th president of the United States of America, it is intended -as they point out- «to inspire and motivate general directors, CEOs and senior officials of recognized international companies so that they can face the economic, social and technological challenges» that have recently broken into the system.

*Former United States President Barack Obama will attend on Tuesday, June 14

The San Bernabé Marbella Fair returns this June 7

“The San Bernabé Fair returns to normal this year, from June 7 to 12. On Tuesday, June 7, the opening of the Arch of the Fair will take place at 8:30 p.m., installed at the entrance of the Fairground at night.

Then the activities will begin at the Fairgrounds at Night. At 10:00 p.m. the opening acts of the Fair will take place in the Francisco Cuevas Blanco Park.

However, the week will start on Sunday, June 5, with the traditional pilgrimage of the Patron Saint at 09:00. On Wednesday, June 8, the Day Fair will be inaugurated at the Arch located in the Parque de la Alameda. From 5:00 p.m. the fairground attractions will open. On June 11, the traditional Civic-Religious Procession will take place to the Cruz de Humilladero departing from the City Hall at 10:00 a.m. and that of San Bernabé after the 11:00 a.m. mass.

Colina del Paraíso – New Free Fiber Optic

“Nowadays, technological advances drive hotel establishments to offer their guests more and more services related to telecommunications and connectivity.
Gone are the years when only executives and businessmen had these needs, and today everyone from leisure travelers to families with young children require high-quality internet connection service to stay in touch and enjoy its benefits.
Colina del Paraiso has announced in this regard that from April 2022 guests staying at our complex will get unlimited free Wi-Fi service”
So, those who travel to Costa del Sol and want to stay connected with a high quality network, can think of Colina del Paraiso to make their stay a more comfortable experience.


The Colina del Paraiso complex has started the 2022 season by once again promoting the project that began in 2019 after the health crisis and the pandemic, which forced the complex to maintain a balance between safety and sustainability.

Colina del Paraiso, has adopted the strategy of eliminating single-use plastic and gradually replacing it with other biodegradable or compostablematerials, giving a second life to materials, responsibly managing consumption, reuse and recycling of waste generated during the day a day.

Likewise, the promotion of local purchases, the reduction of food waste and the digitization of processes.

Ecological Hotel Rating

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Estepona organizes the new edition of “Estepona lives its streets”

The events, which will take place from March 24 to 27, include free concerts by the groups ‘La Frontera’, ‘Cómplices’ and ‘Tam Tam Go’

The cultural programme ‘Estepona lives its streets’, which this year celebrates its eighth edition and which has become a reference within the cultural, leisure and tourist agenda of the municipality due to the varied activities it offers to audiences of all ages.

For this new edition, which will take place from March 24 to 27, more than twenty activities have been scheduled. The event will start on the 24th in the gardens of the Parque Botánico-Orquidario with the presentation of ‘La Parcel’, the first novel by the writer from Estepona, Alejandro Simón Partal, who will be accompanied by the guitarist Daniel Casares.

Likewise, he highlighted the free concert that will be offered on Saturday, March 26, on San Lorenzo Avenue with the groups ‘La Frontera’, ‘Cómplices’ and ‘Tam Tam Go’.

Other musical performances that will take place that weekend will be those of the singer Noelia Quiñones, who will be accompanied by the sax of Jerry Erola, the concert of Hugo Toscano, founder and former guitarist of the group ‘Elefantes’ or the group from Tarifa ‘Malamanera’

Music will continue to play a special role with other concerts such as that of the Estepona Municipal Music Band in the Plaza del Reloj or that of the Malaga Symphony Orchestra and the Malaga University Choir in the Felipe VI Auditorium.

In addition, the celebration of the XI Ruta de la Tapa in which 27 restaurants will participate, offering a tapa and beer, soft drink or water for two euros or a tapa and wine for 3 euros. Participants who take this gastronomic tour will be able to pick up their passport and stamp the tapas of each restaurant they visit to vote for the best tapa. A prize of 1,000 euros will be awarded to the ‘Best Cardio-healthy Tapa’ and a prize draw will be held among the citizens who participate with their vote. Among the prizes that will be raffled are hotel nights, tickets to concerts, electric scooters or gastronomic experiences, among others.

Continuing with the gastronomic activities this event is the XII National Contest of Ham Cutters ‘Trofeo Popi’, which will be held on Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00 on Calle Real (Paseillo area).

Activities for the little ones have also been scheduled, such as the VIII Interschool Chess Tournament for Teams and VIII Intercenters for ESO and Baccalaureate for teams or the children’s musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’. In addition, we can also enjoy the V Historical Reenactment ‘Manzanares Estepona 1831’ and the Estepona- Peñas Blancas International Climb 2022.

There will also be theatrical performances and poetry recitals that are moved to the outskirts in this edition with the performance of the group ‘Compás Flamenco’ in Cancelada.

Love Island records its Polish version on the Costa del Sol

Love Island records its Polish version for the fifth time in Costa del Sol and all the staff and contestants stay at Colina del Paraiso.

For the fourth consecutive year we have all the staff housed in our facilities and enjoying our spacious apartments and our gastronomy.

The global rollout of the internationally successful format, Love Island, continues

Love Island is a format that is broadcast almost live, the broadcast is attached to its recording, and true love is sought in it. To do this, several singles live together 24 hours a day in a village, keeping dates and participating in different games. The most important requirement to not be eliminated is to always be in a couple.

In an initial ceremony they have to pair up with each other. In this way they can compete with the rest of the couples in challenges and games.

The objective is that, as new contestants enter, they manage to stay paired because, as has been said, whoever is left without a partner will be expelled.

In addition, the spectators will have a very important role in everything that happens within the reality show. The duo that manages to reach the end will be the winner and will receive an economic prize. In the original version the prize is 50,000 pounds, which is equivalent to about 56,000 euros.

The multi-channel phenomenon can be seen both on the linear channel Polsat and on the OTT streaming service Ipla, being produced by the local company Jake Vision and presented by Karolina Gilon.



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