Fuengirola’s Holy Week 2018

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Holy Week is here, so if right now you are staying at Hotel Florida Spa and you fancy attending some fantastic religious events, you might find this blog post quite useful as here we detail the events scheduled for the upcoming days:

This Wednesday, the 28th of March, at 9:30 P.M. the images of Captive Jesus Christ and the Virgin of Los Dolores will be taken out from their brotherhood headquarters, located in Los Boliches in Avenida Jesús Cautivo, by the fairground, very close to our hotel.

This procession will pass through the main streets in Los Boliches and will finish around 02:00 A.M.

The following day, on Thursday the 29th, The Fusionada Brotherhood will take their images of Jesus Christ and the Virgin out in procession at 8:30 P.M.  At that time they will leave the brotherhood headquarters located in Fuengirola town centre by Salón Varietés Theatre and will pass through some of the most important streets in town like Plaza de la Constitución and Avenida Condes de San Isidro before finishing their route at about 01:00 A.M.

That same day, also at 8:30 P.M. the Pasión Botherhood will also take their Virgin and Jesus Christ figures out in procession. They will start their route in Calle Cordoba and will pass through Avenida de Mijas, Avenida Condes de San Isidro and Plaza de la Constitucion among a few other streets. This procession will end at around 02:00 A.M.

On Friday the 30th of March, Good Friday, at 8:30 P.M., The Fusionada Brotherhood will take 2 other figures out in procession from their headquarters in Fuengirola centre and will pass through the main streets in town like Avenida Condes San Isidro, Plaza de la Constitucion and Plaza de los Reyes Catolicos, ending its route at about 01:30 A.M.

That same day the Yacente Brotherhood will take their figures out in procession, leaving their headquarters located by Bioparc Fuengirola at 8:00 P.M., and the Pasion Brotherhood will also go in procession at 8:15 starting their route in Calle Cordoba. The first procession will end at about 01:00 A.M and the second one at about 11:30 P.M.

To finish off the Week of Passion, on Sunday the 1st of April, known as Resurrection Sunday, at 11:30 the Cautivo Brotherhood which headquarters are located by the fairground, will take the image of their resurrected Christ out in procession at 11:30, passing through the main streets of Los Boliches and taking it back in its temple at around 2:30 P.M.

If you have the fortune of being on holiday at Hotel Florida Spa right now, we recommend you not to miss one of the most impressive Holy Week representations in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

Palm Sunday

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This Sunday, the 25th of March, is Palm Sunday, so the official start of Holy Week in Spain.

If right now you are on holiday at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel in Fuengirola, and you fancy experiencing a traditional Spanish Palm Sunday we have good news for you as you will not have to go too far to enjoy it. Although the processions that take place in Malaga city are stunning and better known in Fuengirola we also have some amazing ones.

On Sunday in fact there will be a small procession in Los Boliches. It will start at 10:30 A.M.in El Cautivo Brotherhood Headquarters, located right by the fairground, and it will go pass Avenida Jesús El Cautivo, Calle Concepcion Guidet and Calle Iglesia and it will finish at 11:00 A.M. in Los Boliches Church.

Besides this religious ceremony in Los Boliches, there will be other special events in other 2 churches in town.

In Del Carmen Church, located right in the town centre of Fuengirola by the Town Hall and Bioparc, at 10:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. there will be special Palm Sunday masses.

In San Jose Church, located near Avenida de Mijas, at 12:00 P.M. a stunning procession will start. This procession will go pass the main streets in Fuengirola town centre, included Constitution Square at around 1:45 P.M., and it will finish in its Brotherhood Headquarters around 3:30 P.M.

If you like Spanish traditions we recommend you not to miss these special events, and not to forget your camera… You will certainly have the chance of taking some amazing photos!

Enjoy Holy Week in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations

New exhibition in Fuengirola

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A few days ago, on the Facebook page of Hotel Florida Spa we mentioned that the 8th of March was International Women’s Day. Because of this, the 8th of March was chosen as the opening day for an interesting exhibition in Fuengirola about women.

The exhibition is displayed in Fuengirola’s Town Hall and it includes handmade pieces in clay, pottery, sculptures, bookbinding works, restored books and objects and pieces done with recycled materials.

All works there included have been made by women who attend the evening art related classes organised by the City Council.

The exhibition is totally free and can get visited till Wednesday the 28th of March, so if you are currently staying with us in Fuengirola we recommend you visit it as it will make you see how talented the women of Fuengirola are.

Enjoy arts and crafts in Fuengirola!

Beatriz Muñoz
Guest Relations