Cultura – Culture

Malaga Pass

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Did you know that Malaga, like many other tourist destinations, has a pass available that allows visitors to enjoy what the city has to offer in the most economical way?

The pass has been created by the Malaga Council, it is called “Malaga Pass” and it can be purchased online on its official website www.malagapass.com

“Malaga Pass” allows those who get it to experience Malaga in the best and cheapest way possible.

Among its many advantages are that it not only allows to save money, but also time as by using it you will have access to all museums and monuments without waits or queues. It also guarantees a total experience by offering a 33% discount in tourist attractions and a 15% discount in some shops, restaurants and leisure activities.

Although all of them offer the same advantages there are 4 varieties available, depending on the needs of the visitor:

  • Malaga Pass 24 hours:
  • Malaga Pass 48 hours
  • Malaga Pass 72 hours
  • Malaga Pass 1 week

If you love visiting the city of Malaga whenever you are staying with us at Hotel Florida Spa this pass might be perfect for you!

Enjoy your holidays in Costa del Sol

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

Exhibition about Toulouse-Lautrec in Museo Carmen Thyssen

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This week the blog of Hotel Florida Spa is all about art as we would like to recommend you a fantastic exhibition currently on in the capital of Costa del Sol.

From the 21st of February till the 9th of June Museo Carmen Thyssen holds an interesting exhibition called “Toulouse-Lautrec and the circus”.

As we pointed out in the past when we mentioned this museum, Museo Carmen Thyssen is based in a beautiful old building right in the heart of Malaga. It opens Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M and its entry price depends on if you only want to see the temporary exhibition or both, temporary and permanent. What is constant is the fact every Sunday from 5:00 P.M its entry is free.   

The exhibition we mentioned above, called “Toulouse-Lautrec” is a temporary one that offers its visitors the possibility to discover the fascinating drawings made by the artist using coloured pencils during a short period of convalescence in a sanatorium in Paris.

If you really like art and you are planning to stay with us shortly, we recommend you go to visit the Thyssen Museum to enjoy this superb exhibition.

Enjoy art in Costa del Sol!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations

37th Edition of the Malaga Theatre Festival

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If you are currently on holiday with us at Hotel Florida Spa, your hotel en Fuengirola, and you love going to the theatre we bring you good news this week as last Wednesday, the 8th of January, the 37th edition of the Theatre Festival started in Malaga.

Malaga is a Cosmopolitan city that supports and promotes art, films and also theatre plays, for this reason until the 9th of February local theatres, and mainly Teatro Cervantes, will held 40 amazing plays, some of them with very famous Spanish actors as main stars.

Among the plays that participate in this festival the most recommended ones are the following:

’Bells & spells’: It was the opening play and it took place on the 8th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Esperando a Godot’ (“Waiting for Godot”): It is an adaptation of the play by well-known Irish dramatist Samuel Beckett. Famous Spanish actor Pepe Viñuela is its main star and it was on the 9th of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El coronel no tiene quien le escriba…(“No one writes to the Colonel”): It is a classic play by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and it is one of the best plays of the festival. It is directed by famous director Carlos Saura and it has Imanol Arias, one of our best national actors, as its main star.  It was on the 11th and 12th of January at 8.00 y 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Mestiza’ (“Mixed Race”): This play has been nominated to the MAX Award given by Teatro Cervantes, and it was on the 13th of January, at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El Guardaespaldas’ (“The Bodyguard”). This is one of the most awaited plays. This famous musical took place in Teatro Cervantes from the 15th to the 19th of January.  

’Mrs. Dalloway’. This play by Virginia Wolf has famous Spanish actress Blanca Portillo as its main star and can be seen on the 21st of January at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’La Golondrina’ (“The Swallow”): Its main star is super popular Spanish actress Carmen Maura and it will be on the 26th of January at 7.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’El viaje de Ulises'(Ulysses’ Travels):  It is a play for children and the winner of the FETEN Award 2019 as best play. It will be on the 2nd of February at 6.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

’Hamlet’. It is a new adaptation by Portuguese company Companhia do Chapitô of the Shakespearean play. It will be on the 4 of February at 8.00 P.M in Teatro Cervantes.

If after reading this week’s post you are interested in seeing any of these plays you can buy your tickets online on the official website of Teatro Cervantes https://www.teatrocervantes.com/es/ciclos-y-festivales/37-festival-de-teatro/

Enjoy the great cultural offer of the city of Malaga!

Beatriz Muñoz

Guest Relations