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An evening at Jacks Smokehouse in Puerto Banús

Many people will no doubt be aware of Jacks restaurant in Puerto Banús. Previously known as Jacks American Brasserie, it first opened its doors back in 1999 and soon became a firm favourite with locals and visitors to Marbella.

It enjoys an enviable position on Puerto Banus’s frontline overlooking the iconic marina and it has now been relaunched as Jacks Smokehouse – an idea based on Metro Group head chef Lorenzo Otterburn’s visit to Las Vegas. 

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Tango

One of the best Argentinian restaurants in Marbella with live tango shows on Thursdays. Champagne Bar & VIP Room for events. Fully renovated in 2016.

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Pinktober 2016

Pinktober 2016 3 Km Charity Run on 20 November leaves from the Hard Rock Cafe Marbella in Puerto Banús at 12.00.

….. Pinktober 2016 3 Km Carrera Solidaria 20 Noviembre a las 12.00 con salida desde la puerta de Hard Rock Cafe Marbella de Puerto Banús

Adults / Adultos: €10.00

Children (under 12 years) / Niños (hasta 12 años): €8.00

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11.00 Performance of the group “Las Ventanas” to warm things up before the race.

11.00 Actuación del grupo “Las Ventanas” para ir calentando motores antes de la carrera.

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Pop up shop at Loulou Jane

Pop up shop by Bronze & Golden at Loulou Jane in Puerto Banús 4 – 6 November 12.00 – 23.00

….. Pop Up Shop de Bronze & Golden a Loulou Jane en Puerto Banús 4 – 6 Noviembre a las 12.00 – 23.00

Bronze & Golden are doing pop ups on the first weekend of every month at the new and fabulous tea room Loulou Jane Marbella. Enjoy bubbly and canapés, with live music, fashion show and amazing goodie bags.

Bronze & Golden están haciendo Pop Up Tienda del primer fin de semana de cada mes a la nueva y fabulosa sala de té Loulou Jane Marbella. Disfrutar de champán y canapés, con música en vivo, desfile de moda y sorprendentes bolsas de regalos.

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Fairway+Blue

Fairway+Blue is a Fashion Golf Store in Puerto Banus. Stocking all the best names in golf – Calvin Klein – Green Lamb – Dwyers & Co – Cutter & Buck – Ralph Lauren and Skechers.

Av. José Banús, Puerto Banús, 29660 Marbella
Tel: +34 951 338 144

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Eatin’ Banús Summer food festival

Eatin’ Banus Summer Food Festival from 21 July – 21 August 19.00 – 02.00 daily.

….. Eatin’ Banus – Summer Food Festival 21 Julio – 21 August 19.00 – 02.00 cada dia.

Food from all over the world. Entertainment and live music every day. Something for everyone. Opposite El Corte Inglés in Puerto Banús.

Comida de todo el mundo. Entretenimiento y música en vivo todos los días. Algo para todos. Frente a El Corte Inglés de Puerto Banús.

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Eatin' Banus Programme

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La Sala by the Sea White & Gold Party 2016

We were as usual delighted to be invited to this year’s La Sala by the Sea “White & Gold Party” on Friday, the traditional start to Marbella’s summer season. The invitation promised a great atmosphere, live music and much, much more including canapes from their Thai inspired menu.

From the minute we arrived, the invitation started to live up to its promise with music from DJ Scott Strutton filling the night air. The venue was of course decorated with white and gold. Vases of pure white feathers and crystals adorned the tables and there were crystal and feather lights hanging overhead with white and gold sails around the central bar.

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Aretusa

Aretusa Restaurant & Lounge Bar is located on the front line in Puerto Banús and offers cocktails, an international menu, a lounge area and two terraces.

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Mica Paris at Joys in Puerto Banús

Back by popular demand, Mica Paris performs live at Joy’s in Puerto Banús on 25 May.

….. A petición del público, Mica Paris realiza vivo en la alegría de Puerto Banús, en el 25 de mayo.

Entry free. Table bookings Tel. +34 952 814 283

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Redline Company

Redline Company was established in 2004 on the Costa del Sol. Redline is a full service marketing agency, specialising in marketing, graphic design and websites.

Centro Comercial Picasso Nº 7, 8, 9 Ctra. N-340, Km. 168 29688 Estepona
Tel: +34 952 816 678 / +34 951 497 661

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Virgen del Carmen in Marbella 2015

Virgen del Carmen is celebrated every year in Marbella on 16 July. She is the patron saint of fishermen and her statue is carried through the streets from the chapel where she is stored to the Puerto de la Bajadilla (Marbella’s fishing port), accompanied by a band and a number of local dignatories. Crowds gather, cheer and throw white carnations.

On arrival at the fishing port, the fishing boats are blessed . The throne is then transferred to a boat and she makes her way by sea to Puerto Banús accompanied by local fishermen, numerous pleasure boats and jet skis. On the return journey, the flowers are thrown into the sea as an offering to those who lost their lives at sea and a blessing is given. The procession then returns to the Puerto Deportivo (Marina) in Marbella and makes its way through the streets of Marbella back to her chapel.

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Back to the 80s Party at Joy’s in Puerto Banús

“Back to the 80s” party at Joy’s in Puerto Banús on Sunday 1 May

….. “Back to the 80s” partido en la alegría de en Puerto Banús en domingo 1 de mayo

It’s a party! An 80s party. Dress up in your favourite 80s gear.

Free entry. Table bookings: Tel. +34 952 814 283

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II Carrera Nocturna Marberun

The II Marbella Night Run will take place on 16 April at 20.30 from Plaza de Antonio Banderas in Puerto Banús

….. La II Carrera Nocturna Marberun es el 16 de abril a las 20.30 horas de la Plaza de Antonio Banderas en Puerto Banús.

For the benefit of Aspandem.

The run starts in Puerto Banús, goes along the paseo to San Pedro de Alcántara, then back through the town to Plaza Antonio Banderas.

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Marbella Neon Night 2015

Neon Night returned to Marbella on 3 October 2015. This year, the walk started from the Plaza Antonio Banderas in Puerto Banús. Hundreds of people took part and left the Plaza just after 21.00.

This is always a popular walk for families and friends to enjoy together. All the walkers were given a neon accessory kit with earrings, a ring, a necklace, glasses and bracelets, to wear during the walk and ‘light the way’. Everyone enjoyed the atmosphere whilst raising funds for 2 charities – NGO Plan-España helping disperse Gender discrimination for girls around the world and CADI, which help children with special needs. MarbellaAzul.com was there to bring you the images. We hope you enjoy them!

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Marbella Pinktober charity run 2015

The Pinktober Charity Run was held this year on Sunday 15 November, starting and finishing next to the Hard Rock Café in Puerto Banus.

It was as usual well attended by both young and old. There is always a great atmosphere at this event with everyone showing support for the fight against breast cáncer. There must have been over a thousand people taking part and a fair number of dogs too, all showing solidarity for this very worthy cause by wearing pink T-shirts, wigs and tutus. MarbellaAzul was of course there to bring you all the best images.

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Don Quijote Ballet at Teatro Goya

The ballet Don Quijote will be streamed directly from Moscow at the Teatro Goya on 10 April at 17.00

….. El ballet Don Quijote será transmitido directamente de Moscú en el Teatro Goya el 10 de abril a las 17.00 horas

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Giselle Ballet at Teatro Goya

The ballet Giselle will be streamed from Moscow to Teatro Goya in Puerto Banús on 6 April

….. El ballet Giselle será transmitido desde Moscú a Teatro Goya en Puerto Banús el 6 de abril

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Joy’s 3 Year Anniversary

Joys Bar & Nightclub in Puerto Banús will be celebrating their 3rd Anniversary on 3 April.

….. Joy’s Bar & Nightclub en Puerto Banús estarán celebrando su 3er aniversario el 3 de abril.

Yes, it’s three years since the new Joy’s Bar & Nightclub opened with Paul Maxwel “The Pianoman” at the helm.

You are invited to celebrate this anniversary with the Joy’s Live team of outstanding music artists.

There will be lots of entertainment, party favours and canapes.

Free entry. Table bookings: Tel. +34 952 814 283

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Cines Teatro Goya

Cines Teatro Goya is a modern cinema complex in Puerto Banús, Marbella which shows international films and offers live streaming of opera and ballet.

Av. Julio Iglesias, 29660 Marbella
Tel: +34 951 196 665

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First Essentiel Antwerp Store in Marbella

The opening of the First Essentiel Antwerp Store in Puerto Banús, Marbella is on 30 March at 20.00.

…..  La apertura de la primera tienda de Essentiel Antwerp en Puerto Banús, Marbella es el 30 de marzo a las 20.00 horas.

You are invited to view and enjoy cocktails.

Se le invita a ver y disfrutar de un cóctel.

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Tibu

Tibu nightclub in Puerto Banús a must visit when you are in Marbella with partying from dusk to dawn.

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Pangea

Pangea nightclub is at the far end of Puerto Banús. It has a roof terrace for non stop partying. Luxury and glamour is what Pangea is all about.

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Joy’s Live

Located on the front line in Puerto Banús with an all night music licence. The most fun you’ll have in Banús.

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Freudenhaus

Freudenhaus Marbella offers cocktails and taste creations that will blow you away – taking the mixology art to a whole new level!

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Aqwa Mist

The Aqwa Mist night club is located beneath La Sala Banús in Nueva Andalucia. 

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Spartacus Ballet at Teatro Goya

The ballet Spartacus will be streamed directly from Moscow to Teatro Goya in Puerto Banús on 13 March at 20.00.

….. El ballet Espartaco será transmitido directamente desde Moscú a Teatro Goya en Puerto Banús el 13 de marzo a las 20.00 horas.

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Live Music at Ambrosia – March 2016

A great selection of music during March at Ambrosia Gourmet Mercado in Puerto Banús.

….. Una gran selección de música durante marzo en Ambrosia Gourmet Mercado en Puerto Banús.

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Street Markets

Street Markets

Street Markets are a part of Marbella. Depending on which one you choose, you will usually find some amazing bargains. It is also a very colourful way to shop and maybe try out some of your Spanish phrases!! Whichever market you choose to visit, there is always a very friendly atmosphere. And don’t forget, it is completely acceptable to barter.

The Monday market in Marbella sells normal household items like clothes, handbags, jewelry and much, much more. There is also a local produce section. Here, you will find deliciously fresh fruit and vegetables, all from local growers and sellers offering herbs, spices, nuts and sweets.

The San Pedro Market on Thursday is a much larger market, with more stalls than there is in Marbella. It offers great choices. Other markets are the Las Chapas market on Friday, the Puerto Banús market on Saturday which are a little different. They include designer stalls offering clothing and jewelry.

The Artisan market in Marbella’s Puerto Deportivo is a wonderful way to enjoy your Sunday, looking at all the interesting local artisan pictures, jewelry, art and much more.

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Stall at the Puerto Deportivo in Marbella

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Marbella Market

Every Monday – Calle Platino / Av. las Albarizas (Bus Linea 2) (Please note there is building here at the moment so the market it further up the street)

San Pedro de Alcántara Market

Every Thursday – The fairground (Bus Linea 5)

Puerto Banús Market

Every Saturday – From the bullring to the port (Bus Linea 4)

Las Chapas Market

Every Friday – Behind the Town Hall office.

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Artisan Market

Puerto Deportivo (Marina), Marbella
Winter Times: Sundays 12 to dusk (from 21 Sep)

Summer Times: Saturday & Sunday 20.00 – 1.00 (from 28 June – 19 Sep)

Marbella Sunday Market

Fresh produce, gourmet dishes, local handicrafts. Every Sunday 9.30 – 14.30
The Farmacy, Centro Comercial El Capricho (just past the copper tower and El Corte Ingles H & C)

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La Sala Banús’s Sunday lunch

MarbellaAzul.com was this week invited to review La Sala Banús’s Sunday Lunch menu. We were of course pleased to accept their offer..

This very popular venue in Nueva Andalucia offers a traditional Sunday lunch menu from October to June. There is a wide choice of starters, main courses and desserts and the cost is as follows: Single course for €15.95, two courses for €20.95 or three courses for €25.95. They also offer a children’s menu for the under 10s for €8.95 – which is of course very popular with families.

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Puerto Banús Town & Marina

Puerto Banús is best known for its designer shops all the big names are here. It has a shopping mall called Marina Banus located opposite the El Corte Ingles store.

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Gallery Pieters

Gallery Pieters is located in the Cristamar Centre, just a short walk from El Corte Inglés in Puerto Banús. The Marbella Gallery opened in May 2015, but the owners are not new to the gallery scene. They also own three well established galleries in Belgium.

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Ambrosia Gourmet Market Marbella

Thursday 23 July 2015 saw the official opening of the Ambrosia Gourmet Market in Puerto Banús, Marbella. More than 400 people atended, including Marbella Azul and RTV Marbella’s “Marbella Now” programme.

Marbella’s new mayor José Bernal, Manuel Garcia (Concejal de Fiestas) and Manuel Osorio Lozano (Concejal de Hacienda) were there representing the Ayuntamiento along with many other Marbellís lucky enough to get an invite to this prestigious event. Other attendees included the vice president of Malaga Ayuntamiento Francisca Caracuel and Patricio Baeza (Honorary Consul from Hungary in Malaga)  offering support for one of Ambrosia’s partners who is Hungarian.

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Ambrosia Mercado Gourmet Press Conference

A press conference was held at the Melior Vasari Business Centre in Puerto Banús today for the Ambrosia Mercado Gourmet owners Antonio Ortiz and Gabor Somlai to present their latest project. The event was attended by the new mayor of Marbella, José Bernal and Marbella Azul were there to bring you the news and images.

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Puerto Banús

Puerto Banús is located south west of Marbella’s town centre. It is estimated that about 5 million people visit here every year. It is known as the playground of the rich and famous, who have been coming here for many years and more recently for the reality TV stars who refer to it as ‘Marbs’.

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Aire

Aire is a gastrobar in Puerto Banús which accommodates up to 40 guests and provides seasonal menus based on the market and a choice of fine wines.

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