Why you should travel to Gibraltar in 2017!

We welcome 2017 with cheer and joy. Sunborn Gibraltar wishes you a happy new year.

To the readers who have already visited Gibraltar once or many times you will perfectly know why you actually visit. To those who have always been intrigued, this post is for you.

Gibraltar is a vibrant destination with over 300 days of sunshine, VAT free & whats best, you can use your Sterling Pounds…

We have just finished the Christmas celebrations and many of us tend to search for our next getaway or week long holiday in the summer months. Did you know that Gibraltar is only 3 hours away from the UK with direct flights via Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham, Bristol & Manchester?

Gibraltar’s yearly calendar is filled with festivals, celebrations & parties. If gastronomy fits your appetite, Gibraltar hosts a food festival in June called the Calentita (local traditional dish) festival. A fusion of cultural culinary flavors from North Africa and the Mediterranean, check out this review from a fellow blogger Time Travel Turtle.

Do you love your music? why not visit Gibraltar in September and experience the Gibraltar Music Festival… a 2 day festival that offers the best in entertainment. Big names such as Jessie J, The Script, Rita Ora, Kings of Leon among others have visited and certainly made their mark in Gibraltar. Pending official announcement, 2017’s festival is scheduled for the first weekend in September!

Among these festivals Gibraltar also hosts renowned tournaments such as the PDC Darts European tour & the Gibraltar Open with the World Snooker Association.

Whats new at the Sunborn Hotel?

As we step into 2017, Sunborn Hotel will be announcing some exciting news in the next couple of weeks and just as a hint, its to do with our Food & Beverage offering! Watch out for a not so distant post! In the meantime check out our special offers!

Our Resort hotel will again offer the best in terms of gastronomy and entertainment with La Sala in deck 3 offering fantastic live entertainment, our on-board Casino in deck 2 with up for grabs tournaments and weekly games. If relaxation is what you look for, Sunborn Spa in deck 7 is the place to be if its for yourself or in a couple.

Our Blog Competition Winner!

The winner of our Win a trip to Gibraltar competition is Christine Elvin from the United Kingdom! She has just won flights for 2 and a stay onboard Sunborn Gibraltar! Watch out for future competitions via our official blog!