Pino Wins Again!

Fantastic news!  Our already, award-winning, sommelier and mixologist, Sr. Jose Antonio Pino Fontalba – otherwise known as ‘Pino’, has done it again!!  He’s won the most prestigious ‘Concurso Mejor Sumiller de Málaga’ (Best Sommelier Competition in Málaga) Award!!  Pino Wins Again! Pino Accepts his Award in Málaga The Winner of the ‘Best…

Frankie B, November Saturdays

Every Saturday in November, join the magnificent Frankie B for the Soul and Motown Show!  An El Oceano favourite and long-time regular here at the Sunday Pool Party, Frankie is a legend!

This Week at El Oceano

This Christmas Week at El Oceano… a more quiet week – ideal for those who prefer good food in good company!  Enjoy an aperitif in the Martini Lounge, followed by the most exquisite dishes from out A la Carte menu!  La Negra Mayte & Co., Eva Ruiz and Nikki Rae…

A Short Break Before Christmas

A Short Break Before Christmas - El Oceano Hotel & restaurant will be closing on Tuesday November the 20th for a short break before the Christmas and New Year Party Season Begins!!

November Sundays

November Sundays at El Oceano Restaurant!  The best Sunday Experience on the Costa del Sol, Sundays at El Oceano are second to none!  Wonderful food, great entertainment and the best views from any restaurant on the Costa!  Book your Sunday in November! November Sundays Sunday just wouldn’t be Sunday without…

Pink Ball Auction Viewing Day

Pink Ball Auction Viewing Day Charity Viewing Day – Wednesday 9th October, 2018! Due to the overwhelming generosity of those who’ve donated so many gifts for the Positively Pink, Pink Ball Auction, we’re holding a pre-auction Viewing Day in the Martini Lounge here at El Oceano, for you to place…

12,000

12,000 Facebook Likes and still growing!!  A huge ‘thank you’ to all those lovely folk who have liked, followed and generally get involved in our Facebook Page.  Thank you to all the Commenters, Sharers and Likers! 12,000 Facebook Likes Another milestone in El Oceano’s online presence!  We’re really happy with…

Cocktails by Pino – Just the Best!

Cocktails by Pino - Just the Best!  When it comes to the perfect cocktail, we have it!  Every cocktail from El Oceano is uniquely made with care and attention, from only quality ingredients, served in various quirky and entertaining ways!  Just the best!!

November Schedule

November Schedule at El Oceano Luxury Beach Hotel and Restaurant.  Your chance to take advantage of the amazing low-season rates in the hotel and live, quality entertainment in the restaurant.  Plus, don’t forget the three Sundays in November! November Schedule The final few weeks before the Christmas and New Year…

A Restaurant for Children?

A Restaurant for Children?  Of course!  Your children are welcome at El Oceano Hotel and/or Restaurant.  Our only restriction would be the pool area, which is more of a ‘grown-up’s area, and we do advise that younger guests eat earlier in the evening. A Restaurant for Children? Of course, children…

Off Season Holidays on the Costa del Sol

Off season holidays on the Costa del Sol can be just the best!  Winter sunshine holidays are always popular here in southern Spain, and with good reason!  Beautiful weather, fewer crowds and costs tend to a little easier on the wallet! Off Season Holidays on the Costa del Sol The…

Happy Guests, Happy Hotel

Happy Guests, Happy Hotel!  We hope it's evident from the reviews, but here at El Oceano Hotel and Restaurant, we pay genuine attention to our guests.  Courteous, friendly, helpful and, most of all, professional, we believe service to be, perhaps the most important thing.  Yes, our food is superb, our…

Saturday Afternoon Lunch at El Oceano

Saturday afternoon lunch at El Oceano is hard to beat!  Good company, great food and a cocktail or two!  The ideal way to spend the perfect Saturday afternoon, overlooking the sea!  Book your Saturday afternoon lunch at the Costa del Sol’s premier restaurant! Saturday Afternoon Lunch at El Oceano If…

Summer 2018 Review

Summer 2018 Review and a look forward to Autumn!  Another sensational Summer season was had by all, in the hotel, in the restaurant and on the exclusive sunny terrace!  We've welcomed our wonderful regular guests, plus a huge number of new faces, to our little 'boutique' gem on Mijas Costa!

Luxury September Holidays in Spain

Luxury September Holidays in Spain.  A beautiful, boutique-style hotel, El Oceano & Restaurant is an oasis of luxury on Mijas Costa. The perfect luxury September holidays in Spain. Luxury September Holidays in Spain El Oceano Luxury Beach Hotel & Restaurant, Mijas Costa, Spain. September is still warm and very sunny…

Looking Ahead to Later in the Year

Looking ahead to later in the year at El Oceano Hotel.  We know, it's a little early, but many of our regular guests are already reserving their accommodation and dining table for later in the year - especially Christmas and New Year!  Are you ready for later in the year?!

November Nights and Christmas

November Nights and Christmas at El Oceano.  Already, we're looking ahead to later in the year, as so many guests are keen to make sure their places in paradise are reserved, this November and December!  November Nights, Christmas and New Year are special at El Oceano!

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.  For the fifth year in a row, El Oceano has been awarded the prestigious “Certificate of Excellence” by TripAdvisor and all those who have visited and reviewed our hotel and restaurant!  It really is wonderful to see all the happy reviews and we thank you all…

Ruben Hernández

Ruben Hernández by the pool!  Between 3pm and 6pm, join the amazing trumpet player and entertainer, Ruben Hernández for a truly Awesome Afternoon at El Oceano!  Take a VIP bed, or Pool Bar table and enjoy the best afternoon on the Costa del Sol! Ruben Hernández A charismatic and energetic performer,…

Glass of Wine?

Glass of Wine?  Some people drink wine, some people embrace wine.  Whichever you consider yourself, Pino, our award-winning sommelier has what you need!  His extensive and comprehensive knowledge of the he perfect bottle of wine for the perfect El Oceano menu! Glass of Wine? Meet Pino, He Has What You Need!…

The Rum Club

The Rum Club at El Oceano.  Rum and Coke all round!  Captain’s orders!  Join the Captain at the bar for a Morgan’s Spiced Rum and Coca Cola, the perfect drink to whet your appetite and get you in the mood for a top-class meal and dance afterwards! The Rum Club. …

Cocktails at El Oceano

Cocktails at El Oceano.  Our Cocktail and Martini Lounge is a delight!  Let Pino, our award-winning mixologist, create a very special drink, or pre-dinner aperitif!  You’ll relax, you’ll feel special. That’s what El Oceano does! Cocktails at El Oceano Cocktail & Martini Lounge An Tasteful Cocktail & Martini Lounge Our cocktail…

Weekends at El Oceano

Weekends at El Oceano.  Enjoy lunch, dinner, a VIP Sunbed or just a cocktail in paradise! There's no weekend like the El Oceano weekend!

Sun’s out, fun’s out!

Sun's out, fun's out!  There are no better places to chill out and have fun with friends than the Pool Bar at El Oceano!  Start your Awesome Afternoon with a light-bite from the Lunch Menu, then retire to the pool for a table or private VIP bed!  Sun, sea, sensational…

Super Summer Sundays!

Super Summer Sundays at El Oceano!!  Our 'famous' Sunday Lunch Experience is getting even bigger & better!  Beginning Sunday the 6th​ of May, Sundays at El Oceano Hotel will extend its Sunday Experience, until 8pm!

El Oceano Shisha Beach

El Oceano Shisha Beach!  The perfect accompaniment to an afternoon on the sunbeds!  Five exotic, fruity flavours (no tobacco, no nicotine) to choose from!  Share with friends and make your Awesome Afternoon at El Oceano, just a little more awesome!! El Oceano Shisha Beach A little bit of exotic decadence!! …

Your Own VIP Sunbed in Paradise!

Your Own VIP Sunbed in Paradise!  There are few places as good as the garden and terrace at El Oceano Hotel!!  Book your own VIP Sunbed, personal waiter service, the best cocktails you’ll find on the coast, and all this right next to the ocean!  It’s the perfect Awesome Afternoon,…

Luxury Holidays in Spain

Luxury Holidays in Spain.  The 2018 Holiday Season on the Costa del Sol is well under way and the summer crowds are beginning to arrive.  The Spanish weather is just wonderful, with temperatures in the 20s - more than warm enough for the pool!

You Can’t Buy Happiness…

You can’t buy happiness, but you can get to El Oceano – and that’s, pretty much, the same thing!  A place to relax, a place to have fun, El Oceano is open every day throughout the 2018 Season for lunch or dinner, and don’t forget our legendary Awesome Afternoons! Happiness…

Vitamin Sea

Vitamin Sea.  Are you suffering from a Vitamin Sea deficiency?  It's a common complaint - and we sympathise!  Luckily, El Oceano has just the treatment for your Vitamin Sea problem!!  Pay us a visit this 2018 Season and we'll make sure you have 100% of your Vitamin Sea recommended daily…

April at El Oceano Hotel

April at El Oceano Hotel and the start of the Costa del Sol Spring!!  Much warmer temperatures and the first major event of the El Oceano Season, the Easter Bank Holiday! Always a very busy time of year, April is warm enough to swim in the pool, but temperate enough…

2018 Opening Weekend

2018 Opening Weekend.  This year's winter hibernation ended on Friday the 23rd of March, 2018, with a fabulous opening weekend!!  We were lucky enough to be joined by the stunning Lucy Faye on opening night and the weekend flew from there!!

Easter Holidays at El Oceano Beach Hotel

Easter Holidays at El Oceano Beach Hotel.  Generally, the start of the season on the Costa del Sol, the Easter holidays are a great time to visit Mijas Costa and stay at the finest luxury boutique beach hotel, El Oceano!!  The weather is perfect, the crowds good and the accommodation...…

World Travel Awards Nomination!

World Travel Awards Nomination!  We are so happy to announce that, once again, we've been nominated as "Spain's Leading Beach Hotel 2018"!  Following our award for "Spain's Leading Beach Hotel" in 2016 and 2017, we are proud to have been nominated, once

Entertainment for 2018 at El Oceano

Entertainment for 2018 at El Oceano!  An amazing menu and a great party night are always guaranteed at El Oceano!  Expect top-class entertainment from our regulars and newcomers alike, plus of course, the special evenings for the Full Moon and the Races!  It's all good at El Oceano!

2018 Calendar at El Oceano

2018 Calendar at El Oceano.  The entertainment throughout the year does change, but here are the first of the confirmed dates for the 2018 calendar!  Book your place before someone else does!!

Self Catering Accommodation

Self catering accommodation at El Oceano Beach Hotel.  Luxury, self catering studio apartments for those who prefer a little more privacy.  All the studio apartments have a balcony or terrace (ground floor), with the upper studios having sea views.  Perfect self catering on Mijas Costa!

Thank You to Everyone!

Málaga Orphanage Fundraiser, Wednesday 6th December 2017, El Oceano Hotel. Málaga Orphanage Fundraiser, Wednesday 6th December 2017, El Oceano Hotel. On Wednesday the 6th of December, 2017, El Oceano​ ​hosted the annual charity ball in aid of the Málaga Orphanage and we would like to extend our sincere thanks to…

Best Sommelier, Málaga, Semi-Finalist!!​

Best Sommelier, Málaga, Semi-Finalist, El Oceano Hotel between Marbella and La Cala de Mijas Best Sommelier, Málaga, Semi-Finalist!!​ May we Introduce Sr. Jose Antonio Pino Fontalva? Known affectionately as ‘Pino’, our regular guests will be familiar with our most excellent Sommelier, and now he has been officially recognised as the true…