See Costa Del Sol From The Sky

See Costa Del Sol From The Sky

It´s no secret that the Costa del Sol is famous for it´s incredible scenery including its magical Mediterranean coastline, picturesque golf courses and magnificent mountain range. However..have you ever seen it from the sky?.. Teléferico Benalmadena Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Costa del Sol including Gibraltar, the African Coast and Sierra Nevada from the famous Benalmadena cable car. The Monte Calamorro is the highest height measuring 800 metres above sea level. There are even birds of prey exhibitions and …
A day in Nerja

A day in Nerja

Nerja is a beautiful coastal town just 50 km east of Malaga and worthy of a day trip or even weekend stay. Excellently located on the Costa del Sol and in the foothills of the Sierra Almijara, there is an abundance of things to see and do. Nerja may be best known for its cave (Cueva de Nerja) located on the slopes of
the Sierra Almijara and about 3km outside the town. The cave is enormous at 5
km long. …
Birding in the Straits of Gibraltar

Birding in the Straits of Gibraltar

When the Christmas and New Year break is over, our thoughts should turn to Spring and the opportunities that we have in Andalucia to see the wonders of nature. Birding immediately springs to mind!  Various companies offer tours with the loan of high spec binoculars and knowledge of the best viewing sites so you might want to check these out online. For any keen birder or naturalist, every
spring (February to May) and autumn (July and October) there is what …
Why Visit Marbella In The Winter?

Why Visit Marbella In The Winter?

To some, Marbella may just be a destination for hot beach days and lounging around by the pool in the height of Summer. However, there´s nothing like the exploration of Marbella in the off-peak season, free of the hustle and bustle of tourism. Marbella has so much to offer in the cooler months while mantaining its microclimate and we´re here to tell you why.. Hiking Given Marbella´s incredible location, you´re spoilt for choice
with hiking options from Istán, Serranía de …
La Ruta de Los Belenes

La Ruta de Los Belenes

One of the most typical traditions in Spain is that of Belenes. A Belen (Bethlehem) is a large display, whose main feature is a nativity scene although the designers put in far more than this and is it common to have a whole village, complete with balcksmiths, farrriers and roman centurions. You will not just find them in churches but other public places from town halls to banks. It is also a popular tradition to design your Belen at home …
A Marbella Christmas

A Marbella Christmas

Wishing You A Marbella Christmas There´s so much more to Marbella than just the beach life. The
festive season is an amazing time of year to be visiting Marbella and here´s why.. La Plaza de los Naranjos Marbella Old Town´s most famous square is adorned with orange
trees (hence the name). This is the only time of year, where the oranges truly
grow and you can see the vibrant pop of orange colours throughout this charming
Andalucian style courtyard. Christmas …
Malaga Christmas Lights 2019

Malaga Christmas Lights 2019

The exciting festivities of Christmas are truly in full swing in the Malaga capital as the famous Calle Larios light display installation has begun ahead of the big switch on at the end of the month. The theme this year has been coined as ´El Bosque de Navidad´ (The Christmas Forest) and no expense has been spared with a whopping €532.830 spent on this visual extravaganza. Iluminaciones Ximénez, the internationally renowned artistic illumination company, will host a street party including …
Tax Reductions on Energy Efficient Homes

Tax Reductions on Energy Efficient Homes

Since 2016, Spain has been making a demonstrative effort to
reduce the effects of Climate Change. Energy efficient home owners will now receive
tax reductions between 4% and 20% of the annual property tax (IBI). The main
focus is to improve energy ratings across the country which in turn reduces
bills and complies with the regulations of the EU. The possession of an energy certificate is a legal requirement for selling, buying or renting out a property. This particular scheme …
The Choice of Property On The Costa Del Sol

The Choice of Property On The Costa Del Sol

Searching for your dream home? There is an abundance of choice on the Costa del Sol whether it be an apartment, penthouse, bungalow, cortijo, villa or townhouse. Marbella Living have a rich portfolio of over two thousand properties covering locations all over the Costa del Sol including of course Marbella, The Golden Mile, Puerto Banus, Nueva Andalucia, Benahavis, Estepona, The New Golden Mile, Manilva and countless other locations. Read on to have a comprehensive understanding of what property you could …
Your Guide to the (CIE) Electrical Installation Certificate

Your Guide to the (CIE) Electrical Installation Certificate

Your Guide to the (CIE) Electrical Installation Certificate The CIE is a mandatory form of documentation that all houses must possess in order to prove that the electrical installation is all in good order and compliant with technical requirements. It is paramount that you can prove as a home owner that the electrical installations within your home do not pose a hazard. To be able to sell your home, you have to be in possession of this certificate. When do …