Los Alcornocales Natural Park

Los Alcornocales Natural Park

Soil, moisture and traditional uses have been the main factors in the conservation of the largest productive area of cork trees anywhere on the Iberian Peninsula, Los Alcornocales Nature Park. It is located in the province of Cadiz and part of that of Malaga, and runs from the mountains down to the recently created Estrecho Nature Park on the coast, presenting a great diversity of landscapes. This wealth can be found in all spheres: flora, fauna, climatology, history and folklore; …
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Why Visit Andalusia in Autumn

Why Visit Andalusia in Autumn

Four reasons why autumn is the very best season in Andalusia. 1.The weather The autumn is one of the best times to visit Andalusia , day time temperatures reach a very pleasant 20+ degrees while at night, they rarely drop below 15 degrees. It’s warm enough to sunbathe at the beach and the Mediterranean reaches its warmest temperatures in September and early October. For those of us who struggle to make it through Spain’s sweltering summer, autumn comes as a welcome relief: a sunny, …
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Bolonia

Bolonia

When most people think about a
trip to the Costa de la Luz, they
think about Tarifa. And yes, Tarifa has a lot to offer with its boho vibe,
Moorish architecture and surfing beaches but don’t forget about its next door
neighbour, Bolonia, only twenty three km to its West. Bolonia is a coastal village and beach in the municipality of Tarifa in the Province of Cadiz. The village is very small (inhabitants 117 in 2011) but the beach is vast running from Punta …
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Andalusia is Popular for Holidays

Andalusia is Popular for Holidays

Since Spain announced it would be open to international travel from July, we have discovered that the summer holidays are now a reality. And as a result, many people have started to research where to go and book somewhere to stay. At the end of May, Andalusia soared to the top of the list of the most sought-after holiday destination for summer 2020. Well ahead of heavyweight competitors such as Florida and the Canary Islands. MOST SOUGHT-AFTER HOLIDAY DESTINATION FOR SUMMER 2020 …
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Sotogrande, A Luxury Community On The Costa Del Sol

Sotogrande, A Luxury Community On The Costa Del Sol

Sotogrande is the largest privately owned residential development in Andalucia. Originally a gated community, it is located in the municipality of San Roque, Cádiz, Spain and is composed of a 25 square kilometres stretch from the Mediterranean Sea 25 km east of Gibraltar, back into the foothills of Sierra Almenara. It provides contrasting views of sea, hills, cork forests and green fairways, including the Rock of Gibraltar and Morocco. Being on the western side of the Costa del Sol it is convenient for accessing Gibraltar, Tarifa and the Alcornocales. Sotogrande has been long associated with wealth and luxury. …
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Cádiz Carnival

Cádiz Carnival

Carnival In Cadiz Cadiz has the biggest carnival in mainland Spain. Some say it rivals the carnival in Rio De Janeiro in terms of processions, floats, fireworks and partying. For sheer excess and exuberance you can´t beat a trip to Cadiz at carnival time! History The origins
of the carnival go back to the 16th century when Cadiz was a trading
partner of Venice. In its early incarnation the carnival had a definite Italian
influence. The carnival continued in the …
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Marbella’s Best Restaurants For Live Music And A Great Atmosphere

Marbella’s Best Restaurants For Live Music And A Great Atmosphere

Marbella and Puerto Banus have a legendary nightlife, with incredible nightclubs like Dreamers and Tibu in Banus and exciting bars with DJs where the party goes on all night. What is becoming increasingly popular are restaurants which serve delicious food in a later to create a party atmosphere until the early hours. These are popular because they are easy! No need to take cabs between a restaurant and the club, a comfortable place to eat, plus a chance to have …
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Investing in Spanish property with the Golden Visa

Investing in Spanish property with the Golden Visa

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Spain is a wonderful place to invest in property, with a stable real estate market, a high demand from foreign residents and a thriving holiday rental market during the high season. Since 2013 it is posible to any foreigner to invest in a property in Spain and become a Golden Visa.  Marbella is one of the most desirable areas, with a very strong brand around the world. All along the Costa del Sol there are some excellent investment properties for …

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Looking Back On A Sparkling Summer In Marbella

Looking Back On A Sparkling Summer In Marbella

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. As September arrives, we’re taking the time to look back on an amazing summer here in Marbella! As usual tourists flocked to the area, with nearly 2 million passengers arriving at Malaga airport in June and 2.1 million arriving in July. Andalucia is the 4th most popular tourist destination in Spain, bringing in tourists from all over the world. It was good to see that the average spend per hotel guest increased by 3% compared to last year, so the …

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Marbella Hospital Wins Award For Best Health Centre In Spain

Marbella Hospital Wins Award For Best Health Centre In Spain

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. While Marbella is known throughout the world as a hub for glamourous hotels and nightclubs, those thinking about making a more long-term move may be concerned about more every-day amenities, such as health care facilities. So prospective home buyers will be pleased to know that Marbella’s Costa del Sol Hospital has been voted the best hospital in Spain. After beating competition from 135 hospitals across 17 regions in Spain, Marbella’s Costa del Sol Hospital has won the national ‘Best Hospital’ …

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