Archive for March, 2012

Cordoba Guitar Festival

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During the first fortnight of July, Cordoba becomes “guitar city”. This festival in honour of the guitar has gained international fame thanks to the quality of the performers that take part, and it has become a point of reference for all guitar lovers and enthusiasts.

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Menorca: Fiestas of Sant Martí in Es Mercadal

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These popular celebrations feature horses that prance and dance to the beat of typical music during the jaleo. The fiestas of Sant Martí in Es Mercadal, which are celebrated during the third weekend in July, have a medieval origin and feature horses with braided manes and riders decked out in full dress with an array […]

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Costa del Sol Racecourse

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The Costa del Sol Racecourse is located in El Chaparral, an urban development in Mijas Costa. It can be accessed from both La Cala de Mijas and road N-340, opposite the Fuengirola Castle. It is open all year round, holding day races on Sundays in autumn, winter and spring (11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), and […]

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Costa del Sol Event Venues

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The Costa del Sol is the ideal place for both private or corporate event planning. As the weather is mild, you can always hold your events in outdoor facilities, against a backdrop of fine natural landscapes. Also, the region has a wide array of event planning firms that provide all the necessary services and facilities.

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Costa del Sol Riding School, Estepona

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The Costa del Sol Riding School is located in Estepona, near the Padrón River and one kilometre away from the beach. The riding school -surface area: 90,000 sq m-was created in 1998, with the aim of fostering the love of horse riding as a sport while organising equestrian competitions and shows. The school’s facilities are […]

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NH Alanda Hotel and Spa, Marbella

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The NH hotel chain is at the heart of the Costa del Sol with one of its best hotels: Alanda. The Alanda Hotel is located at the Milla de Oro housing estate, between Marbella and Puerto Banús, next to the great Marbella’s mosque.

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Hotel Guadalpin Byblos Spa Grand Deluxe, Mijas Costa

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In Mijas, in the heart of the Costa del Sol and surrounded by golf courses, you’ll find the Gran Hotel Guadalpin Byblos, a five-star grand luxury hotel. Located within a private housing estate, and completely closed to the traffic for superb peace and quiet, it’s the ideal place to enjoy with the family.

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Pollenca – The Feast of Corpus Christi

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There is an ancient tradition associated to the Feast of Corpus Christi of which only the town of Pollença can boast: Ball de les Àguiles (Dance of the Eagles) and the ritual dance known as Sant Joan Pelós (Hairy St. John). Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday, is a colourful, traditional holiday in […]

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Gran Hotel Gaudalpin Marbella Spa 5*

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The Gran Guadalpin Marbella Hotel & Spa, built in modern and innovative style, is situated at the Milla de Oro development, a privileged location from which you’ll be able to access the wide range of activities offered at the Costa del Sol.

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Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, Malaga

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This museum is located in the heart of Malaga, in the former Victoria Tavern, a building that dates back to the 17th century. Following completion of its purchase in 1974, the building was restored and refurbished as a museum,  inaugurated in 1976.

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