The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
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Located 11 km from Marbella’s centre is the Don Carlos Hotel, a magnificent five-star hotel where guests can enjoy all the luxury and superb services provided by its extraordinary staff. The hotel has 241 rooms and suites plus the exclusive, exquisitely decorated Beach Suites.
Aquavista is a catamaran equipped to enable passengers to see under water and thus discover the magic world that exists in the sea. A catamaran with three decks, one of which is covered in the winter months. It has a capacity for 126 people and all security measures required. The ride lasts an hour and [...]
The Torrequebrada Casino is located between Málaga and Marbella, in the municipal district of Benalmádena Costa. Given the extra-ordinary climate and surroundings of this privileged location, the Torrequebrada Casino is an ideal location to spend a few days at any time of the year enjoying a rest and having fun at the same time.
Fuengirola Zoo has been referred to in National Geographic as one of the most modern zoos in Spain and one of the best in Europe. It has transformed the old concept of “beast cages” showing wildlife just as it is. The Fuengirola Zoo faithfully recreates the tropical forest.
Malaga City Council plans to house part of the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection in the Palacio de Villalón. The collection is made up of 358 Spanish and Andalusian paintings from the 19th century.
Located in Benalmádena, in the heart of the Costa del Sol, Selwo Marina has the only Dolphinarium and Penguin Colony in Andalusia. In this exclusive Park, you can enjoy incomparable adventures transporting you to different South American locations to learn about their most charismatic fauna up-close in a land full of contrasts, starting in the [...]
Lhe Nerja Cave was discovered in 1959 by a group of guys from Maro, on the outskirts of Nerja, Málaga Province. It opened its doors to the public in 1960. It has been designated as a Historic and Artistic Monument and Asset of Interest in the category of Archaeological Site. In fact, it is a [...]
ADDRESS Avda Alcalde Luis Urunuela S N Seville, 41020 Spain & Canary Islands Nearest major airport: Seville, Spain (SVQ-San Pablo) DINING The hotel has its own restaurant offering both local and international cuisine in a comfortable dining environment. NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST The hotel is only 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the Center of Seville [...]
Restored early 20th century mansion, located 200 meters from Parque de Maria Louisa and the 1929Expo site. Individually decorated guestrooms have regal décor with rich colors; all include separate sitting areas and satellite TV. Guests can swim in the outdoor pool, sunbathe on the adjacent terraces, or dine alfresco in the secluded leafy gardens.
Built in 2003 this contemporary, high-rise hotel offers central location a few hundred meters from Santa Justa train station. The 233 traditionally-styled guestrooms all come equipped with minibars, satellite televisions and Internet access. Guests can head to the hotel’s fitness center where the gym, sauna and jetted tub provide a welcome retreat.
Shimmering, glass-fronted hotel centrally located in Seville, just 500 meters from Santa Cruz Quarter and the Cathedral. Bright rooms are decorated in yellow, blue and light oak furniture; all have high-speed wireless Internet and satellite TV. During the more temperate seasons guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or relax the sun on [...]
Stay in a downtown hotel conveniently located less then a mile from Seville’s commercial center, but also close to its historic heart. Enjoy modern amenities in a comfortable room, featuring air conditioning, a minibar, and a private bathroom. Step outside into “Old Seville” and wander the narrow streets and sunny plazas of the famous Santa [...]
Modern, purpose built hotel offering 110 guestrooms next to a shopping center and with easy access to M40 highway connection. Guestrooms have dark wood furnishings and neutral décor, all come with satellite television and air conditioning. Guests can sweat it out in the onsite sauna, work out in the gym, or simply relax with a [...]
Classical property with 18th century pillared entrance portico, located 300 metres from the central Puerta Del Sol square. Modern, air-conditioned guestrooms feature warm colours and parquet floors; all have wireless Internet, minibars, and safes. Guests can relax with a drink in the traditional interior patio, which is adorned with wrought-iron railings and flowers.
The 18th-century façade opens up into a small hall, dominated by a large chandelier. Five marble steps lead into a more private area, with gilded mirrors, orchids, and two crimson zebra-print chairs. Two lifts lead up to reception on the second floor. Leisure travelers, mainly couples, choose this family-run hotel for its personalized atmosphere and [...]