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 [...]
If you have been given the responsibility of organising a best friend’s hen do, or you are the lucky bride-to-be yourself, then look no further than Marbella for the most luxurious and memorable foreign hen party resort you could wish for. In recent years, Marbella has become THE hen do destination for any discerning potential [...]
“Good water and healthy air, good land for producing silk and many raisins and fermented juice”, this was La Axarquía for the 17th century writer, Henríquez de Jorquera. A land east of Málaga, extending from the division formed by the mountain ranges of Sierra Alhama, Tejeda and Almijara in the province of Granada.
Vicente Aleixandre, the distinguished Nobel prize-winning poet, described Málaga as the “City of paradise. You seem to reign under the heavens, over the waters, between the air”; a city in which different peoples and cultures have left an imprint of their rich historical and cultural heritage.
Attractive 2 bedroom 2 full bath condominium right on the golf course located in Mijas Golf very close to Hotel Byblos. All rooms but especially the livingroom and, of course, the patio look out over the golf course with spectacular sunset views. Very quiet and relaxing. Close to markets and shopping. You want a quiet, [...]
Malaga’s cuisine boasts a wide variety of simple, healthy dishes prepared with natural ingredients, some of which are protected by a denomination of origin: olive oil with the Antequera Denomination of Origin; cherimoyas with the Chirimoya de la Costa Tropical Granada-Malaga Denomination of Origin; raisins with the Pasas de Màlaga Denomination of Origin; and wines [...]
The portrayal of Christ’s passion in Riogordo, the “throne races” of the nights of Easter Thursday and Good Friday in Antequera, and the solemn processions in Malaga itself, which have been declared a fiesta of International Tourist Interest, are just some examples of the significance of the Easter celebrations for the province as a whole.
For those who enjoy touring religious and historical architecture, there’s no finer spot in Andalucia than Ronda. Filled with fascinating structures from throughout the town’s long history, the city is quite simply entrancing. Walk across the Puento Nuevo, completed in 1793 (during the reign of Felipe V) and head backwards in time.
Europe has many awe-inspiring cathedrals. But throughout most of the continent there is a kind of sameness to their designs. That shouldn’t be surprising since architects readily borrowed ideas from one another, and building technology was limited in the periods they were built, from about 1200-1800AD. But it is possible to see some truly different [...]
The Guadalhorc Valley Route The immense orchard of the valley of the Guadalhorce, very near to Malaga itself, comprises the municipalities of Alhaurin de la Torre, Alhaurin el Grande, Almogfa, Alora, Cartama, Coin, Pizarra, and Valle de Abdalajrs. As well as the charming popular architecture of the white villages, the area boasts a wealth of [...]
If you want to have the freedom of touring Spain from Malaga on your own schedule, you may want to consider a Malaga Car Hire. By hiring a car you are not forced to be a slave to the public transportation schedules or problems, you can decide when you want to see things, for how [...]
Founded by the Phoenicians, Malaga, situated 370 kilometers to the south of Alicante, is the second largest city of Andalusia. Apart for its architecture, it is also famous for its gastronomical delights and for its nightlife. It is the best bet for those who love fiestas and have an attraction for folklore.
Puerto Banus is a marina that is located on the Costa del Sol, Spain. It is close to the resort of Marbella and is a popular tourist holiday destination. The area boasts some beautiful beaches and fashionable shopping areas. The scenery is magnificent with a mountainous landscape in the background of this burgeoning and stylish [...]