Category: Málaga

Top 5 Tourist Mistakes in Malaga

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Given the fact that Malaga has a beautiful weather, sunny beaches, and plenty of narrow streets it should be a highlight in your bucket list this year! Spending a relaxing and fun filled holiday in this city is the goal that most of the tourists have then arrive in this place. Continue Reading

Why is Marbella the hen do capital of Europe?

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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 bride. So why is Marbella the go-to destination for such gatherings? Continue Reading

Costa del Sol tours: La Axarquía route

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“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. Continue Reading

Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol

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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. Continue Reading

Holiday rental on the golf course, Elviria, Marbella, Costa del Sol

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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, fun getaway…this is it! Continue Reading

Malaga gastronomy

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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 with the Malaga and Sierras de Malaga Denominations of origin. Continue Reading

Malaga festivals

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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. Continue Reading

Malaga Alcazaba

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From an Arab word meaning ‘fortress’, the Alcazaba is no mere castle. Unlike some of the interesting but fairly plain examples in England, this defensive structure is also an architectural marvel. Continue Reading

Costa del Sol coast

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The Coastal Route from Nerja to Sotogrande along the Costa del Sol offers the traveller one hundred and fifteen kilometers of coastline with all the attractions typical of the sea, as well as the added allure of the countryside and the neighboring nature parks. Continue Reading

Things to do in Ronda

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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. Continue Reading