Category: Málaga

Why is Marbella the hen do capital of Europe?

| February 26, 2013
Why is Marbella the hen do capital of Europe?

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

| December 30, 2011
Costa del Sol tours: La Axarquía route

“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

| December 30, 2011
Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol

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

| December 28, 2011
Holiday rental on the golf course, Elviria, Marbella, Costa del Sol

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

| December 26, 2011
Malaga gastronomy

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

| December 22, 2011
Malaga festivals

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

| December 15, 2011
Malaga Alcazaba

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

| December 13, 2011
Costa del Sol coast

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

| December 11, 2011
Things to do in Ronda

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

Malaga Cathedral

| December 7, 2011
Malaga Cathedral

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 styles, particularly in Andalucia, Spain. Continue Reading

Malaga tours

| December 5, 2011
Malaga tours

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 natural beauty, best personified by the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. The Moorish inheritance is clearly visible in the water mills and irrigation channels which are dotted everywhere, as well as in the Castle of Aiora, with its Visigoth origins. The numerous golf courses are another of the area’s many attractions. Continue Reading

Malaga car hire

| November 17, 2011

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 long, and travel at your own pace. Continue Reading

What to do in Malaga

| October 14, 2011

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. Continue Reading

Holiday in Malaga

| October 13, 2011

Since the advent of package holidays,Malaga, Spain has been a site which has continued to play host to teeming visitors over the years. This town is located in Andalucia, Southern Spain. Continue Reading

Puerto Banus holiday guide

| September 21, 2011

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 resort.   Continue Reading