Category: Andalusia

Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol

| December 30, 2011

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

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’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

Cordoba festivals

| December 25, 2011

Holy Week in Córdoba is silent and serious, different to other cities. The most representative procession is of Christ of Remedio de Ánimas on Holy Monday leaving from the church of San Lorenzo. Continue Reading

4-Day Spain sightseeing tour to Cordoba, Seville and Granada

| December 24, 2011

Head on out of Madrid and spend four days exploring Andalucia’s most popular cities: Seville, Cordoba and Granada. You’ll visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Alhambra and discover the rich history of this beautiful Spanish region. Continue Reading

Cadiz gastronomy

| December 23, 2011

Cadiz’ cuisine is heavily influenced by the famous wines which are produced in the province and is largely based on the wide range of fish and shellfish which are caught along its coast: gilthead bream, red-banded bream, sea bass, dab, blacktail bream, prawns, lobsters, bocas, dye murex, and the celebrated king prawns from San Incar. Continue Reading

Torremolinos, Costa Del Sol

| December 23, 2011

Southern Spain’s answer to Benidorm, Torremolinos is a vast purpose-built resort situated 10 miles west of Malaga, on the road to Marbella. With six miles of broad, sandy beaches, lots of watersports, masses of bars and restaurants and an exhausting nightlife, the resort attracts tourists of all ages from all over Europe. Continue Reading

Roquetas de Mar, Costa Almeria

| December 23, 2011

The popular tourist resort town of Roquetas de Mar was once a sleepy, scenic fishing village dating from Roman times. It still retains its maze of Moorish alley-like streets and pretty white-washed houses clinging to the hillside. Continue Reading

Conil de la Frontera, Costa de la Luz

| December 23, 2011

Conil de la Frontera offers visitors a traditional Andalusian flavour, with cobbled streets, flamenco dancing, genuine tapas bars and of course, beautiful beaches. Popular with Spanish tourists, the resort comes alive in summer and is a hive of activity. Continue Reading

Malaga festivals

| December 22, 2011

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