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Andalucian Villages - Alameda
Located 85km from Malaga in the Antequera region of Malaga province close to the boarder with Cordoba and Seville provinces is the pretty Andalucian village of Alameda. The landscape around the village is mostly flat and covered in an abundance of olive groves. The history of the village days back to 2,500 BC during the Chalcolithic or ...
Costa de la Luz Golf Courses ? Sanlucar
Sanlucar Club de Campo is an interesting course which combines both links and American parkland styles. It is situated close to Sanlucar de Barrameda, a famous old sherry town from which explorer Fernando Magellen set off on his round-the-world voyage. Opposite the course, on the other side of the River Guadalquivir, is the Donana National ...
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Yacht charter in Marbella and Puerto Banus
Some of the most luxurious yachts can be chartered from Marbella and Puerto Banus . Known throughout the world as being the playground of the rich and famous, Marbella and Puerto Banus attract visitors from all around the globe, and offers every luxury available including motor and sailboat charters around the Mediterranean. The busy marinas at Marbella and ...
More About: Malaga
Luxury Car Hire in Marbella and Puerto Banus
If you are lucky enough to be holidaying in Marbella or Puerto Banus, and you fancy a bit of luxurious motoring, there are some great places to hire that sleek Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bentley or Aston Martin. Even Rolls-Royce´s with chauffeurs can be hired, and luxury car hire companies are always happy to put out the red ...
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Granada Museums - A Selection Of The Lesser Known Gems
The beautiful city of Granada in Andalulcia has a host of tourist attractions which include the stunning Alhambra Palace and the Capilla Real (Royal Chapel) and the adjoining Cathedral There are many other historical buildings and magnificent gardens ,all of which attract many visitors each year, however hidden away in the streets of the city are ...
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La Zagaleta, Marbella ? Paradise on Earth
La Zagaleta, situated on the Ronda road close to Marbella , is arguably the most prestigious residential real estate development in Europe. Situated 400 metres above sea level and only 10km from the coast, this beautiful estate covers 2,000 acres, and boasts incredible views of the sea and surrounding Serrania de Ronda mountains and countryside. Building ...
More About: Earth , Paradise , Malaga
Distressed and repossessed properties for sale on the Costa del Sol
Owing to the steep decline of the property market in Southern Spain and the UK, many owners who have bought off plan properties in Andalucia find themselves in an impossible position. The situation is confusing for buyers and sellers, and particularly for people looking to move to the Costa del Sol. Conflicting points include: -People are ...
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Terral Music Festival Update
Following my earlier article regarding the Terral music festival the concert by Lou Reed as part of the festival in Málaga will be held at the the Cervantes Theatre on the 21st June The event organizers has been looking for a for a larger venue but it has now been confirmed that the concert ...
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The Donkey Sanctuary ? a great family day out.
El Refugio del Burrito is not only a safe haven for maltreated donkeys, it is also gives the visitors the chance to experience one of Andalucia´s most beautiful inland areas. Having rescued donkeys from all over Europe, this fascinating sanctuary at Fuente de la Piedra, has been rescuing and caring for donkeys since 2001, and is ...
More About: Family , Events , Great , Theme Parks , Malaga
St Bernabé Festival and Fair. A Great Time To Visit Marbella
There are many reasons why a trip to Marbella should be on your list of places to visit in Andalucia, from its famous beaches to its outstanding nightlife this popular city located on the Costa del Sol has something to offer everyone. A trip is a must but when a good time to visit; well the ...
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Andalucian Villages - Humilladero
The village of Humilladero is located in the beautiful Antequera lowlands, right on the border of the provinces of Malaga and Seville. The surrounding countrysideto the north of the village is flat and is dominated by dry land farming, mainly grain fields and olive trees although the southern area of the village is overlooked ...
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Venta splendour at Mijas-Golf
In my mind there are two types of venta ? those which suffer identity crises, and should really be something else like, perhaps stables, or somebody´s front room, and those which are proper ´ventas´, and may be basic on the inside, but serve quality food at fantastic prices. Venta la Morena and Hoyo 19, both on ...
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Andalucian Villages - Faraján
The village of Faraján is located just 25kms from the beautiful Andalucian town of Ronda in the stunning the Alto Genal area of the Ronda region in the Malaga province The village sits in some of the most magnificent landscape that Andalucia has to offer. The area around the village is covered in ravines, peaks ...
Marbella´s June Feria ? the best in Andalucia
Passion, colour and noise are the first things to hit the senses as you approach the annual Feria de San Bernabé in Marbella . The pride of the local people during feria week is wonderful to see ? the women showing off their beautiful flamenco dresses as they perch side-saddle behind the elegant horsemen in ...
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Port cards for the marina in Puerto Banus
Have you ever dreamed of driving through the Marina in Puerto Banus . Port passes are cards which enable this. The cards are valid for one year from the 1st of June. We can supply you these cards for the Marina in Puerto Banus. Price is euro 1.400.- Please contact us if you want a port ...
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Terral Music Festival 2008 - Malaga
The famous Malaga concert venue of the Cervantes theatre s playing host to one of the best music festivals of 2008 The Terral festival 2008 begins on the 25th June and runs to the 21st July and during this time there will be selection of some of the best pop, rock jazz and contemporary soul, ...
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Coolest hotel in Sevilla I reckon!! Eme hotel
EME fusion hotel is a renewed concept of cosmopolitan hotels, where luxuriuousness becomes accessible. The diversity, the culture and the avant-garde naturally converge into a unique space of enjoyment, leisure and relaxation and where stays are converted into unequalled experiences. It’s located in the heart of the city of Sevilla , right next to the main atraction (Giralda & ...
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Beach Bar heaven in Marbesa
Having sampled the food in many of Marbella ´s chiringuitos, four of the finest beach bars are all located along one street in Marbesa. Situated just 1km west of Cabopino, Marbesa is one of Marbella´s more desirable suburbs, and enjoys a beautiful beachside location. The Triana The Triana is the first chiringuito you will come to on the ...
More About: Beach , Restaurants , Heaven , Malaga
Andalucian Villages - Jimera de Líbar
Located 26km from Ronda in the heart of the River Guadiaro valley is the pretty little Andalucian village of Jimera de Líbar . The landscape around the village is a magnificent blend of evergreen oaks, cork oaks and brush . Olive trees and grain fields The village itself has two population centers: the village ...
More About: Nature , Malaga
Sphereing ? the lastest craze to hit the Costa del Sol
If you fancy rolling down a hill at speeds of up to 30mph in a sphere ball, then Sphere Mania is well worth a visit. Situated at La Quinta Driving Range, in Marbella, next to the golf club, Sphere Mania opened in mid-April, and has enjoyed fantastic success since the first day. To enjoy sphereing you ...
More About: Sports , Costa , Malaga
Andalucian Villages - Zuheros
The traditional pueblo blanco (white village) of Zuheros is one of the best examples of the traditional Spanish villages that can be seen right across Andalucia. Located on the edge of the Sierra Subbetica Natural Park this beautiful little village attracts a number artists and country lovers due to its location. The history of the village has ...
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Andalucian Villages - Cortes de la Frontera
Located in the westernmost part of the province of Málaga, where it borders the the province of Cádiz you can find the beautiful Andalucian village of Cortes de la Frontera. In the area you will find the stunning Los Alcornocales (170,000 hectares) and Sierra de Grazalema (50,000 hectares) Nature Parks which makes this village ...
More About: Malaga , Cadiz , La Frontera
Aquatropic - Fun For All In Alnuñécar, Granada
If you are looking for a great place to take the children this summer then you should head for the town of Alnuñécar in the Andalucian province of Granada Located on the stunning Velilla Beach in Alnuñécar, Granada is the a wonderful attraction that provides fun for all the family Aquatropic is a splendid water park which ...
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Ojén ? So near but yet so far
With a population of approximately 2,000, Ojén is one of the closest white villages to the coast, and remains relatively unspoilt. Situated only ten minutes from Marbella , with excellent road access, this traditional village clings to the hillside above the valley of the Rio Real. The name ´Ojén´ is derived from the Arabic word, hoxán, ...
Irish fun at O´Grady´s, Puerto Banus
Puerto Banus is famous for its fabulous bars, clubs and restaurants, but one that stands out from the crowd is O´Grady ´s Irish Bar. This amazing Port, where O?Grady?s has a prime location just behind Luis Vuitton, is the hub of Puerto Banus?s thriving pub and club nightlife. Offering simply the best of everything, in a ...
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Andalucian Villages - Parauta
The tiny little village of Parauta is a must for the lovers of nature, it is located on the border of the Guadalhorce valley region and the Western Costa del Sol some 105km from Malaga . It lies in a beautiful location in the southern Oreganal mountain range, close to the Parque Natural de ...
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The Botanical and Historical Garden of La Concepcion, Malaga
One of the most beautiful and important tropical gardens in Spain and one of the best in Europe lies just to the north of the city of Malaga . The origins of La Concepcion can be traced back to the merging of several estates, home to citrus, olive and almond trees and possibly vines, too. ...
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Andalucian Villages - Casarabonela
The beautiful village of Casarabonela is located in the north west area of the Guadalhorce Valley , and is just 48km from Malaga . The village is a perfect example of the traditional white washed villages that can be seen across Andalucia. The landscape surrounding the village is dominated by the magnificent Alcaparaín (1,200 ...
Happy Divers Marbella and IDC College the best dive centre on the coast.
Situated directly next to the beach at the Atalaya Park Hotel, close to San Pedro, Happy Divers Marbella and IDC College has been professionally managed and run by Peter Deth since 1996. The other site - Happy Divers Marbella Port -is situated in the leisure harbour close to the centre of the town, ...
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The Asparagus Festival of Sierra de YeguasMore articles from this author:
Driving into the little town of Sierra de Yeguas a few kilometres from Campillos, we were greeted with the graceful statue of a white horse at its entrance. For Sierra de Yeguas literally means ?Mountain range of the Fillies?, or female horses. A picturesque name for a very charming village, though it sounds much better ...
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