‘Andalusia’

The Spanish Paradise for golf lovers

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  Malaga is a Paradise for golf lovers. Thanks to over 70 golf courses, the Costa del Sol is also known as the Costa del Golf. It is where golf began in Spain and the area in Western Europe with the highest density of golf courses. The fantastic sunny, dry climate, professionalism and experience in courses that are well cared for make this region the foremost European destination for those wishing to play this sport. Malaga also has surprising landscapes, with some of the best beaches in Spain and an extensive cultural, gastronomic and entertainment offer to suit every taste.…

Bay of Cadiz Natural Park

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In the middle of the Atlantic coast of the province of Cadiz, on a large damp area, is the Bay of Cadiz Natural Park. Some zones are conserved virtually untouched such as the Marshes of Sancti Petri and the Island of Trocadero, declared natural parks in themselves. Phoenician and Roman remains can be found around this area: the Temple of Hercules, on the Island of Sancti Petri, and the old Port in Caño del Trocadero, used in the days of the trade with the Indies. The strategic and defensive importance of this zone prompted the appearance of human settlements in…

Marbella draws many celebrities in August

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When the German aristocrat Alfonso of Hohenlohe was sent by his father in 1947 to buy some land on the Costa del Sol, he was won over by a little Andalusian fisherman’s village. Such was the natural charm of the place that he made it a point to convince some of the wealthiest families in Europe to switch their vacation in Cannes or San Sebastián for Marbella. In the 1950s it began to attract stars from the silver screen and members of European aristocracy. The celebrities in those days went to Marbella to see and be seen. Later, in the…

You’ll just love Estepona!

One of the main tourist centers of the Costa del Sol is the beautiful town of Estepona, in the Andalusian province of Malaga. Snugly fit between the sea and the mountains, its coastline spans 23 kilometers and the average annual temperature is a wonderful 17° C (63° F). It is one of the best tourist destinations in Spain, a place where you can find nearly anything. Its beaches have very fine sand and they are quite calm, with all the services you need and unique landscapes—you can see Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar when the sky is clear. Some…

Malaga, a city where culture comes alive

  Malaga, a city that time ago witnessed the origins of Mediterranean culture, is today a prime mover of the Andalusian tourism industry, keeping alive the traditions of a welcoming and creative land. The beauty of the entire province cannot be disputed but of course we must not forget the capital. The city of Malaga has everything: an impressive entertainment offer, enviable cuisine and people who are the best creation of this land. Besides this, in just a few years Malaga has become a genuine City of Museums. They number 36, most of which can be found in the historic…

Huelva, the cradle of Jabugo ham

The province of Huelva, in western Andalusia, borders with Portugal and is washed by the Atlantic Ocean. A vacation in Huelva features the beach and good weather as staples thanks to the location. This province in southern Spain with 300 sunny days a year is not only renowned for the weather and beaches on the Costa de la Luz. Huelva is famous worldwide for its wonderful cured ham: the great Jabugo ham. This alone makes it well worth a visit. One of the most rewarding things you can do when visiting the province of Huelva is to go on the…

The light of the ‘Tacita de Plata’

On the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, a mere 15 km from Africa, you will find the province of Cadiz, with exquisite beaches of white sand and long, sunny days. The city of Cadiz is popularly known as the ‘Tacita de Plata’ (the Little Silver Cup) because of its intense light. Washed by the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, the mild temperature in winter and warmth in summer make a vacation in Cadiz a win-win situation. You’ll fall in love with Cadiz. With all of it. As we mentioned above, starting out with the light. It’s hard to explain—you’ve got…

The first golf destination in Europe

  Many studies show that Spain has led the European golf tourism industry for many years and illustrate why thousands of golfers continue to prefer the various regions of Spain. The key factors setting Spain ahead include the high standard and variety of its golf courses, the quality of the accommodation and nice weather all year round. Golf tourism continues growing and at the same time golf lovers take advantage and visit other provinces or towns and even buy homes in places specifically dedicated to creating new golf courses, for instance Marbella, Cadiz, the Canary Islands, etc. Andalusia is sprinkled…

Get to know the inside of the city of Cadiz

By clicking on the link below, you can enjoy a virtual tour of the beautiful Andalusian city of Cadiz. You can see the breakwater, with a Cuban air to it, the Falla Theater, the old Cathedral, the Plaza de las Viudas, the Church of Santa Cruz, the Tavira Tower (the highest point in town, 45 m above sea level). If you feel like it you can go for a virtual swim at the beach known as La Caleta, enter the Oratory of San Felipe Neri or go through the Neo-Mudejar courtyard of the casino. All the places worth visiting in…

Malaga has it all

A privileged geographic location, mild weather all year round, some of the best golf courses in Europe, the most beautiful beaches and the legendary Costa del Sol, with Puerto Banús as the choice destination of the rich and famous from all over the world—Malaga boasts a 160 kilometer coastline. The Mediterranean Sea washes the banks of 14 towns in the province of Malaga. You can find hidden corners surrounded by pure nature as well as consolidated tourist areas. The eastern and western parts of the province feature attractive beaches that have made the Costa del Sol one of the premium…