Lockdown Phase 3 Malaga Province June 2020

Malaga Province along with many others (but not all) will move to Phase 3 on Monday June 8th. Phase Three sees further measures relaxed before the ‘new normality’, as well as allowing more flexible and free movement across Spain and between regions. At all times, social distancing must be maintained – and the wearing of face masks in Spain is […]

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Face Masks Made

Due to the Covid 19 Situation we have found it beneficial to wear face masks when going out in public. With the increased demand for disposable masks they have become difficult to purchase and there are reports of certain shops selling disposable masks for over €8 each. For this reason I decided to make my […]

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Lockdown Status 13-4-20 Regarding Covid 19

Here is a summary of the current lockdown status as of 13th April 2020:   Some construction and industrial workers can return to work. Schools are still closed, universities are still closed, all bars, restaurants and hotels are closed, all retail shops except food outlets are closed. We are only allowed out of our homes […]

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La Concha Peak

A great idea for outward bound types in the milder months is to scale the mountain behind the resort. La Concha belongs to the Sierra Blanca coastal range and tops out above 1200 metres. Wherever you are in Marbella you can’t miss this brooding tree-less peak. When you approach the summit after parking at El […]

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Fair Calendar Nueva Andalucia

Every town and village in Andalucia has its own feria or fair, and it would be possible, if one had superhuman powers of endurance, to spend the whole summer following them about the region. The summer annual feria originated in the middle ages, and was the principal means of interchange of local products within the […]

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Public Holidays in Nueva Andalucia

Public Holidays in Nueva Andalucia Andalucia enjoys 14 bank holidays a year. This comprises 9  National holidays, 2 whose date is set by the region, 1 regional holidays and 2 local municipal holidays. Below we list the national holidays and the regional holidays. If the holiday falls on a Sunday it may well move to the Monday. […]

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Adventure & Leisure

Adventure & Leisure available in the area include :- Selwo Adventure near Estepona – http://www.selwo.es/ Selwo Marine near Benalmadena –  http://www.selwomarina.es/ Benalmadena Cable Cars – http://www.telefericobenalmadena.com/lang=en Enjoy Selwo Aventura in Estepona, Selwo Marina Dolphinarium and Benalmadena Cable Cars, it is much more advantageous using the Season Pass Selwo Costa Del Sol, which allows entry to […]

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Costa del Golf!

Costa del Sol or could it be Costa del Golf! The Costa del sol has over 100 courses designed by world-famous names such as Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Seve Ballesteros. Beginners, amateurs and professionals can choose from among almost 120 golf courses dotted across the region’s eight provinces, offering an unrivalled variety of challenges. […]

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Andalucia Successful Summer 2019 – Olive Press

ANDALUCIA has enjoyed its most successful summer in history in terms of tourism.  Spain’s southernmost region benefited from more than 26 million overnight stays in hotels between June and September, new figures show. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the region enjoyed the second-highest growth in terms of overnight stays after Madrid. “Andalucia has completed […]

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British Airways flight aborts landing in Gib and diverts to Spain after winds violently rock plane

A BRITISH AIRWAYS flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar has been diverted to Malaga-Costa del Sol airport in Spain after being hit by strong winds on approach to the Rock. The frightening video of the approach and aborted landing of BA492 (below), credited to Rock Radio, has since gone viral on social media with more […]

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