Category Archives: Costa del Sol

Family vacation in Torremolinos

Torremolinos is situated 12kms away from Malaga, forming part of its bay with a coast of almost 7kms, right in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Due to its privileged location between the Malaga bay and the foothills of the Mijas mountains, Torremolinos has a great, typical Mediterranean climate.

Torremolinos receives visitors practically 12 months a year. It offers its visitors the opportunity to splash away in the warm waters of the Mediterranean sea. Continue reading

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A webcam in the Marina of Marbella offers weather information in real time

The website of Marbella now offers the ability to check weather conditions in the municipality in real time through a webcam installed in the Marina.

From the webcam in the port images are obtained every 14 or 15 seconds, so that information is constantly updated and allows the visitor to the city page to know with accuracy the weather in Marbella. The camera sweeps across the port and thus also allows knowing the sea conditions and mooring of boats. Continue reading

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A ‘Trade Fairs and Congress Centre’ by the sea in Benalmadena

Benalmadena’s port is one of the most beautiful and well-known ports in the whole province of Malaga, so, why not make good use of that outdoor space and turn it into a great exhibition centre? This is the idea that the Benalmadena town hall considered, which is why during this week they will be holding two parallel fairs dedicated to show all the innovations of the nautical world and of the construction and hardware sector. Continue reading

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New mobile app for the Costa del Sol

In Europe it is spring and we are starting to glance at summer, and the Costa del Sol takes advantage to launch a new application for smartphones that offers a comprehensive guide to tourism in the area. Continue reading

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Malaga organises activities on the streets aimed for the cruisers

Malaga has designed a program of cultural activities to make the cruisers’ visit to the city more pleasant. Coinciding with the ten days of most activity of the year at Malaga port and with the berth of the ‘Queen Mary 2’ for the first time, the councillor of Tourism, Trade and Sport, presented yesterday an initiative that will begin this Friday and will be repeated every time a cruise arrives at the city’s port. They organise guitar concerts, dancing shows and gastronomic tastings of olive oil, wine and ham, in different places of the city centre, like the Constitution square, the Alcazabilla street or the Obispo square, from 10am to 12pm. Continue reading

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New attraction in Malaga: The Palm Garden of Surprises

Malaga, the second largest city of Andalusia, has developed in recent years into a popular tourist destination. In the past tourists just used the large airport to travel to the Costa del Sol or Andalusia, but only a few visitors made a trip into the city. That has changed now. In the city centre, the old houses have been completely renovated, inviting for a pleasurable stroll in the historic part of Malaga, among squares and Museums. Numerous bars and restaurants invite you to a tapas tour and in the narrow streets there is a lively atmosphere. Continue reading

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Malaga, the first province in Spain to activate an app for mobile devices for travellers

Malaga province take advantage of mobile technology and its Tourist Board have come to an agreement with Orange to launch a mobile app of Augmented Reality and Geolocation with which the travellers will be able to improve their experience during their visits around the villages of Malaga. The president of the Tourist Board, Elias Bendodo, assured that Malaga is the first province to activate this type of service. We live in a time that forces us to give it our all. The Council is very committed with the efficiency and modernisation. The tourism is our forte and this industry shows us that the quality and innovation are infallible recipes, which is why they design a safe path towards the future, he stated. Continue reading

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Fuengirola, amongst the best destinations on the Costa del Sol

Fuengirola is a privileged destination on the Costa del Sol. On vacation there, tourists can also enjoy other nearby enchanting towns like Mijas, Torremolinos, Benalmadena and Marbella.

The days in Fuengirola are wonderful. The Costa del Sol smothers its visitors with a radiant sun that brightens up their stay from one point of the coast to the other. Continue reading

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What about a Costa del Sol getaway during the Diamond Jubilee weekend?

Queens diamond jubileeBy now probably everybody in the UK is well aware about the special bank holiday to celebrate the Queen´s Diamond Jubilee: With the Whitsun bank holiday being moved to June 4th and the additional Jubilee bank holiday on June 5th, Brits can enjoy a long weekend.

While many will surely join the celebrations of the Queen, others might be wondering what to do during these four days. We tell you: Grab a cheap flight and escape to the sun and good weather on the Costa del Sol in Malaga! Continue reading

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The end of the Easter holidays

Massive queues at the check-in desks, Piled up suitcases on the trollies, the occasional foreigner trying to decipher the panel with the timetable of flights, hectic work rate in the cafes to offer a coffee, tea or snack to the travellers before boarding… The normality was the dominant situation yesterday at Malaga airport. Continue reading

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