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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By 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!
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.
Visitors of Marbella can enjoy during these days and until Sunday, April 8 the colourful environment of Las Dalias Hippie Market of Sant Carles in Ibiza.
“Las Dalias on the Road” is a new proposal in which some thirty international artisans which display usually in one of the most famous markets of Ibiza, take their proposal to the Plaza Antonio Banderas in Puerto Banus, with clothing, leather goods, accessories, jewelry and costume jewelry among others, all in the typical Hippie atmosphere that characterizes the event in the Balearic Islands.
The market also has a snack area and the best DJs in one of the most exclusive areas of Marbella, the tourist capital of the Costa del Sol. The Hippie market remains in the Plaza until April 8. The visiting hours are from 12 am to 10 pm throughout Easter Week.
From now on taxis in Marbella will be charging per kilometre, between 0.91 and 1.06 euros depending if its daytime, night-time, bank holiday or weekend.
The clients have been noticing a brand new device in the Marbella taxis for some weeks now.