Monday, December 10, 2018

Up Soto creek with a paddle

Rent a kayak and paddle the whole way down the Guadiaro river from El Secadero, which is actually in Casares, to the mouth of the river at Sotogrande port

Malaga to feature on Spain’s Al Andalus luxury train route

Malaga to be a new stoop-off on the Al Andalus Express

Number of Spanish hotel overnight stays rise

Spain's tourism sector booms in June

Malaga airport reopens after ash cloud disturbance

Costa del Sol airport now running but mixed news for Andalucia's other flight hubs

Less Russian tourists – but more Americans – holiday in Spain this year

Recovering American markets and a struggling Russian econom are contributing to the trend

Rail services cut throughout Spain

Austerity measures see a third of medium distance train services slashed with 1.6m passengers affected

Creative cuisine: Where to eat in the Guadalhorce Valley

There’s a fantastic mix of restaurants in the Guadalhorce Valley, writes Jon Clarke

Sweet dreams

Jon Clarke discovers that the Axarquia has a long and rich history of winemaking

Spain home to almost half of Europe’s most visited tourist sites, including Andalucia and Mallorca

SPAIN is home to four out of 10 of Europe's most visited tourism hotspots. And figures from Eurostat released yesterday show the Canary Islands was...

Malaga airport’s Terminal 2 to receive €8.4 million upgrade

AENA has opened bidding for a contract to renew Malaga airport's second terminal.  The works will cost at least €8.4 million and must have an...

Brits organising free holidays to Spain for London Grenfell tower victims and emergency services

Locations available range from Exmoor and the Cotswolds to Ibiza and Cyprus

Spanish bus operator sues ‘unfair competition’ Blablacar

Confebus claim Blablacar have made enormous profits by skirting regulations

Where to stay in Ronda and the surrounding area

You are spoilt for choice with romantic and hip places to stay around Ronda, writes Jon Clarke

Heading for the heights!

A new walking book Coastal Walks of Andalucía charts 50 great walks along the Costa del Sol, the Costa de la Luz and Gibraltar. Here, Guy Hunter-Watts offers a fabulous alternative look around the Rock

The Mijas chocolate factory that would make Willy Wonka proud

Expats Jason Godwin and Eli McCarthy are creating an innovative new chocolate ‘happiness lab’ in Mijas

If you are fat, don’t fly Ryanair

Not one to miss out on a big opportunity, Ryanair is thinking of charging obese passengers more to use their flights

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier’s Portuguese adventure

I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two decades ago with an old black and white guidebook from 1957… so it wasn’t really much of a surprise that Portugal had changed a bit, writes Lenox Napier

Magaluf gets a shopping mall – adding another attraction to their year-round trade

A BRAND new shopping mall has finally opened in Magaluf. The Melia-owned Momentum Plaza adjoins the newly-opened Plaza Hotel. Both the hotel and mall are open...

Walking guide: Ascent of La Maroma from Canillas de Aceituno

Walking guru Guy Hunter-Watts on the Axarquia’s most exhilarating excursion: an ascent of the mighty Maroma

Push the boat out in Estepona port

All the fun of Puerto Banus without a Gucci bag in sight

Desert dreaming in Morocco

Giles Brown mostly feels like an extra in a Monty Python movie as he takes an adventurous trip into the desert via Marrakech

Sotogrande in the swing for golf

The town boasts the highest concentration of top-notch golf resorts.

Sevilla in bid to become air travel hub

Minister is keen to establish the airport as a hub for tourists from Asia

Andalucia dominates new top ten most visited monuments in Spain list

Andalucia is the most represented region on the list
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