Tuesday, October 3, 2023


IN PICS: Are these the best six beaches in Spain?

WITH more than 3,000 beaches to choose from across almost 4,964 km of coastline, how does one go about selecting the very best beaches...

VIDEO Seagull’s Eye View of Cadiz City

Take an aerial tour of Cadiz city! It's part of our summer special on the Costa de la Luz – your essential guide to where to stay, where to eat, and of course the beaches.

National Geographic lists the 20 best beaches in Spain’s Andalucia—five of which are found in Malaga

THE Andalucian coast covers 1,100 kilometers of coastline, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic ocean, home to some of the best beaches in...

GETTING AROUND The Costa de la Luz, Cadiz

The Costa de la Luz extends from Tarifa at the southernmost part of Andalucia, along the coast of Cadiz and Huelva to the border with Portugal. The Cadiz stretch ends at Sanlucar de Barrameda. Here's how to explore it.

GUIDE: The Best Beaches of Cabo de Gata, Almeria

ALMERIA has more than 100 km of beaches, but the best, wildest, and most unforgettable are along the 65 km of coast inside the...

EXPLORING SPAIN: Travelling an Unspoilt Coastline

The Costa de la Luz of Cadiz, is Andalucia's most unspoilt, if sometimes rather breezy, coastline THE journey from Zahara de los Atunes to Barbate...

COSTA DE LA LUZ: Where to Stay 

From rural estates to beachside boutique hotels and restaurants with rooms, the choice of accommodation on the Cadiz coast is endless. Here are a few of our favourites.

SHORT BREAK: Cadiz City – a Gem

Cadiz is the oldest city in Spain but it's home to some very fine contemporary restaurants and hotels along with traditional bars, Roman ruins and fabulous beaches.

BEACH GUIDE: Costa de la Luz, Cadiz

Some say that Malaga’s Costa del Sol has the fame, and Costa de la Luz in Cadiz all the beauty. Take a virtual walk along Playa de la Barossa in Chiclana, explore the Roman ruins and dunes at Bolonia, sit with a cold beer on Playa Caleta in Cadiz and decide for yourself.

Top beach clubs in Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE Costa del Sol is famed for its great weather and stunning views, sandy beaches and sophisticated beach clubs in exclusive locations. During the summer...

IN PICS: Costa del Sol in the 1970s

READ MORE BEACH GUIDE: Best Beaches on the Costa del Sol

BEACH GUIDE: Best Beaches on the Costa del Sol

MALAGA’S golden coastline stretches 150 km from the border with Cadiz in the west to the coves beyond Nerja in the east, with Torremolinos...

Spain’s Malaga kicks-off beach season with no beach-shower restrictions

THE capital of the Costa del Sol has all its summer beach services fully operational including full use of its beach showers and footbaths. The...

SHORT BREAK: San Sebastian hotels

WITH a film festival, fabulous food, an airport and one of the loveliest urban beaches in Spain, San Sebastian is great for weekend breaks.

TARIFA Beaches Without a Car

Tarifa on Spain's Costa de la Luz has more than 35 km of beaches. So, what's it like to visit without a car? Spoiler alert: not a problem. Playa Chica is on the edge of town, with Los Lances a short walk away. For everything else take a taxi or use the coast road bus.

COSTA DE LA LUZ Where to Eat

There are so many hidden restaurants tucked away up in the hills around the Costa de la Luz in Cadiz. The key is knowing...

The world’s smallest beach is in Spain

ASTURIAS in Spain can boast of being home to the world’s smallest beach; Playa de Gulpiyuri. This tucked-away gem, fed by underground tunnels, is located...

Spain’s Malaga declares war on unattended beach umbrellas

UMBRELLA summer beach war comes to Malaga, with several beaches in the province taking action to those beachgoers who keep hogging the sand. Authorities around...

SERIOUSLY? Malaga has one of the least crowded beaches in Spain

ONE of the least crowded beaches in Andalucia can be found in Malaga according to travel portal Viajestic from La Sexta. Viajestic has singled out...

COSTA DEL SOL beach goes smoke-free to promote healthy lifestyles

ESTEPONA has introduced an exciting addition to its beach offerings - a smoke-free beach. The designated smoke-free area can be found on La Rada beach,...

IBIZA: Cocktails in the House of WOW

SPEND the days on Ibiza's famous beaches and the nights with everyone else at this restaurant in Santa Eulalia del Rio for exciting cocktails and food.

IBIZA: where to find that quiet beach

WE can't promise total isolation, but here are our favourite less visited island coves for peace, clear water, and stunning views and dreamy days.

SUNBED WARS: Hot-heads on Costa del Sol

A LEADING Costa del Sol hotel has hired a bouncer to prevent Brits and other tourists from fighting over sunbeds.  Sunset Beach Club, a four-star...

BEACH with easy parking in Malaga revealed

WHEN it comes to beachgoers' priorities, easy parking is at the top of the list along with clear seas and fine sand. Here's one with everything in Malaga.

NEW: Valhalla Gastro Beach Club, Vejer

El Palmar on the Costa de la Luz, Cadiz, gets a luxury beach club complete with cocktails, fine dining and Bali beds. Start saving.

Why you should visit Motril on Spain’s Costa Tropical

Sugarcane, rum, wonderful seafood and heaps of history, Katherine Brook shares the secrets of Motril.




Need a job? Club Med Marbella on ambitious hiring spree for 320 staff to boost their team this winter

AS the summer season comes to a close and the winter chill approaches, one all-inclusive resort has set Marbella's hospitality industry abuzz.  While many hotels...


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