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New stars are born, and only one lost, as the celebrated Michelin foody bible...

IT must have been one of the hardest years in the food bible’s hundred-year history. But somehow the Michelin guide - which launched in 1910 in Spain - has managed to wheedle out a few new stars for Spain for 2021. A total of 22 new...
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What to see, drink and eat at the Mercado de Triana in Spain’s Sevilla

IT may appear small from its unassuming entrance to the right of the end of Isabel II bridge, but the Mercado de Triana is packed with gastronomic and cultural offerings.  From fresh fruit to jamon, oysters, tapas, flamenco and more, below are the best places...
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WHAT TO SEE: In the Triana neighbourhood of Spain’s Sevilla

IT'S one of the city's most distinctive and historic barrios and is unsurprisingly packed with sites to keep you busy.  From its iconic pastel exterior to its medieval remnants and holy shrines, no trip to Sevilla can be complete without a day in Triana. Below we...
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Sevilla: Where to eat in the Triana neighbourhood

SEVILLA really is a foodie’s paradise, and the ancient Triana does not let the side down.  It may have its own distinct personality, but this fiesty barrio’s restaurants deliver knockout Andalucian cuisine.  From humble tapas haunts to fine dining, below are the hottest eating spots in...
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APRÈS SCOFF: There are mountains of good places to eat in Spain’s Sierra Nevada,...

Excellent dishes this season include a ceviche of scallops in a bloody Mary sauce and an amazing false risotto with coconut milk, kimchi and prawn

Could this be Spain’s most romantic place to stay? Jon Clarke takes a trip...

I’M wallowing in my private outdoor bath having played three sets of tennis at probably Spain’s most exclusive court. With a glass of cava in the hand and a light breeze blowing through the pines above me, I feel like I’ve finally arrived. Welcome to the...

Sotogrande has developed a distinct food scene over the last few years and these...

A DECADE ago you wouldn’t have dreamed of heading to Sotogrande to eat, unless you had a house there or had just embarked from a yacht. Today, there are dozens of trendy places to dine with a vibrant and competitive scene to rival anything the...

Arriving in Sotogrande style, take a trip down the Rio Guadiaro

IT is by far the most exciting way to arrive in Sotogrande. But you are likely to get wet so don’t bring your gladrags. One of the best family adventures on the Costa del Sol, you can rent a kayak and paddle the whole way...

IN PICS: This paradise retreat has won international acclaim and is just 15 minutes...

“There is everything here you’d want from a high-end holiday – privacy, infinity pool, and ambitious architecture.”
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Olive Press publisher Jon Clarke gets five star access to Spain’s three Michelin Star...

Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta and Angel León are just some of the culinary stars that attended Dani Garcia's A Cuatro Manos event in Marbella
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Moorish makeover for relaunch of Andalucian teahouse on Costa de la Luz

Exotic family photos of travels around the Middle East take pride of place in the quaint teteria
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Olive Press judges Málaga’s new five star Miramar Hotel that was previously a court

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke first step through the doors at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.

Top 10 secrets of the Serrania de Ronda

From bandit hideouts to Roman wine cellars, there is so much to see and so many great walks close to Ronda, writes Jon Clarke
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Andalucia’s poshest pet hotel

Students from all over Europe come to Andalucia’s poshest pet hotel to learn how to groom, writes Jon Clarke
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IN BOCA: Alberts is the stand out resturant on the Costa del Sol

It has been an institution on the coast for years. Now Alberts is coming into its own, writes Jon Clarke
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San Pedro is becoming one of the Costa del Sol restaurant hotspots

While Marbella's got the stars, San Pedro de Alcantara's definitely got the talent, writes Jon Clarke
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Sotogrande’s secret places to dine

Sotogrande and its nearby coastline has a wealth of secret places to eat, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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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
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Surfing on the Costa de la Luz

Jon Clarke takes a surf class in El Palmar, the hippest resort on the Costa de la Luz
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Whale of a time

Sun-seekers and surfers aren’t the only ones who head to the Costa de la Luz every year
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Stung into kitesurfing action…

The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’
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Feast for foodies on the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz has the most exciting mix of restaurants, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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The ions in the fire!

It is easily the most professional kite and windsurf centre on the Costa de la Luz
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Horse riding along virgin Mangueta beach in El Palmar

On a two-hour round trip, led by our charming German guide, the views take in fields full of sunflowers, distant hills and, of course, the shimmering sea
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Benalmadena offers some great places to eat

You have to know where to look, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
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Sunset Beach Club is on a wave!

With a huge range of facilities, activities and shows, it is no surprise that Sunset Beach Club is one of the Costa del Sol’s most successful hotels, writes Jon Clarke
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Sierra Nevada: Perfect for families

Telemark has been catering for families and adventurers on the snow since 1989, writes Jon Clarke
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On restaurant road to Casares

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