Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Summer strikes threat at Spanish airports

Unions threaten 22 days of strikes throughout the summer

A champion day out in Andalucia

James Bryce takes a ride around the region’s best wakeboarding and waterskiing centres

WATCH: Tourists abandon boat off coast of Spain before it EXPLODES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dGJ_mLvr6s THIS is the moment a boat carrying tourists off the coast of Spain burst into flames before exploding.  Five tourists jumped and swam for their...

Ibiza expects up to 120 private jets per DAY this summer

Spanish party island braces itself for squadrons of private jets

Cops find 17 kilos of cocaine worth €5 million in tour bus near Valencia

The ‘coach drivers’ hid the stash, with an estimated street value of €5 million, on-board the luxury cruiser.

Bee-ing there!

Buzz along to Colmenar, the true hive of the Axarquia, writes Wendy Williams

Spanish tech firm to send tourists into space within two years

The journey will take passengers 40km into the air inside futuristic pods

We found Eldorado in Coin

Best known for the defunct BBC soap the truth is most foreigners who live in Coín have really coined it in, says Jon Clarke

Sierra Nevada: Perfect for families

Telemark has been catering for families and adventurers on the snow since 1989, writes Jon Clarke

Surf and turf

Fins Tapas & Cocktails is one of the coolest eateries in the resort

Life’s a beach in Estepona

From its potted geraniums and cultivated orchids to its seafaring virgin and its Banksy-style art gallery, it’s sweet to live in Estepona, writes Iona Napier

Guadix in all its glory

SAUNTERING merrily between two rows of fairytale cave homes, we could so easily have been in J.R. Tolkien's mythical Shire for short people. Except there...

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

Making a splash around Andalucia

Rund Abdelfatah explores some of the region's finest spots for getting wet

A secret escape just 10 minutes from the Costa del Sol

IT may have only been open for a couple of years, but an exclusive secret retreat hotel on the Costa del Sol is fast...

Angry Camino de Santiago towns crack down on defecating walkers

Walkers taking on the world-renowned Camino de Santiago are being urged to stop defecating outdoors

Gaucin: River deep, mountain high

With its picture postcard villages and lush landscape, watered by the cleanest river in Europe, the Genal Valley has been called the Cotswolds of Spain. Gaucin, perched on the balcony of the Serrania, is its crowning glory, writes Carey Camel

Irish Ryanair pilots strike in Spain ruled out by judge citing short timescales

“Over a year’s worth of meetings at official Spanish institutions at which they routinely displayed a mocking attitude does not give us the slightest hope of reaching any kind of understanding”

Huge holiday company rolls out sunbed reservations in Spain

GETTING up at 6am to beat the Germans to the sunbeds could soon be a thing of the past for British holidaymakers. Thomas Cook have...

British nonagenarian jetsetters are about to hit Benidorm on their first ever holiday

Charlie and Madge Pallett are about to set of on a holiday of a lifetime

Let the Sierra Nevada ski season begin… with free parking!

Tog up warm and head to Granada for snow-capped mountains, adrenaline sports and the best bargains

Get that feel for a festival!

The Olive Press takes a look at three of the best music festivals taking place in Spain this summer

My Top Ten green escapes in Spain

To help launch our new site www.greenguidespain.com, President of Greenpeace Spain, Juan Lopez de Uralde tells the Olive Press about his favourite natural escapes

To the Moors last stand!

One of Andalucia’s most rewarding mountain adventures lies in wait among the olive trees, inland from Nerja, writes Guy Hunter Watts

Marbella street priciest in Spain for luxury rentals

With home prices averaging at €26,667 a month, Calle Granados is head and shoulders more expensive to rent than anywhere else
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