Thursday, March 4, 2021

Spectacular Sayalonga

Sally Harrison explores the history and culture of this pretty Arabic village

Hilarious holiday complaints revealed by travel company

Thomas Cook releases a list of the most shocking complaints

REVEALED: 10 new UK to Spain flights run by airline Alba Star announced

The new flights, which are the first from the UK airport in seven years will arrive just in time for the school holidays

TRAVEL: Spain’s ban on cruise ships docking is extended indefinitely

SPAIN'S ban on cruise ships docking within its borders has been extended indefinitely. Cruise companies and holidaymakers have been...

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

National tourists stay away from Andalucia as oversea visitor numbers soar

A 7% increase in international tourists, was followed by the number of Spain-based tourists falling by 4.3%.

TRAVEL: Costa del Sol tourism bosses REJECT 14-day quarantine on British visitors in Spain

“This is not the time to play a game of chess but a time to make it easier for tourists to come to Spain with the appropriate health guarantees”

€231 million for inland tourism in Andalucia

In a possibly unexpected decision, Andalucia officials turn their attention away from the coast

Snowboarding in the Sierra Nevada

Snowboarders are well catered for on the Granada slopes, writes Chloe Glover

TripAdvisor on trial: An Olive Press investigation

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

So, I think you should move to Malaga too!

Malaga is such a great city to relax and keep busy at the same time, you can visit the tapas bars then head over to the beach for a few hours, then back to the centre to do the cultural side of things

Suited and booted

For five decades the Sanchez del Rio family have been running ski shops and teaching on the slopes

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

Top 5 off-road motorcycle routes in Spain

Spain is dirt bike heaven if you know where to look, writes Ed Wild of Redtread Spain

Lunching like a Lord in Gibraltar

Jon Clarke picks out a selection of interesting spots to eat on the Rock

The history of Telemark – one of the Sierra Nevada’s oldest ski companies – has roots as far back...

The company also runs amazing wilderness trips that literally end up in another world...

Two Old Fools and a jellyfish

In the final extract from Victoria Twead’s Chicken, Mules and Two Old Fools she and husband Joe get to grips with the local wildlife…

Torremolinos unpackaged

Spanglish and sun-drenched, Rob Horgan explores the spiritual home of the Costa del Sol package holiday and finds a few of its old vestiges

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...

Costa del Sol is officially the sunniest spot in Spain

Malaga boasts the most sun-filled hours in the whole of Spain

Christmas in Ronda

Tucked up by the fire or bearing the elements in Andalucia’s most emblematic town, Ronda’s many layers offer up scenes worthy of a Christmas card

Andalucian cheese is not to be sniffed at

Costa del Sol writer AJ Linn on the delights of Andalucian cheese and a new ‘traceability’ in locally-sourced farm foods

Flight searches to Costa del Sol from other areas of Spain surge 72% in a week

Article by Scarlet Jenkins SEARCHES for flights to Malaga from other areas of Spain have tripled in the space...

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