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When in Sierra Nevada why not also visit…

The ski’s not the limit , just a stone's throw away from this spectacular mountain range are some Granada's most beautiful gems

How to stay safe on Sierra Nevada’s slopes

All you need to know about keeping yourself and others safe while skiing or snowboarding

The price is right in Sierra Nevada

What to expect price-wise when preparing for your Sierra Nevada skiing holiday

Naturist hotel in Almeria among world’s best nudist spots

Hotel Vera Playa Club has been named as the sixth best nudist hotel in the world

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

What makes Jerez’s mice so happy?

It's not flamenco...

Jerez: The toast of Andalucia

Sherry is only part of the heady mix that makes Jerez a heaven for hedonists. Imogen Calderwood samples the cultural cocktail that leaves every visitor shaken and stirred

Taking a twirl… flamenco in Jerez

More than an art form, flamenco is a way of life in Jerez and can be visited in two particular barrios, writes Jacqueline Fanchini...

The move to Malaga – a “child’s” view

New Olive Press blogger introduces herself with an article on making the move from London to Malaga

Benahavis is the tip of the property Golden Triangle

Property experts are quietly confident that things are finally getting better in the charming village

Taking on the rocky river rapids in Benahavis

The Olive Press expedition team takes on the infamous Benahavis river walk, with Tom Powell in the lead…

Artistic hive in Benahavis

Benahavis is the perfect village for artists and art-lovers, and always has been

Benahavis: Billionaires’ paradise

Benahavis is home to some of the world’s wealthiest people, a haven for fine art, fabulous scenery, fantastic golf and first-class cuisine – all within minutes of the Costa del Sol. Tom Powell heads for the hills to sample a slice of the A-list’s Arcadia

So long, farewell, adios… and thank you

Molino del Santo owners Pauline and Andy on the final days of the summer season

Building bridges in San Pedro de Alcantara

Once a mere dormitory town for its sassier sister Marbella, San Pedro de Alcantara is today looking decidedly racier. The former farming community has finally come of age, writes Rob Horgan

Walking the road to El Valero: home of expat author Chris Stewart

Most expats are familiar with Chris Stewart’s idyllic adventures, published in four best-selling books. So when he invited The Olive Press to his stunning farm El Valero as part of a new walking holiday, Tom Powell couldn’t wait to dust off his hiking boots

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

Home-grown Arriate

The left-leaning independent town of Arriate has a very different feel from its 'snobby' Ronda neighbour, writes Jon Clarke

Ronda: A step back in time

Hidden in soaring mountains and straddling a mighty gorge, Ronda is the stuff of dreams (and video games) but the adventure of a lifetime, writes Tom Powell

An expat in Spain’s New England

The Alto Genal valley is truly a valley for 'all seasons', writes Di Beach

Castle-hopping in the Serrania de Ronda

Jacqueline Fanchini takes a road trip around the castle towns of the Western edge of the Serrania de Ronda

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

Benalmadena: Three for the price of one

A cable car, a fairytale castle and the Western world’s largest Buddhist temple are among the surprises of Benalmadena, a town with a tripolar personality, as Imogen Calderwood reports

Famous since Caesar’s days: Casares

The birds, mountains and baths of Casares have been drawing superstar visitors for years, from Julius Caesar to Brad Pitt, Peter Andre and Guns and Roses. Tom Powell discovers it was even named after the former Roman emperor

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

Author and ex-Genesis drummer Chris Stewart offers Alpujarra walking

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