Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.
Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.
Wearing items from her own eponymous collection, the stunning mother-of-four showed off her fun side.
20th Century Fox’s Ferdinand, the story about a Spanish pacifist bull mistaken as a violent beast will be a real tear-jerker as it depicts Ronda’s famous Puente Nuevo bridge.
The birth, coupled with twins born in June, now means that Ronaldo is a father of four.
Teen who received a miracle cure in Marbella shared snaps of her recovery one month after starting the treatment.
Music producer Youth opened his doors for the second Space Mountain Festival as revellers swayed to the tunes of have-a-go-artists.
WATCH: Mariano Rajoy slammed for ‘ugly’ rejection of BBC journalist’s question on Brexit because it was in English
His behaviour was labelled 'incredibly rude and ugly' by critics
Some areas saw 130 litres per square metre of water fall in just three hours
Oliver Riley, 19, was runner-up in the Calumet Student Photographer of the Year 2016 competition for his shot of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
Leaving a string of broken hearts and empty bank accounts across Europe, Acklom sent naked pictures of himself to targeted women
Two people have lost their lives, while 76 people have been rescued from their homes in Alhaurín de la Torre, Cártama, Álora, Marbella and Estepona alone
Thought to be the worst floods since 1989, they tragically claimed the life of a 26-year-old woman earlier today
Guardia Civil helicopter crew perform daring rescue in the Guadalhorce valley
People have been forced to 'cling' to their roofs in Mijas and Cartama, according to residents, in what local police are calling the worst rains since 1989
Some of the best come from talented photographers in Andalucia
For four hours, non-stop, the helicopters dropped thousands of litres of water, scooped up from the municipal swimming pool, on the leaping flames
A fire is currently burning in San Roque
La Sala launches new restaurant 50 metres above ground
Iconic Spanish architects complete innovative cliffside pad on the Andalucia coast
Smuggler’s confessions: Francis Morland sheds light on his old drug smuggling empire in Spain and Gibraltar
He went from house parties and skiing trips with Princess Margaret to smuggling cannabis, and rubbing shoulders with seasoned criminals
Accessible only to snorkelers and divers, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in the waters off of Lanzarote