Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Creative cuisine: Where to eat in the Guadalhorce Valley

There’s a fantastic mix of restaurants in the Guadalhorce Valley, writes Jon Clarke

Off piste perfect in the Sierra Nevada!

Swap your skis for a wild mountain adventure with experienced Telemark, writes Jon Clarke

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

Are cars built in Spain soon to be driven by brain waves?

Japanese car maker Nissan, that has a factory in Barcelona and Avila, is currently developing ‘brain-to-vehicle technology’ and premiered the concept at the Consumer Electronics Show.

MAKES YOU SICK! Record fine for fake holiday sickness claim for young couple in UK

A BRITISH couple have been ordered to pay a record fine for their fake holiday sickness claim. Liverpool couple Chelsea Devine, 21 and Jamie Melling,...

British fashion designer creates a unique suite for Deia’s Belmont La Residencia hotel

A SPLASH of floral blue and soft pinks have created one of the island’s hippest suites. Designed by British fashion designer Matthew Williamson, Suite 67,...

City of dreaming – You’re bound to sleep well in Ronda

THERE is an incredible choice of places to lay down your head in the 'City of Dreams', as Dutch poet Rilke once described Ronda. One...

Travelling to Spain? Don’t forget about online safety

Whether you are going to Madrid, Barcelona, or other Spanish cities, you’ll probably use free public Wi-Fi in cafes, restaurants, airports, and others. You...

BREAKING: Foreign Office issues warning to Brits as strike set to hit EVERY Spanish airport this Easter

THE Foreign Office has issued a warning to Brits hoping for an Easter getaway in Spain as a strike is set to affect every...

British tourists to help create more than 600,000 jobs in Spain this summer – 140,000 of them permanent

Andalucia will benefit the most, with the influx of tourists creating 28,420 permanent posts

Drop in British tourists heading to Spain due to Brexit can be replaced by Germans and French, new figures...

According to the National Institute of Statistics, June saw a 5.3% drop in British tourists year-on-year

Spain’s Government launches €300 million fund for firms affected by Thomas Cook collapse

Around 600 hotels owed money by Thomas Cook will also be given the option of deferring their taxes and delaying payments

Winter beach activities are “more than viable”, says Costa Blanca official

WINTER activities on Orihuela Costa have been a ‘complete success’. Over nine weekends since October 13, hundreds of expats and locals have enjoyed varied activities...

British in Spain must carry passport at all times or risk being detained by police, UK Foreign Office warns

BRITS travelling to Spain have been warned to keep their passports on them at all times or risk being detained.  The warning has been made...

IT’S A WASHOUT: This is the growing list of cancellations in Spain’s Andalucia due to the coronavirus this weekend

The Olive Press is trying to keep abreast of all closures and issues and we will try to keep you updated over the next few weeks

Plane tickets could increase in price by up to 54% once borders reopen, due to social distancing rules

PLANE tickets could increase in price by up to 54% due to social distancing, it has been suggested.

COVID-19: Flights to Spain still unclear as EasyJet announces 50% of network to open in July and reveals new...

Article by Helen Barklam EASYJET has announced it will resume flights on 50% of its 1,022 routes in July and 75% of its network will...

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 left in limbo, despite other tourists...

Vistabella Golf in Orihuela operating for 11 years without compulsory environmental impact report, council reveals

A GOLF course at the Entre Naranjos urbanisation in Orihuela has been operating for 11 years without a compulsory environmental impact report. Vistabella Golf attracts...

Jet2 cancels ALL flights and holiday packages to Spain’s Balearic Islands until November 30

As well as noting the 'continuous uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,' they admitted that the quarantine imposed on travellers by the British government had played a part in their decision

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020 due to...

Best family days out in Andalucia over the Christmas holidays

CHRISTMAS is the time to make dreams come true. And while carolling, parties and markets might be on pause this year there is still...

Brits are shelling out 20% more for summer holidays – with trips to Spain the top destination for 2021

LOCKDOWN has Brits dreaming of their next escape, with trips to Spain top of their wish list.  TUI said families are shelling out an extra...

Spain-Portugal border closure extended until after Easter holidays

SPAIN’S government has yet again extended the ban on crossing the Portuguese border for all but justified journeys. Police checks at the border with Portugal...

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