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Naked demonstration opposing controversial housing project for Spain’s Costa Blanca

AROUND 80 people 'bared all' on Friday in an artistic naked protest against controversial plans to build over 2,000 homes at Cala Mosca on...

Beach in Spain’s Malaga closed to bathing for third time this summer due to faecal contamination

MALAGA City Council has closed Sacaba beach, in the western area of the capital of Malaga, to bathing this Tuesday, August 30, after a...

Mercedes owner fined after driving car into the sea at beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A motorist has been fined €751 for taking his Mercedes car onto a Santa Pola beach and driving it into the water to tow...

WATCH: Swimming wild boar startles beachgoers on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A WILD boar has astonished beachgoers in Malaga after a showy exit out of the sea and onto the sandy beach, before it disappeared...

Shore Warning: These virgin beaches in Spain could be under threat from development

WITH the Olive Press breaking the news that Tarifa is earmarked for one of the biggest developments in a generation on its untouched virgin beaches, the Olive Press takes a look at some of the other beaches under threat…

Outrage after curvy British model included in Spain’s body positive beach campaign without permission

A CAMPAIGN by the Spanish government to promote body positivity on the beach has sparked new criticism after a British model recognised herself as...

Spain launches body positive campaign encouraging all women to enjoy the beach

SPAIN'S government has launched a summer campaign encouraging women to head to the beach no matter what their bodies look like. A slogan of 'Summer...

VIDEO: Expat eyewitness account of Estepona’s latest wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A Canadian expat described the shock of watching flames from the beach in Estepona as she enjoyed a family day out on Tuesday. https://youtu.be/570vsGKp32s The fire...

IN PICS: Loggerhead turtle lays 130 eggs in sands of Costa Blanca beach in Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers cordoned off part of a Guardamar del Segura beach on Tuesday morning after hearing about a loggerhead turtle laying its eggs...

LATEST: Wildfire breaks out near popular beach in Tarifa on southern tip of Spain

A BLAZE has broken out near Valdevaqueros Beach on Friday afternoon, confirmed firefighting agency INFOCA. A team of 20 firefighters has been scrambled to the...

Seven practical tips for a dog-friendly day out at the seaside in Spain

A DAY at the beach with your dog provides a great bonding experience, but be sure to plan and pack paw-fectly. Once you’ve located your...

ON a second visit to Spain’s unspoilt Costa de la Luz, Jo Chipchase was finally switched on to its...

I HAD visited the Costa de la Luz only once before, a decade ago with my young sons. At the time, I had only...

IN PICTURES: Beach clear up after San Juan revellers leave behind heaps of rubbish on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE big clear up got underway on Friday morning to clean beaches left littered with rubbish after the San Juan celebrations of the night...

Lifeguards in Mallorca threaten to go on strike over Spain’s San Juan bank holiday

LIFEGUARDS in Mallorca have announced they will go on strike.  The Lifeguards Union of Mallorca will coordinate a strike between 50 lifeguards in the capital...

Spain’s Malaga kicks off the 2022 beach season

THE capital of the Costa del Sol has all its summer beach services fully operational. As of yesterday, June 15, until September 30, the 13...

Humpback whale rescued from illegal fish nets in Mallorca dies six days later off Valencia coast of Spain

A humpback whale who made international headlines after being freed from illegal netting off Mallorca on May 20, has died off the Valencia coast. The...

Spain unveils plans for largest artificial beach in Europe just 30 mins drive from Madrid

PLANS have been unveiled for the largest artificial beach in Europe which will be located just a half an hour drive from the capital. Permission...

MAPPED: Spain breaks record with most blue flag beaches in the world

SPAIN has once again kept its position at the top as the nation with the highest number of blue flag beaches in the world. Valencia...

Andalucia is home to the longest beach in Spain

SPAIN has about 7,500 km of coastline and more than 3,000 beaches, beaches which come in all shapes and sizes, from rocky coves and...

Beach nourishment: Spain’s Malaga to receive 300,000 m3 of sand in effort to restore sand loss due to recent...

MORE than 30,000 cubic metres of sand will be pumped into Malaga’s beaches in efforts to restore the coastline. Work is already underway to restore...

Benidorm bounces back: British visitors outnumber Spaniards for the first time since pandemic

IN a sure sign that things are returning to normal, industry insiders report that British holidaymakers again outnumber Spanish visitors to Benidorm for the...

Spain puts on extra trains during Easter week to cope with surge in bookings 

SPAIN’S state rail operator Renfe has announced it will put on extra trains to cope with the surge in bookings over Easter week. Between Friday,...

Free surfing and canoeing lessons start at beaches popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE MILD out of season climate on Orihuela Costa means the region popular with expats and Spanish alike can enjoy a ‘Winter Beach’ programme. Starting...

This beach in Andalucia has been chosen as the best playa in the whole of Spain

LIFESTYLE travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Valdevaqueros (Cadiz), the best beach in Spain 2021 More than 8,000 km of coastline, the longest coastline...

Unidentified brown stain forces closure of three beaches in Spain’s Valencia

The same experts pointed out that similar incidents have been reported along the Valencian and Catalan coastlines in previous summers, and that it is completely natural and nothing to worry about.

Making a splash: British pair snorkel around Spanish island of Mallorca in just 33 days

TWO Brits have snorkelled round the entire coast of Mallorca in just 33 days. Team Mallorca 360 set off on their sea adventure on June...

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