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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...

Three incredible secret beaches in Spain’s Andalucia to visit this weekend

They’re public beaches just begging to be enjoyed in June when you can almost have them to yourself

Chinese film industry eyes up purchase of Spanish locations

LEADING figures from the Chinese movie industry - dubbed ‘Chinawood’ - are looking to snap up filming locations across Mallorca. ‘Chinawood’ is booming domestically but...

Viking invasion: This is why the Scandis love Estepona

IT'S easy to speak warmly about a wonderful place like Estepona - a genuine town with all year round vegetable markets and ham festivals,...

Spain government grants €35 million to repair Andalucia beaches after storm damage

ANDALUCIA has been granted €35,670,000 by Madrid to clean up its beaches. It comes after the likes of Storm Emma left the coastline from Huelva...

Live saving floats to be installed on Marbella beaches in 2018

Known as, punto naranjas, their bright highly visible colour consists of a harness linked to a rescue float in the sea with a 400 metre long cable.

Spain has the most Blue-Flag beaches in the world

Spain has been at the top of the list of countries with the most Blue Flag beaches for the past three decades

Two thirds of Olive Press readers disagree with dog ban on ALL beaches

Expats slam decision to ban dogs from Costa beaches

Fiery future: Forecast predicts Andalucia will keep getting hotter

Long term weather forecasters have predicted Andalucia will get hotter and see less rainfall over the next 100 years

Spanish beach wins a place in the world’s top ten

The Playa de ses Illetes, in Formentera, has been named number 6 in the world

Andalucia’s ‘dirty beaches’ stripped of blue flags

15 beaches have lost their blue flags, with the most commonly cited problems being the lack of lifeguards, and issues of cleanliness

Marbella and Benidorm top Twitter trends

Marbella and Benidorm are two of the three most ´tweeted about´ Spanish beach destinations

Keeping Axarquia beaches clean

There is a new environmental awareness campaign this month in Rincon de la Victoria

Black mark for Tarifa

The Costa de la Luz town has received 'black flags' for its two main beaches

Uncovering the hidden gems of Chiclana de la Frontera

Wendy Andersen on the hidden delights of her home town of Chiclana

Bather safety in Spain protected by squad of bikers this summer

The helpers will have a kayak, rescue boat and quad bike at their disposal

Spanish summer beach ban U-turn

Shutting two beaches was a huge ‘error’ according to mayor

When in Spain… slip, slap, slop

Experts warn sun worshippers to slap on the sun cream

Trashy hotel

A hotel made entirely out of rubbish has opened in Madrid

Costa del Sol cuts

Hotels on the costa have cut jobs by almost one-fifth in the past year

Beach rescue

The Spanish government has stepped in to help out battered beaches