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Sevilla couple spend summer holiday robbing cars at Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

A Sevilla couple used their August holiday to rob 16 cars parked at Costa Blanca beaches and used stolen bank cards in Benidorm businesses. The...

Tragic discoveries of seven drowned migrants on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches in Spain

SEVEN bodies of North African migrants who may have shared the same capsized boat have been discovered on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches. One...

Capital of Spain’s Costa del Sol rules out cutting water for showers on beaches—despite drought concerns

THE beaches of Malaga City will continue to provide water for beach showers. Three localities on the coast of the Costa del Sol Axarquia have...

Discover three of the best virgin beaches on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA features several incredible unspoilt shores perfect for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of crowded, tourist hotspots. If you’re looking to unwind...

All coastal bathing spots in Spain’s Andalucia meet water quality requirements

THE bathing water quality of all Andalucia’s beaches is at adequate levels, according to a recent report. In fact, as stated in a report published...

Award-winning beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca closed to bathers due to sewage discharge

THREE award-winning 'Blue Flag' beaches on the Costa Blanca have banned swimming after sewage discharges were found in the water. Red flags were raised on...

First weekend of July sees beaches heaving in Spain’s Malaga.

MALAGA high season kicks off with perfect weather and tens of thousands of people hitting the Costa del Sol beaches. The first holiday weekend of...

Bathing discouraged in Spain’s Benalmadena due to sewage spillage

BATHING has been discouraged between the beaches of Arroyo de la Miel and Malapesquera in Spain’s Benalmadena, until Monday, June 27. The Benalmadena City Council...

All bathing spots in Spain’s Andalucia meet water quality requirements

BEACH-GOERS will be delighted to know that bathing water quality in Andalucia is at adequate levels, according to a recent report. In fact, as stated...

Costa del Sol beaches ‘black flagged’ over polluting sunscreen

THE Ecologists in Action organisation hands out two black flags per province in Spain each year for beaches which are not meeting environmental standards. The...

IN PICS: Are these the best six beaches in Spain?

WITH more than 3,000 beaches to choose from across almost 4,964 km of coastline, how does one go about selecting the very best beaches...

Top Blue Flag beach status kept for fifth year running in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA’S eleven beaches have kept their Blue Flag status for the fifth consecutive year. The stretch of coast includes beaches that are popular with...

LISTED: Spain’s Andalucia sees largest increase in Blue Flag beaches this year, with 122

ANDALUCIA is the Spanish region with the greatest increase of the iconic quality 'Blue Flag' awards. This summer, a total of 122 Blue Flags will...

Iconic Benidorm beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca loses its coveted ‘Blue Flag’

BENIDORM'S Poniente beach has been stripped of its 'Blue Flag' for 2022 following a test carried out in mid-June last year. The city's other two...

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...

Dogs in Spain’s Marbella intoxicated by hashish washed up on beaches by recent storm

THERE have been recent reports of dogs intoxicated by hashish that have washed up on the beaches of Marbella due to the passage of...

Storm-damaged beaches WILL be open for Easter on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DESPITE recent storms through the region, Orihuela Costa beaches WILL be open in time for Easter, claim local authorities. These beaches prove incredibly popular with...

Barcelona in Spain bans smoking on all beaches from July to boost health and environment

BARCELONA'S beaches will become 'no-smoking' areas from this summer. The permanent ban on lighting up follows a successful pilot on four beaches in the Catalan...

Tourism chiefs in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol launch campaign to save resort’s beaches

TOURISM business leaders in Marbella are demanding action to halt erosion that threatens to wash away beaches in the popular seaside town on Spain’s...

‘Excellent’ waters off Spain’s Orihuela Costa contrast with polluted Mar Menor only miles to the south

THE BEACHES of Orihuela Costa have “excellent” water quality, despite being less than 10 miles from the polluted and poisonous lagoon of the Mar...

House demolished near nudist beaches to make way for coastal naturalisation project on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GUARDAMAR Council has demolished a sea front house to help in  the regeneration of its beaches and dunes. Positioned between the Babilonia and Vivers beaches,...

Swimmers back in waters of popular Costa Blanca beaches after shark scare in Spain

THREE Costa Blanca beaches were reopened for swimmers this Monday(October 4) after a police diver spotted a shark on Saturday. A Policia Nacional officer was...

All of Spain’s Malaga, except Costa del Sol, drops to COVID-19 Alert Level 1—which sees coronavirus control measures eased...

THE whole province of Malaga, except the Costa del Sol health district, has been given the green light to transition to COVID-19 Alert Level...

Beaches will be closed overnight in town on Spain’s Costa Blanca due to young Alicante visitors holding illegal parties

EL Campello is to shut its beaches at night because youngsters are coming in from Alicante to stage illegal parties. The council will impose a...

Drones fly in to monitor crowding on beaches in Spain’s Catalunya as Covid-19 infections soar

As crowds head to the beach to escape the summer sun, authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalunya are trialling the use of...

Volunteers wanted to guard rare turtle eggs on beach in Spain

AS summer jobs go, this doesn’t get much easier: two hours per day,  watching a patch of sand on a Spanish beach - in...

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