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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...

Lifeguard service and improved facilities resume in time for high season on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA beaches will have their lifeguard and rescue services resume this Saturday, June 5, just in time for the pending summer season. With lockdown...

Spain’s Andalucia achieves all-time record for number of blue flags awarded this year

ANDALUCIA has been awarded 137 prestigious Blue Flags, breaking it’s previous record by gaining 18 more flags than last year. In a massive and much...

Every beach in popular expat area achieves blue flag status on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALL ELEVEN beaches of Orihuela Costa have achieved blue flag status for the fourth year in a row. The area is very popular with British...

Spain’s Marbella approves its Safety and Rescue Plan for summer 2021

COSTA DEL SOL’S tourist hotspot town, Marbella, has approved its summer Safety and Rescue Plan. The plan, which includes a contingency strategy against COVID-19 on...

Andalucia gains more Blue Flags for its beaches than anywhere in Spain at 2020 awards

In Andalucia a total of 28 beaches have been awarded the gold standard for cleanliness and quality of facilities

This is the ONLY beach in Spain included in the world top 10

It comes after a recent string of Blue Flag losses in southern Spain, including on the Costa del Sol

ANOTHER chiringuito in Spain’s Andalucia faces environmental protests just weeks after blue flag losses

Miguel Diaz, the group’s mayoral candidate for Marbella also claimed the blueprints for the beach bar are ‘suspicious’

FEELING BLUE: Here are the 17 Costa del Sol beaches which have lost their blue flag status

The Association of Environmental and Consumer Education has blamed illegal building, including some beach bars, for the shocking news

Estepona port awarded prestigious Blue Flag

The stamp of honour is reserved for beaches with exceptional water quality, safety, hygiene, accessibility, services, information and lifeguards

Torre del Mar beach wins back prestigious blue flag

The stamp of honour is reserved for beaches with exceptional water quality, safety, hygiene, accessibility, services, information and lifeguards.

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

Casares beach awarded blue flag status

Blue flag status for a Casares beach

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

Blue flag losses for Nerja

Flags removed from El Playazo and Maro beaches




Attempt to ban stamp celebrating centenary of Spain’s Communist Party has unexpected effect

THE STREISAND effect is the name given to the phenomenon where an attempt to hide or censor something has the opposite result, instead drawing...


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