Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

Language schools in Mabella helping you discover the city

We love that Marbella is a small city on the beach where the smell of orange blossoms, the beauty of elegant marinas and the comfort of the traditional old town will make learning Spanish a pleasure and a thrill. Marbella is a place to put your feet up and relax into the Spanish language and culture. We love that you can walk everywhere, and will discover the city’s hidden gems whether you’re looking for…

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Invitation to urban walkways of biodiversity in Marbella

A network of green itineraries in the middle of the urban spaces in Marbella, San Pedro and las Chapas will lead you to surroundings that are not far-removed and the richness of the existing biodiversity in the city is tantalizing and many times we are not aware of this treasure. Therefore, we have a request to make to the citizens; please open your mind and realize what is around you, the urban environment. Invitation to…

The Spanish economy grew 3.2%

The Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016

In 2016, the Spanish economy outperformed all the forecasts made by expert organizations, which had been expecting a slowdown in the early part of the year. Instead, the Spanish economy grew 3.2% in 2016, the same pace as the previous year, according to preliminary figures released on Monday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). And why? Well, for the most part it was the hard work, stoicism and positivity of Spain’s population that helped the country…

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as "south gate" of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro is presented in Fitur as “south gate” of the Sierra de las Nieves

San Pedro Alcántara will hold this year at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid Fitur 2017 a commitment to nature tourism and will be presented as a ‘south gate’ to the Sierra de Las Nieves. In the exhibitor of Marbella will be projected a promotional video with images of enclaves like the swamp of Las Medranas and Lake of the Tortugas. Ecotourism “is an important asset to fight seasonality and attract tourists outside the…

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this winter

The economic impact of the presence of these clubs and their fans in the area is estimated to be about 6.5 million euros Nearly 70 teams will be coming to the Costa del Sol, hoping to escape the cold and to keep fit while they have no matches to play, and the hotels are taking advantage of this to overcome their problem of seasonal tourism. A mid-season break on Costa del Sol for 70 teams this…

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017

Holidaymakers on Costa del Sol to expect lower prices 2017!  Prices have fallen by up to 31% at major resorts and city break destinations worldwide, according to a new report on travel costs. As sterling continues to strengthen against other world currencies, thestudy, compiled by Post Office Travel Money, has found that costs fell at 23 of 44 destinations surveyed. For the once that decide to go for holiday to Costa…

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Top 12 Things Spain is Famous for in the world

Spain, as a country is so easy and yet so difficult to describe. The not-so-little, oh-so-pretty and eye-stabbing-beautiful country of Spain is undoubtedly one of the best countries of the world thanks to it’s all round aspect of great food, people, art, culture and architecture. Spain has something beautiful and significant to offer to each and every person who goes to Spain. Like adventure? You have loads! Love food? Every Spanish region boasts of…

Forget red, white or rosé: The future of Spanish wine is blue

Forget red, white or rosé: The future of Spanish wine is blue

A Spanish start-up has come up with an ingenious, or some would say ‘blasphemous’, modern twist on traditional vino. Forget red, white or rosé: The future of Spanish wine is blue. Just as alcopops shook up the alcoholic drinks industry in the 1990s, the entrepreneurs behind Gïk, the newest wine in Spain to hit the shelves, are hoping their indigo tipple will be the next big thing in the wine industry. “A sweet and…

Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas

Spas in the majority of 4- and 5-star hotels, large numbers of internationally-renowned establishments dedicated to preventive medicine, slimming and cosmetic surgery combined in Marbella’s unique microclimate complete the picture, making it one of tourist Europe’s top health destinations. Here you can enjoy reading about the Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas. Whether you are staying at one of the luxury hotels and can treat yourself a day of pampering or you live in…

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world

NEW figures have showing: Spain still has second-highest life expectancy in the world Newly released figures by the OECD have shown the country has more than 100,000 people aged over 100. Average life expectancy in Spain is now 83.2, just 0.2 years lower than Japan’s 83.4. Experts cite the country’s healthy Mediterranean diet which includes high amounts fish, fruit and vegetables.   The warmer climate is also attributed to better health. Photographer Andrea Comas recently interviewed a handful of the centenarians…