Tag Archives: beaches


Shark in Fuengirola identified

Last weekend the beaches of Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol were closed for 5 hours after a shark had been spotted near the beach. The shark has now been identified….


Avoid drowning

The beach season is here and with it comes the drowning accidents. Unfortunately most often them happen due to stupidity. El Altet Today a 47 year old Romanian man drowned on the…


Disobedient bathers fined

Now that summer is approaching, the police is increasing the patrolling of the beaches. Several municipalities have introduced strict fines for all sorts of offenses. One of the municipalities is Guardamar…


Cleaner beaches in Europe

According to a new report from the EU, the water quality of bathing water in European beaches has improved in most of the 21,000 beaches that have been checked. Each…


More quality beaches in Spain

Spain increases its leading position in terms of the quality of beaches. This year there are 9 more beaches that have received the quality label Blue flag. About Blue Flag…


New dog beach in Santa Pola

On May 1st Santa Pola municipality on the Costa Blanca is opening their first dog beach. The beach will be monitored and cleaned daily during high season. To enable the creation…

Pantin Classic 2010 – Jay Quinn. Photo: Ismael Mijan

Spanish secrets – part 6

Part Six of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offers a large and several small beaches with cold water, breathtaking scenery and a small village Pantin (La Coruna) Pantin…


Spanish Secrets, Part 5

Part five of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offer a varied nature and nice refreshing water, which may be necessary in the summer heat La Viñuela is a…

dog on beach

Dog Beaches prohibited

Junta de Andalucia puts an end to the so-called dog beaches in Andalusia. In a letter sent out to the 14 coastal municipalities they request that dogs are prohibited on…


Lifeguards on Torrevieja’s beaches

Since last weekend, there has been Red Cross personnel at the Torrevieja’s beaches and lookouts, but they are not yet fully staffed. There are a total of 26 lifeguard posts and…