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La Playa de Santa María del Mar, Cádiz. Photo: Daphne Chui.

Record breaking tourism

Andalusia in southern Spain, and especially Costa del Sol, is approaching the best tourist month ever with record figures for hotel occupancy in almost the entire region. August is the…

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Properties on sale

One of Spain’s largest banks, Bankia, has released 5,900 properties with up to 40% discount. The campaign goes under the name “Días Locos” – Crazy Days and lasts until September 30th….


Virgen del Carmen

In the evening on July 16th, fishermen and sailors are celebrating their patron saint Virgen del Carmen in many coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America. The celebrations…


Jazz on Costa del Sol

During July and August there will be a large number of jazz concerts in several towns along the Costa del Sol. Here is a small selection. Malaga A la fresca…


New flights to Aberdeen

Ryanair is opening two new routes between Spain and Aberdeen next winter. Ryanair announced that there will be two weekly departueres between Málaga and Aberdeen and two weekly departures between  El Altet (Alicante) and…


Blood donors needed

The blood transfusion centre in Málaga has an acute shortage of blood of all blood types. Everyone who can, are now being asked to donate blood. The regional blood transfusion…


New flights from Manchester to Spain

The low cost airline Norwegian has recently opened new flights from Manchester to Málaga and Alicante. The summer fares start from £34,90. Norwegian Airlines began serving Manchester in 2011 and now…


Noche en Blanco in Málaga

Soon it’s time for the popular cultural event Noche en Blanco in Málaga, which takes place on the evening of May 14th. It all starts at 8 pm in the…


Bigger ferris wheel to Malaga

The company that operates the Ferris wheel in the port of Malaga has extended the concession for the operation of the wheel and now they want to replace it with…

Map of shuttle trains in Málaga. Click for larger map.

More trains and buses during Easter

There will be additional departures on the local train between Fuengirola and Malaga and more departures on bus and Metro in Málaga during the Easter week. Easter week or Semana Santa as it…