Tag Archives: tourism

The beach in Torrevieja. Photo: Wikimedia.

Attracted to Costa Blanca

Practically all of Spain has experienced a tourist boom this year and this particularly applies to the Costa Blanca, which this year is seeing historical record figures. Last year more than 68 million tourists visited…

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…

Siam Park, Tenerife. Photo: Stephen Jones

The best water parks in Spain

There are many excellent water parks in Spain. In TripAdvisor’s annual ranking of waterparks, Siam Park in Tenerife was voted as number one in the world. This is the third consecutive year that Siam Park…

Teleférico de Benalmádena. Photo: Robbie Jim.

Spanish Secrets, Part 10

Part ten of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain has a mountain with a breathtaking view of the Costa del Sol and on a clear day you can see…

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Beautiful Costa Blanca

The regional government of Valencia has made a promotional video of Costa Blanca as an eye-opener for the “White Coast”. They have concentrated on the northern part of the Costa Blanca and the…

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Aqualandia has opened

Europe’s largest water park, Aqualandia in Benidorm, has opened for the season. There were more than 1,000 visitors on the opening day, Saturday the 28th of May. The park was opened…

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Orange Festival in Coín

There are many harvesting festivals here in Spain, one of them is the annual orange festival in Coín. This year’s edition takes place this Sunday on May 15th. Almost every rural area…

Ibiza (Eivissa in Catalan)

Considering a vehicle ban

The Ministry of Tourism in the Balearic islands are considering a ban that prevents tourists from bringing their own cars to the smaller islands in the summer months. The Islands of Mallorca, Menorca,…

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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…

May Cross celebration in Alhaurin el Grande.

May celebration in Spain

You have probably noticed that the fair season has started, but there are some local fiestas that you might not be aware of. One of them is the May Cross celebrations on…