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Ways to Keep Cool in the Summer on the Costa del Sol

Whether you are acclimatised or not, as the mercury rises throughout July and August, we all start searching for ingenious ways to keep cool in the summer on the Costa del Sol. Our air-con units simultaneously become our best friends and worst enemies. They keep us close, indoors and dependent. Like a hermit, too scared to venture away from its cooling breeze. Their hum is designed, it seems, to drown...

San Juan

A Guide to La Noche de San Juan on the Costa del Sol

La Noche de San Juan 2017 June is one of the most exciting months on the Costa del Sol. Whilst the mercury rises throughout the Spring months, June starts the countdown to Summer. In Spain, the date of the officially recognised summer solstice is the night of the 23rd June. The season launches through the festivities of San Juan. La Noche de San Juan, or St. John’s Eve is a celebration with both...


A Spotlight on Mijas

The Two Sides of Mijas The municipality of Mijas, sits 20 minutes West of Malaga Airport, in the autonomous community of Andalucia. It is the fourth largest municipality in Malaga. With around 78,000 recorded inhabitants. Bordered by Marbella in the West, Fuengirola in the East and Alhaurin el Grande in the North. This is very much in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Whilst the area is often referred...


All the fun of the Feria! Celebrate on the Costa del Sol this summer

The Spanish summer feria and fiesta season is about to burst into action! This is the perfect time of year to dive head first into Spanish culture and embrace local celebrations. Spanish fiestas symbolise the essence of Spain and its people. They are colourful, loud, thrilling and always great fun. Andalucia is particularly proud of its fiesta heritage. There is no shortage of occasions to explore...

10 Alternative Activities on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is world famous for its beaches, golf courses and sunshine, but there is in fact so much more to see and do. If you’ve tired of lounging by the pool, soaked up enough sun or overdone it on cocktails, it might be worth considering some alternatives. There are plenty of options, from the extreme to the serene. We’ve summed up a few of our favourites for you to check out, all within 30...

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