Costa del Sol property & lifestyle, news, views, advice & information

Sort by...

Category: Lifestyle (708 articles)

Higher Values for Homes Within Golf Resorts


Owning a home near a golf course is an excellent investment… especially on the Costa del Sol

When it comes to golf, the Costa del Sol is renowned as one of the finest destinations in Europe – and, indeed, the world. With 70 courses along the coast and inland, the area offers golfers a veritable smorgasbord, not only of playing options, but also of properties for the ultimate holiday home

Continue Reading

Author: 15/08/2018 [0] Comments 

Are you one of over 577 million Spanish speakers worldwide?


Native Spanish speakers hail from 21 different countries, as shown on the map, and increasingly from other countries too.

The latest data from the Cervantes Institute concerning the total number of Spanish speakers around the globe is quite staggering…

Continue Reading

Author: 13/08/2018 [0] Comments 

Málaga’s fantastic Feria starts on Friday!


The Feria de Málaga transforms the provincial capital into even more of a vibrant and colourful city.

This Friday marks the inauguration of the 2018 edition of the legendary Feria de Málaga, which transforms the nerve centre of the Costa del Sol into a colourful, cultural and – for many young people – hedonistic hub until Sunday 19th August

Continue Reading

Author: 08/08/2018 [0] Comments 

World Pádel Tour comes to Mijas Costa


Pádel (or paddle tennis) has proven itself to be more than just a poor man’s squash in recent years, as its popularity has skyrocketed.

Adding to the already-impressive list of important sporting events held in Málaga province this year to date, next week’s Cervezas Victoria Mijas Open 2018 will bring the World Pádel Tour’s best players to the sunny climes of our very own Mijas Costa

Continue Reading

Author: 03/08/2018 [2] Comments 

August: more than just a holiday month (at least according to "cabañuelas")


As the saying goes: “Don’t go out in the sun in January or August without a hat!” Sage advice for any expat sun-worshipper this summer.

As the sun sets on the month of July, the most significant change for many as we move into August is the promise of a well-earned beach holiday and the opportunity to disconnect from the day-to-day grind for a week or two. But delving deeper into Spanish culture and linguistics, the month of August is unique for a plethora of reasons…

Continue Reading

Author: 30/07/2018 [0] Comments 

Torremolinos to host a weekend of food trucks and live music


Food trucks, like those on show in Torremolinos this weekend, come in all shapes and sizes.

For this weekend only, Plaza de la Nogalera in Torremolinos plays host to the latest edition of “The Foodtruck Xperience”, offering passers-by the chance to sample delicacies from around the world…

Continue Reading

Author: 27/07/2018 [0] Comments 

World Polo Tour Grand Slam returns to Sotogrande


Action from a previous edition of the annual International Polo Tournament in Sotogrande.

Today marks the start of the 47th International Polo Tournament at Santa María Polo Club in Sotogrande. The prestigious event, which runs from today all the way through the month of August until 1st September, promises to enthrall crowds of champagne-sipping, elegantly-dressed polo enthusiasts all summer long…

Continue Reading

Author: 25/07/2018 [0] Comments 

Amazon Prime Day starts at midday!


Amazon Prime Day runs from midday today until midnight tomorrow.

Now the largest internet retailer in the world, Amazon is a go-to for almost every type of online purchase. Its safe payment platform, good returns policy and efficient courier service make it an extremely popular way for people all over the world to send gifts and to indulge in a little bit of (online) retail therapy…

Continue Reading

Author: 16/07/2018 [0] Comments 

What’s on this weekend (13th-15th July) on the Costa del Sol


This weekend’s celebrations in Los Boliches, Fuengirola, culminate in the procession of Our Lady the Virgin del Carmen, whose statue is taken into the Mediterranean on the shoulders of the neighbourhood’s mariners.

Here on the Costa del Sol, summertime is rife with things to do, places to see and unique experiences to remember for a lifetime. While much is being written about this week’s San Fermín Festival in Pamplona, we ask: who needs to run with bulls when you have the wealth and depth of cultural and musical festivals, fairs and celebrations that Málaga province has to offer?

Continue Reading

Author: 13/07/2018 [0] Comments 

Keep cool and visit the Nerja Caves!


Concerts at the Nerja Caves – or a tour down the caverns themselves – are a must visit in summer on the Costa del Sol.

As summer takes hold up and down the Costa del Sol – with temperatures nudging 30 degrees celsius this week – many expats will be looking for something to do indoors to escape the heat at the warmest time of the day…

Continue Reading

Author: 09/07/2018 [0] Comments 
best live chat