Articles tagged as "Marbella"

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Marbella’s Costa del Sol hospital named Spain’s best

Marbella's Costa del Sol Hospital has been rated as the best in the country.

Marbella’s Costa del Sol Hospital has been rated as the best in the country.

Healthcare standards in Spain are among the best in Europe. Insurance coverage is affordable and generous, doctors are thorough and plentiful, and hospitals are almost unfailingly clean, modern and accessible…

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Author: 14/11/2017 [0] Comments 

Stealing the Show!

Mini-GalleryWith numerous stands featuring a wide range of Costa del Sol companies, from architecture, construction, home improvements and furniture… to interior and exterior design, real estate, lawyers, insurance, finance and more, over 1,300 people attended the fourth edition of the Home Fair Costa del Sol expo last weekend which, for the first time in its history was held in Marbella. And, if we do say so ourselves, it was VIVA’s adjacent exhibition stands – one showcasing Santa Barbara Heights in Mijas Costa and the other featuring Quabit Casares Golf between Estepona and Sotogrande that stole the show…

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Author: 31/10/2017 [0] Comments 

It’s showtime in Marbella!

HF blog 1Running at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos – near Marbella’s landmark ‘Copper Tower’ – from tomorrow, Friday 27 October until Sunday, 29 October 2017, the Home Fair Costa del Sol is the must-visit place to be this weekend whether you already live here or are just enjoying a sunny autumn break in southern Spain…

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Author: 26/10/2017 [0] Comments 

Three reminders of why the Costa del Sol is so special

Variety, international excellence, affordability, exclusivity and more - the Costa del Sol is a fantastic place in which to buy a property.

Variety, international excellence, affordability, exclusivity and more – the Costa del Sol is a fantastic place in which to buy a property.

As recent news events have shown, Spain’s 17 autonomous regions are rightly proud of their identity, which is wrapped up in everything from cuisine and language to culture and history.

But one of the most famous corners of Spain isn’t an autonomous region whatsoever. The Costa del Sol is a relatively loosely defined slice of southern Spain’s eastern coastline. Much of the area falls under the jurisdiction of Málaga province, but speak to somebody in, say, Manilva whether they feel like they are part of Málaga and they will most likely say no.

All of the Costa del Sol, however, is within the autonomous region of Andalucía – a fact that does give the region a distinctive uniformity in terms of climate, terrain, cuisine.

But drill down to an even more regional level, and the Costa del Sol’s unique strengths become apparent.

Here are three reminders why the Costa del Sol is so special…

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Author: 24/10/2017 [0] Comments 

Has the Costa del Sol just had its best summer ever?

Even with winter on its way, the Costa del Sol is still poised to attract holidaymakers, such is its popularity.

Even with winter on its way, the Costa del Sol is still poised to attract holidaymakers, such is its popularity.

What makes a good summer? Is it the weather? The amount of times one makes it to the beach? A successful football tournament? Exciting travel? A fleeting romance?

Summer can mean many different things to many different people, but to a region like the Costa del Sol, summer tends to mean vibrant beaches, blue skies, busy restaurants and boosted coffers for hotels, bars, cafes and clubs…

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Author: 23/10/2017 [0] Comments 

Mid-October and southern Spain is still enjoying 33ºC temperatures

Temperatures in the mid-30s in mid-October have beckoned people bacl to the beaches in Southern Spain.

Temperatures in the mid-30s in mid-October have beckoned people back to the beaches in Southern Spain.

Hot weather is not the norm for Andalucía in the middle of October. Pleasantly warm temperatures – those around the mid-20ºC mark – are more commonplace, meaning that sun-starved northern Europeans still find that now is a good time to holiday in southern Spain…

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Author: 17/10/2017 [0] Comments 

British visitors to Spain up 7.8% so far in 2017

It is easy to see why Spain is the perfect holiday destination.

It is easy to see why Spain is the perfect holiday destination.

Spain’s enduring appeal endures because it manages to do the simple things better than pretty much anywhere else on the planet.

Beaches are clean, accessible, varied and well-served by a plethora of restaurants, bars, playgrounds and hotels; the climate is pleasant for pretty much the entire year; accommodation ranges from the supremely affordable to the reassuringly expensive; flights are cheap and regular; its cities are beautiful, historic and modern all at once, and its people are unfailingly friendly and welcoming

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Author: 16/10/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain sees 47% and 55% increase in home sales and prices respectively, data shows

The data showed that 32% of buyers are entering the Spanish property market to snap up an investment or second home.

The data showed that 32% of buyers are entering the Spanish property market to snap up an investment or second home.

A new report collating sales and home value data in Spain has found that, for the first six months of this year home sales were 47% higher than the same period in 2016, while the home value of recorded sales was 55% higher…

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Author: 28/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Marbella council announces two new dog-friendly beaches

Golden retrievers on golden sands could soon become a familiar sight at two beaches on the Costa del Sol.

Golden retrievers on golden sands are becoming a familiar sight at dog-friendly beaches on the Costa del Sol.

The unwritten, and sometimes written, rules of the beach are universal throughout Spain: don’t place your towel too close to others, don’t be loud and obnoxious, don’t stare, and don’t let your dogs run loose, or even bring them at all…

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Author: 23/06/2017 [0] Comments 

Free classes at Marbella’s leading yoga studio

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Radiant Yoga Marbella: the most innovative dedicated yoga studio in town. ©Gary Edwards

Entering their 4th year on a high, Radiant Yoga Marbella – the most innovative dedicated yoga studio in town – is celebrating by offering free classes at their Open Day on Saturday, 3rd June, when Radiant devotees and newcomers alike will be welcomed with open arms and can sample an exciting array of yoga styles – including Rocket Ashtanga, Yin Yang Yoga, Aerial Yoga and Hot Strala Yoga – all for free…

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Author: 01/06/2017 [0] Comments 
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