It often seems as though the Costa del Sol almost skips spring and goes directly to summer. Temperatures this week, for example, have reached 27ºC in some areas of Málaga city, the coast and inland, and even higher in Sevilla and Córdoba. And it’s still winter – at least officially, as spring starts … Read more about Summer Arrives Early on the Costa del Sol
The world’s top players are in Marbella this week, beginning their battle for supremacy on the 2020 World Padel Tour. Continuing until Sunday (8 March) at the San Pedro de Alcántara municipal sports pavilion (Palacio de Deportes), the “Marbella Master” is the first of 25 tour events this season, … Read more about Padel Tennis Takes Centre Stage in Marbella
Most Andalucians don’t tend to have the same strong sense of “nationalist” identity as Catalans, Galicians and Basques. However, Andalucía Day (28 February) has just as much significance, and sense of pride, for Andalucians as it does for compatriots honouring their own “days” in other regions where … Read more about Enjoying Andalucía Day Around the Region
A record 13 million tourists visited the Costa del Sol in 2019 – and a vast majority returned home with a high level of satisfaction, positive memories and a desire to return. According to the 2019 Tourist Evaluation compiled by Turismo Costa del Sol (Málaga’s official tourism board), 98 per … Read more about Visitors Give Costa del Sol Top Marks in Tourism Review
Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport is on the verge of reaching a historic new milestone in air traffic this year. In 2019, Spain’s fourth busiest airport celebrated its 100th anniversary by reaching a record total of 19,856,299 passengers, 4.4% more than the previous year. If that growth continues in … Read more about History-Making Centenary Year for Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport
They have long been known as Spain’s “Oscars” but the Goyas will have an even greater sprinkling of Hollywood star dust than normal in 2020. To be held in Málaga from 18 to 25 January, the prestigious Spanish film awards will be highlighted by films directed by two of the country’s most … Read more about Movie Spotlight on Málaga… and Antonio Banderas
Anyone visiting Kempinski Hotel Bahía's annual Christmas market is invariably guaranteed a dazzling experience. This year, however, the hotel team raised the festive extravagance to an even higher level than normal, with a Christmas tree valued at just under €12 million. Located on the “New … Read more about Most Expensive Christmas Tree in the World?
Marbella might have lost its iconic Michelin three-star restaurant but the Málaga culinary world has been compensated with two new distinctions. Shortly after the annual Michelin star gala presentation (for Spain and Portugal) in Lisbon last November, when the Dani García Restaurant in Puente … Read more about New Michelin Star Recognition for Málaga Restaurants