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The boutique hotel Casa Vesta in Zufre © Michelle Chaplow
Zufre - Hotels
Hotels in Zufre Zufre is a small village and does not have any large hotels.  Casa Vesta with terrace, infinity pool, 360 views, private parking  is certainly one of the leading small...
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Tarifa - Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP) IN TARIFA 'Stand up Paddleboarding' or SUP for short or Surf de remo in Spanish. This sport is usually performed in the calm sea or a lake as larger waves or strong...
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Marbella - Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP) IN MARBELLA 'Stand up Paddleboarding' or SUP for short or Surf de remo in Spanish. This sport is usually performed in the calm sea or a lake as larger waves or...
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Water Sports - Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP) IN ANDALUCIA Paddleboarding is the water sport where one is supported lying, kneeling or standing on a paddleboard or surfboard in the water, propelling oneself with...
Balmy evenings on the Costa del Sol © Michelle Chaplow
Costa del Sol - Home
the costa del sol The Costa del Sol is the coastline of Málaga province, stretching 150km it is one of Spain's most popular tourist destinations. The area's sunny climate is the main...
Cortes is in the heart of excellent walking country © Michelle Chaplow
Málaga Province - Cortes de la Frontera
La Sauceda. Cortes de la Frontera Sandwiched between the Alcornocales natural park and Sierra de Grazalema natural park in the far western reaches of Malaga province is the pueblo blanco (...
Village life in Benarraba © Michelle Chaplow
Málaga Province - Benarrabá
Home Hotels Festivals History Tour Benarraba By Chris Wawn This hidden village can only be approached by car, along its own short but mountainous 3-kilometre road.  To find the turn off,...
Estepona Resturants © Michelle Chaplow
Restaurants - Estepona
Estepona - Restaurants Estepona has a varied selection of restaurants both in the town itself and in the surrounding areas. In the cobbled streets of the old town you will find many good quality...
Diamolos Andalucia Spain  © Michelle Chaplow
Málaga Province - Diamalos
DIAMALOS Diamalos is a hamlet along the MA-4111 part of the municipality of Arenas. Its name was written as ‘Daymas' as a village from the reconquers. In springtime, with the almond...
La Axarquía, Malaga, Andalucia, Spain © Michelle Chaplow
Málaga Province - La Axarquia
Property & Real Estate by Josephine Quintero Until around two decades ago the Axarquía region of Andalucía was little known. Then, northern European expatriates discovered the...
Cadiz formerly known as Gadir by the Phoenicians © Michelle Chaplow
Cadiz City - Home
The City of Cadiz Cadiz stands on a peninsula jutting out into a bay, and is almost entirely surrounded by water. Named Gadir by the Phoencians, who founded their trading post in 1100 BC, it was...
Spanish sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus - Guisante de olor © Michelle Chaplow
Flora & Fauna - Wild Flowers of Andalucía
Andalucia is host to a very rich variety of wildflowers in widely diverse habitats, some species growing nowhere else. Here we present a brief list of some of the more common wild flowers found in...
Two-leaved Gennaria - Gennaria diphylla © Tony Hall
Two-leaved Gennaria - Gennaria diphylla
Two-leaved Gennaria - Gennaria diphylla by Tony Hall The two leaves that give this species its name (diphylla) are arranged alternately, clasping the thin green stem. The lower of the two leaves is...
Yellow Bee Orchid – Ophrys lutea © Tony Hall
Yellow Bee Orchid – Ophrys lutea
Yellow Bee Orchid - Ophrys lutea by Tony Hall This beautifully striking little orchid, will generally be found growing to around 10-20cm tall, occasionally taller. The main leaves are oblong and form...
Sombre Orchid – Ophrys fusca © Tony Hall
Sombre Orchid – Ophrys fusca
Sombre Orchid - Ophrys fusca by Tony Hall This orchid's common name, the sombre or dull orchid, doesn't really describe this particular species of bee orchid very well. It is extremely variable in...
The prestigious marina of Sotogrande © Michelle Chaplow
Marinas - Sotogrande
Sotogrande Marina Sotogrande Marina is in two sections. The original 1987 Marina is often called Puerto Deportivo de Sotogrande.  It consists of five apartment blocks with restaurants and shops...
Malaga Airport © Aena
Malaga Airport
Car Hire | Transfers | Flights | Hotels | Wifi Rental Malaga - costa del sol Airport Guide By Brenda Padilla Airport Code: AGPMálaga - Costa del Sol Airport, Avenida García Morato...
Flamenco is a passionate and seductive art form © Michelle Chaplow
Flamenco - Home
Flamenco By Tony Bryant Flamenco is a passionate and seductive art form, a mysterious and misunderstood culture that has been burning in Andalucía for nearly five hundred years, and today...
A taste of Andalucia
About Andalucia - Gastronomy
Gastronomy by Brenda Padilla and Morwenna Francis Andalucia is best known for its beaches, sunny weather and flamenco. But food is a hugely important part of southern Spain - indeed, the...
The Aroma of Burning Candles © Michelle Chaplow
Festivals - Semana Santa
By Fiona Flores Watson Semana Santa Dates  2018 Sun Mar 25 - Sat Mar 312019 Sun Apr 14 - Sat Apr 202020 Sun Apr 5 - Sat Apr 11 Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that...

February 2018