Health Retreats on the Costa del Sol

A luxury spa session or any special health retreat in Costa del Sol promises an excellent vacation with a personal touch.The reputation of southern Spain, as the preferred most holiday destination in Europe, is asseverated with the development of immense tourist infrastructure including fabulous health and beauty centres.With the kind of Mediterranean...
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Bus Service on the Costa del Sol

One of the best ways to travel in and around Andalucia and Costa del Sol is the bus service. Although all major Costa del Sol cities are connected by train, travelling by bus is much cheaper and has its own charm.Regular buses link all Costa del Sol towns as well as the inland Andalucia cities of Ronda, Granada, and Seville among others. Different...
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Malaga Airport Trains

Those who are travelling to Costa del Sol and other parts of Andalusia after landing at the Malaga Airport, the new suburban train station- outside the new Terminal T3 is now fully operation with service to different destinations.Malaga airport train service, which operates in every 30 minutes, links the city centre and the resorts of Torremolinos,...
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Healthcare on the Costa del Sol

For someone who is planning to relocate to Costa del Sol, one of the preferred most destinations in Spain, there are various things s/he needs to think about before the final call that also include the healthcare facilities.Just like any other areas of Spain, Costa del Sol has a high standard health infrastructure developed for both the Spaniards and...
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Why should you invest in Costa del Sol

Well, this is a typical question asked by many who flock to this part of Spain desiring for the best, and truly there are few great reasons to feel good about investing, doing business or living here in this sundrenched region of southern Spain.Yes, as we all know Spain is considered as the best place in Europe for its standard of living and particularly...
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Starting a Business in Spain

Spain currently has a sizable community of foreign residents and many turn to self-employment or starting a business to make a living. It is important to do sufficient research before setting up a business in Spain.The path is strewn with pitfalls for the uninformed. The process of starting a new business in Spain is definitely challenging and very...
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Hunting in Spain

Season after season Spain attracts hunters from abroad because it has one of the largest amounts of big game which offers different forms of hunting and unique trophies. However, new hunting laws throughout Spain are now regulating and limiting activities of hunting in Spain.Spain is a hunting paradise due to the variety of climates and different ecosystems....
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Working in Spain

The Spanish workplace and job market are changing rapidly. Women are now an integral part of the workforce and the number of immigrants seeking work is rising almost exponentially on a daily basis!What hasn’t changed is the number of employers looking for staff to employ without a contract and at hourly rates under the legal minimum! Be warned!Before...
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Parking in Spain

Parking in Spain, what can one say but…….”good luck”. Living in Spain or just visiting you will find that parking your vehicle in Spain can be a bit of a challenge.Depending on where you are, a big city or a small town, you will see all manner of parking “styles” here. Regardless of the fact that Spain is actually quite strict about...
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Banking in Spain

Banking in Spain is similar to that in most modernized countries.  With the computerized banking systems throughout the world, information and access flow easily and opening an account in Spain is very straightforward.If you have recently moved to Spain and plan on staying for an extended amount of time or are planning to live here permanently, opening...
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Buying a Car in Spain

Buying a car is a big step in anyone’s life, let alone when you are trying to settle in a new country with a different language you may not be completely familiar with.Going without a car is not really an option for most people on the coast and inland areas as the public transport system in Spain provides not much more than a basic service.Big towns...
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Andalusian Horses

The Andalusian horses  of Jerez are the crème de la crème of the “Pura Raza Española” (pure Spanish breed) horses and their origins can be traced back thousands of years!In fact the great philosopher, Aristotle, in the fourth century BC was a great fan of Andalusian horses!The blood stock was improved over the centuries and now these...
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Learn Spanish at the Instituto Cervantes

Instituto Cervantes is a non-profit organisation created by the Government of Spain in 1991 for the promotion of Spanish language and culture. Presently, the organisation has over 65 branches spread in 20 countries where some 5,000 courses are offered in Spanish.Other than teaching Spanish language, the goal of Instituto Cervantes is to contribute...
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Weekend Best Things in Marbella

When it comes to choosing the best of Spain’s Costa del Sol, naturally, it’s Marbella that comes to everyone’s mind owing to the sheer beauty that catches the senses of fashionable as well as culture vulture. It is the place in Andalusia, where a weekend is nothing but ultimate fun.Although the main resort has a chic image with plenty of night...
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Seat Marbella

Marbella is so famous, it even has a great car named after it!The history behind the short life of the Seat Marbella is that initially it was a direct clone of the Fiat Panda but in later years due to a break in the relationship between Fiat and Seat, the Seat Marbella model never received the mechanical upgrades of it twin so was discontinued.The...
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