Marbella tourist info on iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners can learn much more about Marbella and get a range of tourist information through a new application which is FREE to download. This innovative project is an initiative from the Marbella Town Hall to bring Marbella at the forefront of tourism market trends.It is an initiative that not only provides visitors an opportunity to obtain...
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Best time to Visit Costa del Sol

As we all know Costa del Sol is an amazing holiday destination in Spain and rightly so, as it is all blessed with a year round pleasant weather in company with a great range of travel interest.Contrary to the literary meaning of the name “Coast of the Sun”, there is much more in the list as far as tourism is concerned.Costa del Sol and Marbella...
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Spanish Traditions Overview

At the backbone of Spanish traditions and culture lies its many meaningful (and numerous) traditions unique to each region and even further down to the province, city and village. These customs are practiced and celebrated in the form of festivals, days of fiesta, pilgrimages, and annual ferias celebrating religious icons, sports, fishing, agriculture,...
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Andalucia School Year Calendar 2010 -2011

I was in the kitchen this morning and spotted the attachments below on the front of the fridge.They are the calendar dates for the school calendar for 2010-2011 and it lists all the start dates and holidays for the school calendar and public holidays.Pretty handy and now I dont have to keep asking wifey “is it school holidays yet”?Just...
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Getting Your Kids into Lessons in Marbella

I have a lovely energetic 4 year old daughter who needs to be kept active so my wife and I thought it would be great to send her to some tennis and swimming lessons run by the Marbella council. The council runs various courses and they are real value for money. (more often or not they are run in Spanish but most kids living here speak Spanish anyway)She...
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Jobs in Marbella

Living and working in Spain, particularly searching for jobs in Marbella has been a subject of concern for many, especially foreigners intending to move here, because of the high rate of unemployment. Through this write up, we will just give you an overview about the kind of jobs you can get in Marbella.The Costa del Sol resort town Marbella, known...
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Wireless Internet Access in Marbella

If you are visiting Marbella from abroad for a short time on vacation or business and need internet access either with wifi or 3g, rather than paying costly roaming fees with your provider back home, you have other options.Yes, most hotels will provide either a free wifi or paid wifi, but the paid options can be quite costly and if for example...
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Spanish Data Protection Law

If you are living, working or doing any kind of business in Marbella or any other parts of Spain, it’s imperative for you to understand the data protection directives under the Spanish legal system.The law applies to you in respect to the processing of personal data and failing to protect personal data only invites the risk of paying fines under...
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Spanish Legal Property Information

Buying or selling property in Spain involves many peculiarities, if the set legal guidelines under Spanish property law are not understood clearly. As the real estate market of Spain especially the residential sector is growing, one can see more and more people, native population and foreign investors alike, are buying property in Spain.However, it’s...
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Marbella Golf Green Fees Survey 2010

The survey has been done from January to May to identify the preferences of golfers who visit the Costa del Sol, to develop a variety of services and activities tailored to their customers’ needs. The golf course that has decided to share the conclusions drawn from this recent survey is the Marbella Golf and Country Club in Spain.The decision to...
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Marbella to enforce driving points system

Marbella, one of the major towns of the Andalucía region, is yet to adopt the national driving licence point deduction system that first came into effect on July 1st, 2006. The delay is pointed to the bureaucratic cycle, and now believed that it might take another six to eight months for its enforcement in Marbella.The driving license point system...
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Book – Paulo, el magistrado de Salduba

Marbella Town Hall, in its constant effort to promote the knowledge of the history and value of archaeological sites of the city, has recently published a book titled “Paulo, el magistrado de Salduba” which talks about the history of the region.The presentation of the book by the city council was a part of the programme of activities commemorating...
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Lottery Results

If you are looking for the latest updated lottery results for Euro Millions, El Gordo, Bono Loto and other Spanish Lottery results then please see the results page below.
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Language of the Spanish Fan

During the Marbella Feria 2010, a group of us went to lunch in a restaurant in the Old Town of Marbella and we were given some complimentary Spanish fans to celebrate the feria.There was also a very interesting little strip contained in the fan showing the meaning of certain poses a woman takes when holding a fan.Quite interesting and most amusing!!
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Training course for ‘Geriatric Care’ in Marbella

Marbella Town Hall, through the Municipal Delegation of Employment, has reported that during the school year 2010-11, IES Vega del Mar de San Pedro Alcántara is going to offer a new intermediate vocational training course for ‘geriatric care’.With new social demands in which there is a lot of concern in the care of elderly, disabled or cases for...
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